Recognition Award for Success and achievement in th fielf of angioplasty in India 1998
Dr. Praveen Chandra
A leading Indian Cardiologist and Chairman of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, India. He is recognized as one of the leaders in Angioplasty in the country and is proficient in a lot of new devices and technologies. He has been awarded for success and achievement in the field of medicine with “Padma Shri” in 2016 by the President of India.
He has also served as Director of Cardiac Cath Lab & Acute MI Services at Max Healthcare and Consultant Cardiologist at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, New Delhi.
He is a fellow of the Endovascular Intervention Society of India and the Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Chandra has been a distinguished faculty member in various international meetings and was the Organizer and Director of the AMI course held in New Delhi for the years 2005 & 2006. He has published approximately 100 articles, reviews and abstracts in various national and international journals. He has been awarded the prestigious Recognition Award for Success and Achievement in the field of angioplasty in India, 1998.
First time in India he did Percutaneous Aortic valve implantation without surgery. He also did the first ever percutaneous mitral valve repair. Both have important implications in our country with the highest number of Valvular cases in the world. He was also the first one who used Angio Jet Thrombectomy Device, started Percutaneous Myocardial Laser vascularization Program in Asia and the First to use FFR & Bioabsorbable stents in India.