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Shashank Jolly M.D.

Shashank Jolly, M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

39141 Civic Center Dr., #335, Center for Cardiovascular Diseases
Fremont, CA 94538
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Phone (510) 248-1400

  • Office Information

    Primary Office

    39141 Civic Center Dr., #335, Center for Cardiovascular Diseases
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Get Directions

    (510) 248-1400

    (510) 797-0301

  • About

    About the Physician

    Languages Spoken
    (in addition to English)

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Jolly is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon. He completed his
    medical school training at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP, India and Cardiothoracic
    training in India. He had a private practice for ten years in India and
    then worked in Australia for two years prior to coming to the United States.
    He then completed residencies in General Surgery and Fellowships in Cardiothoracic
    Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Following his
    training, Dr. Jolly most recently served as Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    at Sanford Hospital, in Fargo, North Dakota. It is the weather that draws
    him to California.

    Dr. Jolly enjoys the challenge of cardiothoracic surgery which he has been
    practicing for the past 16 years. He has expertise in a wide spectrum
    of procedures including robotic surgery and thoracoscopy procedures. Well-versed
    in the surgical intricacies of the cardiothoracic region, he has performed
    over 500 heart surgeries in the past four years, including CABGs, AVR.
    MVR, MV repair, combined CABGs and valves, Aortic root abscess drainage
    and patching, Aortic root enlargement, Bental procedure, aortic aneurysms
    and dissections, BIVADS, Myxoma excision and Maze procedure. His lung
    cases, over 550 procedures, have included Wedge resections, Brachymesh
    placement, lobectomies, VATS, decortications, thymectomy, chestwall resection
    and reconstructions, Esophagectomy, Zenker’s diverticulectom repair,
    Heller’s myotomy, and Hiatal hernia repair.

    While practicing at Sanford Hospital, Dr. Jolly received the Heart of Gold
    Award and Golden Stethoscope Awards in 2011, as well as the Guardian Angel
    Award in 2012. He earned his board certification in Surgery in 2008 and
    Thoracic Surgery in 2010. Although cardiothoracic surgery is his primary
    interest, he also enjoys cooking, travel, and spending time with his wife,
    Chitra, and his beloved dog, Rosie.

  • Experience


    Allegheny General Hospital
    University Hospital
    University Hospital
    Medical Education
    Gajra Raja Medical College
    Fairview General Hospital

    Other Certifications

    American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery