Dr. Atul Mathur, M.B.B.S.,M.D.( Internal Medicine), D.M. (Cardiology) has joined New Delhi located Fortis Escorts Heart Institute as a Director (Interventional Cardiology). Dr. Mathur has over three decades rich experience in medical industry.
Well regarded for his huge expertise
He is well regarded for his huge expertise in coronary and vascular interventions in the Asia Pacific region. Apart from complex coronary procedures he is also an expert in aortic stent grafting, carotid stenting, IVC filter placement, peripheral vascular stenting, venous interventions etc. He has also effectively performed structural heart interventions like balloon valvotomies, acquired VSD Closures and LAA appendage closures.
M.B.B.S. from SMS Medical College, Jaipur
Dr. Mathur completed his M.B.B.S. in 1983 from SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan. He did M.D. Internal Medicine in 1987 from the same institute. Afterwards he did D.M. (Cardiology) from AIIIMS in 1991. He won fellow in interventional cardiology at Dr. Geoffrey D. Cope in Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia. He also received fellowship in Interventional Cardiology with Prof. Alain Cribier at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen, France.
Was associated with AIIMS previously
Previously, Dr. Mathur has worked as an assistant professor – Cardiology at AIIMS, New Delhi. He was also associated with the University of Alabama Hospital, USA as a faculty of interventional cardiology. Dr. Mathur performed the first carotid stenting procedure in India in 1999 (A procedure performed to prevent brain strokes). He attended and actively participated in advanced angioplasty course at Shri Jai Deva Institute of Cardiology at Bangalore and live demonstration course on interventional cardiology at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire De Rouen in France.
Holds membership of different organizations
He is President of Indian Council for Carotid Interventions (ICCI), President, Cardiovascular Therapeutics (CVT) India besides being member of the global advisory board for resolute endeavour program for designing newer drug eluting stents and he is a life member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI).