Dr. V. T. Shah

M.B.B.S., M.D.

Dr. V T Shah is a Senior Interventional Cardiologist practicing in Mumbai for the past 25 years. He is trained in Essen Germany and specialized in IVUS and FFR guided Coronary Interventions. He was a pioneer in introducing this technology in Mumbai.


Dr. V T Shah currently performs all types of complex Coronary Angioplasties including triple vessel disease, acute infarctions, left main, bifurcations, chronic total occlusions, rotablations, graft disease through radial and femoral routes. 

He also performs high-risk IABP supported Angioplasties with/without glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Dr. Shah was among the first to implant the latest commercially available Absorbable (ABSORB) stents in India. Over the years, Dr. Shah has had a vast number of his research articles and papers (either as first author or co-author) published in peer-reviewed journals in India and abroad. He has attended innumerable conferences and workshops all over the world and delivered many guest lectures and public talks. 


Dr. Shah has organized various CMEs for General Practitioners and Consultants in Mumbai. He has organized various Public Awareness Lectures and Heart Checkup Camps including Heart Melas in 2003 and 2006 at the Nehru Exhibition Centre as well as a ‘Walk for the Heart’ in 2008.


  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Intra-Vascular Ultrasound and IC Doppler. University of Essen. 1995-96.Germany
  • Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India (FCSI). 2001.Kolkata
  • Fellow of the College of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology. 2007.Singapore
  • Fellow of Indian College of Physician (FICP)
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. 2009 (FSCAI).USA


  • First in University at Final MBBS. 1975
  • MD (1979) – Gold Medal in Postgraduate Medicine
  • Glory of India Award.2008

Achievements in 38yrs of Pvt. Practice:

  • He is among the First Cardiologist in Mumbai city to start 2D Echo colour Doppler in 1989.

  • He is the First Cardiologist in the world to present study on 'stent' like 'PTCA' in Restenosis lesions at the March 97, American College of Cardiology meeting.

  • He is among the First Cardiologist in India to implant the ABSORB stent in Dec 2012.

  • He is also the first to implant the latest Cate-Link pacemaker which sends signals via internet directly to the Cardiologist.

  • He is a pioneer for the use of IVUS & Doppler, FFR technique of Angioplasty in India.

  • He has performed more than 10000 Coronary Interventions.

Public Word

He has conducted many Healthy Heart camps, Exhibitions and regularly gives awareness lectures to the public. He has conducted many Angiography & Angioplasty camps during World Heart Days. He regularly conducts WALK FOR THE HEART during World Heart Days.

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