Practice Address:

Asian Heart Institute
G / N Block, Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051,
Maharashtra, INDIA.


Website: www.asianheartinstitute.org

Dr. Prafulla Kerkar - MD, DNB, DM, FESC, FECAI

Consultant Cardiologist

Specialty

Cardiology

Consultation Languages

English , Hindi , Marathi

Biography

MD (Internal Medicine).
DM (Cardiology).
DNB (Cardiology).
FACC (Fellow of American College of Cardiology).
FESC (Fellow of European Society of Cardiology).
FSCAI (Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions)

Trained in the field of Interventional Cardiology at
Red Cross Hospital and Frankfurt Heart Centre, Germany.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA.
Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Memberships
Life Member of the Cardiological Society of India.
Scientific Secretary of Cardiological Society of India, 2009 - 2010.
President of the Mumbai Branch of the Cardiological Society of India, 2004-2006.
Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India.
  

Experience

  • Actively involved with the development of the Interventional Cardiology program ever since its inception in 1988 at the KEM Hospital.
  • Proficient in both adult and pediatric interventions, having performed more than 5000 catheterization procedures including coronary angioplasty, mitral, pulmonic and aortic valvuloplasty, closure of ASD, PDA, VSD, fistulas and other shunts.
  • Conducted several intervention workshops to train fellow cardiologists.
  • On the editorial board of Postgraduate Journal of Medicine and section editor for the Cardiology section of the API text book of Medicine.
  • Reviewer for peer reviewed international and national journals like Cardiac Catheterization and Interventions, American Journal of Cardiology, Annals of Pediatric Cardiology, and JAPI.
  • Guest speaker and chairperson at many international and national conferences.
  • Principal Investigator for several Clinical trials and research projects (Ongoing trials: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Pulmonary Hypertension, Stable Angina Pectoris, Chronic Heart Failure).

   

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