Dr Sandeep Attawar is the Chair & Director of Thoracic organ transplants and Assist devices at KIMS Institute for Heart & Lung transplantation. He was born and spent his formative years in Ahmedabad, did his medical schooling and specialized in General surgery at the Sheth KM school of PG medicine. He further specialized in Cardiac surgery at the Sri ChitraThirunalinstitute, Trivandrum.
Founder Director & Chair of Advanced Heart Failure, Terminal Lung Disease &The Solid Thoracic Organ Transplant Program, KIMS Institute of Heart, Lung Transplantation & Assist Devices.
He subsequently worked at the Manipal heart foundation and Narayana Hrudayalaya. Since 2001 he specializes in setting up greenfield heart surgical services.He has since 2011 expanded this repertoire to Thoracic organ transplantation and mechanical circulatory support .