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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
MBBS, M D, D.M, FRCP(Edin), FACC, FAHA, FRCP (London)
Former Head of the Department of Cardiology, Governement Medical College Hospital Trivandrum, Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Vice Chairman and Director Medical Services KIMS
Dean of Academics
Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS)
Trivandrum, 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 MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK)
Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and  Chairman of Narayana Health
Bangalore, Karnataka, 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 Dipti Itchhaporia MD, MACC , FAHA, FESC, FRCP                                                                                                                                The 70th president of American College of Cardiology (2021-2022), Senior Interventional cardiologist, Eric and Sheila Samson Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Health, director of disease management for Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute, and associate professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Newport Beach, CA 92663, USA

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 MBBS, MD, DM, PhD, MACC, FRCP
Former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American College of Cardiology - JACC Cardiovascular Imaging,                                                        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

Prof. Dr. Fausto J. Pinto MD PhD FESC FACC
President, World Heart Federation
Former President, European Society of Cardiology
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon
Professor of Cardiology at the Hospital de Santa Maria
President of the Executive Board of the Lisbon Academic Medical Centre & Director of Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute, Portugal


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  
MD, Ph.D, FRCP(Edin), FRCP (Glasg), FRCP(Ire), FACC, FESC, FAHA, FRCP (London)
President - Association of MD Physicians (AMD)
Chairman - Board of Governors
Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists (IACC)
Cardiologist - Sabah  Al Ahmad Cardiac Center, Sharq, Kuwait City, 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  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
Sharq, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Dr. BojanIlisic MD, Ph.D
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 MBBS, MD, FACC, FCSI
Senior Consultant Cardiologist & Chief, Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory
Metro Group of Hospitals & Heart Institute
Delhi, India

Prof. Gamal Mohamed Aboul Nasr MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor & Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, National Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Prof. Gary Tse MD, PhD, FSCAI, FRCP, FACC, FHRS, FESC                                                                                                                      Cardiovascular Analytics Group, Hong Kong, China; Tianjin Key Laboratory of Ionic-Molecular Function of Cardiovascular disease, Department of Cardiology, Tianjin Institute of Cardiology, Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300211, China, Kent and Medway Medical School, Canterbury, Kent, UK

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

Prof. I.B. Vijayalakshmi MBBS, MD, DM
Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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

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

Prof. Krishnan Suresh MBBS, MD, DM, FRCP, FACC, FESC, FIMSA
Former Head of the Department of Cardiology, Governement Medical College Hospital Trivandrum, 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, Head of the Department of Cardiology, 64 City Clinical Hospital
Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)
Moscow, Russian Federation

Prof. Kontzevaya Anna 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. Leonardo Roever  MHS, PhD, Post-Doc
Clinical Epidemiologist,
Department of Clinical Research,
Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU),
Uberlândia - Minas Gerais - Brazil

Prof. Dr. Luís Henrique Wolff Gowdak  MD, PhD, FESC
Refractory Angina Research & Study Group,
Chronic Coronary Syndromes Unit,
Heart Institute (InCor-HCFMUSP),
São Paulo, Brazil

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, CARE Super Specialty Hospital
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Dr. Maria Luisa MD, Ph.D
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Sandro Pertini Hospital, Via dei Monti Tiburtini, 385-00157
Rome, Italy.

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
Muscat, Oman

Prof. Raj Janardhanan MBBS, 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
Arizona, USA

Prof. Ratna Mani Gajure MBBS, MD, DM 
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, Maharashtra, India.

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

Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar MBBS, MD, DM
Senior Interventional Cardiologist
S.L Raheja Hospital
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Dr. Sinisa Gardinac MD, PhD
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Sabah Al Ahmad Cardiac Center
Sharq, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dr. Vladimir Kotevski MD, Ph.D, FESC
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
University Clinic of Cardiology
Mother Teresa 17, Skopje 1000, Macedonia

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. Ph.D, MBA , SOCOMER, KIMS Health, Anayara P.O, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, INDIA

Mrs. Pravaja K.K.  MA, MBA  , Secretary to Editor in Chief Prof. G Vijayaraghavan, KIMS Health, Anayara P.O, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, INDIA

Mrs. Rehna Sultana B.Sc , IACC Head Office,  Pulikkal PO, PIN 673637 Malappuram District,   Kerala,  INDIA 

Miss. Sajna Sultana B.Com, IACC Head Office,  Pulikkal PO, PIN 673637 Malappuram District,  Kerala,  INDIA 


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