Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Indian MNC in Medical Technology, has recently announced the appointment of Dr. Bhuvaneshwar as Director, Innovation & Education. He is an acclaimed researcher in the development of medical devices such as tilting disc heart valve prosthesis.
Dr. Bhuvaneshwar will be housed in the new R&D center in Science Park in IIT Madras and will also be overseeing all the R&D collaboration initiatives between IIT Madras and Trivitron Group. Prior to joining Trivitron Healthcare, Dr. Bhuvaneshwar headed the Biomedical Technology Wing of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum since 2000. He had been associated with the Biomedical Technology Wing since its inception in 1976.
Commenting on the occasion Dr. G.S.K Velu said, Being part of Chitra Heart Valve and several other indigenous Medical Devices innovation and commercialization over the past three decades Prof Bhuvaneshwar brings along with him deep knowledge in Medical Devices R&D, and Product commercialization process. He will be heading all the R&D initiatives in Trivitron with specific focus in Cardiology, Imaging, Diagnostics, CLSS and Ophthalmology.