Dr. Ajay Naik Cardiologist in Ahmedabad

Dr. Ajay Naik

Cardiologist, Ahmedabad


  • 1 Hospital


  • Cardiology

  • Interventional Cardiology


  • Interventional cardiac electro physiologist
  • Interventional cardiologist


  • FHRS, Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society
  • FAPSC, Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, 2007
  • FCSI, Fellow of Cardiology Society of India, 2006
  • FISE, Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology, 2003
  • FACC, Fellow of American College of Cardiology, 2003

Practice Information

CIMS Hospital (Care Institute Medical Sciences), Ahmedabad

CIMS Hospital (Care Institute Medical Sciences), Ahmedabad

Off Science City Road, Near Shukan Mall, Sola, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380060

Achievements & Contributions

  • 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
  • University of Mumbai Merit Scholarship, 1997
  • University of Mumbai Merit Scholarship, 1996
  • Second rank in All India entrance examination held for admission to D.M. post doctoral superspecialty degree course, 1995
  • Distinctions in Gynecology and Obstetrics, ENT and Ophthalmology; and Preventive and Social Medicine in the III MBBS University examination, 1990
  • Distinction in Microbiology in the II MBBS University examination, 1989
  • 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, 1987
  • Bai Gangabai Sunderdas Scholarship for second rank among students joining the MBBS course at Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai in the year 1986
  • Papers Published: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). Apixaban in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2011
  • Naik A. Beta blockers in arrhythmias: when and where to use? Indian Heart J. 2010 Mar-Apr;62(2):136-8
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Naik A. Long QT syndrome revisited. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Apr; 55 Suppl:58-61
  • Rajbhandari S, Bahadur M, Naik A, Raut R, Peter CT. Electrophysiology around the world: Nepal. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Oct;4(10):1367
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Naik AM, Peter CT. Are implantable cardioverter- defibrillators cost-effective? Curr Cardiol Rep. 2000;2(4):341-5
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lokhandwala YY, Vora AM, Naik AM, Nabar A, Kavthale S. Dual morphology of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1999;10(10):1326-34
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bapat VN, Naik AM, Lokhandwala Y, Tendolkar AG. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Intramyocardial dissecting hematoma. Circulation. 1998;23:97(24):2470-2
  • 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
  • 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
  • Naik AM, Nabar AA, Dalvi BV. Double outlet left atrium. Indian Heart J. 1997;49(4):418-20
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bapat VN, Naik AM, Lokhandwala Y, Tendolkar AG. Ventricular septal defect following triple valve replacement. Asian Cardiovasc Thoracic Ann. 1997; 5: 236-238
  • Naik A, Vora A, Lokhandwala Y. Catheter ablation of tachycardias. Asian Journal of Clinical Cardiology. 1998; 1(1): 60-4
  • Naik AM, Bapat VN, Kulkarni SM. Early presentation of ruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva. Bombay Hospital Journal. 1997; 39: 776-9
  • Naik AM. Resident doctors on strike. Issues in Medical Ethics 1996; 4(2): 46-7
  • Naik AM, Lokhandwala YY. Radiofrequency ablation (informative article). Biomed 1997; 4(3): 38-44
  • Naik AM, Lokhandwala YY. Pacemakers (informative article). Biomed 1997; 4(3): 42-5