HRMC Welcomes Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha

November 6, 2014

Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha, a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has joined the staff of Havasu Regional Medical Center.  Dr. Kulshrestha, also known as Dr. K, will be opening his practice, Havasu Cardiac Surgery, PLLC,  on Monday, November 3, 2014.

Dr. Kulshrestha comes to Lake Havasu City from Dayton, Ohio where he was in private practice in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery for the last 8 years.  He specializes in coronary bypass surgery, valvular heart surgery, re-operative heart surgery, mitral valve repair, lung surgery and vascular surgery.  Dr. Kulshrestha’s passion is to provide personalized and undivided care to his patients.

Dr. Kulshrestha received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India.  He completed his general surgery residency at Baystate Medical Center and cardiothoracic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. His fellowship training in cardiac surgery has allowed him to work alongside renowned cardiac surgeons such as Michael DeBakey, Albert Starr, Alain Carpentier and Randall Griepp in institutions across the United States.  Dr. Kulshrestha has been performing open heart surgery for the last 25 years in various hospitals across the country and is double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.  

Dr. Kulshrestha’s office is located at 1741 Mesquite Avenue, Suite A200, in Lake Havasu City.  Appointments may be made by calling 928-733-6020.