Dr. PR Bhima Shankar

Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, VPS Lakeshore
Dr. PR Bhima Shankar has more than 13 years of experience in General Cardiology & Electrophysiology. He has expertise in Cardiac Electrophysiology. He acquired fellowship in Electrophysiology and FEHRA (Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association). He has also secured observership in Electrophysiology from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. He is skilled in advance 3D mapping based ablation for complex arrhythmia. His areas of interest include device therapy (ICDs and CRTs) for heart failure and pacemaker implantation.
Hospital
  • VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India

Experience
  • Consultant at Frontier Lifeline (Dr K.M.Cherian’s Heart Foundation), Chennai (6 years)

Education
  • MBBS
  • MD (General Medicine)
  • DM (Cardiology) from AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Delhi

Fellowship and Training
  • Fellowship in Electrophysiology from Care Hospital, Hyderabad
  • International fellowship in Electrophysiology from Sinai St Luke’s Hospital (University of Wisconsin ), Milwaukee
  • Observership in Electrophysiology from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
  • Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association (FEHRA)

Focus Areas
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Conventional EP and advance 3D mapping
  • Device therapy (ICDs and CRTs) for heart failure
  • Pacemaker implantation

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