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.