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Education

  • MBBS - Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
  • MD - Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • DM (Cardiology) - PGI Chandigarh

Past Positions

  • Head of the Department Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda
  • Head of the Department Cardiology, Global Hospitals,Hyderabad
  • Founder Member IJCTO
  • Course Director – Imaging & Physiology Council of India
  • Former President AP Chapter, Cardiology Society of India
  • Secretary, Executive Member Heart Failure Society of India
  • Course Director – CHIP INDIA

Skills/Expertise

  • Complex Angioplasties, Trans Radial Procedures, Chronic Total Occlusions, Bifurcations, Peripheral Angioplasty, Rotational Atherectomy, Coronary Imaging, IVUS & OCT.

Publications

  • At CSI Chennai 2010: Thrombus Burden Guided Treatment Strategies in P.C.I
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Tortuous Coronary Arteries
  • At Singapore Live 2011: Primary Pci Thrombus Burden
  • Transradial Interventions Single Centre Experience 2012: at Singapore Asia PCR 2012
  • Acute on Chronic C.T.O Interventions Abstract Selected in TCTAP 2013, at Seoul
  • Technical Options for Uncrossable Chronic Total Occlusion Tctap 2015 Seoul
  • TCTAP Seoul 2015 Also as Oral Abstract for Uncrossable Cto Lesion.
  • At Euro Pcr 2015 Paris: Spontaneous Dissection Ptca With Des Short-term Follow-up and Case Study Surgical Retrieval of Broken Covered Stent Shaft in a Case Cto PCI
  • JASS - 5th May 2015(Vol 65), Technical Options for Uncrossable Chronic Total Occlusion.
  • Jacc Nastica Trail Slender Cathter Systems.
  • Acute on Chronic Cto Interventions of Culprit Vessel in Acute St Elevation Myocardial Infarction – a Novel Finding – Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention May 2013 Supplement.
  • Safety and Performance of Sirolimus – Eluting Coronary Stent System with biodegradable polymer: A Retrospective Analysis in Real – World Patient Population – (WJCD vol :7, No:5, 2017{ID 1910655}).
  • Awareness & Education Article Published in JET AIRWAYS monthly Magazine: 2017
  • Technical options for Un crossable chronic total occlusion – SCAI Scientific Sessions 2018
  • International Journal of clinical Medicine Research 2018;5(4):86-89 - Technical options for Un crossable chronic total occlusion (AASCIT)

Memberships

  • Fellow of SCAI
  • Fellow of ACC
  • Fellow of CSI
  • Fellow of ICC

Award and Recognition

  • 25 years of Experience as a Cardiologist post DM, Cardiology PGIMER, and Successfully treated large number of Cardiac Patients.
  • Performed more than 13,000 Coronary angiograms, more than 7000 Coronary Interventions and mentored / proctored many Interventional Cardiologists across the country.
  • Founder Member & Course Director of CACTO (Complex angioplasty and Chronic Total Occlusion)
  • Founder Member and Course Director of IJCTO (Indo Japanese CTO club)
  • Successfully Organized IJCTO,one of the Largest Interventional Forum with reputed international Faculty from Japan, USA and Europe in 2014 and 2018.
  • Performed Complex PCI (CTO PCI) Live DEMO to international Conferences like CTO club, Nagoya,CCT Kobe,IMC Live Jeddah and C3 conference Orlando.
  • Proctorships:
    Visited more than 30 Premier Cardiac Centers and Proctored more than 1000 CTO PCI and performed more than 600 CTO PCI (a very challenging complex percutaneous angioplasty (PCI) and treating chronic total occlusions (CTO), One of the Largest volumes of CTO PCI in Asia Pacific.
  • Visited more than 30 Premier Cardiac Centers and Proctored more than 1000 CTO PCI and performed more than 600 CTO PCI (a very challenging complex percutaneous angioplasty (PCI) and treating chronic total occlusions (CTO), One of the Largest volumes of CTO PCI in Asia Pacific.
  • Successfully built an interventional Cardiology team, and as a team we performed more than 30000 Trans Radial procedures.
  • THE FIRST INDIAN TO GET A HONOR IN JAPAN AS Cathlab Advisor – Razuwakai Marumachi Hospital, Kyoto City, Japan – 21/10/2016.
  • Part of the Heart Team, We successfully implanted HEARTMATE III an LVAD in May 2018.
  • Felicitation by KINNERA AWARDS on 15th March 2018 for the contributions in the Field of Medicine.
  • VOCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD 2020 – Rotary international 3150.
  • Regular International Faculty from India to reputed international conferences like CTO Club, Nagoya, CCT Kobe, TOPIC, Tokyo, IMC Jeddah, CIT China, SingLIVE, TCTAP,Seoul, EURO CTO, EURO PCR, TCT USA and delivered didactic lectures.
  • Successfully performed 2 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR).
  • Actively involved in regular media updates on Cardio Vascular Disease to educate the society.