About the doctor
Dr. P Ashok Kumar is a renowned Cardiologist in Bangalore who is a Consultant in SPARSH Hospital. He has 10 years of experience in the field and his expertise includes coronary interventions- management of acute heart attacks with primary angioplasties. He has done more than 4000 such procedures over the years. He is also interested in complex coronary interventions including Left main disease, bifurcation angioplasties, Rotational atherectomy procedures. He is specially trained in intravascular imaging- OCT guided interventions. His other areas of expertise include heart failure management including device therapies, pacemaker implantations, Structural interventions and valvular procedures. His areas of special interest include the management of advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. After completion of his DM cardiology from Madurai Medical College, Madurai, he gained extensive experience in his area of specialization. He has presented various interesting cases in several conferences, both national and international. He is also a Fellow of the prestigious society for cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention. He has several publications to his credit and has been a teaching faculty, guide for DNB program and the associated research activities.