Sharpen your clinical skills
to manage cardiac
symptoms better

Certificate Programme in Advanced Clinical
Cardiology from Asian Heart institute


Asian Heart Institute

Duration & Format

1-year offline course




India: US$ 150 + USD 93 (Shipping Charges). Within India: INR 10,000/-

Course Director

Dr. Ramakanta Panda


Practicing Physician


6 Modules + 2 video Lectures

+ Final Online Exam

Sample Course Preview
(Text module) (Video lecture)

The consistent increase in number of Cardiac patients has become a rising concern amongst clinicians worldwide. The World Health Organisation's statistics indicate that of about 17 million premature deaths (under the age of 70) due to noncommunicable diseases in 2015, 37% were caused by cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Of these, 82% patients belonged to low- and middle-income countries.

Continuous and rapid evolution of Cardiology along with rise in patients with CVDs mandate that constant skill upgradation by clinicians like you. We bring to you the Certificate Programme in Clinical Cardiology - Advanced from the Asian Heart Institute.

This course covers non-invasive cardiology in a concise and a practical manner. Incorporating the latest developments in the world of cardiology, it equips participants with actionable knowledge that can enrich their current practice of medicine. The course also provides handy information of commonly used pharmacotherapeutics in cardiology.

Learn to interpret cardiac investigations and their apt use with this advanced programme backed by the Asian Heart Institute. Access comprehensive information on drugs used in cardiology, as well as the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered cardiac disorders. Sharpen your clinical skills to manage cardiac symptoms better.

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of common CVDs and acquire mastery over management of health care services at different institutional levels
  • Interpret investigations with deeper logical and clinical correlation along with their judicious application
  • Engage in non-invasive cardiology practice with enhanced competence and confidence
  • Be equipped to provide immediate treatment for coronary artery disease, other vascular diseases, and cardiovascular disorders (before referring the patients to specialists)
  • Extend the scope of your practice and your reputation. Arm yourself with knowledge of risk factors to ably provide preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation services.

M.B.B.S/ M.D (Medicine)

  • Six (06) modules - Each module contains a 40 page monograph
  • Two (02) video lectures (CDs) - CDs contain lecture recording covering three (03) module contents
  • One final online exam
  • Participants must receive a minimum score of 70% to be eligible for the Certificate of Completion. Only up to three attempts allowed to pass the tests

Outside India: US$ 150 + USD 93 (Shipping Charges)

Within India: INR 10,000/-

About Asian Heart Institute

Asian Heart Institute (AHI) has been set up with an aim to provide world-class cardiac care in India. Since 2002, AHI has completed over 30,000 angioplasties and 20,000 heart surgeries at a staggering success rate of 99.4%, which is among the highest in the world. AHI is India's highest accredited hospital by Joint Commission International (JCI), National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO), and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and has been rated best cardiac hospital in India in 2014 by Times Healthcare Achievers Award . AHI has been adjudged 'India's Best Private Cardiac Care' two years in a row in The WEEK-Hansa Research. It has a been ranked amongst the top 10 world's best hospitals for medical tourists by Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA), and also in top 5 cardiac hospitals in India by

For over a decade, AHI has been an active contributor to the well-being of close to 300,000 patient. AHI was set up with a holistic approach to heart care based on ethics, quality care and the best of professionals backed by competitive prices. It prides itself on quality in terms of design, patient care, medical, paramedical, general staff and infrastructure facilities. The hospital has a patient-centric design with stress on safety and comfort of patients. All patient areas have been designed to minimise the risk of infection. Patients declared 'inoperable' have been successfully treated at AHI, with over 3,000-odd extremely complex surgeries. These breakthroughs have not only saved the lives of such patients, but have also opened the doors of hope for millions like them in the world..

AHI is one of the few centres in the world doing nearly 100% of bypass surgeries on a beating heart and close to 90% getting total arterial grafting, probably, the highest in the world. It is a pioneer in robotic surgery in Mumbai and Western India. The da Vinci Si Robotic Surgical System in use is one of the very first in the Asia-Pacific region. AHI has now entered its second decade of providing world-class cardiac care to its patients. Honest opinions, highly capable, experienced and dedicated professionals, best-in-class systems, processes, practices and a strict no-tolerance policy to compromises have turned AHI into a model healthcare institution, globally.

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Course Director

Dr. Ramakanta Panda

Vice Chairman and Managing Director
of Asian Heart Institute

Dr. Ramakanta Panda is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. He has performed more than 20,000 operations including 1,000 redo-operations and over 3,000 complex, high-risk operations. He has pioneered many techniques including total arterial grafting, operating on severely impaired heart and redo-operations. He is considered one of the safest heart surgeons in the world with an operative mortality of less than 0.5% for last nine years. He did a complex redo-bypass surgery on Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh. He has been awarded the 3rd highest national award, Padmabhushan. He is also awarded as one of the highest tax-paying professionals in the country by the Government of India. He has been conferred with Doctorate in Science by his alma mater Utkal university and Utkal Ratna by Utkal Sahitya Samaj.