Hollywood Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Hollywood Private Hospital specialist Pragnesh Joshi

Mr Pragnesh Joshi

MBBS, MS, DNB, MCH, FRACS

Mr Pragnesh Joshi is a specialist cardiothoracic surgeon. He specialises in all types of heart surgery with special interest in beating heart surgery and minimally invasive heart and lung surgeries. He is a fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia. His special interests include: • Minimally invasive sternal sparing aortic and mitral valve surgery • Minimally invasive sternal sparing ASD closure, tricuspid valve surgery • Minimally invasive thoracoscopic excision of mediastinal tumour, thymus, pleurodesis • Beating heart coronary artery bypass surgery • Aortic aneurysm and arch surgery

Clinical Practice

Mr Pragnesh Joshi is a specialist cardiothoracic surgeon. He specialises in all types of heart surgery with special interest in beating heart surgery and minimally invasive heart and lung surgeries. He is a fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia. He has had vast experienced as a surgeon for Beating heart bypass surgery and he is also proficient in all types of heart and lung surgeries with special interest in following surgeries.

Cardiac Surgery :

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery including beating heart bypass(OPCAB) with special interest in total arterial revascularization
  • Minimal access minithoracotomy coronary bypass surgery
  • Minimally access Aortic valve repair/replacement
  • Minimal access Mitral valve surgery
  • Minimal access ASD closure
  • Minimal access ricuspid valve surgery
  • Aortic surgery/aortic root replacement
  • AF ablation/MAZE procedure

Thoracic Surgery

  • Video Assisted minimally invasive thoracoscopic lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic mediastinal tumour excision/thymectomy
  • Bullous lung disease/ LVRS
  • Recurrent pneumothrax/pleurectomy
  • Mediastinoscopy-biospy

Mr Joshi is also a supervisor of surgical education and training and is a  Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame and a Clinical lecturer at the University of Western Australia Medical Schools.

Background & Training

Mr Joshi has extensive experience as surgeon in Australia and overseas. He obtained specialist qualification in Cardiothoracic Surgery from Mumbai University in 2002 in India.

He worked as overseas fellow/Senior Registrar at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Nedlands prior to obtaining fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

He gained substantial exposure to minimally invasive valve surgery at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane and also spent some time at Heart Center Leipzig, Germany.

• Minimally invasive sternal sparing aortic and mitral valve surgery
• Minimally invasive sternal sparing ASD closure, tricuspid valve surgery
• Minimally invasive thoracoscopic excision of mediastinal tumour, thymus, pleurodesis
• Beating heart coronary artery bypass surgery
• Aortic aneurysm and arch surgery
Gujarati, Hindi

Consults at :

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital