Dr. Kaushik has an experience base of performing the whole spectrum of Cardio – Thoracic & Vascular Surgeries at an early stage of his career and has now crossed over 5000 cases.
Dr. Kaushik had a privilege of learning & practicing at renowned places in India, Australia and USA including the Royal Melbourne Hospital (the second largest cardio thoracic center in Australia), Boston Medical Center in Boston, USA and the Lahey Clinic, USA. In his combined overseas experience he had been exposed to 4000 cases of which he had performed about 900 cases before returning to India.
At the Boston Medical Center he gained experience in Heartport / Minimally Invasive Surgery under Dr. Shemin. During the Lahey Clinic rotation Dr. Kaushik benefited from Dr. Svensson’s guidance in Complex Aortic Surgery.
Honours and awards:
The Dr. Bhave Prize (Pune University) for standing second in the subject of surgery at the MBBS examination.
The Godbole Prize, the Dr. B.N.Ranade Prize and the G.M. Phadke Prize (Pune University) for standing first at the M.S. (Gen. Surgery) examination (Jan 1992).
The Parsuram Memorial Award of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (I.A.C.T.S.) on being adjudged the best young investigator of the year 1994.