Heart Rhythm Disorders

Best Interventional Cardiologist in Kolkata

Dr. Munna Das, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Dr. Munna Das is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah. Dr. Das is one of the few specialists in the region and has extensive experience and training in Cardiac cases.

Dr. Munna Das did his MBBS from NRS Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta University. He then went on to complete his MD from Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R, Kolkata) and topped the examination. He did his DM in cardiology from the same institution. He later pursued his training in Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology at Narayana Health, Bangalore and advanced EP training at Veteran General Hospital at Shanghai under Dr. Yigang Li. He underwent hands-on high-end device implantation (CRT-D) training at Elizabeth Krankenhaus Hospital, Essen, Germany under Dr. Schmidtz. Dr. Munna Das has more than five years of experience in the field of interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. He has already performed more than 100 primary angioplasties, balloon mitral valvuloplasties as well as many complex angioplasties and peripheral intervention. He is an expert in the field of electrophysiology and device implantation (Pacemakers, AICDs and CRT – P/D) and their programming.

Professional Qualifications

  • MD (Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata)

  • DM (Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata)

Experience

  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (Earlier Westbank Narayana Heart Centre) Since April 2013

  • Consultant Cardiologist in B R Singh Hospital, Eastern Railways, Kolkata from October 2007 to March 2013

  • Associate Consultant at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata from August to September 2007

Training

  • Certification of hands on training in CRT-D implantation at Elizabeth Krakenhaus Hospital, Essen, Germany

  • Observer-ship training in Advanced EP under Dr. Yigang Li, Shanghai Veteran General Chest Hospital, Shanghai, China

  • Trained in basic cardiac electrophysiology and high end device (AICD & CRT) implantation procedures at Narayana Hruduyalaya, Bangalore

  • Observer-ship in Electrophysiology at Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Bangalore

Honours and Awards

  • First in college certificate in College Gold Medal Exam in MD course

  • Gold Medals in Medicine, Surgery and Physiology in MBBS examination

  • Senior Class Assistantship in Physiology, Pathology & Microbiology, Surgery

  • Junior Assistantship in Biochemistry

  • Junior Prosectorship in Anatomy

  • University Topper in MD exit exam

Papers, Publications and Associations

  • Comparative study to assess whether hsCRP and CIMT improve the predictive accuracy of exercise stress testing for CAD in perimenopausal women with typical angina. (JIMA, Feb 2008, Vol:106, No 2, pg: 86-90)

  • Significance of an index of insulin resistance in non-diabetic patients with impaired fasting glucose with acute myocardial infarction and its correlation to short term outcome. (Indian Heart J.2009; 61:40-43)