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  • MBBS - SCB Medical College, Cuttack (1993)
  • MD (General Medicine) - MKCG Medical College, Berhampur (1998)
  • DM (Cardiology) - SCB Medical College, Cuttack (2004)

Past Positions

  • Worked as Asst. Surgeon in rural areas.
  • Undertook training on Blood Bank Management.
  • Senior Resident in cardiology at Batra Hospital, Delhi.
  • Senior Resident at ICU, Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Medtronic Physician Fellowship from Washington Medical Centre Washington (USA).
  • Consultant Cardiologist Apollo Hospital Jubillee Hills Hyderabad 2004-2016.
  • Chief of Cathlab services and Interventional cardiology, Sr.Consultant Cardiologist at Continental Hospital From April 2nd 2016 till 30th November 2019.


  • One of first to Initiate TAVR programme in AP/Telangana Region.
  • First to Implant Leadless Pacemaker in AP/Telangana Region (after its commercial availability).
  • Part of team implanting one of first bio absorb able stent in India.
  • One of the few who implanted LA Appendage occluder in AP/Telangana region.
  • One of First to Use ulnar approach for per-cutaneous interventions- more than 250 procedures performed.
  • Radial approach used in more than 500 coronary interventions.
  • Performed independently All Complex Coronary interventions e.g. Primary PCI, CTO’s (Retrograde Approach Also), SVG graft interventions, Left main Interventions, Bifurcation Stenting, Rotablation etc.
  • Performed Independently ASD Device closure, PDA Closure, RSOV closure, Alcohol Septal Ablation in HOCM, Peripheral Interventions (Iliac, Femoral Popliteal), Renal Stenting.
  • Well Experienced in Doing Carotid Stenting, BMV’s, PVBD.
  • Performed Independently Live Case To IJCTO-2018@Hyderabad.
  • ADR workshop conducted Independently at Continental hospital in 6 CASES (8 Drs Participated Across INDIA)-2018.
  • Retrograde CTO Workshop conducted with International Faculty in 2019 with DR.M OCHIAI.
  • LAAC workshop conducted at Continental hospital@2018.
  • His Area of Interest and Expertise is in doing Complex Cardiac Interventions (especially Post CABG, Chronic Total Occlusion LMCA intervention, Rotablation) etc
  • He is one of the1st to start TAVR,( Non surgical Aortic valve replacement) in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region.
  • He is one of the 1st and has maximum experience in doing LA appending closure for preventing stroke in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Region.
  • He is one of the 1st and has maximum experience in doing LA appending closure for preventing stroke in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Region.


  • Benign Intracranial Hypertension induced by Ofloxacin. The Antiseptic (1998).
  • Hematological Profile in acute Falciparum Malaria (abstract), JAPI (1996).
  • Hematological Profile in Pulmonary Tuberculosis (abstract), JAPI (1996).
  • Author for Logistics of Primary PCI for text book on Cardiology update 2005, edited by Dr. A.K. Kar, Page No. 447 – 456.
  • Optical coherence tomography guided PCI - initial experience at Apollo Health City, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. Rath PC, Reddy K, Agarwal MK, Purohit BV, Deb T, Reddy AM. Indian Heart J. 2014 Jan-Feb.
  • Coronary Angiogram and Intervention through Translunar Approach. Pratap C Rath, Bharat V Purohit, Girish B Navasundi, Sitaram, A Mallikarjun Reddy Indian Heart Journal July - August.
  • Raised serum thiobarbituric acid reactive substance levels in malaria. Mohapatra MK, Padhiary KN, Purohit BV Indian J Malariol 1999 Sep-Dec.

Research Presentation

  • Paper presented in EURO PCR 2006.
  • Paper Presented in API Conference, Lucknow in Jan 1997.
  • Paper presented in Intervention Council of India Meetings at Bangalore (2004), Mumbai (2005), Calcutta (2006).
  • Attended as faculty in many national and International conferences.
  • Written articles for many magazines.

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