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Doctor Profile

Dr. Upendra Kaul, MD, DM

35+ Years Of Experience

Director - Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road

Cardiology

Also Available At

OPD Schedule - +91 11 4713 5000

  • MD,
  • DM,
  • Fellow of Cardiology Australian Heart Foundation.
  • FACC,
  • FSCAI,
  • FCSI,
  • FICC,
  • FAPSIC

  • 1979-1980: Assistant Professor-Cardiology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research Education and Research-5 months) Chandigarh.
  • 1980-1981: Lecturer Cardiology G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi.
  • 1981-1986: Assistant Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.
  • 1986-1987: Associate Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.
  • 1987-1993: Additional Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.
  • 1993-1996: Professor, Cardiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.
  • 1997-June 2005: Director Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiology, Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Delhi.
  • July 2005 - 2007: Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis Hospitals , New Delhi & NOIDA. & Emeritus Professor Cardiology St Stephen’s Hospital,New Delhi.
  • October 2007 -2016: Executive Director Cardiology and Dean Escorts Heart institute and Medical Research center, New Delhi and Fortis hospital,Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
  • Jan2016 to till date: Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj , New Delhi, & Dean and Executive Director of Clinical Research and Academics, Deptt of Academics and Clinical research, Fortis Health Care, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
  • 2002 - Council Membership American Heart Association.
  • 1988 - Awarded Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences in the field of Cardiology.
  • 1988 - Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences.

 

  • 2016 - Best Paper award of the CSI 2016.
  • 2015 - Guest of Honor at 10th Annual Convocation of MNITS , Jaipur.
  • 2014 - Appointed Course Director of Asia PCR family of conferences.
  • 2013 - Nominated trustee Society of Cardiac angiography and interventions.
  • 2009 - Awarded and delivered Dr Ivon Pinto Memorial Oration, KEM Hospital Mumbai.
  • 2006 - Awarded Padmashiri by the President of India.
  • 2000 - Awarded Dr. B. C. Roy National Award for year 1999 in recognition of the best talents in encouragining the development of specialities.
  • 1999 - Awarded Dr. D. C. Banerjee Oration of the API, West Bengal Chapter at Shanti Niketan, West Bengal.
  • 1995 - Honorary life time Professor Medicine Capital University, Beijing (China).
  • 1992 - Press India Award for Achieving Excellence in the field of Medical Sciences.
  • 1970 - D R Thapar Gold Medal for being the Best Student in General Surgery.
  • 1969 - Silver medal for standing first in forensic medicine.

Dr. Upendra Kaul is currently Executive Director & HOD Cardiology, Fortis group of hospitals.
He was formerly Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has also been on the faculty of G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh and Batra Hospital, New Delhi. Prof. Kaul is one of the first Cardiologists to start coronary interventions in India. He has started a number of new techniques in Interventional Cardiology which include percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass, rotational & directional atherectomy, coronary stenting and percutaneous laser myocardial revascularization etc. He has trained more than 200 full time cardiologists and is on the faculty of several prestigious universities in USA, Europe, Far East, China & Australia.
He also participates as a faculty in most of the important meetings in Interventional Cardiology nationally and internationally. Prof. Kaul is a Past President of the Cardiological Society of India & is currently Vice President of the SAARC Cardiac Society.Dr. Kaul has been a recipient of several prestigious awards such as the Dr B C Roy Award for developing specialties in 1999 and the Padmashri in 2006.

 

Perspective on coronary interventions & cardiac surgeries in India.

The Indian Journal Of Medical Research | 08/2010

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Safety of Prasugrel in Indian patients - multicentric registry of 1000 cases.

Indian Heart Journal | 11/2014

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Ajmaline-Induced Torsade de pointes

Cardiology | 01/1985

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Electrophysiologic properties of phentolamine -A beta adrenergic receptor mediated stimulation

Indian Heart Journal | 06/1980

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Clinical and prognostic significance of precardial Q wave mapping in anterior myocardial infarction

Indian Journal od chest diseases and allied sciences | 12/1981

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Characteristic post extrasystolic pressure response in constrictives pericarditis.

American Heart Journal | 10/1981

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Electrophysiologic effects of oxytedrine in man

Indian Journal of Medical Research | 08/1982

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Permanent pacemaker infections : Their characterisation and management

Indian Heart Journal | 12/1983

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Left ventricular mass and function after antihypertensive treatment with labetalo

Europe PMC | 05/1984

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Ajmaline stress testing in chronic bifasicular block.

The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences | 07/1996

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Myocardial infarction in young Indian patients-Risk factors and coronary arteriographic profile

American Heart Journal | 07/1986

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

The value of intracardiac electrophysiology techniques in recurrent syncope of unknown cause

International Journal Of Cardiology | 01/1986

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Pacemaker malfunction after surgical emphysema involving pacemaker pocket.

Indian Heart Journal | 09/1987

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Angiographic recognition of coronary ostial stenosis in nonspecific aorto-arteritis

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis | 03/1988

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Our experience with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty-Two years follow up study

Inidan Heart Journal | 05/1989

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Experience with activity sensing rate responsive ventricular pacing. A study based upon assessment of exercise tolerances

The journal of the association of physicians of India | 05/1989

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Our experience with restenosis after successful coronary angioplasty in single vessel disease

Indian Heart Journal | 01/1991

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Clinical experience with low profile fixed wire balloon catheter system for PTCA

Indian Heart Journal | 01/1990

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director

High risk coronary angioplasty using percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass support

Indian Hear Journal | 03/1992

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Fish oil supplements for prevention of restenosis after coronary angioplasty

International Journal of Cardiology | 04/1992

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Enalapril for prevention of restenosis after coronary angioplasty

Indian Heart Journal | 11/1993

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Management of idiopathic obstruction of the hepatic and supraheptic inferior vena cava with a self expending metallic stent.

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis | 11/1996

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Management of hepatic venous outflow obstruction (Budd Chiari Syndrome): Balloon angioplasty with or without the use of a stent

Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions | 10/1997

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

In search of an optimal reperfusion strategy following acute myocardial infarction.

Indian Heart Journal | 10/1997

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Intravascular red light therapy after coronary stenting-Angiographic and clinical follow up study in humans

The Journal Of Invasive Cardiology | 11/1998

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Antibiotic treatment for acute coronary syndrome. Fact or fiction

Indian Heart Journal | 03/1999

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Primary stenting in acute myocardial infarction : A 30 days follow up study.

Catheter Cardiovascular Interventions | 12/2002

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Evolving strategies in unstable angina – Looking beyond aspirin and heparin

Indian Heart Journal | 06/2000

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

: Reversal of slow flow phenomenon during parimary stenting by bail-out administration of abciximab

International Journal OF Cardiovascular Interventions | 03/2000

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Abciximab during rescue angioplasty after failed thrombolysis.

Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals | 03/2001

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & dean

Safety issues with drug eluting stents-Is caution warranted

IHJ | 02/2006

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Paclitaxel-Eluting versus Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stents in Diabetes

The New England Journal Of Medicine | 10/2015

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Safety of Prasugrel in Indian patients - multicentric registry of 1000 cases

Indian Heart Journal | 12/2014

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean

Recurrent chest pain after treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: An Enigma

Indian Heart Journal | 12/2015

Dr.U.Kaul

Executive Director & Dean