Dr. Rakesh Sarkar
Department: Cardiology & Electrophysiology
Experience: 14+ Years
Dr Rakesh Sarkar is an experienced cardiologist and electrophysiologist associated with BM Birla Heart Research Centre. His expertise lies in doing complex arrhythmia procedures and novel pacing techniques as management of heart failure and arrhythmia. He is a specialist in Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Ventricular Tachycardia, CRT-D, and conduction system pacing in novel pacing techniques.
Dr Rakesh Sarkar has completed his MD in General Medicine from Bankura Sammilani Medical College and DM Cardiology from RG Kar Medical College. He completed his Post Doctoral Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology from Care Hospital.
Previously attached to Medanta the Medicity as Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, he was also associated as investigator of few important large multicentric trial and many International publications on field of pacing and cardiac electrophysiology.
Dr Rakesh Sarkar is a passionate medical professional who believes in providing accurate and quality treatment for patients.
Atrial fibrillation (also referred to as A-fib) is a commonly occurring abnormality in the heart rhythm. It is the condition wherein the heartbeats are rapid and irregular (i.e. fibrillating) because the upper left and right atrium of the heart experience chaotic electrical signals.
Having a slow heart rate is normal in healthy adults and trained athletes, however, if you do not fall in any of these categories, you need help.
A pacemaker is a battery-operated device that is implanted in the chest to assist the heart in performing its functions. Although the device is very small, its placement calls for the need for some changes in your regular lifestyle