MBBS UCMS New Delhi,India; MD Pediatrics PGIMER Chandigarh India; Residency Pediatrics Montefiore Medical Centre, New York; Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology, Miami, Florida, USA.
Dr. Vikas Kohli is Director of the Delhi Child Heart Center in South Delhi and a Visiting Consultant to the Apollo Hospital & Apollo Cradle & Rainbow Children’s Hospital. He is a Fetal, Neonatal and Pediatric Cardiologist, established the Pediatric Cardiology Program at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in 2003 and subsequently initiated Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program His focus is Interventional Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology. He has performed several thousand device closures of ASD and VSD in children and Adults. He has also performed extremely high risk interventions in neonatal patients and Premature babies. The smallest babies he has performed an angioplasty is 1.1 kg. He has also performed innovative procedures like Flow Restrictor implantation in several patients for the first time in India. Dr. Vikas Kohli graduated in with 5 gold medals from the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1986. He subsequently finished his Pediatric training from PGIMER (Chandigarh). He completed his Pediatric Residency (USA) from the Montefiore Medical Center, New York and trained in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Miami. He subsequently practiced Pediatric Cardiology in Florida, USA. He has been Director of Pediatric Cardiology at RTIICS, Kolkata; he also has been In-charge of Non-Invasive Lab, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He has been awarded Best Research in Pediatrics Award at the National Indian Academy of Pediatrics Conference 1991 & at the University of Miami Best Research Award in 1996. He has also been awarded the American Heart Association/Genentech Award 1996; The American College of Cardiology – Affiliate in Training Award 1997. In addition, he has received the award for Excellence in Medical record documentation by the Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida. He has more than 50 publications. He has written more than 5 chapters. He is currently on the Board of Editors for 3 Journals and reviewer for 5 Journals.
This is the only Centre of its kind : dedicated to the work of children with heart disease outside major hospitals. DCHC is first and only such Centre. It provides Pediatric Echocardiogram, Fetal Echo, Online Echo Consult, In Person Consult, Telemedicine services, and NGO related activity.
Fetal Cardiology and Fetal Echo-cardiography is a relatively new field to India and has major impact on the clinical practice of Sonologists, Obstetricians, Cardiologists and Pediatricans. Currently in India few heart diseases get suspected on ultrasound, which is practically the most common way to raise a suspicion.
Founded by Dr. Kohli, CHF funds free surgeries and designs programs for early detection of CHD. CHF has various programs including free OPD, free Fetal Echo.
Since there are very few Pediatric Cardiologists, it is essential that we train more Pediatricians to diagnose and treat CHD. That is why online echo consult and telemedicine along with pediatric echocardiogram consult will provide an easy solution.This 40 lecture course is specially designed
An E-Learning platform for Pediatricians, Radiologists, Cardiologists to learn Pediatric Echo and related Pediatric Cardiology.
A reliable website for parents to learn and know what is correct and appropriate, this extensive site has been built with a lot of effort and knowledge simplified and put into it.