Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Arun Gopi

MBBS, MD (A.I.I.MS, New Delhi), DNB (Gen. Medicine), DM (P.G.I.M.E.R, Chandigarh), DNB (Cardiology), PDF (Electrophysiology), CEPS-AC (IBHRE, USA), CCDS (IBHRE, USA)
Director, Cath Lab & Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Dr. Arun Gopi is one of the active leaders behind the formation of the Electrophysiology Department of MICC. He is one of the leading experts in providing heart rhythm treatment and heart rhythm correction in Calicut at MICC. Our hospital is the first in North Kerala to have a state-of-the-art Electrophysiology Department with 3D Electroanatomic Mapping capability, which treats all types of rhythm abnormalities.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • M.B.B.S (1998-2004) – with DISTINCTION, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala University
  • M.D Medicine (2005-2008) - A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi
  • D.N.B Medicine (2008)
  • D.M Cardiology (2008-2011) - P.G.I.M.E.R, Chandigarh
  • D.N.B Cardiology (2011)
  • Assistant Professor, Cardiology {2011 – 2012} - Sahakarana Hrudayalaya, Pariyaram Medical College, Kannur, Kerala
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology (2012 – 2013) - Care Hospital, Hyderabad under Dr.C. Narsimhan.
  • MEDPACE workshop, (Medtronics) 2011, Chennai.
  • MEDICE (Medtronic ICD-CRT Skills Builder Program) Medtronic TPTC, Chennai, 2012.
  • Certified Electrophysiology Specialist in Adult Cardiology (CEPS-AC) by International Board Of Heart Rhythm Examiners, USA 2015
  • CCDS - Certified Cardiac Device Specialist - IBHRE (USA) 2016
  • Observership In Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • St. Bernard’s Heart & Vascular Centre, Arkansas, United States of America 2014, 2016

AWARDS AND CREDENTIALS

  • Raja Parikshith Thamburan Gold medal in Medicine (2003), Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala University
  • Faculty of Surgical sciences Gold Medal in General Surgery (2003), Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala University
  • Mohamed Khan Memorial Gold Medal in Paediatrics (2003), Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala University
  • Paroor Payyapillil Narayani Amma prize in Ophthalmology (2002), Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala University
  • Ramachandran Memorial Gold Medal Examination in Pathology- 2nd prize.
  • Gold Medal, Anatomy, Kerala University
  • Smt. Kirpal Kaur Gold Medal for Best House Physician, AIIMS 2005
  • Dr. Sam Moses Gold Medal DNB Medicine - June 2008
  • Dr. H. S. Wasir Gold Medal DNB Cardiology June 2011
  • Young Investigator Award for paper on’ Mitochondrial mutation in long QT syndrome’ at Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society 2012

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Radiofrequency ablation of SVTsAVNRT/ WPW syndrome/ Atrial tachycardias/ Atrial flutter
  • 3 D electroanatomic mapping and ablation of ventricular tachycardias, atrial fibrillation, atrial tachycardias, atrial flutter
  • Pre-implant assessment, implantation and post-implant programming and follow up of pacemakers and ICDs.
  • Biventricular pacing (CRT – P /CRT-D) for heart failure
  • Renal denervation therapy for Resistant hypertension
  • Endocardial radiofrequency septal ablation for Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Angioplasties
  • Coronary intervention & Peripheral intervention
  • Heart Failure evaluation and work up including endomyocardial biopsy.

MEMBERSHIP

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Cardiology Society of India
  • Interventional Cardiology Council of Kerala
  • IMA Academy of Medical Specialities.
  • National Interventional Council
  • Kerala Heart Rhythm Society
  • Indian Heart Rhythm Society

POSITIONS HELD

  • Associate Editor/Section Editor: Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Section Editor: Kerala Heart Journal.

OTHER DOCTORS IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

Dr. P.P. Mohammed Musthafa

Managing Director & Chief Interventional Cardiologist
Cardiac MICC

Dr. Muhamed Shaloob

Director, Medical Affairs & Senior Interventional Cardiologist
Cardiac MICC

Dr. Girish PV

Director, Heart Failure & Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Cardiac MICC

Dr. Ashwin Paul Kooran

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Cardiac MICC

Dr. Niyas K Naseer

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Cardiac MICC