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Dr Blessan Varghese is a renowned interventional cardiologist with an experience of 10 years with expertise in diagnostic coronary angiography both radial & femoral route, Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, renal angiography & Pacemaker Implantation and Device therapy for ASD, PDA, and many more interventional procedures. Currently, he serves as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi and is the chief of inerventional cardiology.

Dr. Varghese completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Calicut, in 2001. Subsequently, he obtained the MD (General Medicine) postgraduate degree from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur and the DM (Cardiology) super-speciality degree from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore.

Prior to his current assignments, Dr. Varghese gained experience as Senior Resident in Internal Medicine at N S C B Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur; as General Physician at Marthoma Mission Hospital, Chungathara; and as Senior Resident in Cardiology at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore. He was also a Lecturer in Cardiology at Govt. T D Medical College, Alappuzha.

Dr. Varghese is a member of American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology and World Heart Federation. He has presented papers and delivered lectures in various national and international congresses like world congress of cardiology and European Society of Cardiology annual congress. He was investigator in renowned international clinical trials like OASIS 6, PLATO, ATMOSHERE, IABP SHOCK etc.

Dr Varghese is specialised in Coronary and Non-coronary Interventions especially Radial approach in Coronary Angioplasty. He has expertise in single chamber and dual chamber Pacemaker implantation. He is specialised in adult and paediatric echocardiography and is an authority in ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. His areas of academic interest include Hypertension, Heart Failure and pulmonary hypertension.

  • MBBS – Govt. Medical College, Calicut,Kerala, Calicut University 2001
  • MD General Medicine – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Govt Medical College,Jabalpur,M.P, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur,M.P 2006
  • DM Cardiology – St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, Rajive Gandhi University Health Sciences 2011
  • Internship in medicine – Govt. Medical College, Calicut – 2001-2002
  • Senior Resident in Internal Medicine – N S C B Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur, M.P – 2003-2006
  • General Physician – Marthoma Mission Hospital, Chungathara, Malappuram – 2006 JUN – 2008 – JULY
  • Senior Resident in Cardiology – St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore – 2008-AUG – 2011-NOV
  • Lecturer in Cardiology – Govt. T D Medical College, Alappuzha,Kerala – 2011 DEC – 2012 SEP
  • Consultant Cardiologist – VSM Hospital, Mavelikara – 2012 OCT
  • Chief of interventional cardiology – PVS Hospital Kochi- 2017- March 2019
  • Chief of inerventional cardiology- Sunrise Hospital Kochi -2019-2020
  • Young Investigator award for the best original research work from world heart federation during World Congress of Cadiology Congress 2012 held in Dubai
  • BC Roy award for the best research paper Cardiological Society of India annual conference 2011 at Kolkata
  • B Varghese et al- Visceral Adiposity in young patients with coronary artery disease- a hospital based case control study Indian Heart Journal 6403 (2012) 284–289
  • B Varghese et al-24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and target organ damage in hypertensive patients Indian Heart journal 2010:12;65-66
  • Presented a paper on ‘Visceral Adiposity in young patients with coronary artery disease- a hospital based case control study’ in World congress of Cardiology,
    Dubai 2012 and was awarded Young Investigator Travel Award
  • Presented a paper on 24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and target organ damage in hypertensive patients during ESC congress 2012, Munich
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) (2014)
  • Life Member of Cardiological Society of India (L-3866) since 2012
  • Life Member of European Society of Cardiology since 2012
  • Member of American Heart Association since 2012
  • Investigator in Internaional trials, as part of St. Johns Research Institute, Bangalore, like PLATO, TABY,OASIS-6, CURRENT OASIS, ATMOSPHERE, EMPHA-
    SIS-HF and SHOCK III trials
  • Taken part in the INTERHEART Study as part of PHRI, Macmaster University, Canada and St. Johns Research Institute, Bangalore, India
  • Currently, participating in the National ACS Registry, India

dr Blessan Varghese

MD (Gen Med), DM (Cardiology) Chief Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Blessan Varghese is a renowned interventional cardiologist with an experience of 10 years with expertise in diagnostic coronary angiography both radial & femoral route, Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, renal angiography & Pacemaker Implantation and Device therapy for ASD, PDA, and many more interventional procedures. Currently, he serves as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi and is the chief of inerventional cardiology.

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