Dr. Prabhakara Shetty Heggunje

Dr. Prabhakara Shetty Heggunje
Cardiologist, Bangalore

MD, DM (Cardio), PGI (Chandigarh), FACC

  • 1 Hospital
  • 24 Years Experience
Dr. Prabhakar Shetty Heggunje is a Chief of Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Columbia Asia Hospital.
  • Languages :English, Punjabi


  • Cardiology


  • Arrhythmias

  • Arteriosclerosis

  • Cardiomyopathy

    • Ischemic cardiomyopathy
    • Dilated cardiomyopathy
    • Obstructive hypertrophy cardiomyopathy
    • Endomyocardial fibrosis
    • Loffler's endocarditis
    • Alcoholic cardiomyopathy
    • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    • Chronic ischaemic heart disease
    • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    • Atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Hypertension

    • Essential (primary) hypertension
    • Arterial Hypertension
    • High blood pressure



MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Mysore

MD (Internal Medicine), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

DM (Cardiology), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

Practice Information

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur

26/4, Brigade Gateway, Beside Metro, Malleswaram West, Yeshwanthpur , Bangalore, Karnataka - 560055


09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Early invasive versus ischaemia-guided strategies in the management of non-Q wave myocardial infarction patients with and without prior myocardial infarction. Results of Veterans Affairs Non-Q Wave Infarction Strategies In Hospital (VANQWISH) trial. P S Heggunje, M J Wade, R A O'Rourke, R E Kleiger, P C Deedwania, P W Lavori and W E Boden, Veterans Affairs Non-Q-Wave Infarction Strategies in Hospital (VANQWISH) trial investigators. Eur Heart J 2000; 24 (21): 2014-25.
  • Long term follow up of acquired coronary artery fistula after septal Myomectomy Ashish Awasthi A, Wormer D, Heggunje PS, Obeid A. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 15:1010, 1104-1107, 2002.
  • Is Aortic valve sclerosis a manifestation of Atherosclerosis?Heggunje PS, Pratap T, Muhkerjee R, Shah J S, Wade M, Kelly P, Khan N. JACC vol 39 (suppl 2) 2002, 421.
  • Racial Differences in the Use of Invasive Cardiac Procedures and 1 Year Clinical Outcomes for Non-Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction Patients Randomized to Invasive vs. Conservative Management. Samar H, Heggunje PS, Deedwania PC et al. Journal of the American College Cardiology, Supplement, 2001; 37: 15A.
  • D’Mello R, Heggunje P, Narsipur S. Cardiac troponin-I in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with normal creatinine phosphokinase – MB fraction. Presented at the National kidney Foundation meeting held at Washington D.C. on 30th April 1999.
  • Shetty HP, Chandra VS, Kumar P. Transesophageal Echocardiography- Our Experience. Presented at the Indian Cardiac Society meeting, Bombay, India, October 1990.
  • Immunological studies in human hookworm infection. MD Thesis submitted to Punjab University, India March 1985.
  • Shah J, Wade  MJ, Hussain A, Shanahan P, Kelly P and Heggunje PS.  Is Aortic Valve Sclerosis a Manifestation of Atherosclerosis? Abstract presented at annual scientific meeting of the American College of Cardiology to be held at Orlando, Florida in March, 2001.
  • Ganguly NK, Mahajan RC, Sehgal R, Shetty P, Dilawari JB. Role of specific Immunoglobulin E to Excretory/Secretory antigen in diagnosis and prognosis of hookworm infection. J of Clinical Microbiology 1988; 26:739-743.
  • Heggunje PS, M.J Wade, R.A O'Rourke, R.E Kleiger, P.C Deedwania, P.W Lavori and W.E Boden Does isolated T-wave inversion on the pre-discharge electrocardiogram predict worse outcome at 1 months after Non-Q-wave myocardial infarction? Presented at the 72nd annual scientific sessions of American heart association held at New Orleans in November 1999.
  • Shetty HP, Dilawari JB, Virk KJ, Sehgal R, Ganguly NK, Mahajan RC. Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay using Excretory/ Secretory and somatic antigens as a diagnostic test for human hookworm infection. Transactions of Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1988; 82:736-738.
  • He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and American Medical Association.