Dr. Vijay Kumar Chopra

Director - Heart Failure Program Clinical and Preventive Cardiology , Heart Institute

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About

Heads Executive Health Checks and Wellness Program at Medanta

Involved in the management of patients with advanced heart diseases

Trained from American College of cardiology

With a work experience of over 40 years, Dr. Chopra has been one of the most experienced doctors in preventive cardiology & in the management of patients with advanced heart diseases. Also, he ..

Medical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONSINSTITUTE / DEPARTMENTYEAR
FACCAmerican College of cardiology2008
DM (Card)PGI, Chandigarh1979
MD (Internal Medicine)PGI, Chandigarh1976
MBBSCMC, Vellore1972

Specialization and Expertise

  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Advance Heart Diseases

Memberships & Certifications

  • Life Member CSI - National
  • Life Member - CSI Delhi Branch
  • Fellow- American College of Cardiology

Awards & Accomplishments

  • International Scholar, Cleveland Clinic, 1984
  • Kutumbiah Prize in Clinical Medicine, CMC, Vellore, 1972
  • Certificate of Honor in Medicine, Surgery & Pathology, CMC, Vellore, 1972

Publications

  • Cardiology Today: Volume XIII No.1, Resistant Heart Failure - Current Status and Emerging Therapies-Cardiology Today :   Cardiology Today: Volume XIII No.1, 2009
  • Cardiology Today: Vol. XI No. 5 :   Infection and Atherosclerosis - Where do you currently stand?, 2007
  • Indian Heart Journal :   Left internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistulae closed with particle embolization : new form of percutaneous intervention, 2005
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  • Annal of Thoracic Surgery :   Left ventricular thrombus sans overt cardiac pathology, 2003
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  • J Assoc Physicians India :   Pictorial CME. Pseudoaneurysm of the common femoral artery, 2000
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  • Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. :   Ventricular aneurysms: clinico morphological correlations, 1980
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  • Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. :   Regression of clinical, electrocardiographic and radiological findings in a patient of cardiomyopathy over a four year follow-up, 1979
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