University of California San Francisco

Naveen Swami
Naveen Swami, MCh

Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery


550 16th Street, #5601
San Francisco, CA 94158
United States

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 415-476-7153


    Naveen Swami, MCh is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. He received his MBBS from Sardar Patel Medical College in Bikaner, India, in 2000, and MS in General Surgery from Swai Man Singh Medical College in India in 2004. Dr. Swami then earned an MCh (Master of Surgery) in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India in 2008. Concurrent with his academic degrees, he completed internships and residencies in general, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery at teaching hospitals and medical colleges in Bikaner, Jaipur, New Delhi and Gurgaon, India.

    In July 2008 Dr. Swami accepted a position as an associate consultant in cardiovascular surgery at the Artemis Health Institute in Gurgaon. He remained there until October 2009, when he accepted a position as a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery the Al-Ahli Hospital, a private cardiac center in Doha, Qatar. Dr. Swami worked at Al-Ahli Hospital through June 2013, when he returned to India and joined The Medicity in Gurgaon, the busiest cardiac center in north India. In October 2014, Dr. Swami joined UCSF as a fellow in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. He now joins the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Surgery.



    Sardar Patel Medical college, India, MBBS, 2000

    Swai Man Singh medical College, India, MS General Surgery, 2004

    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, India, 2008


    Clinical Expertise

    Arterial Switch
    Atrial Fibrillation
    Atrial Septal Defect
    Atrioventricular Heart Block
    Heart Valve Disease
    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    Marfan Syndrome
    Mitral Valve Repair & Replacement
    Myocardial Revascularization Surgery
    Norwood Procedure
    Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    Pediatric Heart Failure
    Tetralogy of Fallot
    Transposition of Great Arteries
    Ventricular Aneurysm
    Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)
    Ventricular Septal Defect

    In the News


    1. Broad- Versus Narrow-Spectrum Perioperative Antibiotics and Outcomes in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Surgery: Analysis of the Vizient Clinical Data Base.
      Cooch PB, Kim MO, Swami N, Tamma PD, Tabbutt S, Steurer MA, Wattier RL| | View in PubMed
    2. Dendriform pulmonary ossification postpediatric cardiac surgery: A case report and literature review.
      Tilahun M, Swami N, Reddy VM| | View in PubMed