Dr. Tarun Praharaj
Experience: 30+ Years
Dr. Tarun Kumar Praharaj has been associated with BM Birla Heart Research Centre since 1990. He has been working as a full time Senior Consultant of Interventional Cardiology and is the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in BM Birla Heart Research Centre. He has completed his post-graduation fellowship in Adult Cardiology and Clinical Research,
Fellowship in Invasive Cardiology from Philippines Heart Centre. Dr. Praharaj is also a fellow of The American College of Cardiology.
Dr Praharaj was the preferred consultant to treat personalities like Nobel Laureate, Mother Teresa, in 1993 and 1996. He has performed stent angioplasty on a 94 yrs old man, one of the oldest surviving patients in India who celebrated his 101 st birthday on Oct 2011. He implanted a drug- coated stent on 75 years old lady on 7 th June 2002 which was launched for the first time in India on that very day. He has also performed primary angioplasty on a patient aged 87 years successfully. His areas of expertise are Coronary Angioplasty, Primary Angioplasty, Stenting, valvuloplasty, high risk and complex coronary interventions.