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Dr. Virendra Prasad Sinha

Dr. Virendra Prasad Sinha

Dr. Virendra Prasad Sinha

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist

35 Years Experience Overall  (30 years as specialist)

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Dr. Virendra Prasad Sinha is a Cardiologist in Boring Canal Road, Patna and has an experience of 35 years in this field. Dr. Virendra Prasad Sinha practices at Balaji Heart Center in Boring Canal Road, Patna. He completed MBBS from Darbhanga Medical College And Hospital, Bihar in 1980,MD - Medicine from Patna Medical College, Patna in 1985 and DM - Cardiology from L.P.S Institute of Cardiology, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur in 1990. He is a member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI) and Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Pacemaker Implantation,Coronary Angioplasty / Bypass Surgery,Heart Conditions,Cardiac Ablation and Mitral/Heart Valve Replacement etc.

Boring Canal Road, Patna

Balaji Heart Center

Balaji Heart Center, Boring Road, Landmark: Opposite J.P Hospital, Patna

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Mon - Sat

03:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 09:00

800

Common questions & answers

Q: What does a Heart specialist do?

A: A heart specialist carries out tests to identify abnormal heart rhythms, blood vessel blockages and heart murmurs. He or she helps provide treatment to people with heart problems, or who have had heart failure or heart attack. Heart specialists also help people decide about placing stents, heart surgeries, and procedures like heart catheterization and angioplasty.

Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?

A: You need to visit a cardiologist if you: • Experience chest pain • Experience dizziness, palpitations or shortness of breath • Have a high blood pressure • Have chronic kidney disease • Have a history of smoking • Have peripheral artery disease • Have diabetes • Have a family history of high cholesterol or heart diseases • You have a sedentary lifestyle

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

A: The cardiologist will go through your medical history in detail at your first visit. He/she will do an assessment of risk factors for coronary artery disease. Your heart rate and blood pressure measurements as well as an electrocardiogram might be taken. The cardiologist will perform a complete vascular and cardiac physical exam.

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

A: Heart-specialists might order one or more of these tests to detect blockages in your arteries: • A positron emission tomography (PET) scan • Cholesterol screening blood tests like lipid profile • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan • Electrocardiogram • Chest X-ray • Angiogram • Ultrasound • A computerized tomography (CT) scan • Echocardiogram along or with a cardiac stress test

Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?

A: You might need a referral from your family doctor if your insurance plan requires you to take it. Otherwise, you can visit a cardiologist without a reference, if you suspect heart disease.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Darbhanga Medical College And Hospital, Bihar, 1980
MD - Medicine - Patna Medical College, Patna, 1985
DM - Cardiology - L.P.S Institute of Cardiology, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, 1990

Memberships

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

Experience

1995 - Present Owner at Balaji Heart Center

Registrations

17212 Bihar Medical Council, 1981
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