Dr.V.S. Prakash Cardiologist in Bangalore

Dr.V.S. Prakash

Cardiologist, Bangalore


  • 2 Hospitals


Dr. V.S. Prakash is a Professor and Head of the Department of Cardiology at M.S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital and M.S.Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore. He is involved in the comprehensive management of Cardiac patients that include Coronary Interventions, heart rhythm disorders, especially responsible for electrophysiology lab and also heart failure patients including pacing systems, ICD and by ventricular pacemaker implantations.

Dr. Prakash is the first in India to perform Catheter based ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in the year 1999 and has till now performed above 4500 ablations as primary operations for various arrhythmias including AVNRT, WPW and other accessory path, atrial and Ventricular tachycardia (Ischemic & Non-Ischemic), Atrial Flutter and Pulmonary vein ablation for paroxysmal AF.


  • Cardiology


  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Pacemaker (Cardiac Rhythm Management)


MD in Medicine, BMC, Bangalore

DM in Cardiology, KMC Manipal

Fellowship in SCAI, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, USA

Practice Information

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

MSRIT Post, New B E L Road, M S Ramaiah Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054

M S Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Center, Bangalore

M S Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Center, Bangalore

M S R I T Post, New B E L Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054

Achievements & Contributions

  • He has been a regular invited faculty to various international cardiac electrophysiology and pacing conferences – Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society, Venice Heart Rhythm Society as also all the national cardiology conferences. He has authored 41 original articles in international peer reviewed journals, 34 abstracts in International Conferences and 4 chapters in text books
  • Mahindra & Mahindra/Nightingale Award - 10 Leading Personalities in the Field of Medicine. - 2003
  • Recognition and Catheter Ablation of Left Atrial Non-Pulmonary Vein Dependent Focal Atrial Fibrillation. PACE. Apr 1999, Vol. 22, No.4, Part II, 710:46.
  • Pulmonary Vein is the Critical Area in Spontaneous Conversion of Typical Atrial Flutter to Atrial Fibrillation - Implication for Mechanism and Ablation Therapy. PACE. Apr 1999; Vol 22, No.4, Part II, 841:565.
  • Does Early Recurrence of Focal Atrial Fibrillation after Successful Catheter Ablation of Triggering Ectopic Foci Need Repeated Ablation Immediately? PACE. Apr 1999; Vol. 22, No.4, Part II, 865:660.
  • Life Member, Cardiological Society of India. National and Bangalore Chapter.
  • Life Member, Indian College of Electrocardiology.
  • Member, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly North American Society for Pacing &  Electrophysiology).

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