Doctor´s Detail

Dr. James Thomas

VICE CHANCELLOR, Pad Dr. D Y Patil University

Achievement :

Prof Cardiac Surgery at the Dr. DY Patil Hospital.
Elected as Committee of the Governing Council of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) by Union Health Minister to represent all Vice Chancellors under Association of Indian Universities.
Standing Committee Member of AIU representing Deemed – to – be- Universities
Member, Association of Indian Private Universities
MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune  1972  
MS in Surgery  BJMC, Pune  1976 
M Ch Cardiac Surgery,  (Magister Chirurgiae), Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1979 
MNAMS,  National Boards in Cardiac Surgery., Delhi 1980
Fellow American College of Cardiology, 1992
Fellow, American College of Surgeons  1985
Fellow, Indian College of Cardiology, 1993 
Fellow, Denton Cooley Society, USA 1984
Fellow, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA  1993 
Fellow, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA
Emory University and University Arkansas Hospital, Little Rock, USA
Formerly Professor and HOD, Dept of  Cardiac Surgery, Wanless Hospital  and Govt Med College, Miraj, Maharashtra
Post Graduate Teacher and Examiner, M Ch degree, University of Delhi, Bombay and Kolhapur.
Inspector for DNB, National Board for Accreditation.
Advisor, Union Public Service Commission, Government of India.
Medical Superintendent, 700 bed teaching hospital, Miraj for three years.
Performed over 10000 major Cardiac Surgeries.
Elected President of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons. (IACTS) (2010 – 2011)
Council & Chair, European Association of Cardiac Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS), Lisbon, Portugal.