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Dr. Praveen Kumar. B.S.

MD, DM (Cardiology)

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

About Dr. Praveen Kumar

Dr. Chaitanya Kumar is one of the leading Interventional Cardiologist in South-India.

Academics:

  • Completed MBBS from Sidhartha Medical College, Vijayawada in 1999-2005
  • Completed MD (General Medicine) from Narayana Medical College, Nellore in 2006-2009
  • Completed DM (Cardiology) from Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati in 2010-2013

Experience:

  • Coronary angiography ~ 500
  • PTCA – 160
  • Primary PCI – 60
  • Congenital heart disease catheterizations ~ 50
  • Percutaneous Mitral valve dilatation – 30
  • PDA device closure – 3
  • ASD device closure – 10
  • Pacemaker Implantations (single and dual chamber) ~ 30

Publications:

  • D. Rajasekhar, V. Vanajakshamma, A. Ravikanth, B.S. Praveen Kumar. Clinical efficacy of L-carnitine in scorpion sting myocarditis: A randomized study. JICC. March 2014;4(1):14-17
  • Sambasivaiah K, Srikanth Reddy, Praveen Kumar B.S, Suneetha P. Cisplatin Induced Acute Cerebral Infarct. INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL & PAEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY. 2008;29(4):45-46
  • Ashok Thakkar, D Rajasekhar, V Vanajakshamma, Praveen Kumar B S, Sarath Babu D, C Sivasankara. Single Centre Experience and Outcome of Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for patients with ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Journal of Cardiology and Therapeutics. 12/2013; 1(2):51-57
  • Praveen Kumar BS, Rajasekhar D, Vanaja V, Srinivas ML. Clinical profile of patients with pulmonary embolism. Ind Heart J. 2012; 64(1): S140-S141