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Dr. Ameya Amonkar

Dr. Ameya Amonkar

Dr. Ameya Amonkar

MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, FACC

Cardiologist

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Interventional Cardiologist

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12 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ameya Amonkar is a reputed Interventional Cardiologist who is one of the founders of Konkan Cardiac Centre, a centre that extends advanced and comprehensive cardiac diagnostic and therapeutic services in Ratnagiri district. Dr. Amonkar is also a "Specialist in Clinical Hypertension", a title bestowed to him by The American Society of Hypertension, one of the largest organization of researchers and health-care providers in the US, committed to preventing and treating hypertension and its consequences. The fact that Dr. Amonkar is the only cardiologist from Thane to have earned this honour, makes this achievement a noteworthy one.Dr. Amonkar completed his graduation from Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai followed by remarkable academic success in MD (Medicine) and DM (Cardiology) degrees at the prestigious Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai. Subsequently, Dr. Amonkar took up teaching responsibilities as Assistant Professor in Cardiology at KEM Hospital in Mumbai for a period of one year. He then commenced his clinical practice in Interventional Cardiology at Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, for a period of 2 years. Dr Amonkar has been into active practice in the city of Thane since several yearsDr Amonkar believes that appropriate cardiovascular disease evaluation and management are the key factors in clinical cardiology. He therefore devotes ample time for outpatient evaluation and diagnostics like echocardiography at the centre. Dr. Amonkar is an expert in cardiac interventions including coronary angiographies, coronary angioplasties with stenting, complex angioplasties with the use of IVUS, FFR and rotational atherectomy, pacemakers and ICD implantation, balloon valvuloplasties and device closures for congenital heart defects. Well-trained in radial interventions (interventions through the wrist), Dr. Amonkar routinely performs both angiographies and angioplasties through the radial route leading to short procedure time and speedy recovery of the patient.

Thane West, Thane

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Vibgyor, B- Wing, Patlipada, Ghodbunder Rd, near Hiranandani Estate, Behind Ritu Nissan Showroom, Thane West, Maharashtra 400607, Landmark: Behind Ritu Nissan Showroom, Thane

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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

Specialist in Clinical Hypertension (Accredited by the American Society of Hypertension) - 2015
FSCAI (Fellow of The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions), USA - 2018
AFESC (Associate Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology), Europe - 2018

Education

MD - Medicine - GS Medical College, 2007
DM - Cardiology - GS Medical College, 2011
FACC - American College of Cardiology, 2018

Memberships

Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (US)
Association of Physicians of India (API)
Indian Academy of Echocardiography

Experience

2011 - 2012 Assistant Professor in Cardiology at KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College
2012 - 2014 Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital
2015 - 2018 Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Dr Amonkar's Cardiac Clinic

Registrations

2003/03/1351 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2003

Trainings and Certifications

FSCAI - SCAI, USA, 2018
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