Dr. Dhiman Kahali Cardiologist in Kolkata

Dr. Dhiman Kahali

Cardiologist, Kolkata

MBBS, Dip (card), PGDIM

  • 1 Hospital


Dr. Dhiman Kahali is one of the renowned interventional cardiologists famous not only in India, but in entire South Asia. He is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in the B M Birla Heart Research Center and the Calcutta Medical Research Institute, both located at Kolkata.

Dr. Kahali, who practices clinical and interventional cardiology, has performed thousands of complex coronary angioplasties with excellent results. The doctor boasts of a mortality rate of 0.3% for angioplasty that can be said to be on par with the best in the world.

Dr. Dhiman Kahali has an excellent track record for treating severe heart failure patients with very low mortality rates. He has performed primary angioplasty on patients who have suffered Cardiogenic Shock with excellent results. He also performs Primary Angioplasty on patients immediately after a heart attack on a regular basis with very good results. He performs about 50 angioplasties every year on an average. He also does peripheral vascular and carotid intervention on a regular basis.

Dr. Kahali started his medical school in 1977 at the R. G. Kar Medical College, Kolkata, where he did his M.B;B.S.  followed by an MD in Cardiology at the same institute in 1982. This was followed by a Diploma in Cardiology in 1983 at the IPGMER, Kolkata and later by DM in Cardiology at the same institute in 1987. Dr. Kahali trained at the SSKM Hospital and the IPGMER in Kolkata and later practiced in the B M Birla Research Center in Kolkata.

Dr. Kahali, who attends a number of national and international conferences regularly, has a number of papers and publications to his credit. He has also received a number of citations and awards for his contribution to the field of interventional cardiology. He also visits a number of institutions throughout the world frequently to give guest lectures.


  • Cardiology

  • Interventional Cardiology


  • Angioplasty


  • Cardiomyopathy

    • Ischemic cardiomyopathy

    • Dilated cardiomyopathy

    • Obstructive hypertrophy cardiomyopathy

    • Endomyocardial fibrosis

    • Loffler's endocarditis

    • Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

    • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

  • Carotid Artery Disease



  • MBBS
  • Diploma In Cardiology From Calcutta University
  • PG Diploma Course in Cardiology IGNOU

Practice Information

B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre, Kolkata

B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre, Kolkata

1/1 National Library Avenue, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700027

Achievements & Contributions

  • Invited as faculty in TCT Asia pacific 2008, Seoul
  • Faculty in Shawl Cardiovascular Institute & Research Centre 2008, Dubai
  • Faculty in CCT 2008, CCT 2006, CCT 2004 Japan
  • International Expert in “International Cardiology Forum” Meet in Lisbon 2007
  • Faculty in JIM 2006, Italy
  • Guest Faculty in CCT, KOBE, JAPAN 2009
  • Guest Faculty in Singapore Live 2005
  • Attended Euro PCR in Paris 2004, 2002 & 2001
  • Attended Euro PCR in France May 2000 & 1999
  • Attended ICF in Budapest, Hungry Sept,2000 for Guideline formulation for treatment of ACS
  • Attended TCT 1997 Washington DC
  • Attended International meet on CAD in Geneva, Switzerland in Sept’1999 ICF
  • Attended ICF Cannes, France Sept’1998 IAF
  • Attended ETC Paris in France 1999 & Paris may 1998
  • Guest faculty in NIDUS, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Avg. 2008
  • Invited as an International Expert in ICF, Meet, Athens, Greece Oct3-4, 2008 Faculty
  • Invited as Faculty of The year in CCT, Japan 2010
  • First in Diploma in Cardiology, Kolkata University in 1983
  • 1st Certificate in Honors in Forensic medicine in 1976
  • Gold Medal in Honors in Ophthalmology in 1976
  • Gold Medal and First in Pharmacology in 1975
  • Nandulal Goopta University Scholarship in Pharmacology in 1975
  • Awarded National Science Talent Search Scholarship in 1969
  • Three paper published in ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY in 1982-83
  • Poster Publication presentation at the 3rd International Heart Failure Summit held in Cleveland hospital, Ohio, USA on 2nd October 1999Chaired session on Interventional Cardiology in CAD meet at Mumbai, February 2004
  • Chaired session on Guildline Formulation in ACS Kolkata, June 2004
  • Guest Lecturer in CSI in Kolkata, 9th and 10th October, 2004
  • Presented Paper in CSI – National Interventional Council Annual Meet in December, 2007
  • Presented Paper on LMT Stenting & Published in CSI Update Meeting in October, 2007
  • Presented Paper on LMCA Stenting in CCT Kobe, Japan in 2008 as International Guest Faculty
  • Four Articles in JIMA October 2009 issue , & Guest Editor in JIMA October 2009
  • Life Member of Cardiological Socity Of India (CSI)
  • Executive Committee Member, CSI, 2004 - 2006
  • FRSTM (Fellow Of Royal Socity Of Tropical Medicine)
  • Life Member of API (Association of physician of India)
  • Life member of Indian medical Association
  • Member (ICF)International Cardiology Forum
  • Stering Committee member, Stroke Prevention in Arterial Fibrillation
  • Course Coordinator INDIA LIVE 1st Conference
  • Organizing secretary of CSI Update West Bengal Chapter Oct 2013
  • Executive Committee Member NIC (National Intervention Council 2013) to be held in Kolkata, April 2012 - 2014