Dr. VR Palaniswamy

“Dr Neville Solomon, on behalf of the Alfred Solomon Heart Foundation, would like to thank his MBBS classmate ,
Dr Pollachi Selvakumar, based in the USA for a generous donation he has made to the ASHF on behalf of his father,
Dr VR Palaniswamy.  We are encouraged and touched by his compassion and will continue to put to good use our
funds to reach the poor and needy”.

“The pediatric cardiac team at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai continues to grow and coordinate with each other and perform excellently. Last month, the team performed over 40 heart operations including the entire spectrum of diagnosis in congenital heart disease with excellent results. Dr Solomon wishes to express his heartfelt gratitude to the entire team (medical and administrative) for their unstinting support and technical expertise.”

Dr Ganapathy Subramaniam

“The ASHF extends a warm welcome to Dr Ganapathy Subramaniam, Consultant Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon. He is the latest addition to the team at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai and has joined as a partner with Dr Neville Solomon. His areas of expertise are neonatal cardiac surgery and handmade RV-PA conduits.”

Graft from ascending aorta via right pleura tunnelled via diaphragm to the abdominal aorta

320-slice CT showing extensive damage to the aorta

The abdominal component of the surgery