Dr.S.Ramasamy

CEO & Director

PG Prog Cardiology(USA) EECP Expert (USA)
(Non-Invasive Cardiology Consultant)

2/490 7th Cross, 2nd Main, Singaravellar Street,
Chinna Neelangari, Chennai-600041

Professional Profile

  • Completed MBBS in Davangere JJMMC in 1992-1997.
  • Trained in Non-Invasive cardiology research (cardiology Program): Porchester University NY and Stony Brook NY in affiliation with Vasomedical Inc.(1998- 2002)
  • Completed Postgraduate Program in Cardiology (John Hopkins University-USA)
  • Director and CEO of Vaso-Meditech Pvt Ltd (National distributor for Vasomedical EECP and Atcor Medical SphygmoCor)
  • International Medical Director for International EECP therapist Organization. ( USA)
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  • Appointed by Vasomedical Inc USA as a clinical research and co-coordinator for EECP (Enhanced External Counter pulsation) for India and Asia Pacific.
  • USA certified physician to train and certify Therapist for India.
  • EECP in Charge & Vaso Meditech Project Director in TamilNadu Government- EECP- Public Private Partnership.
  • EECP consultant in Frontier Lifeline Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation. Refractory Angina and Heart failure clinic.
  • EECP consultant in Chettinad Health city and University.
  • EECP consultant and Medical Director in Heart Healing and rejuvenation centre.
  • Clinical Specialist for AtCor Medical (SphygmoCor) in India.
  • Data Quality controller for IPER (Indian patient EECP registry).
  • Data Quality controller for Cambridge University Research in India for normal reference Value of Arterial stiffness for Indian population.
  • Research paper published in Indian and abroad.
  • Have Experience of 4 years clinical training in Porchester Hospital NY USA.

National and International Publications

  • Safety and Effectiveness of Enhanced External Counterpulsation in Improving Angioplasty Restenosis.

    Presented on 2nd International Congress on Heart Disease Washington DC, USA, July 21- 24, 2001.

    T.P. Stys, W.E.Lawson, J.C.K.Hui, J.J. Tartaglia, R. Subramanian, Z.M.Du, M.Q.Zhang.

  • Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on stress Radionuclide coronary perfusion and Exercise capacity in chronic stable Angina pectoris.

    American Journal of cardiology April 1, 2002.

    Tomasz P. Stys, Willliam E. Lawson, John C.K.Hui, Bruce Fleishman, Karen Manzo, John E. Strobeck, Joseph Tartaglia, Subramanian Ramasamy, Raymond Suwita, Zheng-Sheng Zheng, Hong Liang, Direck Werner..

  • Exercise Capability and Myocardial Perfusion in Chronic Angina Patients treated with Enhanced External Counterpulsation.

    Clinical Cardiol.26,287-290 ( 2003)

    J. Tartaglia, J. Sternerson, R. Charney, S. Ramasamy, B.L. Fleishman, Gerardi, J.C.K. Hui.

  • Safety and Efficacy of Enhanced External Counterpulsation in Patients with Permanent Pacemakers in the treatment of Chronic Heart Angina.

    Journal of investigative medicine Vol 53 Numb 2 March 2005 .

    Debra Braveman, Joseph Tartaglia, Justin Stenerson, Subramanian Ramasamy, John Hui.

  • Improved Effort Tolerance in Angina patients with Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy Is Predominantly Due to its Peripheral Traning Effects.

    Poster presentation in American College of Cardiology March 2006 Sanjay Mittal, Anil Kumar Gothwal, P. Soni, P. Siddhu, S.Ramasamy, Ravi R. Kasliwal, N Trehan, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, Delhi, India

  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Normalize Exercise Capacity And Angina Function In Patients With Chronic Angina.

    Sanjay Mittal, Anil Kumar Gothwal, P. Soni, P. Siddhu, S.Ramasamy, Ravi R. Kasliwal, N Trehan, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, Delhi, India Presented on 1st International External Counterpulsation Symposium Guangzhou, China May13th – 14th 2006.

  • Beneficial Effects Of Enhanced External Counterpulsation In Chronic Anginal Patients Who Are Unwilling For Interventional Procedures

    Dr.Pratiksha NamJoshi, Dr. Monica Mittal, Dr.S.Ramasamy I.P.C Heart Care Mumbai Presented on 1st International External Counterpulsation Symposium Guangzhou, China May13th – 14th 2006.

  • Short Course Of Enhanced External CounterPulsation (EECP) Improves Myocardial Perfusion In Patients With Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction Posted For High-Risk Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

    Dr.PradeepG.Nayar, Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr.K.M.Cherian, Dr.Madhu.N.Sankar, Dr.Dhanapal Frontier Lifeline & Dr.K.M.Cherain Heart Foundation. CSI December 2007 Poster presentation

  • Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Ejection Fraction in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease

    William E. Lawson, Himanshu Padh, Subramanian Ramasamy, John CK Hui, Samarpan Heart Hospital and Research Center, Jamnagar, India, The People's College of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, India

    Abstract poster Presentation American college of Cardiology. March 2007

  • A modified course of Enhanced External Counterpulsation improved myocardial perfusion in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction.

    Pradeep G.Nayar1, Dr.S.Ramasamy1, Madhu.N.Sankar1, K.M.Cherian1, William E Lawson2 and John CK Hui2

    1Frontier Lifeline & Dr.K.M.Cherain Heart Foundation, 2Cardiology, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA

    Accepted for presentation at the 12th Annual Scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (September 21-24, 2008, Toronto, ON, Canada.

  • Efficacy of Enhance External Counterpulsation in refractory angina patient with Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

    Dr. N. Sivakadaksham, Dr. M.P. Naresh Kumar, Dr.S.Ramasamy Harvey Healthcare Limited. (Europen Society of Cardiology 2008 / Accepted for Poster)

  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation improved angina symptom and left ventricular function in Chronic refractory Anginal patients.

    N.Sivakadaksham, S.Ramasamy M.P.Naresh Kumar

    Harvey Super specialty Hospitals.

    Oral presentation 60th Annual Conference of Cardiology Society of India Chennai 4-7  Dec 2008.

  • Technetium-99-Single – photon emission computer tomography evaluation of ischemic heart failure patients treated with Enhanced External Counterpulsation.

    C.K DAS, C.Arumugam, Joy M Thomas, S.Ramasamy, K.M.Cherian.

    Frontier Lifeline, Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart foundation, Chennai.

    Oral presentation 60th Annual Conference of Cardiology Society of India Chennai 4-7  Dec 2008.

  • Technetium-99-Single – photon emission computer tomography evaluation of ischemic heart failure patients treated with Enhanced External Counterpulsation.

    C.K DAS, C.Arumugam, Joy M Thomas, S.Ramasamy, K.M.Cherian.CUHK-Mayo Clinic-Asia

    Cardiovascular Summit (CMA 2009) 18-19 April 2009, Hong Kong

    Selected for the Best Paper Award Competition.

  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation improves Myocardial Function and Exercise Tolerance In Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction Patients Independent Of Diabetes

    S.Ramasamy, G.N.Prasad, Joy.M.Thomas, Arumugam, K.M.Cherian.

    Frontier Lifeline & Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation. India

    Oral Presentation 1st SAARC Congress of Cardiology 3rd April 2010 . Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy: Current Evidence For Clinical Practice And Who Will Benefit?

    Dr.G.N.Prasad, Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr.Joy M.Thomas, Dr. Pradeep G.Nayar, Dr.Madhu.N.

    Sankar, Dr.N.Sivakadaksham*,Dr.K.M.Cherian

    . Indian Heart Journal May 2010. State of Art Paper.

  • EECP Reverse The Left Ventricle Remodeling In Patient With Moderate Left Ventricular Dysfunction by Improving Myocardial Perfusion.

    .S.Ramasamy, Dr.G.N.Prasad, Dr.S.Balaji, Dr.k.J.Prem Kumar, Dr. K.M.Cherian.

    Frontier Lifeline & Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation. Chennai.

    20th World Congress World society of Cardio-Thoracic surgeons. Oct 20-23,2010. Chennai.

  • IMPACT OF URBAN VERSUS RURAL ENVIRONMENT ON CENTRAL BLOOD PRESSURE, AORTIC STIFFNESS AND WAVE REFLECTIONS: THE PURSE-HIS STUDY

    Thanikachalam S.1, Harivanzan V.1, Ramasamy S1, McEniery C.M.2

    1Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India, 2University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Artery Meeting Maison Internationale Cite Universitaire Paris, France 13th-15th Oct 2011.

  • Effect of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Treatment on Ejection Fraction in Patients with Moderate Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

    S.Ramasamy, P.G.Gandhi, M.Dhanapal.

    Cardiology, Chennai Heart Failure Clinic, Chennai, India.

    World Congress of Cardiology Scientific session s 18-21 April 2002, Dubai, United Arab emirates.

  • Prevalence of risk factors for coronary artery disease in middle income group in south Indian population.

    S. Thanikachalam, J.Sathya Narayana Murthy, M.Ramesh, S.Ramasamy, V.Harivanzan,

    C.Anbarasi Cardiac Care Center, SRI RAMACHANDRA UNIVERSITY, Chennai, India.

    World Congress of Cardiology Scientific session s 18-21 April 2002, Dubai, United Arab emirates.

  • Evolution of Cardiac Disease Management And Its Impact In India

    Dr.S.RamasamyIndian Science Congress Association : Chennai Chapter 17th -18th Dec 2012. SRM University Chennai.

  • Primary Utilization Of EECP In Chronic Stable Angina Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction And Long Time Follow Up.

    Ramasamy Subramanian2 Pratiksha Gandhi 1, Monica Mittal 1,*

    1Cardiology, IPC Heart Care Centre, Mumbai, 2Cardiology, CHENNAI HEART FAILURE CLINIC, Chennai, India. WCC-14-ABS-896.

    May 4-7,2014. Melbourne Australia.

  • Science and Technology for Human Development: Advancement of Blood pressure Measurement.

    Dr.S.Ramasamy

    Indian Science Congress Association : Chennai Chapter 3-7th Jan 2015. Mumbai University Mumbai.

  • Is the Benefits of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation In Patient With Moderate Left Ventricular Dysfunction Independent of Diabetes?

    Ramasamy Subramanian 1, N.Sivakadaksham 1, Pradeep G Nayar2, K.Sivaram Kumar1

    Accepted for Oral presentation in 26th Great wall International Congress of Cardiology 30th October 2015. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 ;66( 16_S);doi10.1016/j.jacc.2015.06.545

  • Review Article: Cardiovascular Disease Protection of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Therapy.

    S.Ramasamy, Pradeep G.Nayar, M.Chokkalingam,C.Arumugham,N.Ganesh. Cardiology Today Vol.XIX No.5 September – October 2015.

  • Effect of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation in Blood Lipid Profile in patient with Coronary Artery Disease

    Ramasamy Subramanian, Himanshu Padh, Sivakadakham N and Pradeep G Nayar

    Accepted for Poster Presentation in American Heart Association Nov 30, 2016 Circulation. 2016;134:A14636

EECP Review Article / Textbook

  • 2010 - Indian Heart Journal

    Indian Heart Journal May 2010. State of Art Paper.

    Dr.G.N.Prasad, Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr.Joy M.Thomas, Dr. Pradeep G.Nayar, Dr.Madhu.N. Sankar, Dr.N.Sivakadaksham*,Dr.K.M.Cherian

  • 2015- Cardiology Today

    Review Article: Cardiovascular Disease Protection and Regenerative Potential of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation

    Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr. Pradeep G.Nayar, Dr.M.Chokkalingam, Dr.C.Arumugam, Dr.N.Ganesh "Cardiology Today" Vol XIX.No.5 Sep-Oct 2015

  • Text Book of Cardiology: A Clinical and Historial Perspective By H.K.Chopra Navin C.Nanda

    Chapter 18 : Enhanced External Counterpulsation and Its Clinical Applications

  • Effect of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Treatment on Aortic Blood Pressure, Arterial stiffness and ejection fraction in patients with Coronary Artery Disease

    Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr. Sushma Nayar, Dr. M. Chokkalingam, Dr. N. Ganesh, Dr. C. Arumugam, Dr. Pradeep G. Nayar.

    Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016 Oct, Vol-10(10): OC30-OC34

National and International Presentations:

  • Guest Lecture “ EECP role in Clinical Cardiology. Maldives Medical Association 2006. Maldives.
  • Guest Lecture “ Medical Tourism in India” . Medical Tourism Global health Conference 16th December 2008 ASSOCHAM House New Delhi.
  • Guest Lecture “Growth and Expansion of EECP in India”. International EECP therapist Association. USA Atlanta March 28th 2009.
  • Guest Lecture “ Enhanced External Counterpulsation Mechanism of Action”. Bangladesh Heart Failure Association. Dhaka, Bangladesh.11th June 2009.
  • Guest Lecture as International Expert “ EECP experience in India” 2nd International EECP symposium. 9th October 2009. Beijing China.
  • Guest Lecturer in 1st SAARC Congress of Cardiology 3rd April 2010. “ Role of EECP in Refractory Angina and Heart Failure. Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Guest Lecturer “In view of the recent research developments” in 98th Indian science Congress. Chennai. India.
  • Guest Lecturer “Enhanced External Counter pulsation: Acute Hemodynamic Benefits in PACE 2011 programme on advances in critical care and emergency. Oct 2-3 2011 Coimbatore.
  • Conducted workshop in Hypertension with special focus on Central Blood pressure in 8th Annual Conference Association of Physicians of India TAPICON 2012 on 6th April in Hyatt regency Hotel Chennai.
  • Delivered a lecture “Non-Invasive Cardiology & Central Blood pressure “in SRM University organized by Indian Science congress association on 12th December 2013.
  • Delivered a lecture “ Non-Invasive Option for Angina and Heart Failure Patients” in IMA Tanjavure on 15th Dec 2013.
  • Delivered a Lecture “ EECP role in Management for Chronic Angina and Heart Failure Patient” in IMA Pattukottai on 7th Jan 2014.
  • EECP education seminar for physicians and therapist in Asian Heart Institute Mumbai on 24th April 2014.
  • CME program in Nagpur “ EECP current status and Growth in India” 3rd May 2014.
  • CME Program in Coimbatore Medical College Hospital. Coimbatore. “EECP clinical data and Practice. 13th May 2014.
  • Delivered a lecture “ Central Aortic Pressure-Clinical Implications..” inAssociation of Physicians of India, Chennai Chapter 31st Annual celebration Scientific meet. Hotel Savera Chennai on 16-17th August 2014.
  • Delivered a lecture “ Science and Technology for Human Development: Advancement of Blood Pressure Measurement”. Indian Science Congress 5th Jan 2015 at Mumbai University.
  • Delivered a Lecture “ Role of EECP in Clinical Cardiology” in Jayadeva Institute of cardiovascular Science and Research, Bangalore on 30th May 2015.
  • Delivered a lecture “EECP Non-Invasive Ischemic Burden Reducation Program “ in CARDIOZONE 2015 ( Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists), Kozhikode, Kerala on 26th July 2015
  • Delivered a lecture “EECP for General Physicians Practice Guidelines” in BAPS Yogiji Maharaj Hospitals in Ahmedabad on Sep 27th 2015.
  • Delivered a lecture “EECP treatment in ischemic cardiomyopathy in diabetic patients”. Invited faculty member in 26th Great wall International congress of cardiology 30th Oct 2015 in Beijing China.
  • Delivered a Lecture in Smart Revive centre for a cardiology group in Bangalore on 11th August 2016 . Topic: "EECP in Clinical Cardiology"
  • Delivered a Lecture "EECP Introduction to General Physicians" in Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu on 23rd August 2016.
  • Delivered a Lecture as a faculty member on " Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness " in 3rd international conference on Preventive Cardiology. Conference was held on 24 & 25 th, June 2017 at Raddison Blu, Coimbatore.
  • Delivered a lecture on the role of Enhanced External Counter Pulsation in Clinical Cardiology through the webinar. The presentation was telecasted on 20th July 2017 in the conference of Academy of Comprehensive Integrative medicine Dellas - FT- Worth , Texas , USA
  • Delivered a lecture on Enhanced External Counter Pulsation as a rejuvenation and preventive Therapy. The lecture was delivered on 2nd November 2017 in Orlando Florida at the Academy of Comprehensive Integrative medicine : Conquering Chronic Disease CONFERENCE.

TamilNadu Government Medical College Continuous Education Program

Delivered lecture Topic: "Enhanced External Counter Pulsation in Clinical Cardiology "

  • Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. Chennai , 5th June 2013
  • TamilNadu Government Multi Super Specialty Hospital Chennai 12th March 2015
  • Kilpauk Government Medical College Hospital, 16th March 2015
  • Royapettah Government Hospital, 31st March 2015
  • Coimbatore Government Medical College Hospital, 8th Nov 2013
  • Tirunelveli Government Medical College Hospital , 20th March 2016
  • Madurai Government Medical College Hospital, 18th May 2016
  • Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital 28th June 2016
  • Kilpauk Government Medical College Hospital, 14th July 2016
  • Chengalpattu Government Medical College Hospital 21st July 2016.
  • Royapettah Government Hospital,21st June, 2017

National Awards and Credits

  • BEST BUSINESS ENTERPRENEUR AWARD-2008-09 awarded by The Bharath Social and Cultural Academy on 27th September 2009 in Chennai.
  • Received award for contribution to Indian Health Industry in World Clinical congress on Preventive & Geriatric Cardiology 2009 from Delhi Finance Minister Dr.A.K.Walia.
  • Conducted More than 100 Guest Lectures about Enhanced External Counter Pulsation in Various venues across India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Kuwait and Indonesia.
  • Recognized as an expert in the field of Non-Invasive Cardiology and selected by the Honourable President of India, as one of the member in his personal cardiology expert team.
  • Awarded by Appreciation letter from the Physician to President of India for providing cardiology care to the First Lady of India
  • Felicitated by Padma Shri Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shivkumar Sharma for his contribution in non invasive cardiology, Enhanced External Counter pulsation (EECP) in a function held in Muthalamada kerala, organized by Sneham Charitable Trust on 29th May 2016
  • Felicitated by Honorable Shri Chandrashekharji Bawankule (Guardian Minister, Energy, & Excise Minister M.S, State of Maharashtra for bringing EECP to Nagpur City on 11th Feb 2017 at Shree Swami Samarth Heart Care Centre & Multispecialty Hospital, Nagpur.
  • Awarded " Cathedral Excellence Award 2017" by Lions club of Madras Cathedral for his contribution in Medical field. Award given on 27th May 2017.
  • Felicitated by ICL FinCorp chairman Sri K.G Anil Kumar for launching chain of EECP [ Enhanced External Counter Pulsation] centers across kerala . Function was held on 11th June 2017 at Hyatt Regency, Chennai.
  • Felicitated by Medical Director of Glenegales Global Hospitals during the press conference of national Advanced Heart failure treatment Program based on Enhanced External Counter Pulsation. Function was held on 16th June 2017 at Hotel Crowne Plaza , Chennai .
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