Dr. Nagaraj Desai Cardiologist in Bangalore

Dr. Nagaraj Desai

Cardiologist, Bangalore


  • 41 Years Experience
  • 2 Hospitals


Dr. Nagaraj Desai is a well experienced senior consultant associated with various Hospitals in Bangalore and Mysore. He has over 3 decades experience, having taken advanced training in foreign countries like US and Europe.


  • Cardiology



  • MD and DM (Cardiology) from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • Training from the same institute
  • He then completed advanced training in Interventional Cardiology in India as well as from centres in USA and Europe

Practice Information

Fortis Hospitals, Cunningham Road

Fortis Hospitals, Cunningham Road

No 14, Cunningham Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560052

Namana Medical Center, Bangalore

Namana Medical Center, Bangalore

#4A Sennappa Layout, RMV 2nd Stage, Off .New BEL Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560094

Achievements & Contributions

  • Minoxidil in hypertension – a randomized controlled study sponsored by Upjphn, USA, 1983
  • Enalapril in hypertension – A multicentric national trail 1982
  • Doxazosin in hypertension – A Multicentric national trial according to GCP guidelines 1996
  • Myocardial infarction survival study – A retrospective analysis – 1997
  • FAMI (Fragmin in myocardial infarction) trial in patients with acute myocardial infarction not   eligible for Thromboysis during 1994-1996
  • Acute myocardial infarction in diabetes mellitus – a retrospective analysis 1999
  • Evaluation of Efficacy and safety oc candesartan in the treatment of mild to moderate essential hypertension
  • INSPRA : Study on patients with NYHA class II chronic systolic heart failure
  • He is the recipient of the prestigious Sri P M Nayak Memorial Gold Medal from CSI, Bangalore Chapter, in 1999, in recognition of his contribution to the growth of cardiovascular sciences in Karnataka
  •  Presented and published more than 100 abstracts and 25 papers at various conference in the field of cardiology
  • Clinical profile in kalaazar, Indian j medical research 1979 by
  • Aikat B K , Pathania A, G S Bhattacharya, Nagaraj Desai
  • Non neural beta – adrenergic vasodilating mechanism in temperature biofeed back
  • Psychosomatic medicine 1988 by Frredman R R, Subharwal S C, Nagaraj Desai
  • Increased pulse wave velocity in patients with anxiety: implications for automatic dysfunction – journal of psychosomatic research by Vikram kumar yeargani, manuel tanker, seema K P , Krishnapriya Josyula,Nagaraj desai
  • Member of the American Heart Association and the Elsevier Cardiology Advisory Board of India
  • Member of the Cardiological Society of India (CSI),
  • Founder of the Bangalore Chapter of CSI and past President of the same
  • Member of the editorial committee of the Indian edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology