Upendra Kaul

Upendra Kaul , Cardiology



Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Sector B, Pocket 1, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg

Upendra Kaul Chairman Batra Heart Centre and Dean Academics and Research Summary Prof Upendra Kaul is currently Chairman Batra HeartCentre and Dean Academics and Research Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre New Delhi He is a highly recognized name both nationally and internationally for his work in cardiovascular sciences He is known as a passionate teacher and an astute clinician who is credited with starting the coronary angioplasty program in India and continues to bring innovative techniques in interventional cardiology to the country He was also on the faculty of G B Pant Hospital PGIMER Chandigarh and AIIMS where he was a Professor of cardiology He was also Executive director and Dean Fortis Health Care New Delhi He established cardiology units at several hospitals in Govt and private sector These include C T Center AIIMS Batra Hospital Fortis hospitals NOIDA Vasant Kunj and SSIHMS at Puttaparthy AP Dr Kaul has trained more than 400 cardiologists and has authored more than 400 papers and written many books He is a visiting professor to several overseas universities He is a fellow of several prestigious societies in cardiology both nationally and internationally and has delivered many named orations He has held the posts of President of Cardiological Society of India and SAARC Cardiac Society Currently he is the vice Chairman of the Credentials Committee of the SCAI USA and Course director of PCR family of meetings internationally Prof Kaul has been the principal investigator of several national and international clinical research trials He is the first Indian Cardiologist to initiate Investigator initiated multi centric trials and one of his recent trials TUXEDO INDIA has received international recognition which included a Late Breaking Trial at the TCT 2015 and a publication in NEJM Among the numerous recognitions for his contributions he has also been awarded the Dr B C Roy Award and Padma Shri from the President of India Experience Chairman Batra Heart Centre June 2017 - Present Professor Cardiology AIIMS at AIIM International April 1981 - Present teaching and clinical medicine and cardiology Executive Director and Dean January 2005 - June 2017 12 years 6 months Page 2 Academics and Research and Batra Hospital and Research Center at Fortis Healthcare January 1997 - May 2005 8 years 5 months clinical cardiology and interventional cardiology Education Maulana Azad Medical College MBBS MD DM Medicine and Cardiology 1965 - 1978 Govt Model sc Ludlow Castle Delhi Higher secondary Science and BIOLOGY 1960 - 1965

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