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Dr. Praveen G. Pai

Professor

Dr. Praveen G. Pai currently serves as Professor at the Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Kochi.

Qualification: DM, DNB, MBBS, MD
praveengpai@aims.amrita.edu

Bio

Dr. Praveen G. Pai passed MBBS from T. D. Medical College, Alappuzha (1991) and obtained MD from Bangalore Medical College (1995). He did DM cardiology from Mahe – Manipal (2000). He worked for 1 year at KMC Manipal as Assistant Professor before joining the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in May 2002. He is currently working as Professor of Cardiology. Dr. Praveen G. Pai has undergone training in both interventional cardiology and in electrophysiology. Apart from diagnostic procedures, he is also proficient in performing emergency and elective coronary angioplasties, peripheral angioplasties, permanent pacemaker and AICD implantation and electrophysiologic procedures. He has published original papers in both international and national meetings. He is also coordinator for MSc and BSc cardiovascular technician courses besides teaching undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in medicine and cardiology.

Achievements

  • Distinction in Pharmacology, Microbiology and Pathology during MBBS.
  • Best outgoing student during Final MBBS examination in Kerala University in Dec 1990.
  • Passed in First attempt in MD, DNB and DM cardiology.
  • More than 50 invited lectures in various fora of Physician & Cardiologists.
  • Presently working as interventional cardiologist and electrophysiologist in Dept of Cardiology, Amrita Hospital.
  • Course Director of MSc, cardiovascular technician training programme at Amrita Hospital.
  • Active participation in National & Local CSI conferences.
  • Participated in EURO PCR 2005 conference held at Paris & EURO PCR 2007 at Barcelona.
  • Attended International Interventional Workshop at Cairo in Oct 2004 and in Ceylon in Dec 2004.
  • Participated in CRT workshop in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2007.
  • Participated in TCT – 2008 held at Washington & Cardiostim 2008 held at Nice.
  • Principal investigator – DEMAT study.
  • Co – Investigator in LIFENOX, BALANCE & ALECARDIO studies.
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2019

A novel prediction model for risk stratification in patients with a type 1 Brugada ECG pattern.

Authors : Dr. Harikrishnan M. S., Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Dr. Saritha Sekhar S., Subramanian, Muthiah; Prabhu, Mukund A; Rai, Maneesh; Natarajan, Kumaraswamy U

Publisher : J Electrocardiol

M. Subramanian, Prabhu, M. A., Rai, M., Harikrishnan M. S., Saritha Sekhar, Praveen G. Pai, and Natarajan, K. U., “A novel prediction model for risk stratification in patients with a type 1 Brugada ECG pattern.”, J Electrocardiol, vol. 55, pp. 65-71, 2019.

Year : 2017

The Utility of Exercise Testing in Risk Stratification of Asymptomatic Patients With Type 1 Brugada Pattern.

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Subramanian, Muthiah; Prabhu, Mukund A; Harikrishnan, Madhavankutty Santhakumari; Shekhar, Saritha S; ; Natarajan, Kumaraswamy

Publisher : J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol

M. Subramanian, Prabhu, M. A., Harikrishnan, M. Santhakuma, Shekhar, S. S., Pai, P. G., and Natarajan, K., “The Utility of Exercise Testing in Risk Stratification of Asymptomatic Patients With Type 1 Brugada Pattern.”, J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 677-683, 2017.

Year : 2005

Trends in Pharmacotherapy Pattern of Patient Undergoing Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: A 5-year Review at a Tertiary Cardiovascular Centre

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Anil Vatwani, Prasannakumar, K. K. Mahesh, M. Vijayakumar, T. Rajesh, C. Rajiv, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Praveen G. Pai, Anil Vatwani, Prasannakumar, K. K. Mahesh, M. Vijayakumar, T. Rajesh, C. Rajiv, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, and K. K. Haridas, “Trends in Pharmacotherapy Pattern of Patient Undergoing Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: A 5-year Review at a Tertiary Cardiovascular Centre”, IHJ, vol. 57, p. 453, 2005.

Year : 2005

A Follow-up Study of Permanent Atrial Sensed Ventricular Pacing Mode

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Ramdas Nayak, Georgie Thomas, Prasannakumar, K. K. Mahesh, M. Vijayakumar, T. Rajesh, C. Rajiv, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Praveen G. Pai, Ramdas Nayak, Georgie Thomas, Prasannakumar, K. K. Mahesh, M. Vijayakumar, T. Rajesh, C. Rajiv, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, and K. K. Haridas, “A Follow-up Study of Permanent Atrial Sensed Ventricular Pacing Mode”, IHJ , vol. 57, p. 501, 2005.

Year : 2004

Practice Pattern and Intermediate Follow-up Results with Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents for Coronary Artery Disease

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Nayak Ramdas, Sonya Nirmal Kumar, Mahesh krishnakumar, Prasanna Kumar, VijayaKumar T, K. U. Natarjan Rajesh, Prakash Kamath, B. V. Pai, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Nayak Ramdas, Sonya Nirmal Kumar, Praveen G. Pai, Mahesh krishnakumar, Prasanna Kumar, VijayaKumar T, K. U. Natarjan Rajesh, Prakash Kamath, B. V. Pai, and K. K. Haridas, “Practice Pattern and Intermediate Follow-up Results with Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents for Coronary Artery Disease”, IHJ, vol. 56, pp. 415-446, 2004.


Year : 2004

Clinical Profile and Early Outcomes after Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Jyoti Kusnur, M. VijayaKumar, T. Rajesh, Prasanna Kumar, Mahesh Krishna Kumar, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, B. V. Pai, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Praveen G. Pai, Jyoti Kusnur, M. VijayaKumar, T. Rajesh, Prasanna Kumar, Mahesh Krishna Kumar, K. U. Natarajan, Prakash Kamath, B. V. Pai, and K. K. Haridas, “Clinical Profile and Early Outcomes after Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism”, IHJ, vol. 56, pp. 560-591, 2004.


Year : 2003

Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Older Patients : Is their Procedural and Late Outcome Different From Younger Patients?

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, , C. Rajiv, T. Rajesh, Vijayakumar K. U., Natarajan Prakash Kamath, Balakrishna Pai, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ,

Praveen G. Pai, C. Rajiv, T. Rajesh, Vijayakumar K. U., Natarajan Prakash Kamath, Balakrishna Pai, and K. K. Haridas, “Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Older Patients : Is their Procedural and Late Outcome Different From Younger Patients? ”, IHJ, p. 55, 2003.

Year : 2003

Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Older Patients : Is their Procedural and Late Outcome Different From Younger Patients?

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, C. Rajiv, T. Rajesh, Vijayakumar K. U., Natarajan Prakash Kamath, Balakrishna Pai, and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Praveen G. Pai, C. Rajiv, T. Rajesh, Vijayakumar K. U., Natarajan Prakash Kamath, Balakrishna Pai, and K. K. Haridas, “Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Older Patients : Is their Procedural and Late Outcome Different From Younger Patients? ”, IHJ, p. 55, 2003.

Year : 2002

Left Main Stenting : Special Reference to Atherosclerotic and Non Atherosclerotic Indications

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, kumar, V., B. V. Pai, P. Kamath, Mahesh, N. K., and K. K. Haridas

Publisher : IHJ

Praveen G. Pai, kumar, V., B. V. Pai, P. Kamath, Mahesh, N. K., and K. K. Haridas, “Left Main Stenting : Special Reference to Atherosclerotic and Non Atherosclerotic Indications”, IHJ, vol. 54, 2002.


Year : 2000

Infective Endocarditis in a Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai

Publisher : JAPI

Praveen G. Pai, “Infective Endocarditis in a Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect ”, JAPI, 2000.

Year : 1994

Multisystem Organ Failure an Update

Authors : Dr. Praveen G. Pai, Puttappa Chandrasekhar

Publisher : Karnataka State Medical Journal

Praveen G. Pai and Puttappa Chandrasekhar, “Multisystem Organ Failure an Update”, Karnataka State Medical Journal , 1994.

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