Mr Krishna Bhagwat


Cardiothoracic Surgeon


East Melbourne Heart & Lung

Suite 1, Level 5/55
Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065


(03) 9419 2477


(03) 9417 1694



Mr Krishna Bhagwat graduated medical school from the University of Mumbai 1996. He obtained Master of General Surgery 2000 from Mumbai and later underwent training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at University Hospital, Pune 2003.

With 5 years of overseas experience as a consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon, he completed his Fellowship at Royal Melbourne Hospital (Adult), Royal Children’s Hospital (Paediatric), Alfred Hospital (Heart & Lung Transplant Surgery) along with Monash Hospital experience in Melbourne, he obtained his Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellowship in 2016.

Mr Bhagwat’s clinical practice includes:

Cardiac surgery

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery including beating heart bypass (OPCAB) with total arterial revascularization.

  • Minimal access valve surgery – Repair / Replacement

  • Minimal access Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure

  • Aortic surgery - Complex root replacement & Debranching of Arch

  • Atrial Fibrillation ablation (MAZE) procedure, Pacing and Epicardial LV lead placements

Thoracic surgery

  • Video assisted minimally invasive thoracoscopic lobectomy & Segmentectomy

  • Thoracoscopic mediastinal tumour excision and thymectomy

  • Bullous lung disease (Lung Volume Reduction Surgery)

  • Pleural Diseases including Mesothelioma

  • Recurrent pneumothorax/ pleurectomy

  • Mediastinoscopy-biopsy

  • Chest wall deformities repair

  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy

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