Dr. Vijay Shankar C SApollo Doctor

Dr. Vijay Shankar C S


Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

30+ years experience



50+ Recommendations


MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch


English, Tamil


Apollo Hospitals Greams Road

Greams Road, Thousand Lights West Chennai Tamil Nadu



50+ Recommendations

About Doctor

Dr. Vijay Shankar CS is a distinguished Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon based in Chennai, renowned for his expertise in clinical cardiology, chest pain management, and treating severe heart conditions. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Vijay specializes in providing comprehensive care to patients with cardiac ailments. His proficiency extends to addressing critical conditions such as blood clot in the lungs, coronary artery disease, mitral valve collapse, and cardiomyopathy. For individuals grappling with these cardiac issues, seeking consultation with a cardiothoracic surgeon like Dr. Vijay is imperative for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment plans. Dr. Shankar employs advanced diagnostic tools including ECG, X-ray, and computerized tomography to assess heart function. Additionally, he may recommend stress tests and angiograms for a thorough evaluation, procedures that only seasoned experts can perform. After a meticulous evaluation, Dr. Vijay Shankar devises personalized treatment strategies, which may include prescription medications like thrombolytic drugs, blood thinners, aspirin, and artery relaxers. In some cases, antidepressants may be prescribed to manage cardiovascular stress and monitor heart response effectively. Dr. Vijay Shankar's extensive experience, complemented by his academic credentials including MBBS, MS (General Surgery), and M.Ch, positions him as one of Chennai's premier heart specialists. His commitment to improving heart health and enhancing individuals' day-to-day lives underscores his dedication to patient care. Dr. Shankar emphasizes, Good heart health is pivotal to daily activities, and our mission is to optimize it. You can find Dr. Vijay Shankar CS offering his expert services at Apollo Hospitals Greams Road in Chennai, where he provides a comprehensive range of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery services to address various cardiac conditions.

If you're in need of a Cardiothoracic & Vascularin your area, Dr. Vijay Shankar CS could be an excellent choice for personalized and top-notch medical attention.

Work Experience

Work Experience

Dr. Vijay Shankar S is a cardiothoracic surgeon with 30+ years of experience



He is a member of Tamil Nadu Medical Council

Fellow in Coronary Artery Surgery at the University of Wisconsin, USA




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Where does Dr Vijay Shankar C S practice?

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Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai

What is the educational qualification of Dr Vijay Shankar C S ?

Dr Vijay Shankar C S is a Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon with over 30 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch

What languages can Dr Vijay Shankar C S speak?

Dr Vijay Shankar C S can speak English, Tamil.

Why do patients visit Dr Vijay Shankar C S?

Patients visit Dr Vijay Shankar C S for Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.