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Dr. Lanka Krishna

Dr. Lanka Krishna

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology



Interventional Cardiologist

39 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr. Lanka is one of the best interventional cardiologists in Hyderabad and consultant interventional cardiologist at Aster Prime. He has nearly 20 years of experience at NIMS, Hyderabad and a member of CSI, TSCSI, ECSI, and PACE. Dr. Lanka was the person to start trans radial angio & angioplasty course in NIMS and bifurcation stenting reported in TCTMD.COM.

Ameerpet, Hyderabad

Aster Prime Hospital


Plot Number 4, Satyam Theatre Road, Srinivasa Nagar, Landmark: Behind Mythrivanam Building & Beside Blue Fox Hotel & Beside Metro Station, Hyderabad

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10:00 - 04:00

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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.


MBBS - Sri Venkateshwara University, 1981
MD - General Medicine - National Boards of Examination New Delhi, 1994
DM - Cardiology - Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 1998


13893 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1981
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