Dr. P Ashok Kumar is a renowned Cardiologist in Bangalore. Currently a Consultant in SPARSH Hospital, he has over 12 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.
Interventional Cardiology: His area of expertise is coronary interventions – management of acute heart attacks with primary angioplasties. He has performed more than 4500 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.
Heart Failure: He is trained in the university of Minnesota, USA for advanced Heart failure, LVAD`s & Heart transplant. He is currently the clinical lead for the HF/transplant program of Sparsh Hospitals. 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.