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Dr. Naresh Trehan
Chairman- Heart Institute
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. Naresh Trehan, a graduate from King George Medical College, is a renowned Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic surgeon, trained and practiced at New York University Medical Centre Manhattan USA. He is also recognized by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr Naresh Trehan is the Chairman & Managing Director, Medanta - The Medicity, a 1500 bedded multi super speciality institute, which offers cutting edge technology and state of art treatment facilities at an affordable cost. The Institute is governed under the guiding principles of providing medical services to patients with care, compassion and commitment. Before living his dream, Dr. Trehan was the executive director and founder of the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, the centre was conceptualized, created and managed by Dr. Trehan (from 1987 to May 2007). He has received many prestigious awards, including the Padma Shree and the Padma Bhushan Award, presented by the Government of India. He was the President of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS), Minneapolis, USA 2004-05 and has also received Honorary Doctorate Degrees from three prestigious universities.
Dr. R.R. Kasliwal
Chairman- Division of Clinical & Preventive Cardio
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. R. R. Kasliwal is a Dr. B. C. Roy National Awardee and Chairman of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Community Outreach and Education at the Medanta-The Medicity. He has over three decades of experience in cardiovascular sciences with over 200 publications, more than 150 awards and hundreds of lectures to his credit. He keenly teaches cardiologists in the making. He championed the cause of the underprivileged by pioneering the concept of community outreach – taking cardiac care to doorsteps. He has guest edited several books in cardiology and has trained many doctors in the nuances of cardiology, both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Ravi R Kasliwal’s personality is truly multifaceted- his list of honors is testimony of this. His passion for developing and applying non-invasive techniques for early detection and prevention of coronary artery diseases is exemplary.

Community Outreach Program
These activities were initiated locally in Delhi in 1996 and over a period of time have expanded to more states. Over the last 15 years, various cities & towns spread across 22 states in India have been covered.
These outreach programs have now become global catering not only to the Indian sub continent but also Africa with cardiac medical care and treatments.
Dr. Sanjay Mittal
Director- Clinical Cardiology & Research
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. V. K. Chopra
Director - Heart Failure Programme
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. Vijay Kumar Chopra has about 32 years experiencey. Prior He has participated in a large number of international clinical trials as a Principal Investigator, National Lead Investigator in Member Steering Committee. He has vast experience in preventive cardiology and in the management of patients with advanced heart diseases.
Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor
Director- Interventional cardiology
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr.Rajneesh Kapoor is a leading Cardiologist and Director of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, India. He has excelled in various newer innovative techniques related to field of Cardiac Interventions. He has served as Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Escorts Heart Institute and Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. Dr. Kapoor has been a distinguished faculty member at various national and international meetings. He has published over 100 articles, reviews and abstracts in various national and international journals.
Dr. Balbir Singh
Chairman- Division of Electrophysiology
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. Balbir Singh is a prominent Cardiologist; renowned both nationally and internationally. He has received several international and national awards including the prestigious Padma Shree award. He pioneered several new techniques in invasive cardiology, and has a faculty status at all major conferences both in Europe and America. Is a specialist in coronary angioplasty, electrophysiology, radiofrequency ablation for arrhythmias, pacemakers, devices to treat to heart failure. Is on the advisory panel of several international societies. He is the fellow of American college of cardiology and has written many chapters in books and journals. His commitment to his patients and to the field of Cardiology stems as much from his zeal to innovate and explore new horizons in Science for the betterment of human race as from his fervor to serve mankind.
Dr. Madhukar Shahi
Director - Interventional Cardiology
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr.Shahi completed his MBBS from the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore and subsequently his training in Internal Medicine from Grant Medical College, Mumbai. He did his cardiovascular training at SGPGI, Lucknow. He trained in complex coronary interventions in Toulouse, France and transradial coronary interventions in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He also trained in the use of FFR in coronary interventions at Eindhoven, Netherlands. Dr Shahi’s expertise lies in complex coronary interventions including use of drug eluting stents, devices like atherectomy and rotablation, transradial interventions, balloon valvuloplasty procedures, carotid and peripheral interventional procedures and pacemaker implant procedures.
Dr. Jitender Fotedar
Senior Consultant
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. Praveen Chandra
Chairman - Division of Interventional Cardiology
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Dr. Praveen Chandra is a leading Cardiologist and Chairman of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, India. He is recognized as one of the leaders in the country and is proficient in a lot of new devices and technologies. He has been awarded for success and achievement in the field of Coronary Angioplasty in India in 1998.
He has served as Director of Cardiac Cath Lab & Acute MI Services at Max Healthcare and as Consultant Cardiologist at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, New Delhi.
He is a fellow of Endovascular Intervention Society of India and the Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Chandra has been a distinguished faculty member at various international meetings and has organized and directed the AMI course held in New Delhi for the years 2005, 2006, 2008 & 2010. He has published over 100 articles, reviews and abstracts in various national and international journals. He was conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian Award in India, by the Hon'ble President of India in 2016, for exemplary work in the field of Medicine.
Dr. Vinayak Aggarwal
Consultant
Heart Institute - Division of Cardiology
Fellowship of American College of Cardiology (FACC) Awardee, Dr. Agawal, is a senior cardiologist at Medanta - The Medicity and has served leadership roles in many clinical and educational committees of the institution. He has been the pioneer of an Anticoagulation clinic at Medanta which potentially deals with management of anticoagulants both conventional (Warfarin/ Acitrom) as well as Newer Anticoagulation (NOACs). He also manages the Liver transplant-Cardiology division, one-of-its-kind in India with experience of over 1000 liver transplants in last 5 years. Apart from medical experience, he has excellent research productivity and has served as a co-investigator in many major international clinical trials. Also, he has authored a number of book chapters and made stellar contributions in clinical, scientific and educational aspects of clinical cardiology.
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