Field of Expertise
Invasive and Non-invasive Cardiology
Performed more than 6000 invasive cardiac procedures
First group to start era of Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction India
Specialized in Cardiology from leading, very high volume Institute in Mumbai for Coronary Artery Disease and Intervention - LTMMC & LTMGH, SION, Mumbai and Similar high volume Institute in Hyderabad- NIZAMS Institute of Cardiology
Experience in Nuclear Cardiology from TATA Memorial Hospital, Parle, Mumbai
Awards & Achievements
Successfully managed “ICCU on Wheels” project in 2000 the first of its kind in Karnataka, with state of the art facility like Pre- hospital thrombolysis, temporary pacemaker and ventilator, pulse oxymeter, tele electro cardiology, which is a joint venture of Manipal Hospital, Tumkur & Manipal Heart Foundation, Bangalore & Rotary Midtown, Bangalore aiming at providing sophisticated, evidence-based cost-effective Acute Cardiac Care for the semi-urban and rural population at their doorstep. Presently introduced in USA as H2H care.
This facility takes care of patients in total- starting with transporting AMI patient’s from their home – (H2H) to hospital and managing in ICCU, risk stratification and accordingly taking them to MHF for performing Coronary Angiographies & Angioplasty and other required invasive procedures.
Project on Acute Cardiac Emergency Transfer set up is feasible and enormously beneficial to the patients and to the public at large with a mortality of 1%.
Talks & Publications
Conducted and delivered CME programs for consulting physicians and family physicians.
Imparted CPR training for KSRTC BUS drivers and other employees of KSRTC IN 2001.
Guiding paramedical & rural health care personnel regarding awareness about manifestation, detection and prevention of coronary artery disease.
Delivered lecture on Advances in echocardiography part of CME organized by MHB.
Presented 25 papers in CSI Conferences.
Under Global Manipal Education Delivered a talk on Ischemic Heart disease, Angioplasty, Mobile Coronary Care, Telecardiology, CT Coronary Angiogram, Nuclear Cardiology CT-PET for GE and Philips Engineers 3-4 hrs at stretch every year for 3 years, including one in GE Campus.
The usefulness of CLOUD Technology in Cardiology.
Conducted more than 250 cardiac camps in various parts of Karnataka under MHEPL and Largest in Bangalore for Civil court advocates and other officials nearly 5000 of them including Echocardiography for 3days.
Talk on Harmful effects of tobacco in All India Radio 1998 and Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease-All India radio 1999.