Dr. Shakapur Chaudappa | Best cardiologist in Dharwad |Narayana Health

Dr. Shakapur Chaudappa

MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Cardiology) Consultant

  • SpecialityCardiology - Adult

  • HospitalDharwad - SDM Narayana Heart Centre

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Brief Profile

Dr. Chaudappa Shakapur completed his MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubli-Karnataka ,1995. He has completed his M.D [Internal Medicine] from JIPMER, Pondicherry in 2001 and DNB (Cardiology) from prestigious Shri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Science, Bangalore in 2011. Dr. Chaudappa Shakapur has rich experience of working as Consultant Cardiologist at various hospitals like Satya Sai Hospital, Bangalore and since 2010 has been working as a Consultant Cardiologist at SDM Narayana Heart Centre, Dharwad. He has performed over 9000 diagnostic catheterizations & over 4000 interventional procedures in the Cath lab at SDMNH over the last 6 years.

Fields of Expertise

  • Interventional Cardiology

Key Procedures Performed

  • Primary Angioplasty
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Paediatric Interventional Procedures like ASD, VSD, PDA Device Closures


  • Adult and Pediatric Cardiology

Rare/ Unique Skills

  • Primary Angioplasty
  • Endovascular Graft Stenting

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions


  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Endovascular Graft Stenting Cardiac Tamponade - An Unusual Presentation of Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma: IJRRMS-2012;2(1)
  • A case Of Cardiac Tamponade Due to Tubercular Pericardial Effusion with Severe Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction – Case Report: Under Review by Indian Heart Journal Cardiovascular Case Report

Posts Held in Past

  • Consultant Physician at NPCIL, Tarapur 2002-2004
  • Consultant Physician at ISRO, Shriharikota. 2005-2008
  • Senior Resident Cardiology at Satya Sai Hospital, Bangalore 2008 -2010

Languages spoken

Kannada, Hindi and English