Dr. Anoop Agrawal

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

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09:00am - 05:00pm
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  • Medical school - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (India), 2008
  • Residency (Internal Medicine) - Loyola Univ. Medical Center, Maywood IL (USA), 2012
  • Fellowship (Cardiovascular Diseases) - Loyola Univ. Medical Center, Maywood IL (USA), 2015
  • Fellowship (Interventional Cardiology) - St. Vincent Medical Center, Indianapolis IN (USA), 2016


  • M.B.B.S - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 2008
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, USA, 2012
  • Cardiovascular Diseases - American Board of Internal Medicine, USA, 2015
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, USA, 2016
  • Echocardiography - The National Board of Echocardiography, USA, 2015
  • Nuclear Cardiology - Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, USA, 2015
  • RPVI - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, USA, 2015


  • Structural heart interventions: Transcatheter Aortic and Mitral valve interventions (TAVR/TAVI, TMVR, MitraClip), Alcohol septal ablation, Left atrial appendage closure, Adult congenital heart interventions
  • Coronary interventions: Rotational and orbital atherectomy, OCT, IVUS, FFR, iFR, Coil embolization
  • Invasive hemodynamics: Percutaneous hemodynamic support using Impella, Impella CP or CardioHelp
  • Percutaneous vascular closure (Proglide, Angioseal, Mynx grip, Starclose)
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Clinical Experience:

  • Started Transcatheter Aortic Valve (TAVR) program at CARE Hospitals (across 7 branches in Hyderabad and beyond).
  • Highest volume TAVR operator in Andhra Pradesh/Telangana region.
  • Team leader of TAVR heart team at CARE hospital which is the only center in the Andhra Pradesh/Telangana region to have independent operating privilege for TAVR (Evolut R, Medtronic) implantation.
  • National proctor for TAVR, Percutaneous closure devices, and other coronary interventions.

Research and Publications: 

  • Agrawal A, Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis: Early Intervention in Perspective. Indian Journal of Clinical Cardiology. 2020;1(3-4):154-163 
  • Monigari NK, Agrawal A, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Clinical Indications and Outcomes. Open access peer-reviewed chapter. March 2019 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.84909 
  • Agrawal A. Physician heal thyself. Indian Heart J. 2018 Sep - Oct;70(5):756-757 
  • Agrawal A, Hermiller JB. Book chapter on Aortic Stenosis. The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 4e by Morton J. Kern. 
  • Agrawal A, Lopez J et al; Computational Analysis of Criteria Combinations for Thin Cap Fibro-Atheroma (VH-TCFA): comparison of culprit plaques in Stable and Unstable Coronary Syndromes. An Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Study. Circulation. 2012; 126: A1768 
  • Hirai T, Chen Z, Downe R, Goel A, Agrawal A, Lopez J et al. Evaluation of Variable Thin-Cap Fibroatheroma Definitions and Association of Virtual Histology-Intravascular Ultrasound Findings With Cavity Rupture Size. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jul 15;118(2):162-9 
  • Agrawal A, Baaj S, Schwartz J, Lopez J. Coronary dissection in a patient with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: Role of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging. J Invasive Cardiol. 2015 Sep;27(9):E196-8 
  • Darki A, Schneck MJ, Agrawal A, Rupani A, Barron JT. Correlation of Elevated Troponin and Echocardiography in Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Oct;22(7):959-61 
  • Panico A, Agrawal A, Bashir A, Nierzwicki R, Sanagala T, Syed M, Dajani K. Practical Use of Ultrasound Contrast Agents in the Echocardiography Lab. JASE: Vol. 26 No. 6 June, 2013 p.567-682
  • Rabbat M, Wilber D, Thomas K, Agrawal A, Sanagala T, Syed M. Left atrial volume assessment in atrial fibrillation using multimodality imaging: a comparison of echocardiography, invasive three dimensional CARTO and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2012, 14(Suppl 1):P214 
  • Hirai T, Cotseones G, Makki N, Agrawal A, Wilber D, Barron J. Usefulness of left ventricular diastolic function to predict recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with preserved left ventricular systolic function. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;114(1):65-9 
  • Agrawal A, Pavlovic B. Role of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) in prevention of sudden cardiac death in post-heart transplant patients. Poster presented at St. Albert’s Day (Loyola University Research Meet).
  • Lynch E, Hirai T, Agrawal A, Soong M, Krishnamoorthi V; Does a written ambulatory discharge instruction affect understanding and satisfaction of Veterans? Quality Initiative project, poster presented at Loyola University Internal Medicine Research Conference (2011-12)

Invited faculty/speaker for conferences:

  • 2021 Indian Association of Cardiac Imaging, TCT-India
  • 2020 Indian Academy of Echocardiography, IIC summit
  • 2019 India LIVE, India Valves, Sentient, Bangladesh society of echocardiography conference, Structural heart India and the vein workshop (CVT India), Eastern India Echo & Imaging Conclave, Myval TAVR certification program. Vascular leadership summit. IIC summit, CSI-STEMI COUNCIL, and STEMI INDIA Conference
  • 2018 India valves, Vascular leadership summit, IIC summit
  • 2017 Bangladesh interventional therapeutics

Media articles:

  • The stent-phobia, Dec. 2019 https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/the-stent-phobia/
  • Heart basics you should know, Nov 2019 epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/46350203
  • Comprehensive article on TAVR in Urdu, May 2019 epaper.sakshi.com/c/39014776
  • A new lease of life with TAVR, Apr 2019 epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/38814011
  • TAVR Changing The Game Again, Apr 2019 https://speciality.medicaldialogues.in/tavr-changing-the-game-again-dr-anoop-agrawal
  • How she regained her lost taste, Oct 2018 https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/how-she-regained-her-lost-taste/
  • Uncertain about Valsartan, Oct 2018 https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/uncertain-about-valsartan/
  • TAVR has taken the world by storm, Sep 2018 https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/tavr-has-taken-the-world-by-storm/
  • Cath-mounted heart pumps for short-term use, Sep 2018 https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/cath-mounted-heart-pumps-for-short-term-use/
  • TAVR- The Disruptive Cardiovascular Advancement Entire World Is Talking About, May 2018 https://speciality.medicaldialogues.in/tavr-the-disruptive-cardiovascular-advancement-entire-world-is-taking-about
  • The true cost of ‘low-cost’, Sep 2017 https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/the-true-cost-of-low-cost/article19610683.ece
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