Dr. Dhamodaran K

Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Apollo
Dr. Dhamodaran K has more than 18 years of experience in the field of Cardiology. He has expertise in Interventional Cardiology. He has acquired a fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and the fellowship of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention (FSCAI). He performs about 1500 diagnostic procedures and 500 interventional procedures every year. He started Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Department at Billroth Hospitals, Shenoy Nagar in 2006, which has grown as one of the high-volume tertiary care cardiac center. He is the founding member of Tamil Nadu Interventional Cardiology Council (TIC) and was its joint secretary for the year 2013 and 2014. He is also a member of Cardiology Society of India. He has several papers published to his credit in national and international conferences and has done award-winning presentations at national conferences.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Kauvery Hospitals, Chennai (December 2013 - 2017)
  • Senior interventional Cardiologist at Sidharam Multispeciality Clinic, Chennai (2013 - 2017)
  • HOD and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Billroth Hospitals, Chennai (August 2005 - December 2013)
  • Cardiologist at Lifeline Hospitals, OMR
  • Cardiologist at MIOT Hospitals, Frontier Lifeline (2004 - 2005)

  • MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai (1995)
  • MD (General Medicine) from Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Chennai (1999)
  • DM (Cardiology) from Madras Medical College, Chennai (2002)
  • Fellowship in National Board (FNB) from Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi

Fellowship and Training
  • Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) in 2014
  • Fellowship of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) from USA

Papers Published
  • 'Late Potentials in long term polydrug psychotic therapy' - Indian Heart Journal, 2000
  • 'Silent Myocardial Ischemia and microproteinuria in asymptomatic type 2 Diabetic Patients' - Indian Heart Journal, 2001
  • 'Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in women' - Cardiology Today, 2003
  • 'Carotid artery stenting with neuroprotection' - Indian Heart Journal, 2003
  • 'Low molecular weight heparin in ST elevation Myocardial Infarction' - CSI updated book 2004
  • 'Eluting Stent Implantation in ST elevation Myocardial Infarctions – in hospital and 30 days follow up' - Indian Heart Journal, 2004

Focus Areas
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

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