Star Pinnacle Heart Centre Visakhapatnam

Star Pinnacle Heart Centre Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Star Pinnacle Heart Centre was established by the prestigious STAR Hospitals group of Hyderabad. It has conducted more than 50,000 surgeries to date. The most renowned cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons are associated with the hospital. 

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It has conducted Operations for valvular heart diseases – more than 3000 procedures. Dr. Gopichand Mannam and his team at STAR have performed more than 50,000 surgeries to date. Dr. Hemant Behera has completed more than 12,000 cath procedures. He is the first cardiologist to start Primary Angioplasties in East and West Godavari Districts and conduct Radial Artery Procedures. He has vast experience in complex interventional Cardiac procedures like left main stenting, Device Closure of ASD’s, bifurcation lesion stenting, and carotid and peripheral vessel stenting.

Salient features:

  1. STAR Hospitals has a team of highly qualified surgeons with extensive experience in adult and pediatric cardiac surgeries.
  2. It was the first in India to use the Octopus Tissue Stabilizer and StarFish Cardiac Positioner.
  3. It Performed the first Robotic Heart Surgery in South India and the second heart transplantation in Andhra Pradesh.
  4. The first hospitals to introduce complex Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeries.
  5. Four ultra-modern OTs (operation theaters).
  6. Fourteen bedded Cardiothoracic Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
  7. World-class ICUs in the Cardiology Department.
  8. Ultra-modern Laminar Airflow modular Operation Theaters.
  9. A fully equipped digital Cardiac Flat Panel Catheterization Lab.
  10. Advanced equipment to deal with Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and Pediatric Cardiac Perfusion.
  11. State-of-the-art facilities to carry out Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeries.

Services offered

  • Interventional Catheterization.
  • Non-invasive imaging techniques including a stress test, echocardiograms, CT imaging.
  • Surgical myocardial revascularization in patients with compromised kidney function.
  • Shortness of breath or breathlessness.
  • Primary Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty(PTCA).
  • Transradial Coronary Interventions.
  • Arrhythmia.
  • Mitral valve repair procedures
  • Complex Coronary Interventions like Chronic Total Occlusions, Bifurcation Lesions, Multi-vessel Complex Angioplasty Ostial Lesions, and Post Bypass Graft Interventions.
  • Device Closure of ASD and PDA.
  • Carotid, Renal, and Peripheral Interventions.
  • Pacemaker Implantations.
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology.
  • Total arterial revascularization.
  • Balloon Valvotomies.

Doctors at Star Pinnacle Heart Centre, Visakhapatnam

  • Dr. Gopichand Mannam- MBBS, FRCS (EDIN) FRCS (Glasgow) FRCS (CTS)- Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. D S Bhaskar Raju- MS, MCh- Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. L Vijay- DNB (CTVS)- Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. G Venkateswara Reddy- MD, DM- Consultant Cardiology
  • Dr. C V Rao- MD, DM- Sr. Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
  • Dr. S C Sinha- MD, DM (Cardiology), FACC, FICA, FSCAI.- Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
  • Dr. D Siva Kumar- MD (Gen Med), DM (Cardiology)- Consultant Cardiology
  • Dr. Suman Vyas- MBBS, MD, DNB (Cardio), Consultant Paediatric Cardiology


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