Dr Keshav Bhattarai


Following completion of medical degree from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, with several awards in various speciality Dr Bhattarai completed fellowship in General Surgery under Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He received his Cardiothoracic surgical training at Royal Prince Alfred, Prince of Wales and Liverpool Hospitals in Sydney and at The Canberra Hospital under Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and obtained Fellowship in early 2011. He worked as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at The Canberra Hospital till mid 2014. He was involved in setting up of a Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit in Chitwan Medical College, Nepal while also involved with the Cardiac Surgical Unit at the Grande International Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Dr Bhattarai relocated to Tasmania in 2015 and is currently a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Royal Hobart Hospital. He is a Visiting Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Hobart Private Hospital as well as Calvary Lenah Valley Hospital. He currently looks after the training of Cardiothoracic Surgical Trainees in Tasmania, and is involved in training as well as selection activities for the RACS. 


Dr Bhattarai holds a membership of Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) along with Fellowships of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (FRCSEd).  


 • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

• Mitral valve repair

• VATS work including lung cancers, mediastinal pathology
• Pacemekers and AICD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
Professional Associations
Professional Qualifications
  • Tribhuvan Universityc Nepal MBBS
  • Fellow of Royal college of Surgeonsc Edinburgh FRCSEd
  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeonsc Cardiothoracic Surgery FRACS
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
CTSU, Royal Hobart HospitalCTSU, Royal Hobart Hospital 48 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, AustraliaF: +61 2 6244 4010E: [email protected]