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Global Healthcare Excellence Award 2018

Global Healthcare Excellence Award 2018







Dr Ajay Naik

M.D.  (Medicine),  D.M. (Cardiology),  D.N.B. (Cardiology), FACC, FHRS
Interventional Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist



FHRS(Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society)
FACC(Fellow of American College of Cardiology)
FAPSC(Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology)
FCSI(Fellow of Cardiology Society of India)
FISE(Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology)
Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology

(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,Los Angeles, California, USA)

DM   Cardiology       (Mumbai, India)

DNB Cardiology       (India)

MD    Medicine          (Mumbai, India)

MBBS                         (Mumbai, India)


Work experience

Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Interventional Cardiologist at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India since 2001.

3 years experience in Clinical and Research fields in Cardiac Arrhythmias, Electrophysiology studies and Radiofrequency ablations, CIED implantations, Cardiac EP research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA.

7 months postdoctoral experience and 3 years Doctoral training program and DM residency in Cardiology at KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

3 years MD residency in General Medicine, LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.

1 year internship, KEM Hospital, Mumbai.


Director                      The Heart Care Clinic and Clinical Care Consultants

Director                      Care Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) 


Current Affiliations: Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist at CIMS. 

Visiting                       1.  Sterling Hospitals, Ahmedabad.

Electrophysiologist    2.  Shahid Gangalal Hospital, Kathmandu, Bansbary, Nepal.                    


3 years work experience in clinical and basic research fields in cardiac arrhythmias and Electrophysiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA.

Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in several ongoing Multinational Clinical Trials for Drugs and Devices.


Several publications reputed International journals viz. Circulation, JACC, NEEJ, JCE, Heart Rhythm, CCVD etc.

Dissertation for D.M.  (Cardiology) and M.D (Medicine)


Licensure     India     Maharashtra Medical Council (India)

                                         Reg no 68662 (28th April 1992).

                                         Gujarat Medical Council (India)

                                         Reg. no. 33785 (25th November 2003)


                       USA       Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.

Step 2 (Clinical Sciences) score: 88

Step 1 (Basic Sciences)    score: 86


Catheterization experience   As of  July 1, 2014 : > 10000.


EP experience            As of January 1, 2016:

>3000 EP studies and RF ablations,

>2000 Pacemakers,

>300 AICD and

>300 CRT and CRT-D implantations


CME Courses            Regular attendance at several international Cardiology and Electrophysiology Conferences.


Conducted several CME courses  in electrophysiology, coronary, valve and congenital interventions, general cardiology for Cardiologists, Physicians, Family Physicians, MD residents and Medical Students.


Extracurricular         Several representations in cultural and sports activities on intercollegiate level.  Literary and publishing interests.

Name                          AJAY MADHUKAR NAIK


Office:                        Care Institute of Medical Sciences

                                    Room No. 17, CIMS,

                                    Science City Road,  Sola

                                    Ahmedabad, 380060

                                    Gujarat, India        

Tel                               +91-79-30101200

Fax                              +91-79-27712770

Mobile                        +91-9825082666

E Mail                         naikajay@yahoo.com, ajay.naik@cims.me

Web                            www.indianheart.com, www.cims.me

Nationality                  Indian

Gender                        Male

Date of Birth               October 21, 1968.

Marital Status              Married

Spouse                         Mrs. Bina Naik, M.D. (Pathology), PGDMB (MBA)

Shivaji University, Karad Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Director, VIBGYOR Scientific Research Ltd.


1999 – 2001                Electrophysiology fellowship in Cardiology division,

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048 from February 8th 1999 to August 7, 2001.

  • Joined D.M. (Cardiology) course on July 1st

University of Mumbai (King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400 012).

Course: 3 years residency + dissertation.

Completed the course and obtained Doctorate of Medicine (D.M.  Cardiology) degree in July 1998.

1998-1999                   Obtained the Diplomate of National Board (DNB) degree in Cardiology after passing the National Medical Board Examination in 1998.


  • Joined M.D. (General Medicine) course on March 1st

University of Mumbai (Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai 400 014).

Course: 3 years residency + dissertation.

Completed the course and obtained Doctor of Medicine (M.D. Medicine) degree in January 1995.


  • Joined M.B.B.S. course in July 1986.

University of Mumbai (Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012).

Distinctions in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT and Ophthalmology; and Preventive and Social Medicine.  (Total 6 distinctions).

Course: 4 1/2 years of medical college + 1 year internship.

Completed the course in October 1990 and completed internship in February 1992.




India     1992               Maharashtra State Medical Council, Mumbai. (28.4.1992)

Reg no. 68662.


1995              Registration of additional qualification M.D.  (Medicine), Maharashtra State Medical Council, Mumbai.


1998              Registration of additional qualification D.M. (Cardiology), Maharashtra State Medical Council, Mumbai.


1999              Registration of additional qualification DNB (Cardiology), Maharashtra State Medical Council, Mumbai.


  • Gujarat Medical Council, Ahmedabad. (25.11.2003)

Reg no. 33785

USA      1992              Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia.

Step 2 (Clinical Sciences) Percentile score     :  88

Step 1 (Basic Sciences) Percentile score         :  86.


2014    FESC              Fellow of European Society of Cardiology 

2010    FHRS             Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society

2007    FAPSC.          Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology. 

2006    FCSI.              Fellow of Cardiology Society of India.

2003    FISE.                          Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology. 

2003    FACC.            Fellow of American College of Cardiology.

1998    Award in appreciation for dedication of work and honored as best resident doctor for the year 1997 – 1998 at the KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

1998    Obtained the second rank in the D.M. (Cardiology) post doctoral degree examination held by the University of Mumbai in July 1998.

1997    University of Mumbai Merit Scholarship.

1996    University of Mumbai Merit Scholarship.

1995    Second rank in All India entrance examination held for admission to D.M. post doctoral superspecialty degree course.

1990    Distinctions in Gynecology and Obstetrics, ENT and Ophthalmology; and Preventive and Social Medicine in the III MBBS University examination.

1989    Distinction in Microbiology in the II MBBS University examination.

1987    Distinctions in Anatomy and Physiology in the I MBBS University examination.

1987    The Dr. R. D. Shirwalkar General Proficiency Scholarship (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) first position in competitive examination in I MBBS.

1986    Bai Gangabai Sunderdas Scholarship for second rank among students joining the MBBS course at Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai in the year 1986.


2014    FESC              Fellow of European Society of Cardiology 

2010    FHRS             Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society 

2007   FAPSC                        Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology. 

2006   FCSI                Fellow of Cardiological Society of India. 

2004    HRS                Member of Heart Rhythm Society, USA.

2003    FACC             Fellow of American College of Cardiology 

2003    FISE               Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology

2000    NASPE           Member of the North American Society of Pacing and


1997    CSI                 Member of the Cardiological Society of India.


Dates Designation Duration Specialty Consultant(s)
October 15, 2001 to present Interventional Electrophysiologist,

Interventional and Consultant Cardiologist

10 yrs Co-Consultants:

Dr. Keyur Parikh

Dr. Milan Chag

Dr. Urmil Shah

Dr. Hemang Baxi

Dr. Anish Chandarana

Dr. Satya Gupta

Feb 8, 1999


August 7, 2001

Cardiology – Electrophysiology Fellow 3


Cardiac Electrophysiology and Radiofrequency ablation, Pacemaker and ICD implantations, Basic and Clinical research. Dr. C. Thomas Peter

Dr. Peng-Sheng Chen

Dr. William Mandel

Dr. C.D. Swerdlow

Dr. Eli S. Gang

Dr. Jeffrey Goodman

Dr. Donna Gallik

Dr. Walter Kerwin

Aug 1, 1998 to

Feb 7, 1999

Post doctoral Cardiology fellow 7 mo. Cardiology – clinical and interventional. Dr. H. L. Kulkarni

Dr. P.G. Kerkar

Dr. YY Lokhandwala

Dr. A.M. Vora

July 1, 1995 to

July 31, 1998

Senior Resident 3 yrs Cardiology


Dr. H. L. Kulkarni

Dr. B. V. Dalvi

Dr. P.G. Kerkar

Dr. Y.Y. Lokhandwala

Dr. A.M. Vora

Feb 1995 to July 1995 Chief Resident 5 mo Internal medicine,

Intensive care

Dr. K. P. Chawala
March 1992 to

Jan 1995

Resident in Medicine 3 yrs Internal Medicine Cardiology Hematology Nephrology Rheumatology Neurology Geriatrics & Infectious diseases Dr. K. P. Chawala

Dr. A. B. Mehta

Dr. M. B. Agarwal

Dr. N. K. Hase

Dr. L. S. Bichile

Dr. N. M. Kapadia





(affiliated to the Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai)

Feb 1991 to

Feb 1992

Intern 4 wk Psychiatry

Internal Medicine General Surgery Preventive &Social Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr. L. P. Shah

Dr. G. H. Tilve

Dr. A. B. Samsi

Dr. V. R. Bhalerao

Dr. M. S. Bhattacharya





July 1986 to

Feb 1992

I, II and III MBBS completed in first attempt from Seth G.S. Medical College.  Internship course of 1 year completed from Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M., R.N. Cooper and N. Wadia Hospitals.




  1. Extended use of dabigatran, warfarin, or placebo in venous thromboembolism. Schulman S, Kearon C, Kakkar AK, Schellong S, Eriksson H, Baanstra D, Kvamme AM, Friedman J, Mismetti P, Goldhaber SZ; RE-MEDY Trial Investigators; RE-SONATE Trial Investigators (including Naik A). N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 21;368(8):709-18.
  2. Rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis in acutely ill medical patients. Cohen AT, Spiro TE, Büller HR, Haskell L, Hu D, Hull R, Mebazaa A, Merli G, Schellong S, Spyropoulos AC, Tapson V; MAGELLAN Investigators (including Naik A). N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 7;368(6):513-23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1111096.
  3. Ventricular Tachycardia Storm in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: A 76-Day-ICU-Nightmare. Naik AM, Patel SB.  Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2012 Nov;12(6):278-83. Epub 2012 Dec 2.
  4. Gelastic syncope: an unusual condition. Patel SB, Parmar HA, Naik AM. Natl Med J India. 2012 Jan-Feb;25(1):21.
  5. Apixaban compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack: a subgroup analysis of the ARISTOTLE trial. Easton JD, Lopes RD, Bahit MC, Wojdyla DM, Granger CB, Wallentin L, Alings M, Goto S, Lewis BS, Rosenqvist M, Hanna M, Mohan P, Alexander JH, Diener HC; ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators (including Naik A). Lancet Neurol. 2012 Jun;11(6):503-11. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(12)70092-3. Epub 2012 May 8. Erratum in: Lancet Neurol. 2012 Dec;11(12):1021.
  6. Apixaban versus aspirin in patients with atrial fibrillation and previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack: a predefined subgroup analysis from AVERROES, a randomised trial. Diener HC, Eikelboom J, Connolly SJ, Joyner CD, Hart RG, Lip GY, O’Donnell M, Hohnloser SH, Hankey GJ, Shestakovska O, Yusuf S; AVERROES Steering Committee and Investigators (including Naik A). Lancet Neurol. 2012 Mar;11(3):225-31. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(12)70017-0. Epub 2012 Feb 1.
  7. Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. Granger CB, Alexander JH, McMurray JJ, Lopes RD, Hylek EM, Hanna M, Al-Khalidi HR, Ansell J, Atar D, Avezum A, Bahit MC, Diaz R, Easton JD, Ezekowitz JA, Flaker G, Garcia D, Geraldes M, Gersh BJ, Golitsyn S, Goto S, Hermosillo AG, Hohnloser SH, Horowitz J, Mohan P, Jansky P, Lewis BS, Lopez-Sendon JL, Pais P, Parkhomenko A, Verheugt FW, Zhu J, Wallentin L; ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators (including Naik A). N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 15;365(11):981-92. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1107039. Epub 2011 Aug 27.
  8. Rivaroxaban versus warfarin in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Patel MR, Mahaffey KW, Garg J, Pan G, Singer DE, Hacke W, Breithardt G, Halperin JL, Hankey GJ, Piccini JP, Becker RC, Nessel CC, Paolini JF, Berkowitz SD, Fox KA, Califf RM; ROCKET AF Investigators (including Naik A). N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 8;365(10):883-91. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1009638. Epub 2011 Aug 10.
  9. Apixaban in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Connolly SJ, Eikelboom J, Joyner C, Diener HC, Hart R, Golitsyn S, Flaker G, Avezum A, Hohnloser SH, Diaz R, Talajic M, Zhu J, Pais P, Budaj A, Parkhomenko A, Jansky P, Commerford P, Tan RS, Sim KH, Lewis BS, Van Mieghem W, Lip GY, Kim JH, Lanas-Zanetti F, Gonzalez-Hermosillo A, Dans AL, Munawar M, O’Donnell M, Lawrence J, Lewis G, Afzal R, Yusuf S; AVERROES Steering Committee and Investigators (including Naik AM). N Engl J Med. 2011 Mar 3;364(9):806-17. Epub 2011 Feb 10.
  10. Naik A. Beta blockers in arrhythmias: when and where to use? Indian Heart J. 2010 Mar-Apr;62(2):136-8.
  11. Connolly SJ, Ezekowitz MD, Yusuf S, Eikelboom J, Oldgren J, Parekh A, Pogue J, Reilly PA, Themeles E, Varrone J, Wang S, Alings M, Xavier D, Zhu J, Diaz R, Lewis BS, Darius H, Diener HC, Joyner CD, Wallentin L; RE-LY Steering Committee and Investigators (including Naik AM). Dabigatran versus Warfarin in patients with Atrial Fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2009 17;361(12):1139-51. Epub 2009 Aug 30.
  12. Parikh KH, Hetal A, Milan C, Urmil G, Hemang A, Anish C, Ajay M, Ake H, Ramesh K, Parloop A, Rozenman Y. Effect of Metoprolol CR/XL on pulmonary artery pressure in chronic heart failure patients assessed by an implanted ultrasonic device with special emphasis on diurnal variation and exercise capacity.Indian Heart J. 2009 Jan-Feb;61(1):34-9.
  13. Efficacy of PercuSurge in acute myocardial infarction patients undergoing revascularization with a special emphasis on procedural time. Parikh KH, Shah HA, Chag MC, Shah UG, Baxi HA, Chandarana AH, Naik AM, Shah JN, Goyal RK.  Indian Heart J. 2008; 60(2):101-19.
  14. Naik A. Long QT syndrome revisited. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Apr; 55 Suppl:58-61.
  15. Rajbhandari S, Bahadur M, Naik A, Raut R, Peter CT.  Electrophysiology around the world: Nepal.  Heart Rhythm. 2007 Oct;4(10):1367
  16. Shah HD, Parikh KH, Chag MC, Shah UG, Baxi HA, Chandarana AH, Naik AM, Shah JN, Iyer S, Shah KJ, Goyal RK. Beneficial effects of the addition of fenofibrate to statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome after percutaneous coronary interventions. Exp Clin Cardiol. 2007 Summer;12(2):91-6.
  1. Mehta A, Shah U, Parikh K, Chag M, Baxi H, Chandarana A, Naik A, Shah K, Goyal R. Effect of pioglitazone and its combination with statins in coronary artery disease patients with hyperinsulinemia.Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2007 Jun;85(6):628-33.
  2. Parikh KH, Chag MC, Shah KJ, Shah UG, Baxi HA, Chandarana AH, Naik AM, Shah JN, Shah HD, Goyal RK. Intracoronary boluses of adenosine and sodium nitroprusside in combination reverses slow/no-reflow during angioplasty: a clinical scenario of ischemic preconditioning.  Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2007; 85(3-4):476-82.
  3. Vora A, Karnad D, Goyal V, Naik A, Gupta A, Lokhandwala Y, Kulkarni H, Singh BN.  Control of heart rate versus rhythm in rheumatic atrial fibrillation: a randomized study.  J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2004; 9(2):65-73.
  4. Lee MA, Weachter R, Pollak S, Kremers MS, Naik AM, Silverman R, Tuzi J, Wang W, Johnson LJ, Euler DE; ATTEST Investigators.  The effect of atrial pacing therapies on atrial tachyarrhythmia burden and frequency: results of a randomized trial in patients with bradycardia and atrial tachyarrhythmias.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003;41(11):1926-32.
  5. Omichi C, Zhou S, Lee MH, Naik A, Chang CM, Garfinkel A, Weiss JN, Lin SF, Karagueuzian HS, Chen PS.  Effects of amiodarone on wave front dynamics during ventricular fibrillation in isolated swine right ventricle.  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2002;282(3):H1063-70.
  6. Doshi RN, Goodman J, Naik AM, Shivkumar K, Chen PS, Peter CT.  Initial experience with an active-fixation defibrillation electrode and the presence of nonphysiological sensing.  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2001;24(12):1713-20.
  7. Omichi C, Lee MH, Ohara T, Naik AM, Wang NC, Karagueuzian HS, Chen PS.  Comparing cardiac action potentials recorded with metal and glass microelectrodes.  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Dec;279(6):H3113-7.
  8. Naik AM, Peter CT.  Are implantable cardioverter- defibrillators cost-effective?  Curr Cardiol Rep. 2000;2(4):341-5.
  9. Gupta A, Naik A, Vora A, Lokhandwala Y.  Comparison of efficacy of intravenous diltiazem and esmolol in terminating supraventricular tachycardia.
    J Assoc Physicians India. 1999;47(10):969-72.
  10. Kavthale SS, Vajifdar BU, Naik AM, Vora AM, Lokhandwala YY.  Age at onset, gender distribution and intraarterial blood pressure changes in atrioventricular node-dependant tachycardias.  J Assoc Physicians India. 1999;47(4):373-6.
  11. Naik AM, Doshi R, Peter CT, Chen PS.  Electric potentials from a persistent left superior vena cava draining into coronary sinus.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1999;10(11):1559.
  12. Lokhandwala YY, Vora AM, Naik AM, Nabar A, Kavthale S. Dual morphology of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1999;10(10):1326-34.
  13. Naik AM, Vora AM, Lokhandwala YY, Shah S. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia: electrophysiologic and morphologic features in nine patients.  Indian Heart J. 1998;50(4):423-7.
  14. Dalvi B, Nabar A, Goyal V, Naik A, Kulkarni H, Ramakanthan R.  Transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus in children weighing < 10 kg with Gianturco coils using the balloon occlusion technique.  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1998;44(3):303-8.
  15. Bapat VN, Naik AM, Lokhandwala Y, Tendolkar AG. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Intramyocardial dissecting hematoma.  Circulation. 1998;23:97(24):2470-2.
  16. Ranjan A, Lokhandwala YY, Vora AM, Naik AM, Nabar AA. Scope and efficacy of complex radiofrequency ablation.  Indian Heart J. 1998;50(2):193-8.
  17. Naik AM, Lokhandwala YY, Nabar AA, Dalvi BV. Catastrophic WPW syndrome in a 13-month child: cure by radiofrequency ablation.  Indian Pediatr. 1997;34(10):931-7.
  18. Naik AM, Nabar AA, Dalvi BV. Double outlet left atrium.  Indian Heart J. 1997;49(4):418-20.
  19. Naik AM, Nabar AA, Lokhandwala YY, Kulkarni HL, Deshpande JR, Sivaraman A.  Is haemorrhagic myocardial infarction more common with streptokinase?  Indian Heart J. 1997;49(4):387-90.
  20. Naik AM, Iyer RN, Vora AM. Innovative use of a long sheath for removal of a knotted pacing electrode.  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1996;39(1):111-2.
  21. Bapat VN, Naik AM, Lokhandwala Y, Tendolkar AG.  Ventricular septal defect following triple valve replacement.  Asian Cardiovasc Thoracic Ann.  1997; 5: 236-238.
  22. Naik A, Vora A, Lokhandwala Y.  Catheter ablation of tachycardias.  Asian Journal of Clinical Cardiology.  1998; 1(1): 60-4.
  23. Naik AM, Bapat VN, Kulkarni SM.  Early presentation of ruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva.  Bombay Hospital Journal.  1997; 39: 776-9.
  24. Naik AM.  Resident doctors on strike.  Issues in Medical Ethics 1996; 4(2): 46-7.
  25. Naik AM, Lokhandwala YY.  Radiofrequency ablation (informative article).  Biomed 1997; 4(3): 38-44.
  26. Naik AM, Lokhandwala YY.  Pacemakers (informative article).  Biomed 1997; 4(3): 42-5. 


  1. Novel maze procedure for atrial fibrillation during valvular surgery. Naik AM, Patwardhan AM, Dave H, Lokhandwala YY, Kulkarni SM, Dalvi BV, Kulkarni HL.

Original paper presented in Searle Award session at the 49th Annual Conference of Cardiology Society of India at Calcutta, November 1997.  Abstr: Indian Heart J 1997; 49(6): 317.


Presented at the Cardiology Society of India annual conferences, NASPE annual scientific sessions and ACC annual scientific sessions.


  1. Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia: Clinical presentation, electrophysiologic characteristics, radiofrequency ablation therapy and new observations.       Dissertation accepted by the University of Mumbai for the conferment of the degree of D.M. (Cardiology), 1998.
  1. Zinc levels in Diabetic Neuropathy. Dissertation accepted by the University of Mumbai for the conferment of the degree of M.D. (General Medicine), 1995.


  1. Principal Investigator RELY trial (Dabigatran)
  2. Principal Investigator ARISTOTLE trial (Apixaban)
  3. Principal Investigator ROCKETAF trial (Rivaroxaban)
  4. Principal Investigator AVERROES trial (Apixaban)
  5. Principal Investigator MAGELLAN trial (Rivaroxaban)
  6. Principal Investigator BOREALIS-AF trial (Biotynylated Idraparinux).
  7. Principal Investigator RECOVER trial (Dabigatran).
  8. Principal Investigator REMEDY trial (Dabigatran).
  9. Principal Investigator AMADEUS trial (Idraparinux)
  10. Principal Investigator RELY-ABLE trial (Dabigatran)
  11. Principal Investigator OPAL trial (YM-150)
  12. Principal Investigator ALLECARDIO trial (Aleglitazaar)
  13. Co-Investigator MARINE trial (Amarin)
  14. Co-Investigator Extract TIMI – 25 Trial
  15. Co-Investigator OASIS – 7 Trial
  16. Co-Investigator OASIS – 6 Trial
  17. Co-Investigator OASIS – 5 Trial
  18. Co-Investigator Pediatric Hypertension Trial : (Olmesartan Medoxomil)
  19. Co-Investigator TRUST Trial : Remodulin
  20. Co-Investigator Hypercholesterolemia Trial (Pitavastatin)
  21. Co-Investigator Chronic Stable Angina Trial (Ivabradine)
  22. Co –Investigator Early ACS Trial
  23. Co-Investigator PLATO Trial
  24. Co-Investigator TMC-CAN-05-02 Trial (Cangrelor)


  1. Principal Investigator EVIA study (Biotronik MRI compatible pacemaker implants)
  2. Principal Investigator OPTIMIND Study (Boston Scientific Pacemaker implants)
  3. Principal Investigator ANALYST registry (St. Jude Medical ICD implants)
  4. Principal Investigator PANORAMA study (Medtronic device implants)
  5. Principal Investigator REDISM study (Medtronic ILR REVEAL implants)
  6. Principal Investigator DOT-HF trial (Medtronic CRT Implant trial)
  7. Principal Investigator SAS-HF registry
  8. Co-Investigator PAPIRUS Trial : Remon Medical Technologies, Israel
  9. Co-Investigator Neovasc Reducer™ Trial : Neovasc Medical Ltd., Israel.
  10. Co-Investigator PROTECT Trial
  11. Co-Investigator TRAC-HF trial (Boston Scientific vest trial)


  1. Co-Investigator STICH Trial : Sponsored by National Institute of Health.


  1. Principal Investigator PANARRHYTHMIA Registry.
  2. Co-Investigator Polycap Trial
  3. Co-Investigator ZYH-1 Trial.


(as of 1.1.2013)


Total procedures                                                                               > 10000 

Diagnostic                                                                                          > 6000 

Coronary angiography

Congenital heart disease catheterizations. 

Interventions                                                                                      > 4000

Percutaneous valve dilatation

Mitral                          (Inoue and  double balloon techniques)

Pulmonary                   (Pediatric and Adult)

Aortic                          (Pediatric and Adult)



Congenital heart disease

PDA coil closure

Atrial septostomy

Pulmonary artery dilatation

BT shunt dilatation

Endomyocardial biopsy

Cornary fistulae embolization



Electrophysiology and Radiofrequency ablations                          > 2000 

Pacemaker Implantations (single and dual chamber)                    > 1000 

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter and Defibrillators             >  200(single and dual chamber). 

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT & CRT-D)               >  200 

Implantable Loop Recorder (ILR)                                                        10


President of the Indian Society of Electrocardiology (ISE) years 2014 2015.

ORGANIZING SECRETARY and SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN of ISECON 2009 (Indian Society of Electrocardiology Conference) February 21 – 22, Ahmedabad.


  • CEC6 – Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, May 2, 2010
  • CEC5– Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, December 13, 2009
  • CEC4– Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, February 20, 2009
  • CEC3– Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, July 26, 2008
  • CEC2– Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, September 21, 2008
  • CEC1– Comprehensive Electrocardiology Curriculum, April 27, 2008
  • Symposium: EKG, Arrhythmias & Cardiac Electrophysiology Oct 9 & 10, 2004
  • Symposium: EKG, Arrhythmias & Cardiac Electrophysiology, Feb 21 & 22, 2004
  • Comprehensive Arrhythmias & Electrophysiology Course, November 8 & 9, 2003
  • Comprehensive Arrhythmias & Electrophysiology Course, August 30 & 31, 2003
  • Comprehensive Arrhythmias & Electrophysiology Course, April 26  & 27, 2003
  • Comprehensive Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Course – Jan 11 & 12, 2003


FACULTY SPEAKER at TEACHING SEMINARS & CONFERENCES conducted by The Heart Care Clinic 2002 – 2011, audience of >1000 MD Physicians during conference 

  • CIMSCON (Jan 6 – 8, 2012) – Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad 
  • CIMS 3-C Con (Feb 4 – 6, 2011) – Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad 
  • 3-C Con (Jan 8 – 10, 2010) – Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad 
  • 3-C Con (Jan 9 – 11, 2009) – Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad 
  • 3-C Con 2008 (Jan 11 – 13, 2008) – Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad 
  • 3-C Con 2007 (Jan 26 – 28, 2007) – “Recent Updates in Cardiovascular Medicine”, Tagore Hall, Ahmedabad
  • 3-C Con 2006-”Novelties and Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine”, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • “Joint International Conference” (JIC) -2005, 31st Dec 2004 to 2nd Jan 2005.
  • Symposium: Emerging Concepts in Cardiology, 24 & 25 Jan. 2004 and 4 & 5 Sep. 2004
  • Seminar on Congenital Heart Disease, 25 Jul. 2004 and 11 Dec. 2004
  • Comprehensive CPR & Critical Care Course, 20& 21 Mar. 2004 and 14 & 15 Aug 2004
  • Comprehensive Echocardiology Course, 3 & 4 Jan 2004 and 10 & 11 Jul 2004
  • Basic and Advanced Course in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  Feb 8 & 9, 2003
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease, March 8 & 9, 2003
  • Comprehensive Echocardiography Course, June 27, 28 & 29, 2003
  • Updates in Congenital Heart Disease, July 13, 2003
  • Updates in Cardiology for Family Physicians , 20 July 2003
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease, August 2 & 3, 2003
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Critical Care, September 13 & 14, 2003
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease, September 27 & 28, 2003
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Critical Care, November 22 & 23, 2003
  • Updates in Congenital Heart Disease, December 13 & 14, 2003
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease – 10 & 11 August 2002
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease – 14 & 15 September 2002
  • Advances in Pediatric Cardiology – 17 Nov 2002
  • Symposium and Update in Cardiovascular Disease – 21 & 22 December 2002


  • Cardiological Society of India CSI Conference, annual conferences, from 2010 – 2005
  • Indian Society of Electrocardiology Conference, annual conferences from 2010 – 2006
  • Conferences conducted at Regional CSI and ISE chapters all over India.

DISCLOSURES:  Consultant and Speaker position for Medtronic Inc. India, St. Jude Medical, India, Astra Zeneca, India, Sanofi, India, Boehringer Ingelheim.

Extent:  Modest.


  1. Dr. C. Thomas Peter, MD, FCCP, FACC.

Emeritus Professor, UCLA School of Medicine,

            Emeritus Staff, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Director, Electrocardiography & Electrophysiology,

The Wasserman Foundation Chair in Clinical Electrophysiology, Room 5344,

8700 Beverly Boulevard,

Los Angeles, California 90048.

Tel: (1-310) 423-4856.

Fax: (1-310) 423-8222.

Email:  cthomaspeter@yahoo.com


  1. Dr. Hema L. Kulkarni, MD, DM (Cardiology), MNAMS.

Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology,

King Edward VII Memorial Hospital,                                                                                   Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,

Mumbai 400 012.

Tel:  (91-22) 28845563

Fax: (91-22) 2414 3435.

Mobile: 9820288682

Email: hemakulkarnia@hotmail.com


  1. Dr. P. G. Kerkar, MD, DM (Cardiology)

Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology,

King Edward VII Memorial Hospital,                                                                                   Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,

Mumbai 400 012.

Tel:  (91-22) 2413-6051.

Fax: (91-22) 2414 3435.

Mobile: 9820144111

Email: prafullakerkar@hotmail.com


  1. Dr. Y.Y. Lokhandwala, MD, DM (Cardiology)

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology,

King Edward VII Memorial Hospital,                                                                                   Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,

Mumbai 400 012.

Tel:  (91-22) 2413-6051 / (91-22) 2620-1068.

Fax: (91-22) 2414 3435.

Mobile: 9821167542

Email: yashlokhandwala@hotmail.com