Was nominated for the Techno-College Innovation award for the year 2010 and 2015 He was one of the three surgeons nominated from over 23 innovators who had submitted their innovations to the EACTS (European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery). The nomination was for the Vettath’s Anastomotic Obturator in 2010 and for the SIMS (Simple Indian Made stabilizer) in year 2015.