Dr.S.Ramasamy

CEO & Director

Dr.S.Ramasamy is a qualified physician who completed his MBBS from JJM Medical college, Devangere. completed postgraduate program in cardiology ( John Hopkins University-USA ) and went on to train in non-invasive cardiology research in Porchester University NY And Stony Brook NY, in affiliation with Vasomedical Inc. during the period from 1998 to 2002.

With a stellar reputation in cardiac care and a strong background in research excellence, Dr.S.Ramasamy brings unmatched expertise to EECP treatment and serves as a senior consultant to leading hospitals in Chennai. One of the foremost experts of EECP in the world, Dr.S.Ramasamy has published several key papers and delivered path breaking innovations in care.

He has also won a number of awards for his contribution to medicine and his entrepreneurial spirit and is passionate about helping individuals with his philosophies of care.

Professional Profile

  • Qualification: Completed MBBS in Davangere JJMMC during the period from 1992–1997.
  • Trained in Non-Invasive Cardiology Research (Cardiology Program): Porchester University NY And Stony Brook NY in affiliation with Vasomedical Inc., during the period from1998–2002.
  • Completed postgraduate program in cardiology (John Hopkins University-USA)
  • Completed Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology
  • Director and CEO of Vaso-MeditechPvt Ltd (Exclusive Distributor for Vasomedical and Atcor Medical).
  • International Medical Director for International EECP therapist Organization.(USA) (http://www.ietaonline.com/sample-page/)
  • Appointed by VasomedicalInc USA as a Clinical Research and Co-Ordinator for EECP (Enhanced External Counter pulsation) for India and Asia Pacific.
  • USA Certified Physician to train and certify EECP therapists.
  • EECP In-Charge in TamilNadu Government-EECP- Public Private Partnership program.
  • EECP Consultant in Frontier Lifeline Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation, Refractory Angina and Heart Failure Clinic.
  • EECP Consultant in Chettinadu Health City and Research University.
  • EECP Consultant and Medical Director in Heart Healing and Rejuvenation Centre.
  • EECP Consultant in Agada Diabetic Centre.
  • Clinical Specialist for AtCor Medical (SphygmoCor) in India.
  • Data Quality Controller for IPER (Indian Patient EECP Registry).
  • International Medical Director for International EECP Therapist Organization. (USA) (http://www.ietaonline.com/aboutieta.html)
  • Data Quality Controller for Cambridge University Research in India for Normal reference Value of Arterial Stiffness for Indian population.
  • Have 4 Years of Clinical Training Experience in Porchester Hospital NY USA.

Tamil Nadu Medical College Continuous Education Programs

Delivered lectures on the topic: ‘Enhanced External Counter Pulsation in Clinical Cardiology’ in

  • Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital Chennai , 05-June-2013
  • TamilNadu Government Multi Super Specialty Hospital Chennai, 12-March-2015
  • Kilpauk Government Medical College Hospital, 16-March-2015
  • Royapettah Government Hospital,  31-March-2015
  • Coimbatore Government Medical College Hospital, 08-November-2013
  • Tirunelveli Government Medical College Hospital, 20-March-2016
  • Madurai Government Medical College Hospital, 18-May-2016
  • Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital, 28-June-2016
  • Kilpauk Government Medical College Hospital, 14-July-2016
  • Chengalpattu Government Medical College Hospital, 21-July-2016

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 Tanjore 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’ in Association of Physicians of India, Chennai Chapter 31st Annual celebration scientific meet, Hotel Savera Chennai 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 Reeducation 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 YogijiMaharaj 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 KarpagaVinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu on 23rd August 2016.

EECP Review articles and Authored textbooks

  • 2010 - Indian Heart Journal

Indian Heart Journal May 2010. State of Art Paper.

Dr.G.N.Prasad, Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr.JoyM.Thomas, Dr. PradeepG.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. PradeepG.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.Chopraand NavinC.Nanda

Chapter 18 : Enhanced External Counterpulsation and Its Clinical Applications

  • Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2016

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. SushmaNayar, Dr. M. Chokkalingam, Dr. N. Ganesh, Dr. C. Arumugam, Dr. Pradeep G. Nayar

Contribution to National and International Journals

  • 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, Dr.S.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, Dr.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 Number 2 March 2005 .

Debra Braveman, Joseph Tartaglia, Justin Stenerson, Dr.S.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, Dr.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.

Presented on 1st International External Counterpulsation Symposium Guangzhou, China May13t–14, 2006.

Sanjay Mittal, Anil Kumar Gothwal, P. Soni, P. Siddhu, Dr.S.Ramasamy, Ravi R, Kasliwal, N Trehan, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, Delhi, India

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

Presented on 1st International External Counterpulsation Symposium Guangzhou, China May13th – 14th 2006.

Dr.PratikshaNamJoshi, Dr. Monica Mittal, Dr.S.Ramasamy I.P.C Heart Care Mumbai

  • 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

CSI December 2007 Poster presentation

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

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

Abstract poster Presentation American college of Cardiology. March 2007.

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

  • A Modified Course of Enhanced External Counterpulsation improved myocardial perfusion in patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

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

  • 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

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

Harvey Healthcare Limited. (Europen Society of Cardiology 2008 / Accepted for Poster)

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

  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation improved angina symptom and left ventricular function in Chronic Refractory Angina Patients

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

N.Sivakadaksham, Dr.S.Ramasamy, M.P.Naresh Kumar,  Harvey Super specialty Hospitals.

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

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

C.K DAS, C.Arumugam, Joy M Thomas, Dr.S.Ramasamy, K.M.Cherian Frontier Lifeline, Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart foundation, Chennai.

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

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

Dr.S.Ramasamy, G.N.Prasad, Joy.M.Thomas, Arumugam, K.M.Cherian, Frontier Lifeline &Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation. India

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

Indian Heart Journal May 2010. State of Art Paper.

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

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

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

Dr.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.

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

Artery Meeting MaisonInternationale Cite Universitaire Paris, France 13th-15th Oct 2011.

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

1Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India,

2University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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

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

Dr.S.Ramasamy, P.G.Gandhi, M.Dhanapal, Cardiology, Chennai Heart Failure Clinic, Chennai, India.

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

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

S. Thanikachalam, J.SathyaNarayana Murthy, M.Ramesh, Dr.S.Ramasamy, V.Harivanzan, C.Anbarasi Cardiac Care Center, SRI RAMACHANDRA UNIVERSITY, Chennai, India.

  • Evolution of Cardiac Disease Management And Its Impact In India

Indian Science Congress Association : Chennai Chapter 17th–18th Dec 2012.SRM University Chennai.

Dr.S.Ramasamy

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

WCC-14-ABS-896. May 4-7,2014. Melbourne Australia.

Dr.S.Ramasamy2Pratiksha Gandhi1Monica Mittal1

1 - Cardiology IPC Heart Care Centre Mumbai
2 - Cardiology CHENNAI HEART FAILURE CLINIC Chennai India

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

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

Dr.S.Ramasamy

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

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

Dr.S.Ramasamy, N.Sivakadaksham ,Pradeep G Nayar , K.Sivaram Kumar

  • Cardiology Today - 2015

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

Dr.S.Ramasamy, Dr. PradeepG.Nayar, Dr.M.Chokkalingam, Dr.C.Arumugam, Dr.N.Ganesh‘Cardiology Today’Vol XIX.No.5 Sep-Oct 2015

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

Accepted for Poster Presentation in American Heart Association Nov 30, 2016

Dr.S.Ramasamy, Padh H, Sivakadaksham N, Nayar PG

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