Prof. (Dr.) Rabin Chakraborty

Prof. (Dr.) Rabin Chakraborty


Sr Consultant, Sr. Vice Chairman


MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology). FRCP(Glasgow), FRCP (London), FICC(Cardiology) & FACC

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Dr. Rabin Chakraborty, Gold Medalist -is a well-known Cardiologist of India and in South Asia, He is a board Certified Physician Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist and Electro physiologist. He treats patients with problems of the cardiovascular system like the Heart, Arteries, and Veins, Heart Valves, conduction disorders of the heart, etc. In addition to Angiography, simple and complex Angioplasty, Dr. Chakraborty is one of few top Cardiologists who is a specialist in Heart Rhythm Disorders like for patients with Recurrent Palpitations, repeated unconsciousness due to Heart Rhythm Diseasesand heart failure patients.


  • He did M.B.B.Sfrom Calcutta University, and was the best graduate of the year.
  • He is a M.D. (Medicine) from the PGIMER, Chandigarh, a National Premier Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education in India DM in Cardiology from PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
  • He has Diplomat of National Board (DNB) National Board, Delhi, India.
  • He has qualified in host of foreign degrees like F.R.C.P.Royal College of Physicians, London, F.R.C.P – Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK and F.R.C.P- Royal College of Physicians, Dublin, Ireland.
  • He has been appointed as an Examiner, MRCP (UK) for Royal College of Physician, United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

  • Sir NilratanSircar Gold Medal. April – May 98 – Consultant Cardiologist, Aintree Cardiac Centre, Liverpool, UK
  • May 95 – May 98 – Specialist Registrar Hull Royal infirmary, Castle Hill Cardiology Hospital, Regional Cardiology
  • Specialist Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Awards and Recognitions:
  • Sir NilratanSircar Gold Medal – Best Medical Graduate of the Year
  • Lt.Col.S.P.Sarbadhikari Gold Medal- Standing First in General Surgery
  • John Mcleod Silver Medal- Standing First in Surgery
  • Pashupati Silver Medal-Standing First in Medicine
  • Ananda Mohan KusumSumari-Silver Medal Standing First in Surgery
  • Gold Plated Silver Medal- Standing First in Pathology Class Assistant Examination
  • Tarak Das Ghosh Silver Medal-Standing First in First MBBS Examination
  • Dr.M.N.Bose Silver Medal-Standing First in Anatomy in First MBBS Examination
  • College Silver Medal in Anatomy,Pathology,Forensic Medicine- Standing First in College Sliver Medal Examination
  • Distinction / Honours in Anatomy,Pharmacology- Surgery and E.N.T(Otolaryngology)
  • Swarnaparbati Scholarship- Standing First in First MBBS
  • Nistarini Dutta Scholarship – Standing First in Physiology in First MBBS
  • First certificate of Honours in General Surgery
  • First Certificate of Honours in E N T (Otolaryngology)
  • Senor Class Assistant in Medicine,surgery,Gynaecology and Obstetrics,Pathology and Pharmacology, Senior Prosector in Anatomy
  • M.D. in general Medicine – 3rd in order of Merit
  • D.M in Cardiology(Gold medal)
  • RashtriyaRatnaShiromani Award – 2002
  • Chair of TCT, International Fellows course -2015
  • 3 Course Director – Bangla Interventional Therapeutics

Research and Publications

Sarkar S, Majumdar D N G, Chakraborty R, Sinha A, Sen P. Comparison of Twice-Daily Ranitidine with Standard Cimetidine Treatment of Peptic Ulcer and Reflux Esophagitis: A Double Blind Endoscopic Trial. Ind. J Gastroenterol. 1986; 5(Suppl):43.

Chakraborty R N, Bidwai P S, Kak V K, Banerjee A K, Khattri H N, Sapru R P, Walia B N S, Kumar L, Suri S, Wahi P L. Brain Abscess in Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease. Ind. Heart J. 1989;41(3):19-93.

Dilawari J B, Chawla Y, Chakraborty R N. Development of Splenoadrenorenal Shunt after Obliteration of Esophageal Varices by Endoscopic Sclerotherapy.Am. J. Gastroenterol 1989;84(3):604-5.

Shahrabani R, Chakraborty R N, Valliatu J. Acute Pulmonary Oedema: An Unusual Clinical Presentation of Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva. British Heart J. 1994;71(1):29.

Chakraborty R N, Nicholson M, Alamgir M F. Magnetic Resonance Images of Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm. HEART (Formerly British Heart Journal). 1998;80:101-102.

Chakraborty R N, Anand I S, Sapru R P, Bidwai P S, Khattri H N, Wahi P L. Evaluation of Pulmonary Hypertension in Chronic Mitral Regurgitation. Ind. Heart J. 1989;41 (3):168-72.

Chakraborty R N. Angioplasty Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Re-appraisal. Journal of Indian Medical Association(JIMA) Special Edition 1999.

Chakraborty R N, Meigh R E, Kaye G C, Kingae K. Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis. Indian Heart J. 1999;(4): 51-54.

Chakraborty R. Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: From Primary Health Center to Tertiary Hospital. JIMA. 2006;104:232-237.

Gandhi N M, Chakraborty R N, Alamgir M F. Coronary Angiography through the Right Radial Approach: Passage through “Z” Bend Innominate Artery. Heart: Images in Cardiology ht. 2006;7:4229.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Hong Y J, Sim D S, Hwang S H, Lee M G, Park K H, Kim J H, Ahn Y K, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J, Park J C, Kang J C, and other Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease in Metabolic Syndrome Patients with AMI. Circ J. 2012 Feb 24;76(3):721-8. Epub 2012 Jan 11.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Ahn Y K, Sim D S, Park K H, Hong Y J, Kim J H, Cho K H, Kim M C, Hachinohe D, Hwang S H, Lee M G, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J, Park J C, Kang J C. Role Of Intravascular Ultrasound In Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jul 1;108(1):8-14. Epub 2011 Apr 27.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Cho K H, Sim D S, Hong Y J, Ahn Y K, Hachinohe D, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J and other Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators. Prognostic Impact of Baseline High-sensitivity C-Reactive Protein in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Based on Body Mass Index. Korean Circ J. 2012 Mar;42(3):164-72.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Cho K H, Sim D S, Hong Y J, Ahn Y K, Hachinohe D, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J, and other Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators. Clinical Impact of Non-High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Apolipoprotein B Cholesterol on the Clinical Outcomes in Metabolic Syndrome Patients with AMI Undergoing PCI.Korean Circ J. 2012 May;42(5):319-328.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Ahmed S, Hong Y J, Sim, D S, Park K H, Kim J H, Ahn Y, Kang J C, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J, and other Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators. Coronary Stents in Patients with ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction and Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.Korean Circulation Journal. 2012;42:830-838.

Ahmed K, Jeong M H, Chakraborty R, Hong Y J, Sim D S, Ahmed S, Hwang S H, Lee M G, Park K H, Kim J H, Ahn Y, Cho M C, Kim C J, Kim Y J, Park J C, Kang J C, and other Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators. Safety and Efficacy of overlapping Homogenous Drug-eluting Stents in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: Results from Korea Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry. J Korean Med Sci. 2012;27:1339-1346.

Book Chapter: Evaluation of Neurocardiogenic Syncope. In: Borderlands of Epilepsy edited by AmbarChakravarty, Kolkata. Published by Dr. Ambar Chakravarty on behalf of Journal of Association of Neurosciences of Eastern India. 2003:83-94.

Book Chapter: Low Molecular Heparins in the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: The Emerging Facts. In: Hand Book on UCAD – An Indian Perspective. Published by Pfizer Limited, Mumbai, India, 2009:105-112.

Book Chapter: Stress ECG following Revascularization. [In Press]

Book by Dr. Rabin Charaborty on ECG Interactive Workshop – 4 Volumes.Published for ECG QUIZ on behalf of Indian Society of Electrocardiology, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Ramesh G N, Chawla Y K, Chakraborty R, Mishra S K, Bhushnurmath S R, Katarya R N, Dilawari J B. Formalin Induced Sclerosing Cholangitis. A Case Report.Bull. PGI. 1988; 22 (4): 241-44.

Chakraborty R N, Raman K, Riyami A M. Right Atria Myxoma.Medical News Letter. Postgraduate Medical Education Committee, Sultanate of Oman 1991; VII (4): 25-28.

Chakraborty R N, RiyamiAM. Echocardiogram with Doppler and Colour Flow Study of a Patient with Right Atrial Myxoma.Indian J Echocard. 1991;1(1):66-68.

Chakraborty R N, Subramaniam R, Shahrabani R, Raman K, Riyami A M. Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty in Royal Hospital: A Preliminary Report. Oman Medical Journal. 1992;9(1):24-28.

Chakraborty R N, Shahrabani R, Riyami A M. Radiofrequency Ablation of Accessory Atrioventricular Pathways in Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome.Oman Medical Journal. 1992; 9(2):42-44.

Chakraborty R N, Riyami A M. 555 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Background, Physiology, Guidelines and Beyond. Oman Medical Journal. 1995;11(3):18-22.

Chakraborty R N, Joseph J, Suleiman K J. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Oman Medical Journal. 1995;11(3):44-46.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Shinobi Wire for Re-canalisation of Chronic Total Occlusion. Ind. Heart J. 2000;52:671

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Cutting Balloon Coronary and Renal Angioplasty. Initial Clinical Experience.Ind Heart J. 2000;52:679.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Mechanism of Second Tachycardia Induced after Ablation of the Primary Tachycardia. Indian Heart J. 2000;52:687.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Carocoroplasty: Combined Carotid and Coronary Angioplasty. Indian Heart J. 2000;52:692.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Direct Stenting in Aortocoronary Saphenous Venous Bypass Grafts and Immediate Outcome. Indian Heart J. 2000;52:703.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Carotid Artery Involvement in Patients of Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. A Retrospective Study.Indian Heart J. 2000: 52;719.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, et al. Evaluation of Neurocardiogenic Syncope. Indian Heart J. 2000; 52:809.

Chakraborty R, et al. Immediate Results and Six Months follow up after InracoronaryTenax Stent Implantation. Indian Heart J. 2004;52:814.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, Ghosh D, Khan A, Banerjee S, Monda P Cl, Das S S, Das A. Evaluation of Young Indian Patients Below Forty Years who Underwent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Ind Heart J. Dec 2009.

Abstract: Chakraborty R, Ghosh D, Banerjee S, Khan A, Mondal P C, Das S S, Das A. Safety and Efficacy of Low Dose Intravenous Enoxaparin during Coronary Interventions. Ind Heart J. Dec 2009.

Focus Areas

Cardiac Invasive and Interventional Procedures:

  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiogram (Femoral, Radial, Ulnar route)
  • Right and Left Heart Study for
  • Valvular Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathies
  • Congenital Heart Disease

Interventional Cardiology:(1st operator)

  • PTCA withor without stents(Radial Angioplasty – 200, Primary PCI – 500)
  • Balloon Valvoplasty (BMV, BPV, etc.)
  • Balloon atrial septostomy
  • Percutaneous Laser revascularization (PTMR)
  • Carotid and Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Transcatheter Umbrella (ASD Device Closure)

Cardiac Arrhythmia Invasive and Intervention Procedures

  • Pacemaker Implantations (DDDR, VDD, VVIR, VVI, ILR)
    MRI Compatible Pacemaker Implantation – 100)
  • ICD (Dual Chamber and Single Chamber)
  • CRT (CRT-D and CRT-P) Implantation
  • Electrophysiology Study
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • 3D – Radiofrequency Ablation (Carto&Ensite)
  • Programmed stimulation of VT
  • Defibrillator implantation (AICD)
  • Biventricular Pacemaker Implantation
  • Mapping and Radiofrequency ablation ofTachyarrhythmias (WPW, SVT, VT)

Non-invasive Cardiology

  • Trans-thoracic Echocardiography
  • Trans-oesophageal Echocardiography
  • Stress Echocardiography Nuclear Cardiology
  • (Thallium, Dobutamine stress, MUGA Scan)
  • Tilt study, Signal Average ECG

Work Experience

  • Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad – 1998 toll 2002
  • Hull Royal Infirmary Castle Hill Hospital, UK 1990-1998
  • PGIMER Chandigarh 1983 – 1989
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