Dr. Upendra Bhalerao completed his specialty surgical training, MS from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai, and super specialty training, M.Ch in CVTS from Grant Medical College & J.J. Hospital, Mumbai. He also completed his DNB training in CVTS from NBE, New Delhi. His excellent academic performance topped both universities and was awarded the prestigious “Dr. P.K. Sen Gold Medal” in the M.Ch examination and the “Dr. C. S. Sadasivam Gold Medal” in the DNB examination. Post academics, he excelled in his skill sets by pursuing long-term fellowships in Adult Cardiac Surgery from Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. He also worked independently in high-volume centers as an “Assistant Professor” at J.J. Hospital and “Associate Consultant” at reputed corporate hospitals in Mumbai. Dr. Bhalearo is highly skilled to perform Adult & Paediatric Cardiac surgeries. With more than 9 years of experience in Cardiac Surgery, he has performed more than 2000 open Heart Surgeries.