Valluvan Jeevanandam
 
Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine and University of Chicago Medicine, United States of America


Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam specializes in the surgical management of heart failure; he has performed more than 1,000 heart transplants. Dr. Jeevanandam is a pioneer in the field of mechanical circulatory assist devices. In October 2000, he was the first surgeon in the world to successfully implant the CardioVad, a revolutionary, permanent circulatory assist device that boosts heart function in patients with severe heart failure who are not candidates for transplant.

 
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