Dr. Bhagawan Koirala


Executive Director, Surgeon


TU Teaching Hospital

Dr. Bhagawan Koirala is a Cardiothoracic surgeon, Professor and Social worker. He is best known for pioneering Open-heart surgery in Nepal, and for starting an operational cardiac care for the public. He started a "Poor Patients Relief" program in 2003, with the support of the Government of Nepal, which focuses on providing free Cardiac care for children, elderly and needy. Koirala, specializing in pediatric cardiac surgery, started his career from TU Teaching Hospital. He was the Executive Director and Chief of Cardiac Surgery of Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center between 2001 AND 2009.He is currently the Executive Director of TU Teaching Hospital. Also known for being a philanthropic organization. He is also involved with different national and international projects and campaigns to ensure funds and charity for needy patients.

He has performed over 10,000 heart operations, personally or directly supervised, from 2001 to 2012. (need verification, 1000 surgeries / year which is 3 per every single day of 10 years) Being one of the senior-most surgeon and capable administrator, he was appointed the Director of T.U. Teaching Hospital (TUTH), where he first started his career, in November 2012. He is involved with a charity venture for child heart patients in Nepal, called "Bal Dhadkan". Bhagawan Koirala is also a board member of the NGO Helping Hand for Nepal.

Seminars & Training

As a Panelist

November 23, 2015
1:30pm to 4:15pm
Soaltee Crown Plaza, Tahachal
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