MD, DM, FSCAI
Specialties: Cardiac Sciences
Dr. P Ashok Kumar is a renowned Cardiologist in Bangalore. Currently a Consultant in SPARSH Hospital, he has over 10 years of experience in the field of cardiology. After completing a DM in cardiology from Madurai Medical College, Madurai, he gained extensive experience in his area of specialisation by working at renowned medical institutions like Narayana Hospital. His area of expertise is coronary interventions - management of acute heart attacks with primary angioplasties. He has performed more than 4000 such procedures over the years. He is also interested in complex coronary interventions like left main disease, bifurcation angioplasties and rotational atherectomy procedures. He has had extensive training in intravascular imaging - OCT guided interventions. His other areas of expertise include heart failure management including device therapies, pacemaker implantations, structural interventions and valvular procedures. Apart from this, he is also interested in the management of advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. Dr. Ashok has also presented various interesting cases at several conferences, both national and international. He is also a Fellow of the prestigious Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention. He has several publications to his credit and has been a teaching faculty and guide for the DNB program and the associated research activities.