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Dr. Lekha Pathak: Best Cardiology Hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Director and Head of the Cardiology Department at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai
Heart Institute (Cardiology, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)

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  • Mon  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Thurs  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Private
 

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Brief Profile


Qualification

  • MD (Medicine), Jabalpur (MP), India
  • DM (Cardiology), Bombay (Maharashtra), India
  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburrough, United Kingdom (UK)
  • FACP, American College of Physicians, USA
  • FACC, American College of Cardiology, USA
  • FCCP, American College of Chest Physicians, USA
  • FICC, Indian College of Cardiology, India
  • FICE, Indian College of Electrocardiology, India
  • FICIC, Indian College of Interventional Cardiology, India
  • FIUA, International Union of Angiology, Lisboa (Portugal)
  • SCAI, The Society For Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Washington


Experience

Present Designation

  • Former Honorary Director Professor & Head - Department of Cardiology, Grant Medical College & JJ Group of Hospital and Head Dept. of Cardiology, Director and Head of Cardiology, Nanavati Heart Institute, Mumbai (From Jan 1991 - Aug 2004)
  • HON - Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist & Head at Nanavati Heart Institute, Mumbai
  • HON - Cardiologist H L Hiranandani Hospital - Gurunanak Hospital, Saifee Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai
  • MEMBER - Managing Committee Dr. D Y Patil University
  • HON Cardiologist - President of India & Governor of Maharashtra
  • Dean Indian College Of Physician of India
  • President - Honorary Association of Mumbai & Maharashtra

 

Positions Held:

  • First Lady President - Association of Physicians of India & Presided over the golden Jubilee Year of API in 1995
  • President - Cardiological Society of India 1993
  • President of Association of Medical Consultant in 1983
  • President - National Society for Prevention of Heart Disease and Rehabilitation, (2000-2004)
  • Senate Member - Mumbai University nominated by Governor of Maharashtra for 5 years (1994 - 1999)
  • Associate Editor - Indian Heart Journal

 

Experience (Teaching):

  • Hon. Director Prof. of Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 12 years
  • Hon. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 3 years
  • Hon. Asso. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 5 years
  • Hon. Asst. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 5 years
  • Total Teaching Experience in Cardiology - 30 years
  • Recognized DM (Cardiology) Teacher - Bombay University - Maharashtra - 17 years
  • Recognized DNB (Cardiology) Teacher - National Board of Examinations - Delhi - 17 years
  • Examiner for DM (Cardiology) of various universities - 18 years
  • Examiner for DNB (Cardiology) - 17 years
  • Total Teaching Experience in Cardiology - 25 years
  • Medical Council of India (MCI) - Inspector (Subject Expert) for recognizing Cardiology centres in India - 15 years

 

Experienced As An Editor

  • Editor in Chief - Post Grauate Medicine - 2004
  • Editor - Post Graduate Medicine Vol. 9, 1995
  • Editor - Interventions in Acute Myocardial Infacrtion - 1999
  • Editor - Lo Molecular Weight Heparins - Newer Advances - 2005
  • Associate Editor - Indian Heart Journal (IHJ) - 1990 - 1991 - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Sub Editor - Indian Heart Journal - Teaching Series - Vol I, Oct ‘1976 - Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Congenital Heart Disease & LVOT Obstruction
  • Member - Editorial Board, JABI time to time since last 25 year
  • Member - Editorial Board, IHJ - 25 years
  • Written Chapters in Text book of API
  • Associate Editor - for first edition by Dr. Santilal J Shah as Editor in Chief
  • Editorial Secretary - Indian Heart Journal - 1976 - 1980


Awards and Achievements

Prestigious Orations and Awards

  • Life time achievement award by Ex. President APJ Abdul Kalam for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology 2008
  • Dr. C L Jhaveri Oration Indian Medical Association - 2008
  • RabindraNath Tagore oration by Indian College of Physician 2009
  • Master teacher award by IMA - 2010
  • Dr. SC Seth oration by Indian Medical Association - 2010
  • Amlananda Memorial oration by cardiological society of India - 1986
  • Ashirwad for eminent cardiologist - 1990
  • IMA oration at Ujjain (MP) - 1993
  • Caridiology oration by ‘Gauhati CSI’ - Cardiological Society of India (CSI) - 1994
  • API oration by Delhi State Chapter - 1995
  • Priyadarshani Award - 1996
  • Mrs Jal R Vakil Gold Medal by API - 1977
  • Several Medical Awards by various oranizations - IMA, Rptary Club, Lions Club
  • MathurMehrotra Oration - 2001, medical College, Agra - 1998
  • Mahila Gaurav Award - 1999
  • Young Jayce Award - 1999
  • Doctor of Science (DSc) by University of Loyola, Chicago, USA - 10th May 2012

 

Achievements:

  • Chairperson - Shri SanthanShirdi (1989 - 1994) Contribution:
  • Financial Gain: Rs. 5 cr (1989) to Rs. 100 cr. (1994)
  • Template expansion - inaugurated by Hon. President of India
  • Construction of Bhakti Niwas for devotees - inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister of India
  • Creation of 110 bedded Sai Hospital with ICCU, Dialysis Unit, inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra
  • Commencement of English Medium Scholl and ITI in Shirdi
  • Editor - Sai Leela Publication - Health Education & General Knowledge to Health Care providers and community at large
  • Conducted several Health Camps - Eye, Heart, Diabetes, Cancer, Alcohol De-addiction, Anti-Tobacco and General Health. Free Distribution of spects and medicines for needy poor villagers, labourers and underprivileged

 

Founder - Social and Educational Bodies for upliftment of women, children and dalits.


Membership

University Affiliations

  • Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Member - Academic Council - 7 years
  • Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University - Member Management Council - 5 Years
  • Senate - Mumbai University - 10 years nominated by Governor of Maharashtra

 

Distinctions

  • 2nd Lady Interventional Cardiologist in the World
  • 1st Lady Interventional Cardiologist in India
  • 1st Lady Executive Chairperson - World Congress on Interventional Cardiology, 1999
  • 1st Lady Executive President - World Congress on Interventional Cardiology 2005
  • President - Cardiological Society for Prevention of Heart Diseases & Rehabilitation 2000-2002
  • 1st Lady Dean of Indian College of Physicians 2002-2004
  • 1st Lady President - Association of Physicians of India (API) - 1995
  • Hon. Physician and Cardiologist - Honourable Governor of Maharashtra
  • Pioneer - Eco-Cardiography in India
  • Member - Film Censor Board (1978 - 1985)
  • 1st Lady Chairperson - Shri SaibabaSansthanShirdi - 1989 - 1994
  • Faculty on TCT in the year 2012 and 2013 - The World biggest Interventional Cardiology meet

 

Association with Association of Physicians of India (API)

  • Member of Governing body of API - from 1982 - 1991
  • President of Association of Physicians of India
  • President Elect - 1993 -1994
  • President of API 1994 - 1995 presided over golden jubilee of API
  • Past President of API 1995-1996
  • Dean of Indian College of Physician
  • As Dean Elect - 2000 - 2002
  • As Dean - 2002 - 2004
  • As Past Dean - 2004 - 2006

 

  • Chairperson of API House Committee since 1995. The plot of the building was purchased & constructed by raising funds and how the API House is completed & inaugurated was held on 13th May 2007.
  • Introduced the concept of ‘Rural CME’ as a Dean of ICP and various CME’s were organized at Shirdi, Lonavala, Khajuraho, Ranthambore, Pachmari, Gulbarga& Guwahati.
  • Inaugurated and actively participated in various academic activities of state & city chapter of API throughout the country.
  • Associated with API Text Book of Medicine by writing various chapters almost in every addition.
  • During my term as Dean following monograms were published:
  • Life Style Modification - Dr. KK Dang
  • Epilepsy - Dr. MM Singh
  • Tropical Cardiology - Dr. ManotoshPanja
  • Connective Tissue Disorder - Dr. SukumarMukharjee
  • Jaundice - Dr. Rakesh Tendon


Speciality Interest

  • 10000 Interventional procedures since past over 10 years
  • Triple Vessel Coronary Angioplasty
  • Left Main Stenting
  • Valvotomies - Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Coronary and Non-Coronary Interventions
  • International Interventional Cardiology
  • International Cardiology Conferences


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