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Dr. Johann Christopher

Consultant

Speciality

Cardiology

Qualification

MBBS,MD, DNB, FACC, FICS

Experience

16 Years

Location

Gurunanak CARE Hospitals, Musheerabad, Hyderabad

Bio

Dr. Johann Christopher is a well-known Consultant Cardiologist in Musheerabad, Hyderabad with 16 years of experience. He has pursued his MBBS from Christian Medical College Ludhiana, Md (Internal Medicine) from Christian Medical College Ludhiana, DNB (Cardiology) Care Institute Of Medical Sciences Hyderabad, Fellowship In Cardiac Imaging Brigham & Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and Mini Fellowship In Cardiac Imaging At George Washington University, USA. He is also an Executive Member of the Asian Society of Cardiac Imaging. Undoubtedly, he is the best Heart Doctor in Hyderabad.

He has worked as a Registrar (Internal Medicine), Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Registrar (Cardiology), CARE Hospital, Hyderabad, Director Of Cardiac Imaging, Imaging Sub Speciality Coordinator At National Level, Consultant Cardiologist Care Hospital Hyderabad, Senior Resident In Cardiology Care Hospital Hyderabad, Senior Resident In Internal Medicine Global Hospitals, Resident In Cardiology DDMM Institute Of Cardiology Nadiad, Resident In Medicine Methodist Hospital Mathura, Registrar In Cardiology GB Pant Hospital Agartala, Tripura.

He has numerous national and international publications in the field of cardiac imaging and received many awards.


Field(s) of Expertise

  • Cardiac Imagig (Nuclear / CTA/MRI)
  • Echo/TEE/EECP
  • 1 PCI
  • Heart Failure


Publications

  • "Coronary Collaterals by Transthoracic Echocardiography in Coronary Artery Disease; J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2004;17:466-9: Anne Anjaneyulu, DM; Christopher Johann, MD; Raju P. Raghava, DM; D.N.Kumar, DM; C. Sridevi, DM; Raju P. Krishnam, DM; and Raju A. Rajagopala, DM; Hyderabad, India
  • Demonstration of recanalized left coronaryartery after thrombolysis by transthoracic echocardiography; J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2005; 18:686-92. Anne Anjaneyulu, DM; Penumatsa Raghavaraju, DM; Raghu Krishnaswamy, DM; Christopher Johann, DM; Penmetcha Krishnamraju, DM; Alluri Rajagopalaraju, DM; and Bhupathiraju Soma Raju, DM; Hyderabad, India
  • Contribution of sudden cardiac death to total mortality in India – A population based study; International journal of cardiology, January 26, 2012 volume 154, issue 2 Pg 163-167
  • B.Hygriv Rao, B.K.S.Sastry, Sumeet.S. Chugh, Sharada Kalavakolanu, Johann Christopher, Deepika Shangula, Radhika Korabathina, P. krishnam Raju.
  • Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia and Mediastinal Adenopathy Due to Granulomayous Infiltration in Patients With Preserved Ventricular Function; JACC volume 58, issue 1, June 2011
  • Ajith Thachil, MD. DM, Johann Christopher, MD DNB, BKS Sastry, MD,DM, Kavitha Nallappa Reddy, DNB, DRM, Vijaya K, Tourani, MD, Ashfaq Hassan, MD Bhipathi Raju, MD DM, Calambur Narasimham, MD, DM.
  • STATE OF OVERALL CARDIOVASCULAR RISK AND IMAGING STRATEGIES IN INDIA; Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports March 2015, 8; 12
  • Johann Christopher, MD DNB, Subramanyam Nukula, MD, DRM, DNB, DBNC (USA), Venugopal MD, DM, VimalRaj FRCR 
  • Baseline and Followup 18FDG PET/CT in the management of Ventricular Tachycardia due to Cardiac Sarcoidosis; EANM October 22 2014 10:37h - 10:48h
  • S.Nukala, J. Christopher, A.Shelke, P. Reddy, Z.Ali, H. Aurangabadkar 
  • A case of inferior wall with right ventricular myocardial infarcation with a thrombus in root of aorta treated by thrombolysis; IHJ Cardiovascular Case Reports (CVCR) December 2016
  • Johann Christopher*, K. Vempati Vishwakranth, Praneeth Polamuri, Syed Shahnawaz Ali 
  • Contribution of sudden cardiac death to total mortality in india- A Population based study; IJC 2012
  • B.Hygriv Raoab*, B.K.S.Sastrya, Sumeet S. Chughc, Sharada Kalavakolanua, Johann Christophera,
  • Has numerous national and international publications in the field of cardiac imaging
  • Talks
  • Has given multiple orations on cardiac imaging at local CSI and National CSI forums from 2008- till present.
  • Principle Investigator of international trails i.e Medic, Icarus, Conserve and Ischemia,Select
  • Incharge of big picture registry
  • Executive member of Asian Society of Cardiac Imaging


Education

  • Mini Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging  At Geroge Washington University, USA (June -2010)
  • Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging Brigham &womens Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Aug 2007 – Jan2008 )
  • DNB (Cardiology) - CARE Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad (June 2002 - June 2005)
  • MD (Internal Medicine) - Christian Medical College, Ludhiana (Jan 1998 - Dec 2001)
  • MBBS - Christian Medical College, Ludhiana (June 1991 - Dec 1996)
     


Awards and Recognitions

  • Transthoracic evaluation of thallassemic patients with respect to ferritin levels –2005, Kolkotta , India
  • Transthoracic evaluation of coronaries – IAE 2004 Hyderabad , India
  • AV Gandhi gold medal in CMC Vellore for original research


Languages Known

Telugu,Hindi,English,Tamil


Past Positions

  • Registrar (Internal Medicine), Christian Medical College, Ludhiana 
  • Registrar (Cardiology), Care Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Director of Cardiac Imaging (cardiac Mri/cardiac Ct/Nuclear Cardiology) Care Hospital, Hyderabad (Jan 2008 – May 2021)
  • Cardiac Imaging Sub Speciality Coordinator At National Level (cardiology Society of India)
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Care Hospital, Hyderabad (November 2005)
  • Senior Resident in Cardiology, CARE Hospital, Hyderabad (July 2005- Oct 2005)
  • Senior Resident in Internal Medicine, Global Hospitals Hyderabad (Jan 2002 – June 2002)
  • Resident in Cardiology, Ddmm Institute of Cardiology, Nadiad, Gujarat (Jan1997 - Dec 1997)
  • Resident in Medicine, Methodist Hospital Mathura, UP (Jan 1998 - Dec 1998)
  • Registrar in Cardiology, GB Pant Hospital, Agartala, Tripura (Jan 2005 - Mar 2005 )

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