Vishal Khullar, M.B.B.S.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota




Dr. Vishal Khullar is a Cardiac Surgeon at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency training in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery from Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India in 2010. He was then offered a staff position in the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai.

In 2014, Dr. Khullar continued his training in Advanced Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He then went on to complete his sub-specialization training in Advanced Aortic Surgery, Heart/Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He returned to Mayo Clinic to join as a staff in the department of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Dr. Khullar has unique skills in Lung/Heart Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory support and complex re-operative cardiac surgery and has been involved in one of the most complex cardiac surgical procedures.

  • Lung Transplant/Heart-Lung Transplants
  • Heart Transplant
  • Cardiac Mechanical Assist devices
  • Complex re-operative cardiac surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic aneurysms and Aortic dissection
  • Aortic root surgery
  • Valve repairs and replacements
  1. 2017
    Clinical FellowshipCleveland Clinic Foundation, Heart/Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
  2. 2017
    Clinical FellowshipAdvanced Aortic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  3. 2016
    Clinical FellowshipCleveland Clinic Foundation, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  4. 2015
    FellowCardiovascular Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2011
    RegistrarB. Y. L. Nair Hospital and T. N. Medical College, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  6. 2010
    ResidencyBombay Hospital and Medical Research Center
  7. 2007
    Senior ResidentFortis Jessaram Hospital, General Surgery
  8. 2005
    Senior ResidentSir Ganga Ram Hospital, Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation
  9. 2005
    ResidencyKEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, General Surgery
  10. 1999
    InternshipB. J. Medical College, Compulsory Rotatory
  11. 1997
    MBBSB. J. Medical College, University of Pune

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberThe Society of Thoracic Surgeons