He Started his 1st cardiac surgical programme in the private sector in Punjab. He also received Punjab Govt Civil Award – Parman Patra 2001 – at Independence Day function in recognition of his contributions to cardiac surgery and for bringing international level cardiac surgical care to the people of Punjab. Dr. Bedi Practises what he preaches .He is also a member of Bharatiya Yog Sansthan and an active trekker and the only participant from Punjab in the Delhi Marathon 2005.He has published over 50 International publications including 15 from Punjab. Chapter in Book ‘ Myocardial Protection’ published by Blackwell Publishing, New York in Jan 2004.He was the only presenter from Asia at the prestigious STS (Society of Thoracic Surgeons) meeting in San Diego (available at www.sts.org as a video) . The only presenter at the 21st European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons meet in Geneva in Sep 2007 (www.eacts.org). On reviewer board of International journals. Actively involved in research and teaching. Organised Master Class & Workshop of VAI on Venous Diseases Feb 2011 in Ludhiana .
Facilities provided in CMC:
The Department of Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery is a state of the art department with a very dedicated, compassionate and skilled team delivering International level Cardiac, Vascular including Endovascular , Thoracic & Trauma care . Our mortality for isolated CABG including for emergency cases, acute MI , cases with severe LV dysfunction - has been 0% . There is a strong faculty presence with a net clinical, academic and postgraduate and super-specilaity experience of over 30 years in all aspects of cardio-vascular and thoracic surgery, cardiac anesthesia and critical care . Facilities provided are:
- (a).CABG – over 99% being beating heart (we have the first published paper on multi vessel beating heart surgery with post op angiograms).
- (b).Surgery for valve replacement and repair
- (c).Surgery for repair of congenital heart defects
- (d).All types of vascular surgery,Endovascular surgery,Thoracic surgery