Department: Adult Cardiology, Heart Transplantation
Qualification: MD, DM
Dr. Harikrishnan M. S. is Clinical Professor in the Department of Cardiology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. His fields of interest are coronary interventions, cardiac electrophysiology and heart failure.
Dr. Harikrishnan M. S. graduated from T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha in 1995. He obtained his MD (Internal Medicine) degree from Government Medical College, Trivandrum. He completed Cardiology Residency at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum for DM Cardiology degree in 2004.
He has expertise in noninvasive investigative modalities like echocardiography, Holter evaluation, nuclear cardiac imaging and stress testing. He is a skilled interventionalist with special focus on complex coronary interventions including use of rotablation and retrograde techniques for crossing chronic total occlusions.
In 2014, Dr. Harikrishnan completed a one-year Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship training at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland , USA under the guidance of Professor Mauricio Arruda, one of the leading cardiac electrophysiologists in USA. Dr Harikrishan has expertise in cardiac electrophysiology procedures like conventional ablations, complex arrhythmia ablations using electroanatomic mapping including atrial fibrillation ablation and ventricular tachycardia ablation using epi-endo techniques, device implants ranging from pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resyncrhonisation devices. He is also skilled in performing lead extractions.
He has several years of experience as a postgraduate teacher for trainees in Cardiology and has presented papers and posters at various conferences.