Under astute leadership and strong management, Innova Hospitals has evolved as a centre of excellence in medicine providing the highest quality standards of medical treatment to all sections of the society. Since its inception, Innova has benefited from their inspiring leadership and unflagging work style.

Dr. Kona Samba Murthy

Chairman & Managing Director

An Internationally trained paediatric cardiac surgeon and healthcare administrator, Dr. K.S. Murthy is armed with advanced training in pediatric cardiac surgery in Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. He worked as a consultant and head of the department of pediatric cardiac surgery at the Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai for 13 years.


Dr. Murthy is accredited with having performed over 12,000 cardiac surgical procedures including complex congenital procedures on the newborn babies with result comparable to the best in the world. He brings with him, expertise of rare kind. His main interests are Arterial Switch Operation, Single Stage Unifocalization and Single Stage Repair of Intracardiac Anomalies associated with Arch Obstruction. He is the only paediatric cardiac surgeon in the country who performs Single Stage Unifocalization, which is the second largest number in the world. He is the peer reviewer in European Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery (American Journal), Annals of Pediatric Cardiology and Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He has presented many scientific papers in the national and international conferences and published more than 100 articles in national and international journals.


Many Cardiac Surgeons from India and abroad frequently get trained under Dr. Murthy. He has many Innovative techniques in pediatric cardiac surgery to his credit. He has performed many live surgical demonstrations in India and abroad.


Dr. K. S. Murthy is the recipient of the “Healthcare Excellence Award in the field of Children’s Heart Surgery” at the Indo Global Healthcare Summit 2015.