Dr. V. K. Ajit Kumar
Professor Senior Grade
Phone :
+914712446196

DM; (GBPANT-DELHI); 1988

MD; (PGIMER-PUNJAB); 1985

MBBS; (AFMC-PUNE); 1979

SENIOR PROFESSOR of CARDIOLOGY, SCTIMST.

CONSULTANT & HEAD CATH LAB, FUJAIRAH HOSPITAL, FUJAIRAH, UAE.2011-2012

CONSULTANT & HEAD INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY, AL QASSIMI HOSPITAL, MIN. of HEALTH, UAE 2003-2004

CHIEF of CARDIOLOGY, ZIKDER MEDICAL COLLEGE, DHAKA, BANGLADESH. 1999-2000

CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGIST, CHEST HOSPITAL, KUWAIT. 1997-1998

FELLOW ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, WESTMEAD HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. 1994

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: REMOTE NAVIGATION

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

INTRACORONARY IMAGING AND PHYSIOLOGY

MRI AND CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

TRANSAORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT

NATIONAL PRESIDENT SOCIETY FOR CORONARY IMAGING AND PHYSIOLOGY

NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT SOCIETY FOR HEART FAILURE AND TRANSPLANT

MEMBER NATIONAL DEVICE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE GOI

GOVERNING BODY MEMBER SREE VENKATESHWARA MEDICAL INSTITUTE, TIRUPATHY

MEMBER TECHNICAL TRANSFER COMMITTEE, SCTIMST.

ELECROPHYSIOLOGY TRAINING: WESTMEAD , SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.

HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL

ASIA PACIFIC HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY

CARDIOLOGICAL SOCIETY INDIA

INDIAN HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY

ISCHEMIA TRIAL : FUNDED BY NIH, USA

MY VAL TRIAL: FUNDED BY MERIL INDUSTRIES

MRES TRIAL: FUNDED BY MERRIL INDUSTRIES

DESIALYATION UPTAKE OF LIPOPROTEN FUNDED BY SERB

COMPARISON OF OXIMETRY FOR FLOW ESTIMATION WITH CMRI IN BDG

EVALUATION OF HIS BUNDLE PACING

IVUS BASED EVALUATION OF LMCA AND LAD SIZES

NATIONAL SCTIMST: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ADDITIONAL PROFESSOR, PROFESSOR AND PRESENTLY SR GRADE PROFESSOR

INTERNATIONAL: 1. CONSULTANT AND HEAD OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY IN AL QUASMI HOSPITAL SHARJAH, UAE 2. CONSULATANT AND HEAD OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY FUJAIRAH HOSPITAL, FUJAIRAH, UAE. 3. CONSULTANT AND HEAD OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CHEST HOSPITAL, KUWAIT. 4. CONSULTANT AND HEAD OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY SIKDHAR MEDICAL COLLEGE, DHAKA, BANGLA DESH.

OBSERVER ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, JOHNS HOPKINS UNICERISTY, USA

DM DISSERTATIONS MORE THAN 20

DM TRAINING SINCE 1989. FELLOWS TRAINING IN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND INTERVENTIONAL CADIOLOGY

STARTED INTERVENTIONAL ELECROPHSIOLOGY IN SCTIMST AND KERALA

PIONEER IN RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION IN INDIA

STARTED DEVICE RELATEDS INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY PROGRAM IN SCTIMST

DEVELOPED IMAGING PROGRAM IN SCTIMST

DEVELOPED INTERVENTINAL CARDIOLOGY PROGRAMS IN UAE, BANGLADESH

STARTED POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IN INDIA

ORGANISED DEVICE REGULATORY POLICIES IN INDIA

NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMS

CLINICAL TRIALS OF BIOABSORBABLE STENTS

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ISCHEMIA TRIAL

CLINICAL TRIALS OF TRANSAORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT

RESEARCH IN 3D MAPPING, OCT, LEFT BUNDLE PACING, CRT, STENT IMPLANTATION , MRI IN CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

FORMER PRESIDENT CARDIOLOGICAL SOCIETY, KERALA

FORMER PRESIDENT, KERALA HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY, KERALA

FORMER PRESIDENT, INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGICAL COUNCIL KERALA

PRESIDENT, SOCIETY FOR CORONARY IMAGING AND PHYSIOLOGY, INDIA

VICE PRESIDENT SOCIETY FOR HEART FAILURE AND TRANSPLANT, INDIA

FORMER MEMBER ACADEMIC COMMITTEE, GOVERNING BODY, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER COMMITTEE, TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COUNCIL, CHAIR CARDIAC SCIENCES

FORMER MEMBER DEVICE REGULATORY COMMITTEE, GOI.

MEMBER BOARD OF STUIES KUHAS KERALA

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE MEMBER INDIAN PACING AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY JOURNAL

INTERNATIONAL HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY MEETINGS, USA

ASIA PACIFIC HEART RHYTHM SOCIETY

K IMAGING KOREA

VENICE ARRHYTHMAS, ITALY

CSI PUBICATIONS

CARDIOLOGY TEXT BOOK: EDITOR DR KHALILULLAH

Balloon Pulmonary Valvotomy in patients with Suprasystemic Right Ventricular Pressures. D.Ghosh Roy, K.G.Balakrishnan,, C.G.Venkatachalam, J.Joy, R.Subramaniyan, T.Titus , J.A.Tharakan, Ajit Kumar V.K. Indian Heart Journal 1990:42:264.

Radiofrequncy Catheter Ablation of Supraventricular tachycardia: Review Hugh Calkins, Ajit Kumar VK, Johnson Francis Indian Pacing and Electro-physiology Journal 2002; 2(2): 45

Electrophysiology study and radiofrequency catheter ablation of atriofascicular tracts with decremental properties (Mahaim fibre) at the tricuspid annulus. Bohora S, Dora SK, Namboodiri N, Valaparambil A, Tharakan J. Europace. 2008 Dec;10(12):1428-33.

Early and long-term outcomes of decompensated heart failure patients in a tertiary-care centre in India. Sanjay G, Jeemon P, Krishnasankar R, Kochumoni R, Vineeth P, Mohanan Nair KK, Valaparambil AK, Harikrishnan SESC Heart Fail. 2020;7(2):467???473

Comparison of Morphologic Findings in Patients with Dextrocardia with Situs Solitus vs Situs Inversus: a Retrospective Study. Tripathi S, Ajit Kumar VK. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):302-309. doi: 10.1007/s00246-018-2007-4. Epub 2018 Oct 17. PMID: 30334087

Three-year clinical and two-year multimodality imaging outcomes of a thin-strut sirolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold: MeRes-1 trial. Seth A, Onuma Y, Chandra P, Bahl VK, Manjunath CN, Mahajan AU, Kumar V, Goel PK, Wander GS, Kaul U, Ajit Kumar VK, Abizaid A, Serruys PW. EuroIntervention. 2019 Sep 20;15(7):607-614. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00324

First-in-Human Evaluation of Balloon Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valve in the Treatment of Severe Symptomatic Native Aortic Stenosis: The MyVal-1 Study. Sharma SK, Rao RS, Chandra P, Goel PK, Bharadwaj P, Joseph G, Mahajan AU, Mehrotra S, Sengottovelu G, Ajit Kumar VK, Manjunath CN, Abhaichand RK, Seth A; Collaborators. EuroIntervention. 2019 Oct 1:EIJ-D-19-00413. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00413

INDIAN HEART JOURNAL

INDIAN JOURNAL OF PACING AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH

PART OF TEAM THAT TRANSFERRED LVAD

Article

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Namboodiri, Narayanan; Bohora, Shomu; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil K; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A, Narrow complex tachycardia with ventriculoatrial dissociation-what is the mechanism?, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 2011, 34; 756-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21649669
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Kottayil, Brijesh P; Jayakumar, Karunakaran; Dharan, Baiju S; Pillai, Vivek V; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Menon, Sabarinath; Sanjay, Ganapathi, Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery in older children and adults: direct aortic implantation., Ann Thorac Surg, 2011, 91; 549-53, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21256311
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Bohora, Shomu; Unnikrishnan, M; Ajit Kumar, V K; Nayyar, Sachin; Tharakan, Jaganmohan, Left hemothorax: a presentation of a late ventricular perforation caused by an active fixation pacing lead., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; e43-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19157597
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Bohora, Shomu; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Dora, Santosh; Ajit Kumar, Vk; Tharakan, Jaganmohan, Mahaim fiber accelerated automaticity and clues to a mahaim fiber being morphologically an ectopic or a split AV node., Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J, 2010, 10; 62-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20084198
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Nair, Krishnakumar; Sivadasanpillai, Harikrishnan; Sivasubramonium, P; Ramachandran, Padmakumar; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Titus, Thomas; Ajit Kumar, V K; Sivasubramonian, Sivasankaran; Krishnamoorthy,, Percutaneous valvuloplasty for mitral valve restenosis: postballoon valvotomy patients fare better than postsurgical closed valvotomy patients., Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 2010, 76; 174---80, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20232411
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Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishnan, Hemodynamic performance evaluation of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis in the aortic position using Doppler echocardiography., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; 102-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19110325
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Bijulal, Sasidharan; Harikrishnan, Sivadasanpillai; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil K; Gupta, Deepak; Mathuranath, P S, Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with myasthenia gravis crisis: a rare clinical association., BMJ Case Rep, 2009, 2009, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21686907
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Bohora, Shomu; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Vk, Ajit Kumara; Nayyar, Sachin, Dilated cardiomyopathy with short QT interval: is it a new clinical entity?, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 2009, 32; 688-90, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19422597
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Bijulal, S; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Nair, Krishnakumar; Ajitkumar, V K, Native vessel angioplasty as treatment strategy for left internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistula producing coronary steal phenomenon., Int J Cardiol, 2009, 133; e25-7, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18155784
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Bijulal, Sasidharan; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramanian; Ajitkumar, V K, An unusual thrombotic complication during percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect., J Invasive Cardiol, 2009, 21; 83-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19182297