• Mumbai, India
  • Open 24 x 7

Dr. Prafulla Kerkar

Dr. Prafulla Kerkar

MBBS, DM - Cardiology
  • Skills :
    Cardiologist, interventional cardiologist
highlights

Highlights

  • Dr. Prafulla Kerkar is one of the best cardiologists who has expertise in performing cardiac intervention both in adults and pediatric patients.
  • He also has been actively involved in the development of the interventional cardiology program since 1988 at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Prafulla Kelkar has performed more than 5000 catheterization procedures successfully.
  • Apart from catheterization Dr. Prafulla also is an expert in performing coronary angioplasty, mitral, aortic, and pulmonic valvuloplasty, and closure of VSD, ASD, and PDA fistulas and other shunts.
profile summary

Profile Summary

Dr. Prafulla has an extensive experience of 31 years in the field of cardiology.

He has pioneered in various cardiac procedures and has even conducted several interventional workshops.

Dr. Prafulla Kerkar is one of the members for the editorial board of Postgraduate Journal of Medicine.

He is also a section editor for the Cardiology section of the API textbook of Medicine and a reviewer for several international and national journals.

doctor experience

Experience of Dr. Prafulla Kerkar

Dr. Prafulla Kerkar has a vast experience of 31 years in this field.

trainng and certification

Training and Certifications

  • MBBS: University of Bombay, 1981
  • DNB: 1989
  • DM: Cardiologist, University of Bombay, 1989
  • FACC (Fellow of American College of Cardiology)
  • FSCAI (Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions)
  • FESC (Fellow of European Society of Cardiology)
expertise

Expertise in Disease/Treatment

  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Mitral valvuloplasty
  • Pulmonic valvuloplasty 
  • Aortic valvuloplasty
  • Closure of ASD, PDA, VSD, and other shunts.