Dr. Vikas Kohli Pediatric Cardiologist in Delhi

Dr. Vikas Kohli

Pediatric Cardiologist, Delhi


  • 1 Hospital


Dr. Vikas Kohli is the most renowned Pediatric Cardiologist in Delhi. His main achievement is: First transcatheter Flow restrictor Implant in India on 2 patients in August & October 2003, Balloon Angioplasty on a 1.7 Kg child. He pioneered the first Device Closure Program and performed Challenging ASD Device Closures using “2 dilator technique”. His major expertise is Interventional Pediatric Cardiology and his interest lies in Neonatal Cardiology, Fetal Cardiology and to improve Neonatal Cardiac survivals in developing countries. Dr. Vikas uses his unique techniques in performing interventional procedures. He has a record of performing for the first time in India a balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty on a 1.7 Kg child; and balloon valvuloplasty on a child less than one day old.

 Dr.Vikas Kohli was graduated with 5 gold medals from the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1986. He has been awarded for his best research in Pediatrics by the National Indian Academy of Pediatrics Conference in 1991 and by the University of Miami in 1996. He has also been awarded the American Heart Association/Genentech Award 1996.


  • Pediatric Cardiology


  • Echocardiography

  • Fetal Echocardiography


  • Interventional Pediatric Cardiology
  • Neonatal Cardiology
  • Fetal Cardiology (Fetal Echocardiography)


  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship At The U Of Miami American Board Of Pediatrics Certified In Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Residency At Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center, Ny. American Board Of Pediatrics Certified In Pediatrics 1994
  • Senior Resident, Pediatrics At The Pgimer, Chandigarh Pediatric Residency In Pgimer, Chandigarh Graduated As The “best Pediatric Resident Of The Year”
  • House Physician In Pediatrics At Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • MBBS, University College Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Graduated As The Highest Scoring Candidate In The Batch Of 1987

Practice Information

Delhi Child Heart Center, Delhi

Delhi Child Heart Center, Delhi

130, Uday Park, Near Anand Lok, South Extension, Delhi, Delhi - 110049


11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Invited ChairpersonInvited Chairperson at the CSI, Kolkata 2003 
  • Invited Chairperson at the CSI, Kochi 2002
  • Invited Chairperson at the Indian College of Cardiology, Cuttack: on the session related to Congenital Heart Disease
  • Invited Chairperson at the Pediatric Cardiac Society of India: Award session on Point-Counter point: Nutrition in CHD management
  • Invited Chairperson at the Cardiology Society of India, Kochi, 2002: Device Closure in CHD
  • Publication:Kohli V, Wadhwan M, Gupta S, Roy V. Post transplant complex inferior venacava balloon dilatation after hepatic vein stenting. CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Kohli V, Azad S, Sachdev MS, Joshi R. Right SVC to LA: a case report and review of embryology. Pediatric Cardiology
  • Kohli V. Neonatal Cardiac Interventions: An Indian Perspective Indian Journal of Pediatrics
  • Kohli V, Sibal A, Choudhury S, Joshi R. Clopidogrel and aspirin resulting in near fatal gastrointestinal bleeding in a child with Blalock-Taussig shunt. Indian Journal of Pediatrics
  • “Best Research by Fellow-1997” Award by Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami for work related to Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia and Paired Ventricular Pacing
  • “Best Young Researcher National Award” by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics-1991 for “Value of C-reactive protein concentration in diagnosis and management of bacterial infections in febrile children without apparent focus”
  • “American Heart Association/Genetech Award”, October, 1996
  • “American College of Cardiology-Bristol Affiliate-in-training Travel Award” for ACC 1997
  • “Excellence in continued dedication in medical record documentation”,November, 1995 at the Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Florida
  • Sharda Vishwanathan Award for highest scoring candidate in Obs & Gynecology, University of Delhi, 1986
  • Major Ashwini Kumar Award for Best Intern in Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, 1987
  • Dr. L V Pathak Prize for Highest Scoring Candidate in Obs & Gyn in University College of Medical Sciences, 1986
  • Chugh Memorial Award for First in Medicine in University College of Medical Sciences, 1986
  • Received $23,000 grant from GlaxoWellcome for research
  • International PresentationAcute Severe Hemoptysis as presentation of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Spectrum of collaterals, Anatomy & Management. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Boston 2002 October 19th to 22nd
  • Single Operator Single Center use of GE OEC “Mobile” cath lab for Pediatric Interventions. 6th Pediatric Interventional Cardiac Symposium, Chicago, 2002 September 22-26th
  • Acute Hemoptysis: management by coil embolization of collaterals.6th Pediatric Interventional Cardiac Symposium, Chicago, 2002 September 22-26th
  • BT Shunt complete obstruction: Management in the cath lab. 5th
  • International Workshop “Catheter Intervention in Congenital Heart Disease” Frankfurt, Germany 2002 June 6-8
  • Takayasu’s disease: Stenting complicated by dissection-management in the cath lab 5th International Workshop “Catheter Intervention in Congenital Heart Disease”Frankfurt, Germany 2002 June 6-8
  • Cardiac interventions in hypoxic children with stenosed/blocked systemic to pulmonary shunts. Kohli V, Robida A. World Congress Peds Cardiology Toronto, 2001
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics (Member)
  • National Neonatology Forum
  • Cardiology Society of India
  • American Heart Association (Member)
  • American College of Cardiology (Fellowship)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (Member)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)
  • Member of the Society of Critical Care
  • Member of the AAP Society of Perinatal Medicine

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