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Doctor Profile

Dr. Arun Kochar

Dr. Arun Kochar, MD

14+ Years Of Experience

Senior Consultant - Fortis Hospital, Mohali


OPD Schedule - +91 172 469 2222, +91 172 502 1222

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    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

  • Wed

    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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  • MD - March 1993 to April 1996 (L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut University)
  • DM -  January 1998 to August 2000 (K.G.M.C, Lucknow University)
  • DNB - January 1998 to January 2001(National board of examinations, New Delhi)
  • MBBS - April 1985 to June 1990 (L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut University)

August 2002 to Present - Working as Consultant in Interventional Cardiology at Fortis Hospital Mohali and independently looking after the Cardiology Department at INSCOL Hospital, Chandigarh.

August 2000 to August 2002 - Worked as Consultant Cardiologist at Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad.

  • Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: DM, DNB.
  • Attended a number of National and International Conferences.
  • Attended training for left main PTCA at Tokyo and Peripheral Angioplasty at Kuala Lampur.
  • Member of CSI
  • Best Paper Presentation, CSI, 2005

Area of Expertise:

Exclusive Radial Interventions, Nuclear cardiology, Preventive cardiology

Research and Publications:

The Bermuda Triangle: Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus and Nephropathy, Narain VS, Kochar A, Gupta R, Puri VK.
Indian Heart J. 2000 May-Jun;52(3):346-50. No abstract available.
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations
Renoprotection with angiotensin type-1 receptor blockers in hypertension.
Narain VS, Kochar A.
Indian Heart J. 2000 Jan-Feb;52(1):89-92. No abstract available.
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE
Short-term (48 hours) versus long-term (7 days) antibiotic prophylaxis for permanent pacemaker implantation.
Dwivedi SK, Saran RK, Khera P, Tripathi N, Kochar AK, Narain VS, Puri VK.
Indian Heart J. 2001 Nov-Dec;53(6):740-2.
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case Studies: Pioneer of Radial Interventions