Dr. P. Vijay Shekhar

Dr. P. Vijay Shekhar


M.B.B.S., M.D., D.M.(cardio)




Trichy - Heartcity

About the Doctor

Designation: Consultant Cardiologist 
Super-Specialty: DM Cardiology - Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research 2014 - 2017
Scholastic Performance
  • Paper presented in 19th National Annual Conference of Hypertension Society of India (HSICON 2010). Topic: "Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among hypertensives"
  • Paper presented in the 7th Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India - Tamilnadu Chapter (TAPICON 2011). Topic: "A case report on Castleman's disease"
  • Paper presented in 1st National conference on Toxinology 2011. Topic: "A retrospective study on rodenticide poisoning"
  • Dissertation submitted to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University - "Diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes and its correlation with microvascular complications"
  • Paper published in the e-journal of the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. Topic: "An interesting case of seizure"
  • Paper presentation in 23RD Annual Conference of Indian College of cardiology (ICCCON 2016). Topic: "LAA neovascularization with LA-coronary fistula".
  • Paper presentation in ECHO INDIA 2016. Topic: "RSOV with double windsock deformity"
  • Paper presentation in ECHO INDIA 2016. Topic: "Free-floating right heart thrombi"
  • Paper presentation in "NIC 2017". Topic: "Paravalvular leak closure"
Clinical Articles:
  • Prospective case study on "Mitral valve resistance index as a success predictor of BMV" Case series on RVOT stenting in high-risk TOF patients
Specialty Experience
  • Senior Resident as an intensivist in PSG IMS & R (June 2013 - April 2014)
  • 36 months of cardiology training (Invasive and non-invasive)
  • 6 months of cardiac critical care training and well versed in bedside procedures like temporary pacemaker insertion and pericardiocentesis.
  • 12 months of training in non-invasive cardiology including treadmill Protocols, Cardiac CT and Nuclear cardiology.
  • 12 months of training in interventional cardiology. Performed >500 diagnostic angiograms and >75 angioplasties. Assisted structural heart disease interventions including BMV, aortic and pulmonary balloon valvotomy, device closure of congenital heart defects, peripheral interventions, etc.
  • 3 months of training in electrophysiology including procedures like permanent pacemaker insertion, ICD and CRT devices.
  • 3 months of dedicated training in paediatric cardiology.(paediatric and fetal echocardiography, cath studies and paediatric interventions)
Kauvery Experience 1 year at Kauvery
Academic Achievements :
  • GOLD MEDALLIST - PROF. M. A. MUTHUSETHUPATHI PRIZE EXAM held by Madras Medical College Nephrology Alumni Association in 2012.
  • First prize in AIM MEDI QUIZ 2012 held at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.
  • Quiz master for GENESIS 2011 & 2012 held at Madras Medical College - Inter college medical quiz competition.
  • Runner up for best paper presented in the 19th National Annual Conference of Hypertension Society of India (HSICON 2010).
  • Awarded "BEST PAPER" in 23RD Annual Conference of Indian College of cardiology (ICCCON 2016).


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