Dr. Pratap Chandra Rath

Dr. Pratap Chandra Rath

Cardiology| 35 Yrs
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Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad
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English, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya
About Dr. Pratap Chandra Rath

With over three decades of experience, Dr. Pratap Chandra Rath is one of the best cardiologists in Hyderabad. He specialises in complex and high-risk angioplasties and image-guided angioplasties (OCT/IVUS). To date, he has performed more than 100000 Angiograms, 50000 PTCA and stenting, 200 cases of Percutaneous Trans Myocardial Laser Revascularization (PTMR), 5000 valvuloplasties, and 1000 cases of peripheral, renal, carotid Interventions including ASD and PDA closure.

Dr. Pratap has many firsts to his name. He was the first to perform TransRadial Coronary Angioplasty and stenting in the Asia Pacific region in 1994 (Published in Indian Heart Journal and also reported in the Limca Book of World Records) and the first to perform Venous graft intervention using a protection device in India (published in Indian Heart Journal). He was also the first one to perform Drug Eluting stent in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, the doctor has performed one of the highest number of Percutaneous Transluminal Myocardial Laser Revascularization (PTMR) in India (published in the Indian Heart Journal).

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Detailed Experience

- Sr. Consultant Cardiologist & Director, Cath Lab & Interventional Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, 1998 – Present

- Visiting faculty, Dept. of Cardiology, University of Rouen, France.

- Honorary  Consultant Cardiologist to Armed forces, India (1998-2001 & 2006 - 2007).

- Honorary Director, Research & Development, Catheter & Cardiovascular division, “MEDICORP” International, France

- Guest Faculty in Endovascular Therapy course in Paris in (1999)

- Professor – Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia

- Lecturer, Cardiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, (1986 – 1988)

Professional Memberships
  • - American College of Cardiology
  • - European College of Cardiology
  • - Indian College of Cardiology
  • - Indo-French Foundation on Interventional Cardiology (Founding Trustee)
  • - Interventional Council of Cardiological Society of India
Research and Publications
  • 1) RATH, P.C. Jairaj, P.S.Krishnaswami S and Korula R.J., Successful surgical correction of acquired ventricular septal Defect with ventricular aneurysm, Journal of Association of Physicians of India - Vol. 35: No.2 1987 Page 158
  • 2) RATH P.C., Jacques Berland, Habib Gamra, Genevievae Derumeaux, Shumheng Lu andBrice Letac, University of Rouen, France, Balloon Mitral Valvotomy for Mitral Restenosis after Surgical Commissurotomy: Immediate Result and Follow-up. American Journal of Cardiology, Abstract Issue, April 1991
  • 3) Alain Cribier, RATH P.C., Jacques Berland, Brice Letac, University of Rouen, France; Result of Successive and prolonged dilatation during PTCA., American Journal of Cardiology, Abstract Issue, April 1991
  • 4) Alain Cribier, MD, Fehmi Ramadi MD., Rene Koning MD., Genevieve Derumeaux, MD., P.C.RATH, Gunter STIX MD., Emergency Percutaneous Balloon Valvuluplasty: A life saving procedure in patients with Aortic stenosis land cardiogenic shock Published in New England Journal
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  • Conditions Treated:
  • - Coronary Artery Disease
  • - Peripheral Artery Disease
  • - Chronic Total Occlusion
  • - High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
  • - Heart Failure – Cardiomyopathy, valve disorders
  • - Structural Heart Disease – Valve stenosis, Valve regurgitation, Valve Prolapse
  • - Arrhythmia – Atrial or ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter
  • - Emergency care – Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Chest pain (angina) presentation
  • Procedures Performed:
  • - Angiogram and Angioplasty (Coronary stent)
  • - Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • - TAVI/ TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Replacement)
  • - Complex and high-risk angioplasties – multi-vessel stenting, total arterial revascularization, left main stenting, bifurcation stenting, peripheral stenting, endovascular graft, Rotablation
  • - IVL (Intra Vascular Lithotripsy), procedures with Impella and ECMO support
  • - Catheter ablation (Radiofrequency ablation)
  • - Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • - OCT / IVUS guided angioplasty
    • MONDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • TUESDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • WEDNESDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • THURSDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • FRIDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • SATURDAY12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • SUNDAYNo slots available

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    Dr Pratap Chandra Rath is a Cardiologist with over 35 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MD, DM, FICC, FACC, FESC

    Dr Pratap Chandra Rath can speak English, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya.

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