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Dr. Ganesh Nallur Shivu

Dr. Ganesh Nallur Shivu

Dr. Ganesh Nallur Shivu

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MBBS, PhD - Cardiology, MRCP (UK), CCT - Cardiology




Interventional Cardiologist


18 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ganesh Nallur Shivu graduated from Bangalore Medical College in 2000. He undertook internal medicine training in UK and obtained MRCP in 2004. He was awarded the British Heart Foundation project grant for 200,000 pounds which led to his PhD in diabetic cardiomyopathy. He obtained his cardiology training in the All Wales Cardiology Training Program and secured CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in cardiology. He completed his interventional cardiology fellowships in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK and Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK. He currently serves on the editorial board of World Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Medical Sciences and Health. He was consultant interventional cardiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals and Kings Mill Hospital, UK prior to moving to BGS Global Hospitals in Bangalore. He currently works at Sparsh Superspecialty Hospitals in Bangalore (Joined March 2016).• He has performed more than 5000 diagnostic angiograms and more than 2000 coronary angioplasties. He uses radial artery as the primary access route for interventions, • He has extensive experience in all adjunctive Coronary Interventional techniques including rotational atherectomy, IVUS, optical coherence tomography, pressure wire evaluation, LASER and distal protection device use. • He is proficient in primary, rescue angioplasty and other complex angioplasty techniques including unprotected left main stem, chronic total occlusion, vein graft and multi-vessel intervention. • He has performed more than 150 pacemaker and ICD insertions. He is also adept at peripheral interventions including femoral, iliac, below knee angioplasty and fistuloplasties.He was British Heart Foundation Research Fellow at University of Birmingham and obtained a PhD following research on diabetic cardiomyopathy. He has published extensively (23 scientific papers) in high quality peer reviewed journals like Circulation and JACC. He has presented abstracts and clinical cases at various international conferences like ACC, AHA, ESC, EuroPCR, BCS and ACI.

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Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore

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#4/1, Tumkur Main Road, Yeshwantpur,, Landmark: Next to RNS Motors, Bangalore

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11:00 - 01:30
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Vasanthnagar, Bangalore

SPARSH Hospital


146, Infantry Road, Landmark: Opposite Police Commissioners Office, Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: What does a Heart specialist do?

A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.

Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?

A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure

Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?

A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.

Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?

A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.

Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?

A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.

Awards and Recognitions

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National Talent Search Examination - 1992
Fourth rank in CET for entry into professional courses - 1994
First prize for poster presentation on Weaning Foods - 1998
British Heart Foundation Project Grant (£200,000) - 2006
British Society of Cardiovascular Research travel bursary - 2008


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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2000
PhD - Cardiology - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, 2012
MRCP (UK) - Federation of Royal college of Physician of the United Kingdom, 2004


Karnataka Medical Council
British Cardiovascular Society
British society of Ehocardioraphy
European Society of Cardiology


57276 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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