Dr. Ravikumar R


Qualification : MD, DM (Cardiology), FESC, FSCAI (USA)

Designation : Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Speciality : Cardiology - Interventional , Interventional Cardiology

OPD Schedule :  09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Dr. Ravikumar is a well-known interventional cardiologist with an experience of over 20 years in performing interventional cardiology procedures such as primary and elective Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCIs), Second generation stents, Valvuloplasties, to name a few. With the special interest in End-stage Heart Failure management, he has undergone special training and obtained fellowship in heart failure from European Society of Cardiology

Total experience

  • over 20 years

Previous experience

Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers. Include International Training if applicable

  • Fellowship in Heart Failure from European Society of Cardiology.
  • Fellowship from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI, USA).
  • DM (Cardiology), Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow, 1992
  • MD (General Medicine), JIPMER, Pondicherry, 1989
  • MBBS, University of Madras, 1984
  • International Training:
    • Head of department of cardiology at Z H Sikder Cardiac Care & Research Centre (Dhaka)

Professional Memberships

  • Kenyan Society for Cardiology
  • All African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)

Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise

  • End-stage Heart Failure Management (LVAD and ECMO implant)
  • Primary Angioplasty

Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case Studies

  • Instrumental in setting up the first interventional cardiology programme in Dhaka.
  • First to initiate Radial Angioplasty programme in Bangladesh and Nairobi (Kenya)