Asian Heart Institute

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Mumbai, India

Hospital description

This hospital really is one of a kind for those looking for a career in Cardiology. Dr. Contractor, one of the leading Cardiologists globally, personally is very excited about the prospect of international students carrying out their Elective here:

Dear Students,

It is my pleasure to invite you to the Asian Heart Institute, as part of your medical education. At the Asian heart, we look forward to collaboration with international students, who will get a chance to observe at a high volume cardiac hospital, which is known for following international best practices.

Dr. Contractor

The Asian Heart Institute (AHI) has successfully performed over 100 breakthrough ‘first-in-India’ or/and ‘first-in-the-world’ surgeries in the last 10 years. It is also where the Indian President received heart surgery! It has received many awards, including:

- “Top Hospital” Award at the Indian Healthcare Awards, given to ‘exceptional, proactive and ahead of the curve institutions’
- India’s best cardiac care hospital
- The Safest Cardiac Hospital in the World by International Cardiac Benchmarking Survey There simply is no better place to see cardiology in action.

“To operate as a world – class heart hospital, incorporating the latest technological advances and ethical practices to provide quality heart care at reasonable cost”. – Medical Director, AHI

The AHI provides medical students with a comprehensive training opportunity for cardiac care. Setup by an American trained world renowned cardiac surgeon, the AHI provides the full spectrum of heart and vascular elated medical and surgical disciplines.

A 300 bedded facility situated in the heart of Mumbai, AHI surgeons regularly perform extremely complex and successful surgeries; many of them are the very first attempted not just in India but in the world!

Students will have the opportunity to undertake medical, surgical or combined electives, and will form a close relationship with the team of resident doctors. In addition to inpatient and outpatient work you will also have the option to spend time in the cardiac rehabilitation and preventative cardiology department.

Specialties available:
- Cardiac Surgery
- Cardiology (Medical and Interventional)
- Preventative Cardiology and Rehabilitation
- Paediatric Cardiology

Medic Journey International is run by doctors, and we better than anyone else, understand the importance of your medical elective. We have combined everything we would have loved to do into our unique packages for you to have an unforgettable experience!

“I got to see every aspect of cardiac care under one roof. Right from preventative medicine through to medical and surgical interventions and then post surgical rehab. I would highly recommend this placement to any student who like me wants to expand their knowledge of cardiology”- Jonathan, Medical Student, UCL.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language English
Funding Status Private


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