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Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

Dr. Praveer Aggarwal

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist

31 Years Experience Overall  (28 years as specialist)

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Dr. Praveer Agarwal, Director Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi is a nationally renowned cardiologist who has contributed extensively to the growth, development and training in the field of Interventional Cardiology in India. He is dedicated to provide compassionate and comprehensive treatment with an aim to serve the community at large.He is one of the most versatile interventional cardiologists in India providing round the clock services, including timely management of acute heart attack patients by using various thrombectomy devices at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He is an expert in treating all types of blockages in coronary arteries using all techniques (Rotational atherectomy, directional atherectomy, all types of Drug Eluting Stents, intravascular ultrasound, pressure wire) depending upon merits of blockages. He is also an expert in treating blockages in peripheral arteries (Carotids, subclavious, iliacs, renals and superficial femoral arteries) and abdominal aortic aneurysm using endovascular stent grafts.Dr. Agarwal has been a distinguished faculty member in various international and national meetings and conferences. He has published approximately 100 articles, reviews and abstracts in various national and international journals.

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Okhla, Delhi

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

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Okhla Road, New Friends Colony, Landmark: Sukdhev Vihar Metro Station, Delhi

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Tue, Thu, Sat

09:00 - 05:00

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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.

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Education

MBBS - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1986
MD - General Medicine - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1990
DM - Cardiology - L.P.S Institute of Cardiology, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, 1992

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council

Experience

1987 - 1990 Junior Resident at K G MEDICAL COLLEGE
1991 - 1992 Registrar at L.P.S. INSTITUTE OF CARDIOLOGY
Director - Interventional Cardiology at Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute, Okhla

Registrations

6715 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
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