In their endeavor to do the best in personal and professional life, women tend to neglect their health. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) among women in India is on the rise. Therefore, there is an urgent need to improve the prevention of CVD among women and develop care plans targeting women. This International Women's Day, we bring to you an all-women panel of expert Cardiologists and Endocrinologists from across the country who will talk about women and their heart health and provide greater insight into the future of cardiac care for women.
Director, Department of Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Okhla, New Delhi
Dr. Aparna Jaswal is an acknowledged expert in Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. She has been working at FEHI as a Principal Consultant since 1998. Dr. Jaswal has to her credit Certified Cardiac Device Specialist from the HRS, USA. Dr. Jaswal has many research projects and has been actively participating in National and International Research Trials. She has been invited as a faculty to various national and international symposia and workshops. She also has to her credit for having been the first electrophysiologist to start an EP program in Mauritius in November 2010. Dr. Jaswal has advanced as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, USA in March 2011.
MBBS, MD -(General Medicine), DM - ( Cardiology), FACC, N.M Wadia Institute of Cardiology, Senior Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia is Cardiologist. She is practices at N M Wadia Institute of Cardiology in Bund Garden, Pune. She completed MBBS from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak in 1995, MD - General Medicine from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak in 1999 and DM - Cardiology from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai in 2004. She is a member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI).
Coordinator in The Heart & Bone Clinic, Delhi
Dr. Rudrani Sharma is a Coordinator in The Heart & Bone Clinic, Delhi. She completed MBBS from S N Medical College in 2003, MD - Medicine from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra in 2006 and DM - Cardiology from Rajasthan University of Health Sciences in 2015. She did many primary angioplasty in acute coronary syndromes(heart attacks) as life saving procedure. She takes special interest in preventive cardiology and tries to educate her patients about heart health.
MD, DM- (Cardiology), Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Hema M Rath is a MD, DM- (Cardiology), Consultant Interventional Cardiologist working at RB Diagnostics and Care and Cure Polyclinic Kolkata. She has done MBBS from University Of Mysore Karnataka , MD from Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Karnataka and DM (Cardiology) from Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Karnataka.
Director Associates in Clinical Endocrinology Education and Research (ACEER), HOD of Endocrinology and Diabetes at VHS
Dr. Usha Sriram is an American board certified Endocrinologist and also has a board certificate in Internal medicine. She has been practicing endocrinology for 25 years in the United States and in India. Her field of expertise include Diabetes, Thyroid, Pituitary, Metabolic, Bone, Calcium and Pediatric Endocrine disorders. Dr Usha Sriram is the founder Director of ACEER. Over the years, she has trained many successful endocrinologists, internists and scientists. Dr Usha has been the executive committee member of the Indian Society for bone and mineral research [ISBMR] for over a decade and last year became the vice president of the society.
MBBS, DNB - (General Medicine), DM - (Cardiology ) Cardiologist, Special Interest in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Niti Chadha Negi is a MBBS, DNB - (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology) Cardiologist, Special Interest in Cardiac Electrophysiology, She completed MBBS from G R Medical College, Gwalior in 2000, DNB (General Medicine) from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak in 2004 and DM (Cardiology) from S.M.S Jaipur in 2010. She is a member of Delhi Medical Council.