Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

Dr. Praveer Aggarwal
Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

Designation

Dr. Praveer Aggarwal
Director, Interventional Cardiology,
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Praveer Aggarwal is a nationally acclaimed and highly professional Interventional Cardiologist with more than 2 decades of experience.
  • His specialization lies in the treatment of blockages of the coronary and peripheral arteries and is an expert in Rotational and Directional atherectomy, intravascular ultrasound, pressure wire and use of Drug Eluting Stents.
  • Along with his team at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Dr. Aggarwal performs close to 2000 angiographies and over 2000 coronary interventions including coronary angioplasties every year.
  • He is among the best interventional cardiologists in India who provide treatment and management of patients with acute heart failure with the help of thrombectomy devices.
  • He is an expert in performing all types of complex angioplasties and has been a proctor for Rotational atherectomy.
  • He is regularly invited as a faculty of interventional cardiology in renowned hospitals of the world. He has attended training courses in Royal Perth Hospital in Australia and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France.
  • Dr. Aggarwal has made several contributions in the field of Interventional Cardiology in India for which he has received numerous awards and appreciations.
  • He is equally involved in research and has more than 100 publications to his credit in renowned national and international medical and peer-reviewed journals.

Expertise

  • Angioplasty Stenting
  • Coronary and Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Coronary and vascular Interventions
  • Angiographies
  • Treatment of blocked coronary arteries using Rotational atherectomy, directional atherectomy, Drug Eluting Stents, intravascular ultrasound and pressure wire
  • Treating blocked peripheral arteries – Carotid, iliac, subclavious, renal and superficial femoral arteries
  • Treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm with endovascular stent grafts

Work Experience

  • Executive Director of Interventional Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute; Presently

  • Visiting Faculty of Cardiology at the National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Bangladesh, Presently
  • Registrar of Cardiology at LPS Institute of Cardiology, Kanpur; from 1991 to 1993

Qualifications

  • MBBS – King George’s Medical College, Lucknow; 1986
  • MD – General Medicine, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow; 1990
  • DM – Cardiology, LPS Institute of Cardiology, Kanpur; 1993
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology – the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France

Memberships

  • Cardiological Society of India
  • Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology

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