Dr. Placid Sebastian K

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Aster MIMS
Dr. Placid Sebastian K has experience over 16 years in Cardiology. He is skilled in Peripheral Intervention, Pacemaker Implantation including AICDs (Automatic Implantable Cardioverter‐Defibrillators) and CRT (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy), ASD and PDA Device Closure, Balloon Mitral and Pulmonary Valvuloplasty, and EVAR (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. He performs at least 1000 Coronary Angiograms and 350 PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) every year. He has expertise in Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction. Dr. Sebastian has presented more than 30 seminars, 50 journal clubs, and over 100 bedside case discussions. He conducts Continued Medical Education once in a month for general practitioners and physicians in his neighbourhood.
  • Aster MIMS, Kannur, Kerala, India

  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Professor of Cardiology at Sahakarana Hrudayalaya in Pariyaram Medical College, Kannur
  • Visiting Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Lourdes Hospital, Kochi
  • Worked at Christian Fellowship Hospital, Oddanchatram, Tamil Nadu
  • Worked at Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Peelamedu, Tamil Nadu
  • Worked at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Worked at St. John's Medical College, Bangalore

  • MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • DM (Cardiology) from Christian Medial College, Vellore

Fellowship and Training
  • Fellow of American College Cardiology
  • Fellow of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention
  • Fellow of European Society of Cardiology

Paper Presentations
  • 'Study of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis' - World Conference on Cardio Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,, December 1995
  • 'Prophylaxis Against Rheumatic Fever, What Drug and For How long?' - 15th Lance Field International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal diseases, October 2002

Focus Areas
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Peripheral Artery Disease

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