Dr.A.V. Ganesh kumar Cardiologist in Mumbai

Dr.A.V. Ganesh kumar
Cardiologist, Mumbai

MBBS, MD, DNB(internal medicine), DNB(cardiology), DM(cardiology), FACC

  • 1 Hospital
  • 24 Years Experience
  • Part of first team in the world to use robotics in performing angioplasty
  • Founder member of Indo Japanese CTO club and organising secretary for IJCTO meet, Mumbai
  • Dr.A.V. Ganesh kumar is a Consultant at Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai


  • Cardiology


  • CTO Angioplasty
  • LMCA Interventions
  • PAMI


    • MBBS from Seth G S Medical College, University of Mumbai in 1994
    • MD from King Edwards IV Memorial Hospital, University of Mumbai in 1998
    • DNB (Internal Medicine)Diplomat of National Board of Examinations (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India) in 1999 
    • DNB (Cardiology) Diplomat of National Board of Examinations (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India) in 2001
    • DM (Cardiology) from King Edwards IV Memorial Hospital, University of Mumbai (Gold Medal) in 2002
    • Dr. Ganesh Kumar obtained a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, at the Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    • He also did basic research in stent technology & robotics in the field of interventional cardiology at the Bruce Rappaport Israel Institute of Technology

            Practice Information

            Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai

            Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai

            Hill Side Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400076

            Patient Experience

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            Achievements & Contributions

            • Dr. Ganesh Kumar has a large number of national and internationals publications to his credit in the field of interventional cardiology and in basic research work
            • Pinnacle Registry: Initiative by ACC (American College of Cardiology) to capture cardiac outpatient data in Indian setting. [On-going research]
            • DELIVER Study: DELiverability of the Resolute Integrity Stent In All-Comer Vessels and Cross-OvER stenting. 2012
            • CORRECT Trial (Coronary Remote Catheter Trial): Evaluation of robotic navigational system for coronary catheter based intervention. The only Indian study for use of robotic arm to conduct angioplasties. 2007
            • Extreme Registry: Principal Investigator of a multi-centric registry involving data on use of nitrous oxide coated TITAN II stent in small vessel (<2.5mm) disease. 2006
            • Classic Existent Stent Animal Study: An animal study to prove the new stent design, material safety and efficacy in mini-pig coronary artery model. Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. 2002
            • First in Man Pilot Study: Remote-control percutaneous coronary interventions
            • To compare the efficacy of metronidazole, benzathine penicillin and penicillin G in the treatment of tetanus. MICU, KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1996-98
            • Is efficacy of thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction by streptokinase affected by previous streptococcal infection? Dept. of Cardiology, KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1999
            • Efficacy and safety profile of Pravastatin in hypercholesterolemia. Co-investigator. 1999
            • HERO II (Hirulog in early reperfusion occlusion) trial. US FDA approved multicentric trial. Co-investigator. 1999
            • Millenium Study: Principal Investigator of a multi-centric registry involving use of the nitrous oxide coated TITAN- II stent in patients with acute myocardial infarction. 2005
            • Existent Trial: Principal Investigator of multi-centric, international, prospective, non-randomized, controlled, non-masked study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new Classic Existent Stent. 2005-2007
            • PUBLICATIONS :Silient Cardiac Co-morbidity in Arthroplasty Patients: An Unusual Suspect?; Vijay D Shetty, Santosh P Nazare, Bhusan R Shitole, Sanjeev K Jain, A V GANESH; 2011 April; 26(3):375-378
            • Remote Control Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Concept, Validation and First in Man Pilot Clinical Trial; Beyar R, Gruberg L, Deleanu D, Roguin A, Almagor Y, Cohen S, KUMAR G, Wenderow T; J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jan 17; 47(2):296-300
            • Anomalous origin of a posterior descending artery from the right pulmonary artery: Report of a rare case diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography angiography; Lessick J, KUMAR G, Beyar R, Lorber A, Engel A; J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 Nov-Dec; 28(6):857-9
            • Traditional versus automated injection contrast system in diagnostic and percutaneous coronary interventional procedures: Comparison of the contrast volume delivered; ANNE G, Gruberg L, Huber A, Nikolsky E, Granadier E, Boulus M, Amikam S, Markiewicz W, Beyar R; J Invasive Cardiol. 2004 Jul; 16(7):360-2
            • Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors during Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Pharmacological Clinical Review; ANNE G, Gruberg L; Expert Opin Pharmacotherapy 2004 Feb; 5(2):335-48 review
            • One Stent Lost in Two Arteries; Goldberg A, Kerner A, ANNE G, Gruberg L; J Invasive Cardiol. 2004 Mar; 16 (3):163-4
            • Primary radiofrequency ablation for incessant idiopathic ventricular tachycardia; Anoop K. Gupta, A V GANESH KUMAR, Alok Maheshwari, Amit M Vora, Yash Y Lokhandwala, Ranjan K Thakur; Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002; 25(11):1555-60
            • Transcatheter Fenestration of a Total Cavo-Pulmonary Connection Baffle; Anoop K Gupta, A V GANESH, Bhavesh U Vajifdar, Alok Maheshwari, Jagdish M Khandeparkar, Prafulla G Kerkar; Indian Heart J 2001; 53:337-339
            • Supraventricular tachycardia and psychiatric illness; A V GANESH, Anup Gupta, Amit Vora, Y Y Lokhandwala; JAPI Vol 49, Sept 2001; 931-36
            • Benzathine penicillin, metronidazole and benzyl penicillin in the treatment of tetanus: A randomized control trial; GANESHKUMAR A V, Kothari V M, Krishnan A, Karnad D R; Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Jan; 98(1):59-63
            • Cysticercus encephalitis in a three year old child; Chaudhary N, Narayana R V, GANESH KUMAR A V, Ravat S, Shah P U; The Indian Practitioner Jan 1999, Vol 52, No 1
            • Recurrent attacks of quadriparesis in a case of primary Sjogren’s syndrome; ANNE VENKATA GANESH, Oak J L; JIRA 1998, Vol 6 No-1: 18-19
            • Hemophilic Arthropathy; Ramsharan L, GANESH KUMAR A V, Solanki K, Tilve G H; JIRA 1997, Vol 5, No 2: 55-57
            • Familial Mediterranean Fever with Amyloidosis; Oak J L, ANNE VENKATA GANESH, Tilve Gundu Hari, Ramsharan L Bhat, Mittal Bharti V; JIRA 1997, Vol 5, No. 3: 83-85
            • Remote Control Percutaneous Coronary Intervention; First-in-man pilot clinical trial. Sixteenth Annual Symposium, Transcatheter Cardiovacular Therapeutics (TCT). Washington DC. Sept 2004
            • To give or not to give GpIIb/IIIa Inhibitors in patients who undergo primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insights from the PARR registry. CSI, Kolkata. 2003
            • Sirolimus - Eluting Stents for patients and lesions at high risk for restenosis: A real-world experience. CSI, Kolkata. 2003
            • Comparison of GpIIb/IIIa Inhibitors during primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Results from the PARR registry. CSI, Kolkata. 2003
            • Restenosis after Intracoronary Brachytherapy; Clinical and Angiographic Correlates. CSI, Kolkata. 2003
            • Bivalirudin during percutaneous coronary intervention with early sheath removal and ambulation: 1st Israeli Experience. 50th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society
            • Pre-existing anti-streptococcal antibiotics in Acute Myocardial Infarction - How common are they? Do they affect efficacy of Streptokinase? CSI, Kochi. 2002
            • The bioptome assisted technique for transcatheter coil occlusion of moderate patent Ductus Arteriosus; Immediate and intermediate results. Poster presentation in PICS – VI, Chicago. 2002
            • New observations in Idiopathic Left Ventricular Outflow Tract tachycardia. World Congress of Cardiology, Sydney. 2002
            • Safety of slow pathway ablation in small triangle of Koch. CSI (Cardiology Society of India), Hyderabad. 2001
            • Electrophysiologic study and Radiofrequency ablation in atrial tachycardia. CSI, Hyderabad. 2001
            • Correlation between preoperative echocardiographic findings and intraoperative findings in congential heart disease. CSI, Chennai. 2000
            • Primary radiofrequency ablation for incessant tachycardia. CSI, Chennai. 2000
            • Paradoxical CNS excitation with benzodiazepines in tetanus. MAPICON (Association of Physicians of India - Maharashtra Chapter), Pune. 1998
            • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus (MRSA) pneumonia: Strategies to control MRSA outbreaks in a large tertiary care hospital. Bombay Critical Care Meet, KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1998
            • Rare association between Sjogren’s syndrome and hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Bombay Rheumatology Meet, KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1997
            • Rare association of recurrent arterial thrombosis in an anti-thrombin – III deficient patient. Bombay Hematology Meet, KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1997
            • Familial Mediterranean Fever – first case in India. Bombay Rheumatology Meet, KEM Hospital Mumbai. 1997