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Dr. Karthik Vasudevan

Senior Consultant - Cardiology
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Cardiology)

Dr. Karthik Vasudevan is currently a Senior Consultant in Interventional Cardiology at Columbia Asia Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. After graduation from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College, he pursued post-graduate medical degree in Internal Medicine (MD) from the same institute. Having worked as a Registrar in Cardiology, Wockhardt Heart Hospital, Bangalore, for a period of one year, he completed doctorate (DM) degree from the most sought after institute, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore in 2003. The following year, he was appointed as a Consultant in the department of Cardiology, Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain Heart Center, Bangalore, and simultaneously held the post of Honorary Associate Professor of Cardiology at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar. He has special interest in managing heart attack and heart failure patients.

He was trained in heart failure device implantation in Switzerland. He also worked at San Raffle Hospital, Milan, Italy and San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy, where he was trained in complex coronary interventions.  He is a regular faculty in many national and international conferences. He is a Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology and also a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA).  He is a diligent and accomplished Interventional Cardiologist, who has many research papers and clinical trials to his credit.

Speciality

  • Primary Angioplasty for Heart Attack
  • Complex Coronary Intervention - Left Main, CTO, Bifurcations
  • Pacemaker Implantation including CRT & ICD
  • Device Closure for ASD & PDA
  • Balloon Valvotomies - Mitral, Pulmonary, and Aortic
  • Carotid Interventions

Experience

Total Experience: 21 years

  • Resident in the Department of Cardiology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore (1993-1994)
  • Registrar in Cardiology, Wockhardt Heart Hospital, Bangalore (1999-2000)
  • Cardiology Fellow, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore (2001-2003)
  • Consultant Cardiologist at Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain Heart Center, Bangalore (2004-2008)
  • Honorary Associate Professor of Cardiology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, (2005-2008)
  • Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore ( 2008 – To Date)

Medical Schools

  • Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
  • Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology