Dr Das did his MBBS from NRS Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta University in 1998. Afterwards, he 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 Hrudayalaya, Bangalore and advanced EP training at Veteran General Hospital in Shanghai under Dr Yigang Li. He underwent hands-on high end device implantation (CRT-D) training at Elizabeth Krakenhaus Hospital, Essen, Germany under Dr Schmidtz. He is one of the few certified device specialists in India (Certified Cardiac Device Specialist CCDS from Heart Rhythm Society, USA). Dr Das has performed and is involved in training fellows in both coronary and non-coronary interventions, cardiac electrophysiology and device therapies.
Fields of Expertise
Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiologist
Key Procedures Performed
Cardiac electrophysiology & device implantation (Pacemakers, AICDs and CRT – P/D) and their programming.
- 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, No2, 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)
Posts Held in Past
- Spent two years in Luminal Gastroenterology Department, UK
- Spent one year in a big Liver Transplant Unit, UK (does about 100 Liver Transplants a year)
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