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Doctor

Dr. Praveer  Agarwal

Dr. Praveer Agarwal
Cardiology

Director - Interventional Cardiology

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

Education

L P S Institute of Cardiology Dm (Cardiology) G S V M Medical College 1993 Kanpur, University Of Kanpur.

King Georges Medical College MD (General Medicine) Lucknow, University Of Lucknow. 1990

King Georges Medical College M B B S Lucknow, University of Lucknow. 1986

Professional Affiliations

  • CSI Member (No. L3358)
  • Fellow in intervention Cardiology with Dr. Geoffrey D. Cope at Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia (April 98 to March 99).
  • Fellow in Intervention Cardiology with Prof. Alain Cribier at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France (three months) 1996.
  • Attended and actively participated in the second seminar in Live Demonstration Course on Interventional Cardiology at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France (13th October to 25th October) 1996.
  • Attended and actively participated in advanced angioplasty course at Shri Jai Deva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore (July 19-21) 1996.

Unique Contribution

  • TCT 2009 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics); September 21-25, 2009; San Francisco, CA.
  • International Faculty: Complex PCI; Solving Problems
  • CVT 2009 (Cardiovascular Therapeutics); August 22nd & 23rd 2009: Delhi, India.
  • Course Co- Director
    Moderator: Coronary Interventions future
  • 4th Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics (4th AICT); June 25th-27th, 2008: Bangkok, Thailand. Commentator: LIVE DEMO (focus on Peripheral Interventions)
  • CCPR 2008 (Coronaries/Carotids/peripherals/Renals); June 13th-15th, 2008: Chania, Crete-Greece.
  • Faculty Discussion: The role of Distal Protection Devices (DPD) in PVD Angioplasty Trans-radial angioplasty in PVD Lecturer: CAD in South Asians Clinical Cases Presentation: Multivascular Patients Commentators: Renal Angioplasty and Stenting Lecturer: Bifurcation Stenting-How I manage the situation
  • National Cardiology Conference; April 19, 2008: Dhulikhel Lodge Resort, Kathmandu. Lecturer: CAD in South East Asia, a unique playing field
  • China Interventional Therapeutics (CIT); March 19-March 23, 2008: Beijing International Convention Centre, Beijing, China.

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