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Dr. Kiron Varghese

Dr. Kiron Varghese

Professor and Head of Dept of Cardiology, St. John's Medical College MBBS , MD (Internal Medicine) , DM (Cardiology), FACC, FICC, FCSI , Fellowship -


Internal Medicine

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Work Experience

Professor and Head of Department / Chief of Interventional Cardiology , Cardiology St. Johns Medical College & Hospital (Bangalore - 560034, India)

Interventional Fellow , Cardiology Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, USA)

Consultant Cardiologist Chest Diseases Hospital (Kuwait)

Senior Registrar in Cardiology Mallya Hospital (Bangalore, India)

Post Doctoral training in Cardiology Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology (Bangalore, India)

Senior Resident in Cardiology Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (Madras Medical Mission, Madras, India)

Lecturer in Medicine JJM Medical College (Davangere, Karnataka )

Internship Christian Medical College Hospital (Vellore, India)


MBBS from St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India.

MD (Internal Medicine) from Bangalore Medical College, India.

DM (Cardiology) from Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore, India.


Fellowship - from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA



University Gold Medal - 1983 Final MBBS, Bangalore University

Past Secretary, Cardiological Society of India, Karnataka Chapter

Batch Topper in DM Cardiology - 1992

Past President - Cardiological Society of India, Bangalore Chapter


Visceral adiposity in young patients with coronary artery disease - a case control study. - 2012 Indian Heart J. 2012 May-Jun;64(3):284-9.

Primary pericardial mesothelioma – A rare entity. - 2004 Ind J Thor Card Vasc Surg 2004; 20: 108-110

Coronary Angioplasty in Patients with Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction. Preliminary experience. - 1999 The Kuwait Medical Journal 1999, 30 (4): 310-306.

A randomized study of the safety and efficacy of reused angioplasty balloon catheters. - 2001 Indian Heart J. 2001 Mar-Apr;53(2):167-71.

Coronary artery disease among diabetic and non-diabetic patients with end stage renal disease. - 2001 2001 Sep;23(5):669-77.

Immediate and Follow-up Results of Diabetic Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty in Kuwait. - 1998 The Kuwait Medical Journal 1998, 30 (4): 310-306.

Staged revascularization in critically ill patients with coronary artery disease. - 2001 2001 May;24(5):393-6.

Angioplasty in the Stent Era: Results of a consecutive series of patients undergoing coronary angioplasty without surgical backup. - 1998 International Journal of Cardiology, 1998, 64 241-246.

Validation of the GRACE score for prognosis in Indian patients with acute coronary syndromes. - 2012 Indian Heart J. 2012 May-Jun;64(3):263-9.

Syphilitic aortitis: an uncommon cause of acquired aortopulmonary fistula. - 2009 Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Nov;88(5):1672-4.

“Interim angioplasty”: a novel approach aimed at stabilising the critically ill patient for coronary artery bypass surgery. - 1997 International Journal of Cardiology, 1997, 62, 283-284.

"Evaluation of coronary artery disease”. - 1992 Physicians Update, Vol. 4, No2, 1992.

Local drug delivery via a coronary stent with programmable release pharmacokinetics. - 2003 Circulation 2003 Feb 11;107(5):777-84

Acute ST elevation myocardial infarction in a patient with caged ball mitral valve prosthesis: - 2007 Int J Cardiol. 2007 Aug 9

" Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction” - 1992 Physicians Update, Vol. 4, No 2, 1992.

Disease of proximal part of vertebral artery in patients with coronary artery disease. - 2003 Angiology. 2003 Mar-Apr;54(2):205-9.

Diabetes and the Heart”. - 1993 Special Issue on Diabetes, 1993.

Low-dose vs standard-dose unfractionated heparin for percutaneous coronary intervention in acute coronary syndromes treated with fondaparinux - 2010 2010 Sep 22;304(12):1339-49. Epub 2010 Aug 31.

Treatment and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes in India - 2008 Lancet. 2008 Apr 26;371(9622):1435-42.

Extent and severity of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease in patients undergoing Coronary Angiography - -the Kuwait Vascular Study. - 2003 Angiology; 54(1): 85-92. 2003

Unusual case of elevated Troponin I. - 2010 Biomedicine; 2010; 30(2):262-265

An unusual etiology of recurrent cerebral abscesses - a report of 3 cases. - 2008 Surg Neurol. 2008 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Transseptal catheterization made safe – free of cardiac tamponade. - 2001 Cor Vasa 2001;43(4):164-171

Percutaneous Intervention for Coarctation of Aorta. - 2002 Karnataka Journal of Medical Sciences, 2002, Vol 1, No 1&2, 13.

Left Ventricular Lateral Annulus and Left Atrial Free-Wall Velocity Time Integral Indicate Thromboembolism in Patients with Rheumatic Atrial Fibrillation - 2010 2010 Jun 4. (Epub ahead of print)

Gross left ventricular voltage with preexcitation in isolated left ventricular non-compaction. - 2003 Indian Heart J. 2003 May-Jun;55(3):268-71.

A look into Lee's score: peri-operative cardiovascular risk assessment in non-cardiac surgeries-usefulness of revised cardiac risk index. - 2012 Indian Heart J. 2012 Mar-Apr;64(2):134-8. Epub 2012 Apr 28.

Intra-aortic balloon pump in toxic myocarditis due to aluminum phosphide poisoning. - 2009 J Med Toxicol. 2009 Jun;5(2):80-3.

Predictors of coronary disease in patients with end stage renal disease - 2001 2001 Nov;23(6):797-806.


Life Member - Association of Physicians of India.

American College of Cardiology Associate Fellow

Life Member - Indian College of Cardiology

Life Member - Cardiological Society of India.


FACC - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

FCSI - Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India

FICC - Fellow of the Indian College of Cardiology

Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology - from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA - 2001

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