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Dr. Refai Showkathali

Dr. Refai Showkathali

Cardiology | 22 Yrs
MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, CCT (Cardiology), FACC, FESC, Fellow (TAVI)
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai
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English, Hindi, Tamil, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu
About Dr. Refai Showkathali

Dr. Refai Showkathali is one of the most experienced Cardiologists in India, currently practising at Apollo Hospitals. Dr. Refai has diverse experience from across the globe including specialized training and fellowships for the United Kingdom. He is an expert in performing CHIP-PCI( cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support devices), left main PCI, Bifurcation PCI, Rotablation, CTO PCI. Over his more than two-decade-long medical career he has specialized in coronary imaging and physiology (OCT /IVUS & FFR) as well as other invasive procedures including Permanent pacemaker, AICD (Defibrillator) implantation, implantable loop recorder, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) insertion, right and left heart catheterisation, Right ventricular (RV) biopsy and transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Dr. Showkathali is also well versed with devices such as atrial & ventricular septal device closure (ASD/VSD), PFO and Left atrial appendage closure (LAA).

He is a Professor at the Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation. Dr. Refai has an immense contribution to the field of Cardiology as well as the academic advancement of medicine. He has added multiple fellowships to his hat He is also a regular examiner for the MRCP PACES exam conducted by the Royal College of Physicians, London. And is a reviewer of manuscripts for various international cardiology journals for publication. 

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Winner, Academic Research Poster Award, 2011
Trainings and Certifications
  • - Fellowship in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), King’s College Hospital, London
  • - Fellowship of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • - Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • - Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians, London (FRCP
Clinic Address
Greams RoadChennai
  • MONDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • TUESDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • WEDNESDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • THURSDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • FRIDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • SATURDAY10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • SUNDAYNo slots available
  • MONDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • TUESDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • WEDNESDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • THURSDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • FRIDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • SATURDAY09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • SUNDAYNo slots available

Frequently Asked Questions

To book an online appointment with Dr Refai Showkathali, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Refai Showkathali name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.

Dr Refai Showkathali offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai

Dr Refai Showkathali is a Cardiologist with over 22 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications - MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, CCT (Cardiology), FACC, FESC, Fellow (TAVI)

Dr Refai Showkathali is specialised to treat Cardiology, etc.

Dr Refai Showkathali can speak English, Hindi, Tamil, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu.

Dr Refai Showkathali is available for a minimum of 5 days for free follow-up text post Consult. However, doctor can decide to increase the follow-up text days as per case basis.

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