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  Editorial Board


The Editor-in-Chief is responsible is the lead editor and ultimately responsible for the academic content of the journal and ultimate decision maker on the appropriateness of an article for the publication. He sets tone for editorial direction and policies for the publication and makes sure every issue is consistent on these measures. He oversees production of content for publications, developing strategies and style guidelines the success of the publication.

Padmashri Prof. Dr .G.Vijayraghavan

Padmashri Prof. Dr. G.Vijayraghavan
M.B.B.S, M D, D.M (Cardiology), FRCP(Edin), FACC, FAHA, FRCP (London)
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Vice Chairman and Director Medical Services
Dean of Academics
Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS)
Kerala, India



Executive Editor & Patron facilitates editorial leadership and editorial policy and journal development strategies, in consultation with members of the Editorial Board and the Advisory Board

Padmabhushan Dr. Devi PrasadShetty MS, FRCS
Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and  Chairman of Narayana Health
Bangalore, India



The International Advisory Board functions as an advisory body for the Editor- in- Chief in issues related to strategic direction, suggestion of themes for special issues and identifying new reviewers to become part of the journal

Dr. Salim Yusuf MD, BS, D. Phil, FRCP (UK), FRCP (C), FACC
Prof of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McMaster University Medical School; Canada
Director of Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, and Hamilton Health Sciences;
and Vice President of Research and Chief Scientific Officer, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada

Dr. Jagat Narula MD, DM, PhD, MACC, FRCP
Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Chair of Cardiology Chief,
Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Radiology, and Global Health & Health System Design Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Associate Dean, Arnhold Institute for Global Health at Mount Sinai
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Mount Sinai Health System, USA



The managing editor looks after the day-to-day operations of the publication and reports to the editor in chief. He performs technical check on all submitted manuscripts, handles articles by subject areas and promotes the journal.

Dr. Rajesh Rajan  
President - Association of MD Physicians (AMD)
Chairman - Board of Governors
Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists (IACC)
Cardiologist - Sabah  Al Ahmad Cardiac Center, Kuwait 



The International Editorial Board has the great role advising and supporting the editor in fulfilling the Journal’s responsibilities towards authors, peer reviewers, readers, the scientific community, the publisher and the public as a whole. The board has to Identify new topics for commissions, offer content by writing occasional editorials and other articles, identifying and approaching potential contributors, performing peer review and endorse the journal to authors, readers and subscribers and encourage colleagues to submit their best work.


Prof. Albert Varga (Hungary) MD, Ph.D, FESC
Professor of Cardiology
2nd Department of Medicine and Cardiology Center
University of Szeged,
Szeged, Hungary

Dr. Al Jarallah Mohammed MD, FRCPC, ABIM, FACC
Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Head of the department of Cardiology
Sabah al Ahmed Cardiac Center,

Dr. Almahmeed Wael MD
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof. Amam C Mbakwem MBBS, FWACP, FACC, FESC
Department of Medicine,
College of Medicine,
University of Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Bhaskar P Shah MBBS, MD, DM(Cardiology)
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai, India

Dr. BojanIlisic MD PhD
Specialist Interventional Cardiologist
Clinical Hospital Center
Belgrade, Serbia

Prof. Chuwa Tei MD
Professor, Department of Cardiovascular,
Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine,
Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

Dr. Col. S.K. Parashar MD. FACC. FCSI
Senior Consultant Cardiologist & Chief, Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory
Metro Group of Hospitals & Heart Institute,
Delhi, India

Prof. Hussein Heshmat MD PhD
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, KasrAlAiny School of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

Dr. Ibrahim Al Zakwani PhD,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy,College of Medicine & Health Sciences,Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Prof. I.B. Vijayalakshmi MD DM
Professor of pediatric cardiology
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research

Dr. Kim Rajappan MD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lon)
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, United Kingdom

Prof. Krishnan Suresh MD, DM, FRCP, FACC, FESC, FIMSA
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Head of the department of Cardiology, SK hospital,
Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Dr. Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan MD
Abrazo Arrowhead Campus,
HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center,
HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Prof. Kobalava Zhanna Davidovna MD Ph.D. DSC
Professor Emeritus, Department of Cardiology, 64 City Clinical Hospital,
Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University),
Moscow, Russian Federation.

Prof. KontzevayaAnna MD, Ph.D.,DSC
Head of the Laboratory of economic analysis of epidemiological studies and preventive technologies, Department of Epidemiology of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases (CNCD) in State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, SRCPM, Moscow, Russian Federation.

Dr. M.P. Tripathy MBBS MD (Med), DM (Card), FESC, FACC, FICIC, FICC, FSCAI
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, CARE Super Specialty Hospital
Bhubaneswar, India

Dr. Maria Luisa (Italy) MD Ph.D.
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Sabah Al Ahmad Cardiac Center

Dr. Navin C Nanda MD. DSC (Hon), FACC, FAHA, FASE, FISCU(D)
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease
The University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Alabama, USA.

Prof. Peter A Brady MD FRCP ABIM
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA

Dr. Prashanth Panduranga MBBS, MD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin.),
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist,
Royal Hospital, National Heart Center,

Prof. Raj Janardhanan MD, MRCP, FACC, FASE
Professor, Medicine and Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Faculty Member, UA Division of Cardiology/UA Sarver Heart Center
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South
Director, Echocardiography, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South

Prof. Ratna Mani Gajure lMBBS, MD, DM (Cardiology)
Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Tribhuvan University, Man Mohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre, Maharajgunj,
Kathmandu, Nepal

Dr. Roberto Cini MD PhD
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Cardiovascular Department,
San Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy

Prof. Roxy Senior MBBS, MD, DM, FRCP, FESC, FACC
Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and
Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Echocardiography at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London and Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom.

Dr. Ruvan Ekanayaka MBBS.MD FESC, FACC, FRCP(Lond), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Glsg), FCCP, MRCP(UK)
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Nawaloka Hospitals PLC, and Norris Clinic Pvt Ltd
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dr. Santosh Kumar Dora MBBS MD, DM, FCEP
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai, India

Dr. Satish C Govind MD PhD
Fellowship – Non-Invasive Cardiology, Ph.D. (Sweden), FASE
Chief of Non-Invasive Cardiology
Narayana Health
Bangalore, India

Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar MD, DM
Senior interventional cardiologist
S.L Raheja Hospital
Mumbai, India

Dr. Sinisa Gardinac (Serbia) MD PhD
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Sabah Al Ahmad Cardiac Center

Dr. Vladimir Kotevski MD Ph.D. FESC
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
UNI Clinic for Cardiology

Associate Editors

The Associate Editors have to assist the editor to facilitate the peer review of manuscripts. They have to support the editor in identifying appropriate, well experiences and committed reviewers for ensuring appropriate review of the articles not compromising on quality and correctness

Dr. Mohammed Shafiq K MBBS D.Card, (Specialist Cardiologist, Aster Medicity), Kochi, Kerala India

Dr. Suman O.S MD PhD FESC, (Specialist Cardiologist, Badr Al Samaa Hospital), Muscat, Oman

Editorial Staff

The editorial staff are the workforce in handling day-to-day paperwork and organizing the flow of manuscripts from author to referees and back and finally to the publisher.

Dr. Manoj M.T. PhD

Mrs. Pravaja K.K.

Mrs. Rehna Sultana

Miss. Sajna Sultana


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