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Dr C Narasimhan
Qualification : MD, DM, AB (USA)  
Designation : Senior Consultant  
Specialty : Cardiac Sciences  
Email : calambur@hotmail.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad
    CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
Qualifications
  • MBBS – University of Madras (1975 – 1982)
  • MD (Cardiology) - Internal Medicine (1985)
  • DM (Cardiology) - CMC Hospital (1989)
Past Positions
  • Senior Registrar (Cardiology) (1989 - 1992)
  • Internal Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, USA (1993-1995)
  • Fellowship in Clinical Electrophysiology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (1995-1997)
  • Fellowship in clinical Cardiology/Vascular disease: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago (1997-1998)

  • Internal Medicine Residency at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago (1993-1995)
  • Senior Registrar (Cardiology) (1989-1992)
Teaching experience
  • Course Director : National workshop on Ablation of complex arrhythmias-2009
  • President : Indian society of Electrocardiology 2008
  • Organizing Secretary : Indian Society of Electrocardiology 2007, Annualconference
  • Course Director : Basics of Electrophysiology & Ablation for Fellows in Electrophysiology 2008
  • Course Director : ICD/CRT School, India
  • Courses Director : Medtronic ICD/CRT School in Chennai, 2007
  • Course Director : Electro physiology Fellows course 2006-2007
  • Course Director : Medtronic Medtide Fellows 2007-2008
  • Faculty Physician (Cardiology), Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu (Apr 1992 - Jul 1993)
  • Lecturer (Medicine) (1985 - 1989) 
Awards & Recognitions
  • Dr. Sir S.Rangacharai Medal for Medicine and Surgery (1980)
  • Dr. A. Srinivasan Medal of medicine (Theory and Clinical) (1980)
  • Dr. J. A. S. Masilamani Medal for Medicine (1980)
  • The Hon’ble Diwan Bahadur V.Ramabhadra Nayudu Medal for Final MBBS
  • Professor Dr. Lalitha Kameswaran prize for Pharamcology (1980)
  • Lt. Col. R. B. B. Foster Memorial Gold Medal for the HIGHEST AGGREGATE marks in final year MBBS University examination (1981)
  • Government Gold Medal for the Best Outgoing Student of Stanley Medical College , Madras (1981)
  • University Gold Medal for cardiology based on performance in Fellowship Examination (D.M (1992)
Publications
  • Thachil A, Christopher J, Sastry BK, Reddy KN, Tourani VK, Hassan A, Raju BS, Narasimhan C. Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia and mediastinal adenopathy due to granulomatous infiltration in patients with preserved ventricular function. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011; 58(1): 48-55
  • Chavan C, Karmalkar M, Badani R, Sharada K, Rani U, Rao P, Subramanyam R, Narasimhan C. Evaluation of Bachmann bundle pacing versus right atrial pacing in prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2011; 10(12): 529-35
  • Bhima Shankar PR, Hygriv Rao B, Jaishankar S, Narasimhan C. Substrate— map based electrical isolation of an apical aneursym  a strategy for ablation in ischemic scar ventricular tachycardia. Indian Heart J 2010; 62(4): 346-7
  • Hygriv Rao B, Raghu K, Sharada K, Anjineyulu AV, Narasimhan C, Somaraju B. —Patterns of ventricular dyssynchrony in congestive heart failure comparison with controls and implications for patient selection for cardiac resynchronization therapy. Indian Heart J 2010; 62(4): 308-12
  • Santangeli P, Di Biase L, Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Pillarisetti J, Michowitz Y, Sanchez JE, Horton R, Mohanty P, Gallinghouse GJ, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Pelargonio G, Santarelli P, Verma A, Narasimhan C, Shivkumar K, Natale A. Radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Safety and feasibility. Heart Rhythm 2010; 7(8): 1036-42
  • Bourke T, Vaseghi M, Michowitz Y, Sankhla V, Shah M, Swapna N, Boyle NG, Mahajan A, Narasimhan C, Lokhandwala Y, Shivkumar K. Neuraxial modulation for refractory ventricular arrhythmias: Value of thoracic epidural anesthesia and surgical left cardiac sympathetic denervation. Circulation 2010; 121(21): 2255-62
  • Shankar PB, Muralidharan T, Jaishankar S, Michaud G, Narasimhan C. Successful radiofrequency ablation of atrial tachycardia arising from within the coronary venous sinus. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2010; 10(5): 228-32
  • Rao HB, Krishnaswami R, Kalavakolanu S, Narasimhan C. Ventricular dyssynchrony patterns in left bundle branch block, with and without heart failure. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2010; 10(3): 115-21
  • Pamuru PR, Dokuparthi MV, Remersu S, Narasimhan C, Nallari P. Comparison of Uhl's anomaly, right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia (RVOT VT) & arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) with an insight into genetics of ARVD/C. Indian J Med Res 2010; 131: 35-45
  • Boda U, Vadapalli S, Narasimhan C, Nallari P. Novel mutations in beta-myosin heavy chain, actin and troponin-I genes associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in Indian population. J Genet 2009; 88(3): 373-7