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Dr. Sudhir S Shetkar


MD, DM (AIIMS, New Delhi)

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(Heart Institutes) : Cardiology

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Experience                5 years

Specialty interest     Interventional cardiology, Pediatric cardiology


Eight publications including three abstracts (Five in international and three innational index journals) and various research presentations in national and international conferences.

Work Experience   

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and Regional Referral Hospital, Nashik.

Associations and Memberships

  • Life member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

  • Member of American Heart Association (AHA).


Dr Sudhir Suryakant Shetkar is a young and dynamic cardiologistwho began his medical carrier from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ group ofHospitals, Mumbai. He did his postgraduate training in internal medicine andthereafter did his super-specialization in Cardiology from the prestigious All India Institutes of MedicalSciences, New Delhi. He is thoroughly trained in coronaryinterventions (angioplasty,IVUS, FFR and OCT), structural heart disease interventions (Device closures and Balloondilations), device therapy of conduction disorders (permanent pacemakers, ImplantableCardioverter Defibrillator, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy), andpediatric cardiology. During his stint at AIIMS he was actively involved inresearch and is having eightpublications in various national and international journals. Hehas to his credit various presentations in national / international conferencesand was invited as a faculty in the prestigious European society of cardiology conference 2013,held at Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is the winner of National Level TorrentYoung Scholar Award (TYSA) 2012 and has received the prestigious internationaltravel grant from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). He joined Apollo Hospitals Nashik asconsultant cardiologist and was instrumental in establishing state of the artcardiology department in a short span of three months. 

Research Papers:

  • ShetkarSS,Kothari SS. Double-outlet left atrium: Ventriculo-atrial      malalignment defect.Ann Pediatr Card 2013;6:158-61.

  • ShetkarSS,Ramakrishnan S. ST elevation in neurogenically stunned myocardium. Heart Asia2013;5:226–227.

  • ShetkarSS,Doshi SR, Seth S. Vanishing pulmonary oedema, a visual delight! Eur Heart J2014;35(7):454.

  • ShetkarSS,Ramakrishnan S ,Seth S, Chandna P, Verma SK,Bahl VK,Bhargava B . CYP 450 2C19polymorphisms in Indian patients with coronary artery disease. Indian Heart J.2014 Jan-Feb;66(1):16-24.

  • ShetkarSS, GuptaSK, Gulati G, Juneja R. Right superior vena cava to left atrium: importance of“ Bubbling it right”. Echocardiography. 2014May;31(5):E161-2.

  • ShetkarSS,Parakh N, Singh B, Mishra NK, Ray R, Karthikeyan G, Yadav R, Goswami KC. Cardio-embolicstroke due to valve tissue embolization during Percutaneous

  • Transseptal MitralCommissurotomy (PTMC). Indian Heart J. 2014 Sep-Oct;66(5):546-9.

  • ShetkarSS,Kothari SS. TOF with intermittent restrictive VSD. (Accepted in Annals of paediatric cardiology).

  • Sharma G, Shetkar SS, Patel CD, Singh H, Naik N,Roy A, Juneja R, Sanders P. Paced QRS duration predicts left ventricularfunction in patients with permanent pacemakers – One-year follow-up study usingequilibrium radionuclide angiography (ERNA).(Accepted as original article in Indian Pacing and electrophysiologyjournal)

  • SS.  Shetkar, G.  Sharma, S. Singh, A.  Roy, L.  Ramakrishnan, V.K.  Bahl. Wilkins score as predictor of atrialfibrillation in rheumatic mitral stenosis. European Heart Journal ( 2013 ) 34 (Abstract Supplement ), 856.

  • G. Sharma, SS.  Shetkar, R.  Lakshmy, R. Juneja, A.  Saxena, V.K.  Bahl. Comparison of inflammatory marker levels in atrial fibrillation and sinus rhythm in patients with chronicrheumatic mitral stenosis. European Heart Journal (2013) 34 (Abstract Supplement), 697.

  • B.D.Singh, SS. Shetkar, S. Seth, G.Gulati, V.K. Iyer, R. Ray, I. Xess, S.S. Kothari, V.K. Bahl. Vanishing cardiacmass. European Heart Journal (2013) 34 (Abstract Supplement), 1124.

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