Medical Services of India,G-8/B sector 39, E Block, Sector 40, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301

Dr. Naresh Trehan

Dr. Naresh Trehan

Chairman and MD

Medanta- The Medicity Sector 38, Gurugram, Haryana


  • Chairman and Managing Director of Medanta - The Medicity
  • Five decades of experience in the field of cardiovascular surgery Received Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards from Government of India for distinguished service in medicine
  • Dr Naresh Trehan held important academic and clinical positions at the New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital of the city of New York and Veterans Administration Hospital (Manhattan), USA.
  • Dr Naresh Trehan left Escorts in 2007 to give shape to his dream project - Medanta Hospital, a multi super-specialty hospital located in Delhi’s NCR region, Gurgaon
  • Dr Trehan has performed over 48,000 open heart surgeries including surgeries of coronary artery and valves, carotid arteries, aortic aneurysm repair, cardiomyoplasty, cardiac ablation, myocardial total arterial revascularization, transmyocardial laser revascularisation, minimally invasive coronary artery surgery on a beating heart, reduction ventriculoplasty (Batista Operation), heart port access surgery and robotically assisted cardiac surgery. Some of these operations have been performed by Dr. Naresh Trehan for the 1st time in India.
  • In 1988, despite a successful career in United States he returned to India and started Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre - a pioneering state-of-the-art heart institute in India.


  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery


  • American School of Surgeons, USA
  • International Medical Sciences Academy, New Delhi
  • Royal Society of Medicine, London


  • MBBS- K.G. Medical College, Lucknow, 1968
  • Diplomat- American Board of Surgery, USA, 1977
  • Diplomat- American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery, USA,1979

Awards and Achivements

  • Dr. B.C. Roy National Award, 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002
  • FRACS (Honorary), 2002
  • AMA Physician’s Recognition Award, 2001
  • Padma Bhushan, 2001
  • Rotary Ratna Award, 1996
  • Padma Shri, 1991

Memberships & Certifications

  • Ex-President of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons of U.S.A.
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the American College of Angiology U.S.A.
  • Member of Board of Directors of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal “Heart Surgery Forum”
  • Council Member of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia
  • Member of The European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industries-Healthcare Industry Committee
  • President of Indian Health Care Federation
  • Member of Key Advisory Group of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  • Vice Chairman of Services Export Promotion Council
  • Member of Task Force on Skill Development of XIth Five Year Plan of Planning Commission
  • Member of Governing Council TIFAC
  • Member of Institute Body of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Member of Governing Council of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology