Dr. Cibi Issac

Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, VPS Lakeshore
Dr. Cibi Issac has made outstanding performances in Clinical and Interventional Cardiology. He is proficient in handling seriously ill patients and expertise in various non-invasive cardiac investigations like Colour Doppler Echocardiography. He has performed more than 5000 Cardiac Interventions with very high procedure success rate. He routinely performs complex Coronary Angioplasties including Rotablations, CTO opening, Left Main Coronary Stenting, Bifurcation Lesions, Post CABG Graft Interventions under cardiac imaging support (IVUS, OCT) with excellent success rate. One of his case of difficult CTO (Chronic Total Occlusion) Angioplasty got award in CCT conference held at Kobe, Japan in October 2013. He has a special interest in Trans Radial Interventions. He conducted workshops with eminent Interventional Cardiologists around the world including Dr. Imad Sheiban (Italy), Dr. Athula Gunashekhara (Australia), Dr. Michael Henry (France), Dr. Ehud Granadier (Israel), Dr. George Joseph (India), and Dr. Samin Sharma (USA). He was an invited faculty at various national and international cardiology conferences. Dr. Cibi Issac regularly conducts CME programmes in and around Kochi since 2006. He is the Speaker of Interventional Cardiology Council of Kerala (ICCK). He was also the Organising Secretary of Cardiological Society of India (CSI) Kerala Chapter Meeting 2009. He has membership in the Association of Physicians of India (API), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Society of Electrocardiography, and Indian Society of Echocardiography. He has papers published in national journals like Indian Heart Journal.
  • VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India

  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Center, Madurai, Tamil Nadu (2003 - 2006)
  • Consultant Cardiologist at St.Josephs Mission Hospital, Anchal, Kollam, Kerala (2002 – 2003)

  • MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam
  • MD (General Medicine) from Government Medical College, Kottayam
  • DNB (General Medicine)
  • MNAMS (Member of National Academy of Medical Science)
  • DM (Cardiology) from Government Medical College, Kottayam (2002)

Fellowship and Training
  • Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Fellowship of Society for Cardiovascular Angioplasty and Interventions (FSCAI)
  • Fellowship of World Society of Integrated Medicine (FWSIM) from Minnesota, USA)

  • Award for 'difficult CTO Angioplasty case' in CCT (Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics) conference, Kobe, Japan in October 2013.

Focus Areas
  • Non-invasive Cardiac Investigations
  • Trans Radial Interventions
  • Advanced Angioplasties
  • Peripheral Angioplasties
  • Embolisation Procedures
  • IVC Filter Implantations
  • Pacemaker Implantations
  • AICD Implantations
  • Biventricular Pacing (CRT)
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy (BMV)
  • Balloon Pulmonary Valvotomy (BPV)
  • ASD/VSD /PDA device closure
  • Coarctation of the Aorta Stenting
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stenting

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