Vinayak Bapat

Vinayak Bapat
Vinayak Bapat
Surgical Director, Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies
Columbia University Medical Centre, New York, US

Biography

Surgical Director, Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bapat is also an assistant professor of surgery at CUMC. Dr. Bapat specializes in the minimally invasive and percutaneous treatment of structural heart disease with a focus on mitral and tricuspid therapies. Dr. Bapat did a fellowship program at Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and joined CUMC in 2017 from Guys and St. Thomas’ hospital, London.

Honors: 
European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Techno-College Award for Innovation, 2013

Innovation and Patents:
2014: Patent on new valve design feature to facilitate future valve-in-valve procedure
2013: Aortic valve-in-valve app (>20,000 downloads in 92 countries)
2013: Mitral valve-in-valve app (>10,000 downloads in 86 countries)
2009: TransAortic (Tao) approach for TAVI

Current Appointments:
May 2017–present: Associate professor, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical Center , New York, USA
September 2015–present: Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kings College London & Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK
October 2007–present: Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
February 2014–present: Lead, Transcatheter Mitral Valve programme, Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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