Dr.R. Sankar Kumar

Dr.R. Sankar Kumar
Cardiologist, Thiruvananthapuram

MBBS, MS, MCh

  • 1 Hospital

Specialities

  • Cardiology

Expertise

Education

  • M.Ch. (CVTS) from SCTIMST, Trivandrum; 1984
  • MS (Gen.Surg) from JIPMER, Pondicherry, (Madras University), 1978
  • MBBS from JIPMER, Pondicherry, (Madras University), 1972

Practice Information

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Institute Award for Chitra Heart Valve Development, 1991
  • FIE National Award for Innovation, 1994
  • SCT Blood Bank Silver Jubilee Award for Multiple Blood Donations, 2001
  • Institute Award for 30 years' service,2009
  • Gadhinglajkar, Shrinivas; Sreedhar, Rupa; Sankarkumar, R, Unusual lesion around aortic root: identification using real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography., Echocardiography, 2010, 27; 478-80, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/205291132
  • Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishnan, Hemodynamic performance evaluation of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis in the aortic position using Doppler echocardiography., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; 102-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/191103253
  • Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Valaparambil, Ajitkumar; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishn, Doppler echocardiographic assessment of TTK Chitra prosthetic heart valve in the mitral position., Eur J Echocardiogr, 2008, 9; 599-604, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/182964114
  • Sankarkumar, R; Bhuvaneshwar, G S; Magotra, R; Muralidharan, S; Rajan, R S; Saha, D; Subba Rao, K S; Valiathan, M S; Radhakrishna, S; Ramani, A V, Chitra heart valve: results of a multicenter clinical study., J Heart Valve Dis, 2001, 10; 619-27, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/116036025
  • Bhuvaneshwar, G S; Muraleedharan, C V; Vijayan, G A; Kumar, R S; Valiathan, M S, Development of the Chitra tilting disc heart valve prosthesis., J Heart Valve Dis, 1996, 5; 448-58, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/88585136
  • Dal, A; Kumar, R S, Open heart surgery in presence of hereditary spherocytosis., J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino), 1995, 36; 447-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/85225607
  • Valiathan, M S; Shyamkrishnan, K G; Sankarkumar, R; Balakrishnan, K G; Tharakan, J, A correlative study of the functional class and hemodynamic status following intracardiac repair of tetralogy of Fallot., Indian Heart J, 1991, 43; 141-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18002968
  • Rao, S; Kurian, V M; Ghosh, M; Sankarkumar, R; Mohansingh, M P; Valiathan, M S, Clinical course after mitral valve replacement., Indian Heart J, 1990, 42; 335-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20864359
  • Valiathan, M S; Tolia, J T; Shyamkrishnan, K G; Sankarkumar, R, Surgical treatment of cardiac myxoma., Indian heart journal, 1988, 40; 44-610Valiathan, MS; Balakrishnan, KG; Sankarkumar, R.; Kartha, CC, Surgical treatment of endomyocardial fibrosis, The Annals of thoracic surgery, 1987, 43; 68
  • 11Valiathan, M S; Sankarkumar, R; Balakrishnan, K G; Mohansingh, M P, Surgical palliation for endomyocardial fibrosis: early results., Thorax, 1983, 38; 421-7, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6192513.
  • Indian Association of Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgeons.
  • Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Internal Organs.
  • International Medical Sciences Academy.
  • Paediatric Cardiology Society of India