July 2, 2021

Dr. Harish Vaja

Dr. Harish Vaja is a Cardio Thoracic Surgeon of great repute and is one of the leading Medical practitioners of South Gujarat.

Dr. Vaja successfully completed MBBS and MS from the prestigious M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar and went to United Kingdom for super specialization in Cardio thoracic Surgery. Post Super Specialization, he worked for 15 years in the United Kingdom where he proved his mettle as a Cardio Thoracic and Vascular surgeon. Apart from routine Cardiac surgeries like CABGs and Valve Replacement surgeries, Dr Harish Vaja has routinely performed specialized and complicated surgeries like Aortic Root surgery, Mechanical Circulatory support surgery- ECMO, LVAD, RVAD and Heart Lung Transplant surgeries.

He joined the reputed Apollo Group of Hospitals, Ahmedabad and served as a Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon for two years. He then moved to Surat and was credited to establishing and heading the Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Kiran Super Multi Speciality Hospital.

Dr Harish has also led the Cardio Thoracic Surgery department at Tristar Hospitals, Surat as well as and performed the first ECMO case at Tristar Hospitals. 

Presently, he has joined Evercare Hospital Lekki as the lead Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon, with his vast experience in this specialty spanning 3 countries: UK, Australia, and India.

With a burning desire to serve the local population and bring quality health care services, he has now moved to Nigeria to give back to the society in the form of his expert services. 

Key specialities:

  1. Adult Cardiac Surgery: On/Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Valve repair and replacement surgeries, Aortic Root Surgeries, Acute Aortic Dissection
  2. Adult Thoracic Surgery: Lung Biopsy, Lung Resection- Lobectomy, Pnemunectomy, Decodication
  3. Mechanical Circulatory support- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Right Ventricular Assist Device (RVAD) for failing heart as an alternative to Heart Transplant
  4. Heart and Lung Transplantation
  5. Adult congenital surgery
  6. Vascular surgery: Peripheral Bypass Surgery, AV Fistula, Surgery for Thoracic Outlet syndrome etc.