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Dr. Sunil Thanvi is a senior and dynamic cardiologist with a penchant for academics and hard work


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Dr. Sunil Thanvi is a senior and dynamic cardiologist with a penchant for academics and hard work. He completed his MBBS and MD ( Internal Medicine ) from B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad in 1998 He then joined the U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad and subsequently completed DM in Cardiology from Gujarat University in 2002 . A Gold medallist in the University , he has also been awarded the “Nathubhai Patel Gold Medal in Cardiology” by the BJMC alumni.

He held the post of Assistant Professor in Cardiology at the U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre for nearly 6 years and then joined B.M.Patel Cardiac Centre, Karamsad, Gujarat as Incharge, Cardiology department. Currently he is Professor of Cardiology and Clinical Head at B.M.Patel Cardiac Centre, Karamsad and a Senior Interventional Cardilogist with Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

He has a huge repertoire of skills including Complex Coronary interventions, Peripheral Interventions, Balloon Valvuloplastys, pacemaker implantations as well as implantation of AICD and performing CRT procedures. He is the first one to perform Pediatric Transesophageal echo in the state of Gujarat and has trained lot of cardiologists in this field.

Apart from various complex interventions, he has also performed a unique Coronary angioplasty of a 13 yr old girl suffering from Familial Hypercholesterolemia with Left Main and Right Coronary Artery ostial stenosis, a case which he presented at the Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Symposium 2006, held at Las Vegas, USA and which was also showcased on the website of TCTMD, a reputed international Cardiology website.

Along with a huge volume and variety of adult cardiac interventional procedures, he has also performed over two thousand pediatric procedures which include Cardiac catheterizations of complex congenital conditions, Balloon Atrial septostomy, Device closures of PDA, ASD, VSD and Fistulae, Balloon valvuloplasty of Mitral, Aortic and Pulmonary valves, Balloon dilatation and stenting of Coarctation of Aorta.

He has been to ESCORTS HEART INSTITUTE AND RESEARCH CENTRE, New Delhi ; AMRUTA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, Cochin and HOSPITAL DE GRANDE, MILAN to hone his skills in various aspects of intervention. He has been an active participant and invited faculty at various National and International forums where he has presented more than 50 papers including 15 International papers in Cardiology including those in Pediatric Cardiology, Coronary Interventions and Preventive Cardiology. He has more than 75 papers and publications to his credit.

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