Dr. A. B. Gopalamurugan, Cardiologist in Chennai

Dr. A. B. Gopalamurugan


M.B.B.S., M.D., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.P., C.C.D.S., F.A.C.C.





About the Doctor

Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Chief of Department for Transcatheter valve & Endovascular Therapies
Brief Profile:
An expert in Multivessel and left main stem angioplasty, Electrophysiology and device therapy, Cardiac structural Intervention like TAVI, Mitral and Tricuspid valve Therapy & Aortic Endovascular Therapies
Pioneer in India with the maximum number of India's first heart valve replacement without open-heart surgery (TAVI/TAVR) Starts Transcatheter valve service at Kauvery Hospital
A renowned expert in Aortic Endovascular Interventions for Aortic dissections and Aneurysms has started a 24 hrs Aortic service at Kauvery Hospital.
Dr A B Gopalamurugan is well known internationally and nationally as the pioneer for cutting edge interventional cardiology and transcatheter valve replacement therapy. He is the founder and  course director of the country's largest course for transcatheter valve therapies - India Valves. To date, he has introduced the maximum number of transcatheter valve therapies to India. He has performed 3 of world's first transcatheter valve therapies too.
Professional Registrations:
  • Indian Medical Council 
  • Maharashtra Medical Council, Mumbai 
  • General Medical Council, UK 
  • British Cardiovascular Interventional Society
  • European Heart Rhythm Association
Pioneering Surgeries:
  1. First in man/First in the world case of transvenous mitral valve implantation
  2. First in man/First in the world percutaneous treatment with TAVI after heterotopic heart transplantation
  3. First in the world TAVI for Aortic Regurgitation with a highly mobile mass attached to  the aortic valve
  4. First in man/First in the world case of PCI, TAVR and TEVAR of Aortic Arch with a  hybrid approach through a Trans-caval (Cavo-aortic) access in the same procedure
  5. First in India Dedicated Percutaneous Valve ProgramFirst TAVI in India with Medtronic Evolut R system and the First TAVI in India for  Aortic Regurgitation
  6. First in India live case recording of epicardial Ventricular Tachycardia ablationFirst in India 17 vector pacing system for Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT)
  7. First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) for Aortic Stenosis in South  India
  8. First Aortic Arch Hybrid repair as an alternative for Frozen Elephant Trunk operation
  9. First in India use of short term ECMO to retrieve a heart failure patient from the  community
  10. First in Asia dedicated Aortic Arch Endovascular Graft treatment for aortic Arch  Disease
  11. First national forum for patients and physicians in India to spread awareness of  Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy
  12. First in India Transcatheter Mitral valve ImplantationFirst in India Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Implantation
  13. First in Asia Transjugular Trans-septal Mitral Valve Implantation
  14. First in India Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation
  15. First in India Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Implantation
  16. First in Asia Transjugular Trans-septal Mitral Valve Implantation
  17. First in India Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation (TMVR) for Mitral Annular  Calcification (MAC)
  18. Maharashtra's first Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  19. Maharashtra's first First Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement
  20. Maharashtra's first and First in India Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation through  a subclavian route fully percutaneously


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