Dr. Pawan Poddar

Director of Cath Lab and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Pawan Poddar

Dr. Pawan Poddar


Department: Cardiology
Designation: Director of Cath Lab and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Years Of Experience: 12
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Malakpet
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu
Med Reg No: 48073
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Dr. Pawan Poddar is the Director of Cath Lab and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet. Holding postgraduate degrees in Internal Medicine from AIIMS, New Delhi, and DM Cardiology from PGIMER, Chandigarh, he stands among the leading cardiologists in the city.

With an unwavering commitment to patient care, Dr. Pawan is actively engaged in all aspects of patient management. Renowned for his exceptional skills in interventional procedures, he has successfully performed over 20,000 Diagnostic Coronary Angiograms and 5,000 Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting procedures. His expertise extends to Complex Coronary Interventions, Structural Heart Interventions like TAVR, and Valve-in-Valve procedures. He has also demonstrated proficiency in Peripheral Interventions, Permanent Pacemaker Implantations, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterizations, and Structural Interventions. His dedication and vast clinical experience solidify his position as a leading expert in cardiac care in Hyderabad.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • 2009: DM Cardiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • 2006: MD Internal Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • 2002: MBBS, Osmania Medical College
  • Currently working as Director of Cath Lab and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet
Services offeredServices offered
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Complex Coronary Interventions (Left Main Stenting, Bifurcation Stenting, Interventions for Chronic Total Occlusions and Saphenous Vein Graft Interventions)
  • Coronary Imaging (Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Guided Coronary Interventions)
  • Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) Guided Coronary Interventions
  • Rotablation and other Calcified Plaque Modifying Techniques like Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL)
  • Carotid Stenting with Protection Devices
  • TAVR including Valve in Valve Procedures
  • Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy (PTMC)
  • Mitral Valve in Valve Procedures
  • Device Closures for Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva (RSOV)
  • Pacemaker Implantations including Single and Dual Chamber Pacemakers
  • Micra Leadless Pacemaker Implantation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
  • AICD Implantations
  • Pediatric Cardiac Catheterizations
  • Aortic Stent Graft Procedures including TEVAR, EVAR and Stenting for Coartation of Aorta
  • Dedicated Heart Failure Clinic with a successfully running Heart Transplant Program
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Complex Coronary Interventions including:
    1. Left Main Interventions
    2. Bifurcation Stenting
    3. CTO Interventions
    4. Saphenous Vein Graft Interventions
    5. Rotablation Assisted Interventions
    6. IVUS and OCT Guided Interventions
    7. Intravascular Lithotrypsy (IVL) Assisted Interventions
    8. CHIP Interventions
    9. Impella and ECMO Assisted Interventions
  • Structural Heart Interventions including:
    1. ASD Device Closures
    2. VSD Device Closures
    3. PDA Device Closures
    4. RSOV Device Closures
    5. LA Appendage Closures
    6. TAVR
    7. Aortic and Mitral Valve in Valve Procedures
  • Aortic Interventions including:
    1. TEVAR
    2. EVAR
    3. Coarctation of Aorta
  • Pacemaker Implantations including:
    1. Single and Dual Chamber Pacemakers
    2. Micra Leadless Pacemakers
    3. Single and Dual Chamber ICDS
    4. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Life Member, Cardiology Society of India
  • Life Member, Paediatric Cardiology Society of India
  • American College of Cardiology
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Chapters in Text Book:
    1. Talwar KK , Poddar P Disorders of Myocardium in Munjal YP, ed. API Textbook of medicine, ninth edition. Jaypee brothers medical publishers (P) LTD, 2012:728-736
  • National and International Indexed Publications:
    1. Poddar P, Gurizala S, Rao S. Endovascular stenting of IVC using Brockenbrough's needle in Budd–Chiari syndrome – A case report. Indian Heart J. 2014 May-Jun;66(3):363-5.
    2. Goel K, Gupta N, Misra A, Poddar P, Pandey RM, Vikram NK, Wasir JS. Predictive equations for body fat and abdominal fat with DXA and MRI as reference in Asian Indians. Obesity 2008 Feb;16(2):451-6.
    3. Goel K, Misra A, Vikram NK, Poddar P, Gupta N. Subcutaneous Abdominal Adipose Tissue is associated with the Metabolic Syndrome in Asian Indians independent of Intra-abdominal and Total body fat. Heart. 2010 Apr;96(8):579-83.
    4. Joseph L, Wasir JS, Misra A, Vikram NK, Goel K, Pandey RM, Chandra M, Poddar P, Kondal D. Appropriate values of adiposity and lean body mass indices to detect cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indians. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2011 Sep;13(9):899-906.
    5. Talwar KK, Poddar P. Beta Blockers in Cardiomyopathy: Status Report 2010. Indian Heart J. 2010 Mar-Apr;62(2):123-5
    6. Vijayvergiya R, Poddar P, Behera A, Lal A. Profile of Aortoiliac Disease in Patients with Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease. As-219; Am J Cardiol 2009;103(9):93B
    7. Goel K, Gupta N, Misra A, Poddar P, Pandey RM, Vikram NK, Wasir JS. Response to "Predictive Equations for Body Fat in Asian Indians". (Letter) Obesity 2009;17(5): 936-937.
    8. Annavarajula SK, Suryaprakash B, Kashinatham D, Poddar P. Unusual presentation of posttransplant renal artery stenosis ‐ A case report. Indian J Transplant 2021;12:269-71
  • Invited Lectures:
    1. “Invasive Strategy is Superior to Medical Therapy in UA/NSTEMI”. Basics and Beyond Cardiology Conference, Hyderabad – June 23, 2012
    2. “Medical Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes”. Basics and Beyond Cardiology Conference –2013
    3. “Endovascular Stenting of completely Occluded Inferior Vena Cava using Brokenbrough’s Needle”. Oral presentation at EURO PCR 2014, Paris.
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Chikitsa Ratna Award from Agrawal Samaj, Andhra Pradesh, 2010
  • Bhagwan Dhanvantari Sadbhavana Puraskar from Bharatiya Sanskruti Nirman Parishad, Hyderabad, 2012
  • Received Gold Medal in the subject of Biochemistry during Undergraduate Training
  • Received Best Case Award in Challenging Cases Sessions at 9th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course/Fellows Course, 2017
  • Received Most Promising Interventional Cardiologist (in Hyderabad) Award at International Health Care Awards at Mumbai, 2017
  • Recognised as one of the most inspiring Cardiologist of India by Economic Times during Doctor’s Day Enclave at New Delhi, 2019

Frequently asked questions   FAQ'S

  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Pawan Poddar?

    Patients visit Dr. Pawan Poddar for Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting, Intravascular Lithotripsy, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterizations, and Pacemaker Implantations, among others.

  2. 2. What is Dr. Pawan Poddar's educational qualification?

    Dr. Pawan Poddar holds the following qualifications: MD (AIIMS), DM (PGI), FSCAI, FESC, FACC.

  3. 3. What does Dr. Pawan Poddar specialise in?

    Dr. Pawan Poddar is Director of Cath Lab and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist who specialises in Complex Coronary Interventions, Structural Heart Interventions, Aortic Interventions, and Pacemaker Implantations, among others.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. Pawan Poddar practice?

    Dr. Pawan Poddar practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. Pawan Poddar’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Pawan Poddar for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

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