Independent Consultant in Medical Device
G.S.Bhuvaneshwar is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Engineering Design at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
For the last 3 years, he was Director of Innovation at Trivitron Healthcare Pvt, LTd., Chennai. In his long tenure at SCTIMST, Dr. Bhuvaneshwar has been involved in high-risk medical device development in cardiovascular and neurosurgical areas. His major contribution has been the development of the TTK-CHITRA HEART VALVE, which is manufactured by TTK Health Care Ltd., Trivandrum. Over 100,000 of these valves have been implanted since marketing started in 1995 and is currently being used in 170 centers in India and exported to 6 countries. During his 4 decades-long careers, he has worked closely with clinicians and surgeons and been closely involved in clinical trials, animal and clinical study ethics. He has to his credit 9 patents, 3 book chapters and 32 research publications.