MBBS, MD (General Medicine),DM (Cardiology)

Education:

  • MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, NTRUHS in 2000
  • M.D (General Medicine) from Osmania Medical College, NTRUHS in 2005
  • D.M (Cardiology) from NIMS in 2009
  • CT angiogram (Level I) fellowship from Care Hospital in 2009
  • Certified to be an International fellow of the European society of cardiology in CAD conference, Mumbai, 2017.

Experience:

  • Interventional Cardiologist and Founding director – 10/16 to till date – Sankalpa superspeciality hospital, Tirupati.
  • Interventional Cardiologist and Managing director – 11/15 to 10/16 – Sankalpa heart institute, Tirupati.
  • Consultant and interventional cardiologist – 10/11 to 10/15 – DBR & SK superspeciality hospital, Tirupati.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology – 12/09 to 09/11 – Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS), Tirupati.
  • Junior consultant Cardiologist – 10/09 to 12/09 – CARE hospitals, Hyderabad.

Interventional experience:

  • Over 2000 PTCAs including > 400 Primary PTCAs.
  • About 40 to 50 PTMCs.
  • More than 50 PPIs.

Non-interventional experience:

  • Extensive experience in 2D echos including TEE and congenital echos.
  • Limited experience in CT coronary angiogram (Level 1 fellowship).
  • More than 10 yrs experience in managing wide range of cardiac emergencies, especially CAD and CHF.
  • More than 10 yrs experience in clinical cardiology.

Publications: (abstracts)

  • A comparative study of trans-radial vs trans-femoral procedures – IHJ 2008; 60; 441.
  • Complications following renal angioplasty – IHJ 2008; 60; 438.
  • SVG angioplasty – acute and mid-term results – IHJ 2008; 60; 438.
  • Results of PTMC in children – IHJ 2008; 60; 476.

Research experience:

  • Was co-investigator in 4 drug trials including TRITON TIMI38 and Hokusai-VTE study.
  • Contributed to Elaxim (tenecteplase) Indian registry.
  • Currently part of MILESTONE epidemiological study

Others:

  • Was a speaker in various forums at state and local level CMEs and conferences.
  • Given many Public talks and interviews and live programs on health (cardiac) awareness and issues.
  • Teaching: Took many classes on cardiology clinicals, ECG, ECHO, BCLS, ACLS to medical students as well as to para medical staff.

Intrests and hobbies:

  • Travelling places
  • Terrace gardening
  • Listening to good music
  • Meditation.