Dr Ravi Kumar R - MGM Healthcare | Best Super-MultiSpecialty Hospital in Chennai

Dr Ravi Kumar R

Senior Consultant & Associate Clinical Lead Institute of Heart and Lung Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support

Armed with over 25 years of experience in the field of Cardiology, Dr Ravi Kumar has extensive experience in heart transplant management, immunosuppression drugs, treatment of advanced heart failure including Impella pumps, EM biopsies and LV assist devices, for over 10 years. He also has 13 years of experience in modern catheterisation labs. As the Associate Clinical Lead of the Heart Failure Program, he has vast experience in the management of heart failure with application of biomarkers like NT-proBNP and ARNi class of drugs for the last few years.

Qualifications

1984
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
1989
MD (Doctor of Medicine) General Medicine
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry
University, Puducherry
1992
DM (Doctorate of Medicine) Cardiology
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI), Lucknow, Uttar
Pradesh

Affiliations

Cardiology Society of India
Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), USA

Laser Society of India
International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), USA
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT)

European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Indian Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (INSHLT)

Recognition

1985
Annual Institution Gold Medal in Medicine
University of Madras

1989
Annual Institution Gold Medal in Cardiology
Pondicherry University

2009
Visiting Fellowship for Artificial Heart, ECMO devices and Heart Transplant
University of Michigan, Detroit, USA

2017-18
Selected to be an Abstract Reviewer and Faculty Discussant
International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation Conferences, Nice (France) &
San Diego (USA)

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