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Dr. P. R. Bhima Shankar

Sr.Consultant - Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Dr. P. R. Bhima Shankar

Sr.Consultant - Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist


MBBS, MD (Gen. Med), DM (Cardiology) Fellowship in Electrophysiology (AIIMS)


Dr Bhima Shankar had his cardiology training (DM) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi and subsequently did his fellowship in electrophysiology. He has more than 10 yrs of experience in General Cardiology and Electrophysiology in particular. His core competence is Cardiac Electrophysiology. His is adept in both conventional EP and advance 3D mapping based ablation for complex arrhythmia. Device therapy (ICDs and CRTs) for heart failure is also his forte. Pacemaker implantation is another area where EP’s expertise matters.

Had been practicing at Frontier lifeline (Dr K.M.Cherian’s heart foundation) at Chennai for 6 years before moving to VPS Lakeshore in 2013. Having worked at Frontier he had been handling pediatric and GUCH ablations too.

Other Information


  • Fellowship in electrophysiology, care hospital, Hyderabad.
  • International fellowship in Electrophysiology at Sinai &St Luke’s hospital. (University of Wisconsin ) at Milwaukee.
  • Observership in EP at the Brigham and Women’s hospital, Boston.
  • European heart rhythm association certification in invasive electrophysiology (FEHRA).