About Ashutosh Kumar
Dr. Ashutosh Kumar is a distinguished senior Interventional cardiologist and clinical director of cardiac electrophysiology, boasting an impressive 15 years of experience in the field of cardiology. His journey into medicine began with obtaining his MBBS degree from Sri Krishna Medical College, Muzaffarpur, in 2002. Eager to expand his knowledge and expertise, he pursued and completed his MD in General Medicine from the esteemed Banaras Hindu University in 2006. Driven by a passion for cardiology, he further specialized and obtained his DM in Cardiology from the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, in 2009. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar has held significant academic and clinical positions, displaying his dedication to both teaching and providing exceptional patient care. He served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiology at GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, from 2009 to 2014. Subsequently, he took on the leadership role as the head of the Department of Cardiology at Narayana Medical College, Nellore, from 2014 to 2016. Dr. Kumar's thirst for international exposure and expertise led him to undertake a fellowship at the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He further honed his skills by completing observerships in advanced electrophysiology procedures at renowned institutions such as the German Heart Centre in Munich, Germany, Aurora Health Centre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, and Veteran General Hospital in Taiwan. As a testament to his dedication and knowledge, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar is one of only four cardiac electrophysiologists from India to hold the prestigious International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE, USA) certification for cardiac device specialists (CCDS). He is also a Certified Electrophysiology Specialist in Adult Cardiology (CEPS-AC). His outstanding contributions have been acknowledged and felicitated by esteemed organizations worldwide, including the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS), and the Society of Cardiology Angiography and Intervention (FSCAI). With a remarkable blend of clinical expertise and academic contributions, Dr. Kumar is currently serving as the Clinical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Care Group Hospital, Hyderabad. He also holds the esteemed position of Associate Professor of Cardiology at Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, India. Driven by a deep sense of social responsibility, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar is the founder of the Heartbeat Foundation- Hyderabad, a charitable trust dedicated to raising awareness about heart rhythm disorders and facilitating their treatment. Dr. Kumar's skills span a wide range of interventional cardiology and electrophysiology procedures, having performed over 10,000 cardiac angiographies and angioplasties. He has an impressive track record of over 3000 pacemaker and implantable cardiac device placements, including ICDs and CRTs. Moreover, his extensive experience includes over 1000 cardiac radio-frequency ablations, showcasing his proficiency in treating cardiac arrhythmias. He is also experienced in 3D mapping of complex cardiac arrhythmias and ablations. Throughout his career, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar has contributed significantly to the advancement of medical science through research and publications. He has authored over 35 publications in national and international journals and has contributed chapters to various cardiology updates and books. His expertise and commitment to the field are evident through his active membership in professional societies such as the Cardiology Society of India (CSI), the Association of Physicians of India (API), and the Indian Academy of Geriatric (IAG). As an editorial board member, Dr. Kumar plays a vital role in advancing medical literature in reputable journals such as Clinical Reviews and Opinions, Journal of Cardiology and Therapeutic, and Journal of Scientific & Innovative Research. He has authored a book titled "A Comprehensive Guide of Cardiac Electrophysiology - From ECG to Ablation." For those seeking to connect or learn more about his work, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar can be contacted via email at email@example.com or reached directly at WhatsApp at +91 9963299122.