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Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Mumbai, India.

Dr. Shahid A. Merchant has more than 25 years of experience in the field of interventional cardiology. He has been trained extensively in Invasive Cardiology at various renowned centers in the world. Lasers and Rotablator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA. Balloon Angioplasty, Stents, Valvuloplasty & TAVR at the University of Rouen, France, Directional Atherectomy and Balloon Mitral dilatation at Hospital Multizonale, Milan, Italy. He has done pioneering work in the field of perfusion balloon angioplasty and stents. At present, he is actively involved in complex coronary angioplasty, physiology and imaging, cathlab interventions in Cardiodiabetic patients, bioresorbable soluble scaffolds, drug coated balloons, renal denervation therapy, TAVI procedures and management of advance heart failure.

Dr. Merchant has participated and presented papers in various national / international conferences in USA / France / Italy / Africa / China / Dubai. He regularly conducts live angioplasty workshops and lectures in interventional cardiology in India and around the world.

Expertise

  • Angiography, FFR, IVUS, OCT.
  • Complex Coronary Angioplasty include left main bifurcation, CTO, multivessel disease, Cardiogenic shock.
  • Valvuloplasty & TAVI
  • Carotid, Renal stenting, Critical limb ischemia interventions.
  • Bioresorbable scaffold implant.
  • Advance heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, Impella, ECMO, LVAD & Heart transplant program.