Abhinav Kumar

Abhinav Kumar

Congenital Heart Defect
May, 2018

Abhinav is a 1 1/2 year old. He lives in Muradabad with his parents and his sister. His father, Sandeep Kumar, is a tailor and earns only Rs.4000 per month.

A few days after he was born he developed a cough and fever. His parents took him to local doctor at Muradabad who advised them to get an Echo test.  The Echo test revealed a heart problem and he was advised to visit GB Pant Hospital at Delhi for a detailed evaluation.  Dr. Shyam, a junior surgeon in FMRI, Gurgaon was working with GB Pant Hospital at the time.  He referred Abhinav to FMRI, Gurgaon for the surgery and to Fortis Foundation for support.  Abhinav visited FMRI, Gurugram on 10th May 2018 and underwent ECHO evaluation and was advised for PDA Device closure.

Abhinav went through a successful surgery in May 2018. His surgery was led by Dr. Vijay Agarwal (Chief Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon) and Dr. Swati Gareka (Senior Pediatric Cardiologist).

Fortis Foundation and RMMMRT supported his surgery.