DNB Cardiology - National Board of Examinations, 2011
Indian Medical Association
Cardiological Society of India
Indian College of Cardiology
Member of Formulary Committee, GKNM Hospital
Since 2015 Editorial Board Member – Journal of experimental cardiology and research: Jacobs Publishers
19/07/14 - Performance Excellence Award by G.K.N.M. Hospital, Coimbatore
International Case presentation: Presented 2 interesting cases of CTO in CTO Live course conducted by NHCS October 2013 Singapore and was selected for second best case award.
08/07/18 Distinguished Service to Community Award by IMA Coimbatore and IACC Tamilnadu.
“Primary congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries and relation to atherosclerosis - an angiographic study in south Indian population” , Indian Heart Journal 2013 December Supplement 1 volume 65
“An interesting case of straight back syndrome and review of the literature” Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2014 Jun 6
“Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following balloon mitral valvuloplasty”, Cardiovasc.Thorac Ann. 2014 Mar. 17
Multivessel coronary artery Myocardial bridging in unusual locations, Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2014 Apr 9. PMID: 24719159
A rare image of myocardial bridging in right coronary artery territory
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2014 Feb 11. PMID: 24585296
Rare presentation of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following total thyroidectomy for carcinoma thyroid , International journal of contemporary Medicine.
“An Unusual cause of cardiac failure in adults”, International journal of contemporary Medicine.
“A rare case of pregnancy associated cardiomyopathy in antiphospholipid antibody syndrome complicated by severe pre eclampsia” and got accepted for publication in International journal of contemporary surgery.
Submitted an interesting case of Stavudine induced Metabolic Acidosis in the journal “THE INDIAN PRACTITIONER” in October 2006 edition.
Text Book Chapters : Co authored a chapter in the book CSI- Cardiology Update 2013:Tricks and techniques in transradial percutaneous coronary interventions, Ed,K.Venugopal K, Cardiology Society of India, 2013: 187-192.
MULTICENTER CLINICAL TRIALS
Co-Investigator in the following ongoing Clinical Trials at G.Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore :Phase III trials :
Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of APIXIBAN in Acute Coronary Syndrome a double blinded, placebo controllled, event driven, multi-centric study.
CANTOS study - A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven trial of quarterly subcutaneous canakinumab in the prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events among stable post-myocardial infarction patients with elevated hsCRP.
REDUCE-IT (Reduction of Cardiovascular Events with EPA-Intervention Trial) : A Multi-Center, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Effect of AMR101 on Cardiovascular Health and Mortality in Hypertriglyceridemic Patients with Cardiovascular Disease or at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease .
TDE PH-310 : A Phase III, International, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled, Event Driven Study to Compare the Time to First Clinical Worsening in Subjects with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension receiving UT-15C in Combination with a PDE5-I or ERA Compared with a PDE5-I or ERA Alone.
TDE PH-311 : An open-Label Extension study of UT 15C in subjects with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. A Long-Term Follow up to protocol TDE-PH-310.
Investigator Initiated trial :
The Strategy of Routine Emergent Thrombosuction followed by Interval Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction – STRENGTH STUDY (Single centre)
Post Marketing Trials :
TUXEDO-India: A Prospective, Single Blind, Multi-centre, Randomized Trial to Compare the TAXUS ElementTM Coronary Stent System against the XIENCE Prime Coronary Stent System in the treatment of Diabetic Patients PopulatiOn in India.
A Prospective, Multi Centre Registry to assess Everolimus – Eluting Coronary Stent System (Promus Element) for Coronary revascularization in an Indian population of unrestricted patients.