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Dr. Somashekar

Dr. Somashekar

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MBBS, Diploma in Cardiology



17 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Somashekar is a Cardiologist in Chamarajpet, Bangalore and has an experience of 17 years in this field. Dr. Somashekar practices at Avighna Cardiac & Diabetic Speciality Clinic in Chamarajpet, Bangalore and Medcare Hospital in VV Puram, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from J.S.S Medical College, Mysore in 2002,Diploma in Cardiology from St John's Medical College, Bangalore in 2010 and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) from Vinayaka Unversity Selam in 2008. He is a member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI),Indian Medical Association (IMA) and IAE. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Interventions),Heart Conditions,Cardiography,Mitral/Heart Valve Replacement and Aortic Anuerysm Surgery / Endovascular Repair etc.

Chamarajpet, Bangalore

Avighna Cardiac & Diabetic Speciality Clinic

No 102,Srikanth Nivas,3rd Main ,7th Cross Chamarajpet, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 09:00


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.



MBBS - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 2002
Diploma in Cardiology - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2010


Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


2001 - Present Consultant at Promed Hospital


66459 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003

Trainings and Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - Vinayaka Unversity Selam, 2008
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