Founder & Chairman, Lipid Association of India, Dr Raman Puri

Dr Raman Puri graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College in 1976. He did his MD Medicine & DM Cardiology from Delhi University.

He established the Department of Cardiology in Safdarjung Hospital in 1992.

He was Head of Cardiology Unit in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital prior to joining IP Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.

He had worked as Fellow in Interventional Cardiology in Hospital Charles Nicolle, France and National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka-Japan.

He is working as Senior Interventional Cardiologist at IP Apollo Hospital since October 1996.

His work involves interventions including Coronary angiographies, Coronary angioplasty and stenting, Valvuloplasty, Device closure of the heart defects such as ASD, PDA and pacemaker implantation besides clinical cardiology practice. Dr Puri has also contributed to advances in intervention. He is the first interventional cardiologist in India to perform left atrail appendage closure for prevention of stroke in patients with atrail fibrillation.

He has special interest in preventive cardiology especially dyslipidemia and hypertension.

National Members

  • Dr. -A. K. Ganjoo
    MS, MCh-CTVS
  • Prof. (Dr.) -Abdul Hamid Zargar
    DM (Endocrinology)
    Former Director & Ex. Officio Secretary to Govt.
    Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
    Srinagar, Kashmir (J&K)
  • Dr. -Ajay Gupta
    MD (Medicine), DM (Endocrinology, AIIMS)
    Sr. Consultant Endocrinologisty,
    CHL Hospital, Indore (M.P.)
  • Dr -Altamash Shaikh
    MBBS, DNB (Med), DNB Endocrinology, FIAD, FACE (US),
    Consultant Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Metabolic Superspecialist
    Saifee Hospital
  • Dr. -Anil Chaturvedi
    MD (Medicine)
    Sr. Consultant (Medicine)
    Vice Dean, Indian College of Physician
    New Delhi
  • Dr. -Anil Sabharwal
    MD (Paediatric)
    Sr. Consultant Paediatrician.
    Sabharwal Hospital
    New Delhi
  • Dr -Arumugam Muruganathan
  • Dr. -Ashu Rastogi
    MD, DM (Endocrinology)
    Assistant Professor Dept. of Endocrinology
  • Dr. -Birinder Singh Bhatia
    Sr. Consultant Medicine
    Medical Director Magnum Multispecialty Hospital
    Chandigarh, Punjab
  • Dr. -Deepak Arjundas
    MD, DM, DNB (Neurologist)
    Sr. Consultant
    Apollo Hospital
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr. -Dheeraj Kapoor
    MD, DM (Endocrinology)
    Sr. Consultant Endocrinology
    Artemis Hospital
    Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Dr. S. K. Gupta
    MD, DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist & Managing Director Care
    Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
    New Delhi
  • Dr. S. N. Narasingan
    MD (Medicine)
    Adjunct Professor,
    The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr. S. S. Iyengar
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant & Head Department of Cardiology
    Manipal Hospital,
    Bangaluru, Karnataka
  • Dr. Sandeep Mathur
    MD. DM. FACE.
    Sr. Professor & Head, Department of Endocrinology,
    S.M.S. Medical College,
    Jaipur, INDIA
  • Dr. Sharad Kumar
    MD (Medicine), DM (Endocrinology)
    Professor. Department of Medicine.
    ERA Medical College
    Lucknow, U.P.
  • Dr. Sonika Puri
    Internal Medicine & Nephrology (NYU), American Board of Internal Medicine Transplant ,
    Nephrology (UCSF), American Society of Transplantation, Asst. Profe. Nephrology,
    MS Ramaiah Medical College
    Bangaluru, Karnataka
  • Dr. Soumitra Kumar
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
  • Dr. Suman Kumar
    Department of Microbiology
    Maulana Azad Medical College,
    New Delhi
  • Dr. T. K. Venkatesh
    MD, DNB (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Intervention Cardiology
    Apollo Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road
    Bangaluru Karnataka
  • Dr. Vinod Mittal
    MD (Medicine)
    Sr. Consultant Physician & Diabetologist
    Delhi Heart and Lung Institute
    New Delhi
  • Dr -G. B. Sattur
    Physician and Diabetologist
    Sattur Medical Care,
    Hubli, Karnataka
  • Dr. -Kavalipati Narasa Raju
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
    Yashoda Hospital
    Secunderabad Andhra Pradesh
  • Prof. (Dr.) -M. K. Daga
    MD Medicine
  • Dr. -Manish Bansal
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
    Medanta Hospital
    Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Dr. -Milan Chag
    MD, DM (Cardiology), DNB (Cardiology), FACC
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist & Managing Director Care
    Institute of Medical Sciences
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Dr. -Neeraj Kumar Agarwal
    MD (Medicine), DM (Endocrinology)
    Prof. of Endocrinology
    IMS, BHU
    Varanasi, (U.P)
  • Dr. -Neil Bodoloi
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
    Guwahati, Assam
  • Dr. -P. C. Negi
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Dr. -P. Jayaprakash
    MD, DM (Endocrinology)
    Sr. Consultant Endocrinologist
    Medical Trust Hospital,
  • Prof. (Dr.) Abha Gupta
    MD (Medicine), FIACM
    Sr. Consultant Medicine
    LLRM Medical College Meerut (U.P.)
    Meerut, (U.P)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Harmeet Rehan
    MD (Pharmacology)
    Director Professor & Head Department of Pharmacology
    Lady Hardinge Medical College,
    New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) M. Shoaib Zaheer
    Sr. Consultant (Medicine)
    Dept. of Medicine
    JNM College Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh
    Aligarh UP
  • Prof. (Dr.) Madhur Yadav
    MD (Medicine)
    Professor of Medicine
    Lady Harding Medical College
    (New Delhi)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Mradul Kumar Daga
    MD (Medicine)
    Director Professor Department of Medicine
    Maulana Azad Medical College
    New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) Prafulla Kerkar
    DM (Cardiology)
    Prof. and Head of Cardiology Department
    King Edward Medical College,
    Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Agarwal
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist Patna
    , Bihar
  • Prof. (Dr.) Richa Giri
    MD (Medicine) Professor & Head Dept. of Medicine
    GSVM Medical College,
    Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Prof. (Dr.) S K Agarwal
    MD (Medicine)
    Sr. Consultant Medicine
    Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
    New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) S. M. Sharma
    DNB (Cardiology)
    Professor of Cardiology
    SMS Hospital
    Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sachin Jain
    DM (Endocrinology)
    Director Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine
    Lady Hardinge Medical College
    New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Katyal
    MD (Medicine)
    Sr. Professor Medicine
    Rohtak Haryana
  • Dr. -Rahul Mehrotra
    DM (Cardiology)
    Sr. Consultant Cardiologist Medanta Hospital,
    Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Dr -Rakesh Kumar
    MD Medicine
    Sr Consultant Internal Medicine
    Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
    New Delhi
  • Dr. -Rashida Patanwala Melinkeri
    DNB – Internal Medicine,
    Consultant Physician,
    Sahyadri Speciality Hospital,
    Pune, Maharashtra
  • Dr. -Rashmi Nanda
    MD Medicine
    Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals,
    New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) -S. K. Agarwal
    MD Medicine
  • S. K. Wangnoo
    MD, DM, FRCP (London)
    Sr. Consultant Endocrinologist
    Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
    New Delhi
  • Dr -Vipul Gupta
    M.B.B.S, M.D(Med), F.C.C.P.
    Consultant Physicican and Diabetologist
    Gupta Ultrasound & Heart Care Centre (GUHCC)
    New Delhi

International Members


  • Dr. Devaki R Nair
    Consultant Lipidologist and Chemical pathologist
    Royal Free Hospital,
    London, UK
  • Dr. Deepak Jain, MD, FACC
    Director, Interventional Cardiology
    Medizinische Klinik II
    University aetsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein,
    D-23538 Luebeck (GERMANY).
  • Dr. Satinder Swaroop
    Newport Beach, CA, (USA)

International Advisor


  • Dr Bart Duell
    Professor of Medicine,
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine School of Medicine,
    OHSU, Portland, Oregan. USA
  • Dr Dimitri Mikhailidis
    Clinical Biochemistry