Noted Cardiologist, Dr Subhash Chandra V (66) passed away after a prolonged illness at Bangalore. He was the consultant Cardiologist at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore and former head of cardiology at the Fortis Hospitals Banglore.
“We had a healthy professional respect for each other and continued to refer complex cases to each other and discuss challenging clinical problems;even after parting ways and despite of our institutional boundaries; always keeping the patient’s interest above anything,” said Dr Vivek Jawali, Chairman, Fortis Hospital, Bangalore.
“In his sad demise our country has indeed lost an institution in Indian interventional cardiology,” he added.
Dr Subhash Chandra V graduate from St. John’s Medical College and had carried out more than 40,000 coronary and non – coronary interventions through his span of practice. He had established the Department of Cardiology at the Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road branch and made it a world wide destination for patients seeking expert cardiac care through his disciplined practice and the highest level of integrity and ethics. He pushed the cardiology department to go above and beyond to provide the best of services to his patients.
A brilliant cardiologist, known for his flawless service, his core area of expertise included complex Coronary Interventions, Structural Heart Diseases, Aortic and Peripheral Interventions and Complex Pediatric Interventions.
He was also a member of several national and international societies, including the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and the Society of Therapeutic Neuro-interventions. He is best known for helping out others in the similar field , both in India and abroad, he has also mentored different physicians in different aspect of Cardiology .