About Me

Dr. K A Sambasivam is an experienced Interventional Cardiologist in Coimbatore, who has been practising for last 23 years. He is attached to G Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, where he has been working since October 1996. He can also be consulted privately at Heart Associates clinic.

Dr. Sambasivam completed his graduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD) medical studies at Coimbatore Medical College. He then cleared the DNB (General Medicine) exam from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, in 1991. Later he studied and trained at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, and received the DM (Cardiology) superspeciality degree in January 1996. At CMC Vellore, Dr. Sambasivam served as Registrar in the Department of Cardiology for a year and was also a Lecturer in Cardiology for six months.

Served as a Lecturer, Dr. Sambasivam has gained vast experience in Interventional Cardiology. He has performed more than 15,000 Angiographic procedures, including 2,700 Angio plastic Procedures & around 500 structural and peripheral interventionals.

Fellowship & Accredation

Fellowships

Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India (FCSI). Fellowship conferred at Annual Conference of CSI, New Delhi, Dec 2006.

Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (FAPSC). 2007.

Accredation

President, Cardiological Society of India - Coimbatore Chapter. 2009-10.

Research & Training

Research

Nicorandil Study: A randomised double-blind, comparative, multicentric Clinical Study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Nicorandil extended release formulation in patients with Chronic Stable Angina. [Principal investigator]

Multicentric Study on Trimedazine in Stable Angina. CMC Vellore. 1993.

Evaluation of safety and efficacy of R-TPR-004 (Reteplase – Recombinant Plasminogen activator manufactured by Reliance Life Sciences) in subjects with ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). [Principal Investigator]

Phase 3 Trial: Randomised, Double-Blind evaluation of the safety and efficacy of Apixaban in subjects with recent Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Prospective, multicentre, open label, two-arm, parallel group, active control, randomized, comparative clinical study to evaluate efficacy and safety of R-TPR -019/Reopro in subjects undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Training

Attended: Fellowship Course in Complex Angioplasty. Turin, Italy, 2009.

Has been involved in the teaching program for the DNB Cardiology Course since it's inception in 2001.

Appointment Information

Heart Associates

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Mon, Thu(7pm to 9pm)
1st floor, SIEMA Building, Thomas Park Stop, Race Course, Coimbatore - 641018, Tamil Nadu
Tel: (+91) 9994673030 / (+91) 9994722322

GKNM Hospital

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Mon, Tue & Thu(8am to 5pm)
Netaji Rd, PN Palayam, Coimbatore - 641037, Tamil Nadu
Tel: (044) 2245000 ext. 5327

Research & Training

Publications

Article1: Direct Communication between Left Pulmonary Artery and Left Atrium. Indian Heart Journal. Jan-Feb 1995; pp. 40-41.

Article2: Beneficial Effect of Balloon Mitral Valvotomy in Reducing Severity of Associated Tricuspid Regurgitation. Indian Heart Journal. May-Jun 1997, 271-273.

Article3: Single Coronary Artery with Atherosclerosis. Indian Heart Journal. May-Jun 1997, 49:309-310.

Article4: Pregnancy with Type II Aorto Arteritis and Descending Aortic Occlusion. Indian Heart Journal. Jul-Aug 1997, 49,431-433.

Article5: Coronary Arterial Fistula (CAF) in association with Rheumatic Heart Disease. JAPI. Sep-Oct 1999.

Article6: Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty using the A Aberrant Radial Artery as an Access Site. Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2006:18:412-416.

Article7: Abnormal Communication between Left Internal Mammary Artery (LIMA) and Pulmonary Vasculature after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG). Indian Heart Journal. [In Press]

Article8: Scientific Session Chairperson at CSI Tamil Nadu Chapter Annual Meet. Vellore, 2003.

Contact Us

Dr. K A Sambasivam is an experienced Interventional Cardiologist in Coimbatore, who has been practising for last 23 years. He is attached to G Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, where he has been working since October 1996. He can also be consulted privately at Heart Associates clinic.

1st floor, SIEMA Building, Thomas Park Stop,
Race Course, Coimbatore - 641018, Tamil Nadu