Dr. Kumud Kumar Dhital provides a comprehensive surgical practice in Cardiac & Thoracic surgeries with a special focus on Heart & Lung Transplantation and implantation of Mechanical Circulatory Support at Yashoda Hospitals. He also has a niche practice in Pulmonary Endarterectomy for patients with Chronic Thrombo-embolic Pulmonary Hypertension. He holds a Ph.D degree in the Department of Anatomy from University College London, UK.
He is globally renowned for being the surgical pioneer of DCD Heart Transplantation from distantly procured organs with the use of machine perfusion to reanimate, preserve and transport the donor heart. His previous unit at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney has performed over 50 DCD heart transplants to date with a global registry of 200 such cases. He also has experience with machine perfusion of donor lungs and was a member of the International INSPIRE trial which validated the safety and positive outcomes from this technology for Lung Transplantation.
When working for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (2003-2005) as the Director of Heart & Lung Transplantation at its international hospital (IsMeTT) in Palermo, Italy, Dr Dhital performed the 1st ever lung transplant in Rome in Southern Italy. He has two decades of experience in Heart & Lung Transplantation. His experience includes over 1200 surgical assessments for lung transplantation and involvement in the management of over 600 lung transplant recipients. He has performed 180 lung transplants comprising bilateral, single and heart-lung procedures with survival at 30 days, 1 year and 3 years of 96%, 89% and 74% respectively.
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