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Dr. Upendra Kaul

About

Dr. Upendra Kaul is currently Executive Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis group of hospitals. He was formerly Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has also been on the faculty of G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh and Batra Hospital, New Delhi. Prof. Kaul is one of the first Cardiologists to start coronary interventions in India. He has started a number of new techniques in Interventional Cardiology which include percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass, rotational & directional atherectomy, coronary stenting and percutaneous laser myocardial revascularization etc. He has trained more than 200 full time cardiologists and is on the faculty of several prestigious universities in USA, Europe, Far East, China & Australia. He also participates as a faculty in most of the important meetings in Interventional Cardiology nationally and internationally. Prof. Kaul is a Past President of the Cardiological Society of India & is currently Vice President of the SAARC Cardiac Society.Dr. Kaul has been a recipient of several prestigious awards such as the Dr B C Roy Award for developing specialties in 1999 and the Padmashri in 2006. Previous Experience : 1979-1980: Assistant Professor-Cardiology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research Education and Research-5 months) Chandigarh. 1980-1981: Lecturer Cardiology G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi. 1981-1986: Assistant Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. 1986-1987: Associate Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. 1987-1993: Additional Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. 1993-1996: Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. 1997-June 2005: Director Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiology, Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Delhi. July 2005 - 2007: Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis Hospitals , New Delhi & NOIDA. & Emeritus Professor Cardiology St Stephen’s Hospital,New Delhi. October 2007 -2016: Executive Director Cardiology and Dean Escorts Heart institute and Medical Research center, New Delhi and Fortis hospital,Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Jan2016 to till date: Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj , New Delhi, & Dean and Executive Director of Clinical Research and Academics, Deptt of Academics and Clinical research, Fortis Health Care, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute Awards and Accolades : 2016 - Best Paper award of the CSI 2016. 2015 - Guest of Honor at 10th Annual Convocation of MNITS , Jaipur. 2014 - Appointed Course Director of Asia PCR family of conferences. 2013 - Nominated trustee Society of Cardiac angiography and interventions. 2009 - Awarded and delivered Dr Ivon Pinto Memorial Oration, KEM Hospital Mumbai. 2006 - Awarded Padmashiri by the President of India. 2000 - Awarded Dr. B. C. Roy National Award for year 1999 in recognition of the best talents in encouragining the development of specialities. 1999 - Awarded Dr. D. C. Banerjee Oration of the API, West Bengal Chapter at Shanti Niketan, West Bengal. 1995 - Honorary life time Professor Medicine Capital University, Beijing (China). 1992 - Press India Award for Achieving Excellence in the field of Medical Sciences. 1970 - D R Thapar Gold Medal for being the Best Student in General Surgery. 1969 - Silver medal for standing first in forensic medicine.

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Speciality

CARDIOLOGY

Cardiology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart be it human or animal. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine

Experience

35

Qualification

MBBS, MD, DM, Fellow of Cardiology Australian Heart Foundation, FACC, FSCAI, FCSI, FICC, FAPSIC

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