Dr. Virendar Sarwal is Senior Consultant, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgeon at Fortis Hospital, Mohali
He passed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from Govt. Medical College, Patiala and did his M.Ch in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery from PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Dr. Sarwal worked at Escorts Heart Institute And Research Center, New Delhi and Batra Hospital, New Delhi for over 3 years as attending Cardiac Surgeon and Junior Consultant, following which he joined PGI on faculty as Asstt. Professor. While associated with PGI, Dr. Sarwal was instrumental in starting the CABG program and designing the now upcoming Cardiac Centre.
He has also played a key role in the design and commissioning of City Hospital and Heart Care Center , Chandigarh (now Mukat Hospital ) where he worked as Founder Director (Medical) and Sr. Cardiac Surgeon. Dr. Sarwal has been with the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi as Associate Consultant and as Sr. Consultant & Chief Cardiac Surgeon at Malhotra Heart institute, New Delhi . Besides, he also has experience of 4 years in teaching postgraduates.
Dr. Sarwal's key areas of interest are adult as well as paediatric cardiac surgery. He has attended several International conferences and was awarded membership of New York Academy of Sciences based on his clinical and published work. He has also won an award from World Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons for his paper on beating heart bypass surgery titled "OPCAB-A wonder technique to achieve zero mortality".
Dr. Sarwal's name finds mention in "Who's Who in the World 2001" and "Who's Who in Science and Technology 2005".