Introduced the Largest number of procedures for the first time in the country such as Rotational Angioplasty, Diamond Drilling, Heart Hole Closure, Stenting etc.
Played a major role in the clinical development of Monodisc Device and Performed the first case of Heart Hole (ASD) Closure on 20 year old Suresh Babu of Tamilnadu in Sept. 1992, it being the 1st case of the World.
Performed the first case of Aortic Valve Replacement with Core Valve, without surgery on July 12, 2004 at Metro Heart Institute, Noida on Mr. G. P. Ojha 68 Years old, , it being the 1st case of the World.
Developed a new concept of METRO CORONARY SCREENING for the patients who have been having phobia of conventional coronary angiography. It consists of coronary angiography through the elbow, echo and blood studies. It takes 5 minutes and patient goes home within 1 hour. Performed more than 11,000 cases with 100% success, the largest series in the world.
Performing the largest number of angioplasties/stenting as a single operator in the country and as per "Heal Health Magazine" the largest number in the world as a single operator.
Introduced more than 20 interventional procedures for the first time in the country such as Coronory Athrectomy, slow rotational angoplasty, rotablator etc.
Languages : Hindi, English, Punjabi
Certified by American Speciality Board
Fellow of American College of Cardiology
Fellow of American College of Medicine
Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (Canada)
Fellow of Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (USA)
Member, British Cardiovascular Interventional Society, UK
Jawaharlal Nehru International Excellence Award 1990Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award 1991Dr. V V Shah Oration Gold Medal by Cardiological Society of India 1992
Padma Shri Award 1993
Life time achievement award by Delhi Medical Association in 2002
Padma Bhushan in 2003
Dr B C Roy National Award 2004 forinnovations in Interventional Cardiology
Padma Vibhushan in 2009
Recipient of “Distinguished Achievement Award of Highest Order” by National Body of Indian Medical Association for performing the largest number of Angioplasties/Stenting in the country as a single operator
Listed several times in "Limca Book Of World Records".
Member, Central Council of Health & Family Welfare as an Eminent Individual – an apex advisory body of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Member, Expert Committee for Medical Devices, Ministry of Health &Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Member, Delhi Medical Council - a regulatory licensing body.
Member, Governing Body, Medical Council of India.
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