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Dr. Praveer Aggarwal



Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

MBBS, MD, DM
Director- Interventional Cardiology

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi


About

  • He 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 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.

Experience

  • Director, Interventional Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Present
  • Faculty, Cardiology, National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Bangladesh, Present
  • Registrar, Cardiology, LPS Institute of Cardiology, Kanpur, 1991-1993

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.

Education

  • D.M (Cardiology) from L P S Institute of Cardiology G S V M Medical College, Kanpur, University Of Kanpur, 1993.
  • MD (General Medicine) from King Georges Medical College, Lucknow, University Of Lucknow, 1990.
  • M.B.B.S. from King Georges Medical College, Lucknow, University of Lucknow, 1986.
  • Fellowship

    • Interventional Cardiology, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia.
    • Interventional Cardiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France.

    Membership

    • Cardiological Society of India