WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor and Head of Department / Chief of Interventional Cardiology,

St. Johns Medical College & Hospital (Bangalore - 560034, India)

Interventional Fellow , Cardiology

Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, USA)

Interventional Fellow, Cardiology

Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, USA)

Consultant Cardiologist

Chest Diseases Hospital (Kuwait)

Senior Registrar in Cardiology

Mallya Hospital (Bangalore, India)

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,

Lecturer in Medicine

JJM Medical College (Davangere, Karnataka)

Internship

Christian Medical College Hospital (Vellore, India)

Past Secretary

Cardiological Society of India, Karnataka Chapter

University Gold Medal - 1983

Final MBBS, Bangalore University

Past President

Cardiological Society of India, Bangalore Chapter

Past President

Cardiological Society of India, Bangalore Chapter

Batch Topper

DM Cardiology - 1992

PUBLICATIONS

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.

Acute ST elevation myocardial infarction in a patient with caged ball mitral valve prosthesis: - 2007

International Journal of Cardiology. 2007 Aug 9

Evaluation of coronary artery disease - 1992

Physicians Update, Vol. 4, No2, 1992.

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.

Intra-aortic balloon pump in toxic myocarditis due to aluminum phosphide poisoning. - 2009

2009 J Med Toxicol. 2009 Jun;5(2):80-3.

Extent and severity of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease in patients undergoing Coronary Angiography - -the Kuwait Vascular Study. - 2003

Angiology; 54(1): 85-92. 2003

Predictors of coronary disease in patients with end stage renal disease - 2001

2001 Nov;23(6):797-806.

Unusual case of elevated Troponin I. - 2010

Biomedicine; 2010; 30(2):262-265

A randomized study of the safety and efficacy of reused angioplasty balloon catheters. - 2001

Indian Heart J. 2001 Mar-Apr;53(2):167-71.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS