Interventional Cardiologist & Director of Cardiology Department
• Unicare Heart Institute, Sosyo Circle, Canal Road, Surat.
• Shri B.D. Mehta Mahavir Heart Institute, Surat.
• Rainbow Hospital, Vapi.
Dr. Devang Desai is eminent Interventional Cardiologist from western India - Surat (South Gujarat). He is having bright career as cardiologist since 1991 having career of 26 years in field of Cardiology and is one of senior most personality, in field of cardiology from Surat & South Gujarat. Dr. Devang Desai is first cardiologist to perform Angioplasty with Stenting, Pacemakers, AICD, Biventricular pacing, ulnar artery approach in Angioplasty at B.D. Mehta Mahavir heart Institute, Surat
He is born from middle class family from Baroda [Vadodara]. His father was registered Govt. medical practitioner and he was in Govt. service at various primary health care center of Baroda district. As a result of this he was interested in medical field since childhood. During primary and secondary school education he has achieved highest marks in highest secondary school examination.
During his D.M. [Cardiology] course at B.Y.L. Nayar Hospital, Bombay he got wide experience of various interventional techniques and achieved [D.M. Cardiology] degrees at first attempt with flying colors.
In his 26 years of career as Interventional Cardiologist he has performed 39000 angiographic procedures and about 17000 Angioplasty, Coronary stenting, BMV, Pacemaker implantation etc. procedures.
In Surat at Mahavir Heart Institute he has unique achievement of performing highest number of Cardiac Interventional procedures. He is pioneer in performing first ulnar artery approach and AICD implantation as unique achievement. He was performed maximum number of radial & ulnar artery [From hand] Angioplasty and stenting interventions at Mahavir Hospital Surat.
Dr. Devang Desai has visited Germany for participating in “Interventional Cardiology workshop and course on Supported Angioplasty in critically ill patients” at Rodenburg clinic, near Frankfurt in 1995 to achieve fellow ship.
Dr. Desai also achieved fellow ship of Society for Cardiac angiography & Interventions recently He is also awarded from Cambridge [UK] as “LEADING HEALTH PROFESSIONAL FROM ASIA”. He is youngest cardiologist to achieve this awards.
He has visited Various countries like China, Singapore, Dubai, Japan & San Francisco / Chicago [USA] as faculty in cardiology conferences in 2004-2011 and actively participated in angioplasty workshop.
Received Fellowship from Society of Cardiac Angiography & Interventions [FSCAI]-USA in the year 2007.
Received Fellowship from Cardiological society of India [C.S.I] at Hyderabad, India on November 2007.
Received Fellowship from American College of Cardiology (FACC) from USA in the year of 2010
He was invited to deliver Lecture on the topic of “Follow up study of long drug illuted stents” at prestigious “Euro PCR -2007” conference held at Barcelona, Spain from 22nd to 24th May – 2007.
He has number of publications in various journals and is invited as gust faculty in various cardiology summits.
Dr. Devang himself is interested in Music and Games like Cricket, Football, Hockey etc. He is very philosophical man and has been interest in Politics, Science, World affairs and is capable of Debating on topic of Science, politics, world affairs, history, religion & philosophy of life in addition to his academic career as cardiologist.
Dr. Desai is deeply interested in Yoga and medication and considers them as adjacent tools of keeping Heart healthy. He is having his own “Hridayam Heart care clinic” at majuragate where he has cardiac rehabilitation centre including Treadmill, Echo-color Doppler etc. facility for cardiac assessment.
He is also involved in development of medical tourism in Surat where he is attached to world class Cardiac Hospitals – Care Hospital, Athwagate circle, Surat. & Shri Mahavir Heart Institute, Surat. He has operated on many cardiac patients from America, U.K. South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh etc. who comes to visit as Non resident Indians. He is having Great sense of humor and very popular amongst his follower patients.
He is at present clinical & technical director interventional Cardiology at Unicare Heart Institute, Surat & Mahavir Heart Institute, Surat. Although he is invasive interventional cardiologist his message to Society is Clear “PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE"