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Yet another milestone for Aishwarya Trust. Surgical intervention saves 20-day old baby

A 20-day old baby, born preterm and weighing only 750 grams was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. The baby required immediate PDA device closure to wean it away from ventilator support. Since this expertise was only available at MGM Healthcare, the baby was shifted to the hospital. On March 24, 2022, under the

Chitra Viswanathan of Aishwarya Trust honoured at a special event

“Thaayumaanaval”,  a special event celebrating Motherhood was held on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Vani Mahal, T’Nagar, Chennai. The evening was marked to celebrate, recognize and honour 11 extraordinary mothers. These 11 women are playing mother roles to many others in the society – far beyond being mothers to their own children. Ms. Chitra Viswanathan,

Shahzadi Fatima gets a new lease of life!

Shahzadi Fatima, a 33-year-old, unmarried Kashmiri woman from an underprivileged background, suffered from Restrictive Cardiomyopathy  (a condition where the heart chambers become stiff) for the past ten years. She was brought to MGM Healthcare, Chennai,  to undergo further treatment. However, with a worsening heart failure symptom, a heart transplant was the only option left to

Meet Sharmila, our “Brave Heart Warrior” after undergoing a successful heart transplant.

Aishwarya Trust and a team of doctors, led by Dr. K.R, Balakrishnan from MGM Healthcare, Chennai, come together yet again to save another precious life. Sharmila, aged ten years, lives with her parents and brother in the village of Arasur in Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu. Her father, Sayed John Basha, a tailor, and her

Organ Donation Day, August 13

August 13 is Organ Donation Day. Aishwarya Trust remembers and thanks to all Donor families for their noble act, which has helped give a new lease of life to all those patients who have suffered organ failures. There are many myths and fears about organ donation, mainly because of a lack of awareness. This day

MGM Healthcare’s Heart & Lung Transplant Team Led By Dr. K R Balakrishnan Wins Best Performance Award

Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Trustee and Head of Medical Panel of Aishwarya Trust (AT) is India’s – indeed Asia’s - leading heart and lung transplant surgeon. As the Director of the Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant at MGM Healthcare, Chennai, he leads a team of highly skilled doctors and medical professionals, with multi –

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