Heart Valve Repair Without Open Heart Surgery Performed For The First Time In India At Fortis Escorts Heart Institute By Ashok Seth & Team
Fortis Escorts


Doctor

Dr. Praveer Agarwal
Cardiology

Years of experience

22

Dr. Praveer Agarwal, Director Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi is a nationally renowned cardiologist who has contributed extensively to the growth, development and training in the field of Interventional Cardiology in India. He is dedicated to provide compassionate and comprehensive treatment with an aim to serve the community at large.

He is one of the most versatile interventional cardiologists in India providing round the clock services, including timely management of acute heart attack patients by using various thrombectomy devices at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He is an expert in treating all types of blockages in coronary arteries using all techniques (Rotational atherectomy, directional atherectomy, all types of Drug Eluting Stents, intravascular ultrasound, pressure wire) depending upon merits of blockages. He is also an expert in treating blockages in peripheral arteries (Carotids, subclavious, iliacs, renals and superficial femoral arteries) and abdominal aortic aneurysm using endovascular stent grafts.

Dr. Agarwal has been a distinguished faculty member in various international and national meetings and conferences. He has published approximately 100 articles, reviews and abstracts in various national and international journals.

Clinical Interest/ Specialised Treatements/ Area Of Expertise

  • Dr. Agarwal is the Director of Intervention Cardiology at Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India. This centre is 320-beded hospital dedicated to cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery with highly active invasive and non-invasive program, emergency and intensive care facility.
  • Dr. Agarwal and his team perform on an average 1900 angiographies and 1100 interventions every year (about 1000 coronary angioplasties). Dr. Agarwal routinely performing all types of complex angioplasties including Rotational atherectomy, Directional atherectomy, thrombectomy etc. He is also a proctor for Rotational atherectomy for last 2 years.
  • Dr. Agarwal has attended training courses on Intervention Cardiology in some of the leading hospitals of the world including Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France. He is also among distinguished foreign faculty at the National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute, Bangladesh.

Previous Experience

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
INTERNSHIP
1 YEAR
ROTATING G.M. & ASSO
HOSPITAL LUCKNOW
23/8/86
3/8/87
HOUSE JOB
16/8/88
1 YEAR
MEDICINE K G MEDICAL
COLLEGE LUCKNOW
17/8/87
JUNIOR
31/8/89
1 YEAR
RESIDENT II
MEDICINE K G MEDICAL
COLLEGE LUCKNOW
17/8/88
JUNIOR
1 YEAR
RESIDENT II
MEDICINE K G MEDICAL
COLLEGE LUCKNOW
1/9/89
31/8/90
SENIOR
31/1/91
4 MONTHS
RESIDENT
MEDICINE K G MEDICAL
COLLEGE LUCKNOW
20/9/90
REGISTRAR
29/1/92
(I YEAR)
CARDIOLOGY L.P.S. INSTITUTE
OF CARDIOLOGY, KANPUR
30/1/91
REGISTRAR
29/1/93
(II YEAR)
CARDIOLOGY L.P.S. INSTITUTE
OF CARDIOLOGY, KANPUR
30/1/92

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