Dr. Ravikumar R

About Dr. Ravikumar R

Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

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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.

  • 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 & Experience

Head of department of cardiology at Z H Sikder Cardiac Care & Research Centre (Dhaka)

Professional Highlights

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

Special Areas of Interest

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

Professional Memberships

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