Dr. Padmakumar R.

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Cardiology


    Dr Padmakumar R is a Professor of the Department of Cardiology.

    He also :

    • Coordinates teaching programs of specialization in Cardiology.

    He is involved in patient care in Clinical Cardiology and performs state-of-the-art cardiac interventions.


Subject Semester / Year


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DM Cardiology Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum 2000
DNB Internal Medicine Medical College, Trivandrum 1998
MD Internal Medicine Medical College, Trivandrum 1996
MBBS Medical College, Trivandrum 1993


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 2010 till date
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2004 to 2005; 2006 to 2009
Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum Assistant Professor 01/2001 to 02/2004


Area of Interest

Interventional Cardiology

Area of Expertise

Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography

Area of Research

Cardiac Rehabilitation, Preventive Cardiology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of IMA, Conducted classes for GPS in Cardiology, 1996.
  • Life Member of CSI, 2001.
  • Fellow Member of SCAI, 2012.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Moulana Hospital, Perinthalamanna Chief Interventional Cardiologist 2004-2005

Acquired Aneurysm of Left Sinus of Valsalva and coexistence of CAD with hyper eosinophilia in a young menstruating woman

2008-01-01 Padmakumar R Garg N Devasia T Kansal N

International Journal Angiol

Afibrinogenaemia: A Rare Cause of young Myocardial Infarct

2008-01-04 Kumar N Padmakumar R Ramesh B Garg N

Singapore Medical Journal

Holt-oram Syndrome with Hemizygous Continuation of Inferior Vena Cava

2006-01-04 Praveen VK Padmakumar R Harikrishnan S Koshy T Neelakandan KS

Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals

Calcific Stenotic Jump Graft

2004-01-11 Padmakumar R Krishnamoorthy KM Tharakan JA

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome with severe calcific aortic valve stenosis and calcific mitral valve

2004-01-09 Nair KK Padmakumar R Krishnamoorthy KM Dora S Achythan TJ

Journal of Heart Valve Disease

Pseudoscimitar Syndrome with Right Pulmonary Venous Drainage to Left Atrium

1999-01-05 Padmakumar R Sivasankaran S Tharakan JA

Indian Heart Journal

A review of on-going trials in exercise based rehabilitation for pulmonary arterial hypertension

2013-01-05 Babu AS Padmakumar R Maiya AG

Indian journal of medical research

An unusual complication of cardiac catheterisation during BMV

2011-08-03 Vivek GR Padmakumar R Nitin Kansal

BMJ Case Reports

Absent Pulmonary Valve and Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery from Ascending Aorta

2004-01-09 Krishnamoorthy KM Tharakan JA Padmakumar R

International Journal of Cardiology

Usefulness of Transthoracic Echocardiography for Identification of left Atrial Thrombus before Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty

2003-01-01 Krishnamoorthy KM Tharakan JA Thomas T Kumaran AKV Bhat A Harikrishnan SV Padmakumar R

American journal of cardiology

Rehabilitation after MI

2014-01-01 Dr Mahammed

Research- PhD co guide

Rehabilitation in PAH

2014-01-01 Dr Abraham

Research- PhD guide

Cardiac dysnchrony in LBBB vs non LBBB, TIMI frame count and LVEF correlation in AMI, TDI in Coronary slow flow, Echocardiography in septic shock, TDI in pregnancy

2014-01-01 Sridevi Vidya Tara Soumya Priyanka



    2004-05 series of articles on heart diseases.