Lok M. Sinha, MD

Phone: 1-855-324-0091
Fax: 1-512-380-7532

Languages

Hindi, Nepali


Education

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, MD


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

Fellowship, Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic

Fellowship, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Children’s National Medical Center

Clinical Biography

Lok M. Sinha, MD, is a pediatric cardiothoracic heart surgeon in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in treating children with extremely complex heart defects. Additionally, Dr. Sinha is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dr. Sinha earned his medical degree from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh. He completed a residency in general surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, a second residency in cardiovascular surgery at King Edward Medical University in Pakistan, a fellowship in adult cardiothoracic surgery at Cleveland Clinic, and a second fellowship in congenital cardiac surgery at Children’s National Medical Center.

Dr. Sinha believes that managing a child with an extremely complex heart defect is a privilege, and he feels it is an honor to help cure these patients. Apart from carrying out routine open-heart procedures in children, Dr. Sinha is a researcher and educator. He has served as a visiting lecturer in a medical university in China, has published extensively in the field of adult and congenital heart surgery, and has presented at national and international meetings. He is also a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Editor of the Pakistan Journal of Medical Research as well as a peer reviewer for several national and international journals. With an interest in digital health, he hopes to provide care to sick babies with a heart defect on a global level.

Dr. Sinha is a pediatric cardiothoracic heart surgeon with UT Health Austin.

Specializations

  • Anomalies of the coronary arteries
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Complete atrioventricular canal transposition of the great arteries
  • Double-outlet right ventricle
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Tetralogy of fallot
  • Truncus arteriosus interrupted aortic arch
  • Valve repair and replacement

Board Certification

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

Locations

  • Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Dell Children's Medical Center
    4900 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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