Dr. Tomas Chalela Hernandez

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Specialties and sub-specialties

Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Short Biography

Dr. Chalela is a cardiovascular surgeon, he completed his training on cardiovascular surgery at Fundación Cardioinfantil and on pediatric cardiovascular surgery at the of University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). 

He currently works as a cardiovascular surgeon for adult and pediatric patients at Fundación Cardioinfantil. 

Areas of interest

  • Transposition of Great Arteries 
  • Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction 
  • Tetralogy of Fallot 
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm 
  • Aortic and pulmonary valve repair and replacement 
  • Companies/Associations


  • World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery – Active Member 
  • Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery – Member Number

Hospitals he works with