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Dr Lekha Pathak

Experience :
46 Years
Specialization :
Cardiologist
Department :

Introduction

Qualification
• MD (Medicine), Jabalpur (MP), India
• DM (Cardiology), Bombay (Maharashtra), India
• FRCP, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburrough, United Kingdom (UK)
• FACP, American College of Physicians, USA
• FACC, American College of Cardiology, USA
• FCCP, American College of Chest Physicians, USA
• FICC, Indian College of Cardiology, India
• FICE, Indian College of Electrocardiology, India
• FICIC, Indian College of Interventional Cardiology, India
• FIUA, International Union of Angiology, Lisboa (Portugal)
• SCAI, The Society For Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Washington
Present Designation
• Former Honorary Director Professor & Head - Department of Cardiology, Grant Medical College & JJ Group of Hospital and Head Dept. of Cardiology, Director and Head of Cardiology, Nanavati Heart Institute, Mumbai (From Jan 1991 - Aug 2004)
• HON - Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist & Head at Nanavati Heart Institute, Mumbai
• HON - Cardiologist H L Hiranandani Hospital - Gurunanak Hospital, Saifee Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai
• MEMBER - Managing Committee Dr. D Y Patil University
• HON Cardiologist - President of India & Governor of Maharashtra
• Dean Indian College Of Physician of India
• President - Honorary Association of Mumbai & Maharashtra
Positions Held:
• First Lady President - Association of Physicians of India & Presided over the golden Jubilee Year of API in 1995
• President - Cardiological Society of India 1993
• President of Association of Medical Consultant in 1983
• President - National Society for Prevention of Heart Disease and Rehabilitation, (2000-2004)
• Senate Member - Mumbai University nominated by Governor of Maharashtra for 5 years (1994 - 1999)
• Associate Editor - Indian Heart Journal
Experience (Teaching):
• Hon. Director Prof. of Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 12 years
• Hon. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 3 years
• Hon. Asso. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 5 years
• Hon. Asst. Prof. Cardiology, Grant Medical (Mumbai) - 5 years
• Total Teaching Experience in Cardiology - 30 years
• Recognized DM (Cardiology) Teacher - Bombay University - Maharashtra - 17 years
• Recognized DNB (Cardiology) Teacher - National Board of Examinations - Delhi - 17 years
• Examiner for DM (Cardiology) of various universities - 18 years
• Examiner for DNB (Cardiology) - 17 years
• Total Teaching Experience in Cardiology - 25 years
• Medical Council of India (MCI) - Inspector (Subject Expert) for recognizing Cardiology centres in India - 15 years
Experienced As An Editor
• Editor in Chief - Post Grauate Medicine - 2004
• Editor - Post Graduate Medicine Vol. 9, 1995
• Editor - Interventions in Acute Myocardial Infacrtion - 1999
• Editor - Lo Molecular Weight Heparins - Newer Advances - 2005
• Associate Editor - Indian Heart Journal (IHJ) - 1990 - 1991 - Congenital Heart Disease
• Sub Editor - Indian Heart Journal - Teaching Series - Vol I, Oct ‘1976 - Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Congenital Heart Disease & LVOT Obstruction
• Member - Editorial Board, JABI time to time since last 25 year
• Member - Editorial Board, IHJ - 25 years
• Written Chapters in Text book of API
• Associate Editor - for first edition by Dr. Santilal J Shah as Editor in Chief
• Editorial Secretary - Indian Heart Journal - 1976 - 1980
Association with Association of Physicians of India (API)
• Member of Governing body of API - from 1982 - 1991
• President of Association of Physicians of India
• President Elect - 1993 -1994
• President of API 1994 - 1995 presided over golden jubilee of API
• Past President of API 1995-1996
• Dean of Indian College of Physician
• As Dean Elect - 2000 - 2002
• As Dean - 2002 - 2004
• As Past Dean - 2004 - 2006

• Chairperson of API House Committee since 1995. The plot of the building was purchased & constructed by raising funds and how the API House is completed & inaugurated was held on 13th May 2007.
• Introduced the concept of ‘Rural CME’ as a Dean of ICP and various CME’s were organized at Shirdi, Lonavala, Khajuraho, Ranthambore, Pachmari, Gulbarga& Guwahati.
• Inaugurated and actively participated in various academic activities of state & city chapter of API throughout the country.
• Associated with API Text Book of Medicine by writing various chapters almost in every addition.
• During my term as Dean following monograms were published:
• Life Style Modification - Dr. KK Dang
• Epilepsy - Dr. MM Singh
• Tropical Cardiology - Dr. ManotoshPanja
• Connective Tissue Disorder - Dr. SukumarMukharjee
• Jaundice - Dr. Rakesh Tendon

Speciality Interest
• 10000 Interventional procedures since past over 10 years
• Triple Vessel Coronary Angioplasty
• Left Main Stenting
• Valvotomies - Rheumatic Heart Disease
• Coronary and Non-Coronary Interventions
• International Interventional Cardiology
• International Cardiology Conferences

Fellowships and Memberships

Membership
University Affiliations
• Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Member - Academic Council - 7 years
• Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University - Member Management Council - 5 Years
• Senate - Mumbai University - 10 years nominated by Governor of Maharashtra

Distinctions
• 2nd Lady Interventional Cardiologist in the World
• 1st Lady Interventional Cardiologist in India
• 1st Lady Executive Chairperson - World Congress on Interventional Cardiology, 1999
• 1st Lady Executive President - World Congress on Interventional Cardiology 2005
• President - Cardiological Society for Prevention of Heart Diseases & Rehabilitation 2000-2002
• 1st Lady Dean of Indian College of Physicians 2002-2004
• 1st Lady President - Association of Physicians of India (API) - 1995
• Hon. Physician and Cardiologist - Honourable Governor of Maharashtra
• Pioneer - Eco-Cardiography in India
• Member - Film Censor Board (1978 - 1985)
• 1st Lady Chairperson - Shri SaibabaSansthanShirdi - 1989 - 1994
• Faculty on TCT in the year 2012 and 2013 - The World biggest Interventional Cardiology meet

Awards and Achievements

Prestigious Orations and Awards
• Life time achievement award by Ex. President APJ Abdul Kalam for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology 2008
• Dr. C L Jhaveri Oration Indian Medical Association - 2008
• RabindraNath Tagore oration by Indian College of Physician 2009
• Master teacher award by IMA - 2010
• Dr. SC Seth oration by Indian Medical Association - 2010
• Amlananda Memorial oration by cardiological society of India - 1986
• Ashirwad for eminent cardiologist - 1990
• IMA oration at Ujjain (MP) - 1993
• Caridiology oration by ‘Gauhati CSI’ - Cardiological Society of India (CSI) - 1994
• API oration by Delhi State Chapter - 1995
• Priyadarshani Award - 1996
• Mrs Jal R Vakil Gold Medal by API - 1977
• Several Medical Awards by various oranizations - IMA, Rptary Club, Lions Club
• MathurMehrotra Oration - 2001, medical College, Agra - 1998
• Mahila Gaurav Award - 1999
• Young Jayce Award - 1999
• Doctor of Science (DSc) by University of Loyola, Chicago, USA - 10th May 2012

Achievements:
• Chairperson - Shri SanthanShirdi (1989 - 1994) Contribution:
• Financial Gain: Rs. 5 cr (1989) to Rs. 100 cr. (1994)
• Template expansion - inaugurated by Hon. President of India
• Construction of Bhakti Niwas for devotees - inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister of India
• Creation of 110 bedded Sai Hospital with ICCU, Dialysis Unit, inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra
• Commencement of English Medium Scholl and ITI in Shirdi
• Editor - Sai Leela Publication - Health Education & General Knowledge to Health Care providers and community at large
• Conducted several Health Camps - Eye, Heart, Diabetes, Cancer, Alcohol De-addiction, Anti-Tobacco and General Health. Free Distribution of spects and medicines for needy poor villagers, labourers and underprivileged

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