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

Dr. Shakapur Chaudappa

MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Cardiology) Senior 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 in 1996. He has completed his M D. [Internal Medicine] from JIPMER, Pondicherry in 2001 and DNB (Cardiology) from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore in 2010. Dr. Chaudappa Shakapur has rich experience of working as Consultant Cardiologist at various hospitals like Sathya Sai Hospital, Bangalore and Since 2011 he is working at SDMNH. Presently he is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Cardiology at SDM Narayana Heart Centre, Dharwad.

He has performed over 15,000 Cath procedures and over 2,500 Angioplasties till date.Dr. Chaudappa Shakapur routinely performs all types of Coronary Angioplasties including Emergency and Complex Coronary Interventions, Balloon Valvuloplasty, Peripheral Angioplasty and Pacemaker Implantation.

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