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Dr. Deepak Krishnamurthy

Senior Consultant - Interventional Cardiology

MD (General Medicine), DNB (Cardiology)

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About Dr. Deepak Krishnamurthy

Dr. Deepak Krishnamurthy is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore. He has been associated with Sakra World Hospital from its inception days and has been one of the people instrumental in setting up the Department of Cardiology. 
 
Dr. Deepak has been an exceptional, outstanding student and an achiever since his graduation in MBBS at JSS Medical College, University of Mysore, where he bagged several university gold medals in almost every subject right from 1st year to final year. After completing his internship and securing a high rank in the All India MD/MS entrance examinations, he completed his MD (General Medicine) from SMS Medical College, Jaipur. 

Following his post-graduation in Medicine, Dr. Deepak went on to pursue super-specialisation in Cardiology at the esteemed Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Whitefield, Bangalore. Here he had priceless exposure and training in Non-invasive and Interventional Cardiology which led to his achieving the extremely prestigious Wasir Gold Medal in Cardiology at the all India level. 

His core work constitutes emergency primary angioplasty and complex angioplasties with over 4000 angioplasties performed successfully till date. Dr. Deepak also has immense experience in diagnostic cardiac cath studies, and several peripheral angioplasties and paediatric cardiac interventions.  He is adept in device closure procedures for Atrial and Ventricular septal defects (ASD/VSD) and PDA.  He has also implanted more than 500 Pacemakers, ICD and CRT devices. 

Dr. Deepak has expertise in interventional cardiology and he also has a deep passion for preventive cardiology and evidence based management of hypertension, heart failure and lifestyle related cardiac diseases. 

Area of Expertise

Dr. Deepak Krishnamurthy is an expert in primary angioplasty and stenting for acute myocardial infarction and elective coronary angioplasty including complex procedures. He also performs balloon mitral, aortic and pulmonary valvuloplasty, peripheral angioplasties and permanent pacemaker implantations regularly. Dr. Deepak strongly believes in practicing evidence based management of hypertension, heart failure and acute coronary syndromes. His expertise in cardiac interventions include: Angioplasty and Stenting (PTCA) Emergency Angioplasty (Primary PCI) Coronary Angiogram Peripheral Angiogram Cardiac Cath Study Pacemaker implantation AICD Implantation CRT Implantation Balloon Valvuloplasty Device closure of ASD/VSD/PDA Peripheral Angioplasty Renal and Carotid Angioplasty IVC Filter Placement and Retrieval Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy, (PTSMA) Paediatric Cardiac Cath study and Intervention

Awards and Recognitions

The Wasir National Gold Medal in Cardiology for his outstanding performance in the DNB Cardiology Examinations at the all India level, 2007. He was the University topper in final MBBS (1998) and was awarded seven gold medals and three awards from the University of Mysore and the Pfizer medallion of merit. Awards: # For Securing The First Rank In Final MBBS Examination Of January 1998 For The University Of Mysore (80th Convocation) Dr.D.V.Subbarao Memorial Prize Smt.Shantabai Memorial Prize His Holiness Sri The Jagadguru Dr.Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji Of Suttur Mutt Gold Medal The Armugam Gold Medal Dr.B.K.Ramakrishna Rao Prize Dr.P.D.Krishnaswami Memorial Endowment Gold Medal Late Smt.Koratagere Lakkamma Memorial Gold Medal Sri Shamanur Shivashankarappa Endowment Gold Medal Dr.Sri Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s Certificate Of Merit Pfizer Medallion In Medicine And Award # For Securing The Highest Marks In Surgery In The Final MBBS Examinations Dr.Lalana Narayan Gold Medal Dr.M.N.Channabasappa Memorial Prize He stood 46th in the All India MD/MS entrance examination and joined MD (General Medicine) at Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, which is a 3000 bedded tertiary care centre. Publications Balloon Occlusion Study in Assessment of Operability 6in Congenital Left to Right Shunt Lesions with Severe Pulmonary Artery Hypertension - Deepak K, Reeta Varyani, Manohar S, Barooah B, Dash PK Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore – Indian heart journal 2007 volume 59 No 5 page 6 MRI Brain before and after Percutaneous 127Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Individuals at High Risk for Systemic Embolisation - S Chaudappa, AV Praveen, Sunil Kumar, Reeta Varyani, K Deepak, M Sakhare, B Barooah, PK Dash Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore - Indian heart journal 2007 volume 59 No 5 page 127 Determinants of Significant Mitral Regurgitation Following Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy – K Deepak et al Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore - Indian heart journal – 2004 – 56 – 448 Percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: immediate and short term follow up results – V Keshavamurthy, K deepak et al Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore - Indian heart journal – 2004 – 56 – 507 A review of ECG features on Tetralogy of Fallot in Indian Patients – V Reeta, K Deepak et al Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore- Indian heart journal – 2005 – 56 – 490 Complications of Catheter based interventions in Paediatric age group – Reeta Varyani, Deepak K et al Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore - PCSI – New Delhi – 2006 Pulmonary valve balloon dilatation: Immediate and short term follow up results – V Keshavamurthy, Deepak K et al Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore- Indian heart journal – 2004 – 56 – 472 Aortic valve balloon dilatation in Congenital Bicuspid Aortic valve stenosis – Immediate and short term follow up results – Deepak.K, Reeta Varyani, Keshavamurthy.V, Barooah B, Dash PK Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore – Indian heart journal – 2005 – 57 Rheumatologic complications of type 2 Diabetes mellitus – A largely overlooked yet important entity – Renu Saigal, Deepak K et al Dept of Internal medicine, SMS Medical college and Hospital, Jaipur – Novel Science International Journal of Medical Science, 2012, 1(7) - 226-231

Qualification

Dr. Deepak Krishnamurthy completed his MD in General Medicine and for his DNB Cardiology training, he joined the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Whitefield, Bangalore, which is a high volume interventional cardiology centre. During his tenure he had extensive training in non-invasive and interventional cardiology under the able guidance of Dr. P.K. Dash who is a renowned cardiologist and teacher par excellence.