Dr. Sreekar graduated from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka and pursued his post - doctoral training in General Surgery from JN Medical College, Belgaum and also obtained his National Board Certification for the same from Madras Medical College. He joined Narayana Hrudyalaya in 2002 and completed his training in Cardiac Surgery in 2005. He was working in Narayana Hrudyalaya for the past 6 years as a Consultant Cardiac Thoracic surgeon with vast experience of over 5000 heart surgeries, especially off-pump, on-pump and emergency coronary bypass surgeries, heart valve replacements & repairs, simple congenital anomalies and complex adult (LV Aneurysms, Heart Tumors, Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy) and simple & complex paediatric cardiac surgeries. He is also later trained in adult cardiac surgery at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia for 2 years where he gained further expertise in coronary artery bypass grafting, valve replacements and repairs, complex aortic root and arch surgeries, pulmonary endarterectomies, ECMO insertion and minor procedures such as insertion of pacemakers and defibrillators. His expertise is also in thoracic including pneumonectomies, lobectomies, mediastinal masses, pleurodesis procedures and VATS procedures. He is actively involved in teaching sessions and CME’s. His special interest includes valvular heart surgeries and pediatric cardiac surgeries.