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Dr Ram Godeswar
Qualification : MBBS, MD, DM (Cardio), CCST (London, FACC)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Cardiac Sciences  
Email : rmghodeswar@yahoo.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Nagpur
Qualifications
  • MBBS — Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur (1989)

  • MD (Medicine) — Government Medical College, Nagpur (1993)

  • DM (Cardiology) — All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1999)

  • CCST (Cardiology) — Specialist Training Authority of Medical Royal Colleges, London, UK (2006)

Past Positions
  • House Officer (General Medicine), Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur (Feb – Sep 1991)

  • House Officer (General Surgery), Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur (Sep 1991 – Feb 1992)

  • PG Resident (General Medicine), Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur (Jan 1991 – Nov 1993)

  • Registrar (Cardiology), Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi (Mar 1994 – Jan 1995)

  • Senior Registrar (Cardiology), Safadarjung Hospital, New Delhi (Mar 1995 – Jul 1997)

  • Senior Registrar (Cardiology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (July 1997 – Aug 2000)

  • Lecturer (Cardiology), Government Medical College and Superspeciality Hospital, Nagpur (Sep 2000 – Jan 2006)

Expertise
  • Invasive cardiac procedures : Cardiac catheterization (adult and pediatric), diagnostic coronary angiography, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, balloon valvuloplasty, coarctation balloon dilatation, arterial and venous cannulation, Swan Ganz catheterization, pulmonary artery wedge pressure measurement
  • Non-invasive cardiac procedures : Pediatric echocardiography, adult echocardiography, contrast study for intracardiac shunt, treadmill stress test, Holter analysis and interpretation, pacemaker implantation, insertion of temporary cardiac pacemaker, implantation of permanent pacemaker
  • Miscellaneous :Management of cardiac arrest and DC cardioversion, pericardiocentesis, endotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, pleural and peritoneal fluid aspiration, interpretation of blood gas analysis report
Research & presentations
  • Research on “Exercise Echocardiography in uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction”, Govt Medical College, Nagpur (Jan 1991 - Nov 1993)
Publications
  • Effect of Nicorandil on endothelial function of the brachial artery in coronary artery disease patients. Abstract paper accepted for Cardiology Society of India Annual Conference, 1999. Published in Indian Heart Journal (Nov – Dec 1999)

  • Pathophysiology basis for neurocardiogenic syncope in post angioplasty patients. Abstract paper accepted for Cardiology Society of India Annual Conference. Published in Indian Heart Journal (Nov – Dec 1999)

  • Efficacy of repeat Percutaneous Transseptal Mitral Commissurotomy (PTMC) for restenosis following an earlier PTMC. Abstract paper accepted for Cardiology Society of India Annual Conference 2000. Published in Indian Heart Journal (Nov – Dec 2000)