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    MD, DM, FIC (Italy) | Chief Interventional Cardiologist

    Graduated in Medicine in 1988 from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Dr. Prathap Kumar N acquired MD (Internal medicine) in 1992. A protagonist of the belief that heart matters most, he went on to learn the ills of the heart and obtained DM (cardiology) in 1997 with a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from University of Turin, Italy in 2002. Having had gained the know-how, and whetting his skill with overseas trainings, Dr. Prathap was instrumental in establishing the cardiology department in Benziger Hospital, an Interventional cardiology centre in Pariyaram Medical College and in PRS hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. He was a Director of Cathlab Services in Manipal Heart Foundation, Bengaluru. All along, Dr. Prathap nurtured a passionate desire to have dedicated cardiac centres across India to render specialized and affordable heart care. Dr. Prathap Kumar N is the Chief Interventional Cardiologist of Meditrina Group of Hospitals headquartered at Kollam, Kerala, India with units at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottarakara, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar & Jamshedpur. To his and his team’s credit, nearly 10000 angioplasties, half of them complicated, were performed. Further, it is indeed a recognition, that a Cardiac Centre is functioning in ESIC hospital, Kollam, a Government sector, in collaboration with Meditrina Hospital Private Limited, Kollam. Today, Meditrina Hospital, Kollam is a multi-specialty tertiary healthcare centre with full-fledged departments including, Urology, General Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neonatology, ENT. In collaboration with the renowned International Oncology Private Limited, Meditrina Hospital Kollam is soon to have a specialized, high-end technology aided Cancer Care Centre manned by celebrated doctors. Unlimited in its desire to enlarge its scope of healthcare service, Meditrina is soon to enter into a joint venture with the Government of the Republic of Maldives to provided specialized Cardiac Care to the people of Maldives. A series of award and recognitions followed Dr. Prathap Kumar N, Excellence Award by Vivekananda Samskarika Samithi, 2015 the Times of India Business Excellence Award 2011, Best Interventional Cardiologist Award by Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, 2012. He is a visiting faculty in almost all Interventional Cardiology meetings in India and abroad.