Profile Description

Dr. Praveen Chandra

Chairman- Interventional Cardiology, Heart Institute, Medanta-The Medicity
Sector 38, Gurugram, Haryana


  • Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), Interventional Cardiology, Valvuloplasty, TAVI

Introduction of Dr. Praveen Chandra

Dr. Praveen Chandra is a renowned Cardiologist in India known for his extensive methods in developing new devices and technology. He is a recognized for his work in Angioplasty and is the first ever doctor to perform Percutaneous aortic valve implantation in a patient without any surgery. He is well known for using new and advanced techniques in his surgical procedures. With his team of experienced doctors, Dr. Chandra has used devices such as Rotarex and Kensey Nash DPD for treating patients. He performs over 5000 procedures every year and at the same time tries to minimize the number of open surgeries. He is also solely responsible for expanding and improving the Angiography programs in Medicity.

He has designed new devices and techniques to reduce the number of bypass surgeries. He was also featured in The Times of India for using the Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) technique on a 78-year- old patient to treat multiple coronary blocks. He has authored many journals and research papers and showcased his work in various medical journals. He wants to take Angioplasty to the next level and develop new procedures to help patients with multiple blocked arteries.

Dr Praveen Chandra has been a visiting member of many institutes all over the world. Along with being a Fellow at American College of Cardiology, he was also a part of the team to use AngioJet Thrombectomy Device. He also had a part in the team that started the Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularisation Program in Asia.

Work Experience

  • Chairman, Intervention Cardiology, Medanta- The Medicity, 2010- Present
  • Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Acute MI services, Max Healthcare, 2004-2010
  • Consultant, Cardiology, Fortis Escort Heart Institute. 1992-2004


  • MBBS, King George’s Medical School, Lucknow, 1985
  • MD (Medicine), King George’s Medical School, Lucknow, 1986
  • DM (Cardiology), King George’s Medical School, Lucknow, 1991


  • American College of Cardiology, 2006
  • Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, 2006
  • Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, 2006
  • European Society of Cardiology, 2007
  • Endovascular Intervention Society of India


  • Member of Cardiology Society of India
  • Awards and achievements:
  • Padma Shri, 2016
  • Recognized for success and achievement in the field of angioplasty in India, 1998

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Pacemakers/ AICD/CRTD
  • Angioplasty Stenting/Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • TAVI procedure
  • Aortic Stent Grafting

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