MBBS - Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Sri Venketeswara University Tirupati, India.1983-1987
MD - General Medicine, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India.1989-1991
DM - ( Cardiology) - Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India.1993-1995
FICPS - Fellow Interventional Cardiology, Paris (France) 11/1999 - 12/2000
Indian Medical Association – Life time Membership1997 - Present
Indian College of Interventional Cardiology- 1999 - Present
Cardiology Society of India- 2007 - Present
2013 - Distinguished Service to Community Award, Indian Medical Association, Coimbatore Branch, India.
2013 - Distinguished Service Award, G.Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore, India.
2014 - Rotary Vocational Excellence Award, Rotary Club of Coimbatore West, India.
2018 - "Stalwart" of health care award by Times of India Healthcare Achievers Tamilnadu 2018
2018 - The Economics Times - “Inspiring Doctors of India 2018 Award” by Smt Anupriya Patel, Mr Ashwini Kumar Choubay Ministere of State of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
Pioneered Transradial coronary angiography and Angioplasty in India.
Is a proctor for complex coronary PCI and rotablation in various cities of southern India, including Chennai, Trivandrum, Kochi and Madurai.
Performed India’s first Transradial Rotastenting.
Attended the London Endovascular Course – Principles and Practice of Endovascular AAA Repair in June 2006
Was part of the team that performed the world’s first percutaneous management of Lutembacher’s syndlrome.
Euro PCR 2015 at France and also undergone TAVI training at France.
Performed TAVI on 13th May 2016.
Presented cases of coronary interventions done at GKNM Hospital and transmitted live through satelite to 6th Malaysian Cardiovascular Interventional Symposium (MYLIVE) 2009 at KL HILTON, KUALA LUMPUR on July 30, 2009
Performed live case transmission from GKNM Hospital of complex procedure �simultaneous deployment of two stents at the left main bifurcation in the 8th annual Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics (C3): Advanced Endovascular and Coronary Intervention Global Summit held at Orlando, Florida on June 21, 2012
For the first time 2 Left Main Coronary Intervention Live cases were performed live from GKNM Hospital for Asia PCR Singapore Live 2013 on January 24, 2013
Presented cases of coronary interventions done at GKNM Hospital and transmitted live through satelite to Indo Japanese CTO cardiac conference, Hyderabad on June 08, 2014
Participated as a chairperson in a Scientific session on “How to perform successful Rotablation” and also transmitted one live rotablation case from GKNM hospital. 3.1.2015, 4.1.2015
Presented Live case at IJCTO 2015 3rd Live Summit on Chronic Total Occlusion, SGPGI, Lucknow on 6.6.2015
Presented Live Case in India Live 2016 conference on 28.2.2016
Presented Live CTO case in Indo Japanese CTO Live summit, Kochi in June 2016
10/09/16 - A CTO live case was transmitted in TANCSI 2016 conference held at Tuticorin from the department of Cardiology.
02/09/18 - Presented a case on “My most educational cases” in INDIA VALVES 2018 at New Delhi
11/05/18 - Did Live Transmission of CTO case from Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin in National Interventional Council meet
15/09/18 - Did live case transmission of a complex CTO case from our centre to TANCSI 2018 Madurai
January 1-10,2016 - Co-ordinated Hands on Workshop on ROTABLATION and gave a talk on CTO-How will I do? & Radial/Femoral-When do I choose” at 4th Annual conference of the Tamilnadu Interventional Council held at Chennai.
June 22 & 23, 2018.- Conducted "Rota Workshop" at GKNM Hospital Seven interventional cardiologists from Mumbai, Cochin, Secundarabad, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Kolkatta and two from GKNM Hospital attended this workshop
Subaortic left ventricular aneurysm presenting with complete heart block. Indian Heart J 1995;47:497-8.
Amplatzing a 6 Fr Judkins right guiding catheter for increased success in a complex right coronary artery anatomy.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2001;53:405-9.
The problem of arteria lusoria in right transradial coronary angiography and angioplasty.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2001;54:196-201.
Collateral coronary circulation in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease.J Invasive Cardiol 2002;14:331-3.
Stent supported angioplasty for for coronary arterial stenosis following the arterial switch operation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2002 ;56:278-80.
Coronary angiography and angioplasty using the aberrant radial artery as an access site. J Invasive Cardiol 2006;18:412-6.
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following balloon mitral valvuloplasty. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2014; 0(0):1-3