Dr. Joseph Xavier brings to Fortis Hospitals more than 18 years of experience in adult and paediatric Cardiovascular and ThoracicSurgery.
Dr. Xavier is an alumnus of St. John’s medical College, Bangalore, after which he further completed his MS in general surgery from Kottayam Medical College, Kottayam. He finished his M Ch (cardiothoracic and vascular surgery) from Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences, Trivandrum. During the course of his practice, he has worked with leading cardiac surgeons from USA, Australia, UK and Germany and has been the head of the department of cardiac surgery. Dr. Xavier has published multiple scientific papers in national and international journals. He is also associated with Needy Hearty Foundation, a philanthropic organisation that supports surgeries for children with heart defects.
Dr. Xavier specialises in paediatric cardiac surgery. He has performed many heart operations on children. Besides, his expertise in operating complex congenital cardiac defects ranges from newborns to adults. He also specialises in Redo Operations and Adult Minimally Invasive Heart Surgeries.