Piroze Davierwala is the Lead Senior Consultant and Director of Coronary Bypass surgery at the Leipzig Heart Center in Germany. He graduated from medical school in 1993 followed by a residency in General Surgery (1994-1996) with attainment of Masters in general surgery from the University of Pune, India. Thereafter, he did his residency in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery (1997-2000) and obtained the degree of Master of Chirurgie from the University of Mumbai, India. Subsequently, he did a 3-year clinical fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada. Following the completion of his training, he worked as a consultant in cardiovascular surgery in 2 private hospitals in the city of Pune, India, before acquiring a position on staff at the Leipzig Heart Center, Germany. He has a keen interest in minimally invasive valvular and coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve repairs, complex reconstructive surgery for endocarditis and has established the technique of multi-vessel minimally invasive coronary surgery with bilateral internal thoracic arteries without robotic or endoscopic assistance at the institute. His research work chiefly encompasses clinical studies, which have been published in numerous peer-reviewed international journals and he is a author of several book chapters as well.