Dr. Cibi Issac
Sr.Consultant - Interventional Cardiology
MBBS, MD(Gen. Medicine), DNB, MNAMS, DM (Cardiology) FESC, FWSIM
- Currently working as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist,VPS Lakeshore
- Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Center (500 bedded super specialty hospital , Madurai, Tamilnadu,India. ( 2003-2006)
- Consultant cardiologist at St.Josephs Mission Hospital (300 bedded multi specialty hospital), Anchal, Kollam, Kerala.(2002 – 2003)
Dr. Cibi Issac is an astute clinician, proficient in handling seriously ill patients, with more than fifteen years of experience in clinical and interventional cardiology. He believes in caring and curing patients with compassion.
He is excellent in various non-invasive cardiac investigations like Colour Doppler Echocardiography. Dr Cibi has done more than five thousand cardiac interventions with very high success rate. He is a specialist in chronic total occlusion (CTO) interventions through radial and femoral routes. He regularly does complex coronary angioplasties like rotablations, left main coronary stenting, bifurcation lesions, post CABG graft interventions under cardiac imaging support (IVUS, OCT) with excellent results.
He has vast experience in peripheral vascular and heart valve interventions. One of his difficult CTO angioplasty case was selected for the award session at the CCT (Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics) conference held at Kobe, Japan in October 2013. He has done workshops with eminent interventional cardiologists around the world like Dr Imad Sheiban (Itali), Dr Athula Gunashekhara (Australia), Dr Michael Henry (France), Dr Ehud Granadier (Israel), Dr George Joseph (India) and Dr. Samin Sharma (USA).
He was an invited faculty for various important national and international cardiology conferences. He is actively involved in clinical trials of drugs and devices. His articles were published in reputed national journals like Indian Heart Journal. He regularly conducts CME programmes for physicians and cardiologists in and around Kochi. He has strong communication skills which makes him a good team leader.