Dr. Vinay Kumar Bahl: Interventional Cardiologist | Max Saket

Dr. Vinay Kumar Bahl

Principal Director
47+ years of experience
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi

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    About Doctor

    • Dr. Vinay Kumar Bahl is a world-renowned Interventional Cardiologist with a vast experience of more than 47 years.
    • Presently, he is associated as the principal director of cardiology at Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi.
    • His specialties are Coronary & Peripheral Interventions including stenting, valvular interventions, Preventive Cardiology and Heart Failure Management.
    • His expertise also includes coronary angioplasty and stents, intravascular ultrasound, intra-coronary brachytherapy, fractional flow reserve, cardiac imaging and catheter ablation techniques.
    • He also has a keen interest in TAVI, Left atrial appendage closure, Rotablation, and coronary lithotripsy shockwave therapy. 
    • He started the procedure of retrograde non-transseptal balloon mitral valvotomy for the first time in the country
    • He was also the first to perform Leadless Pacemaker in the Country.
    • He started the procedure of mitral balloon valvotomy using the Inoue balloon and extended its use for the treatment of pulmonary stenosis, aortic stenosis and IVC obstruction for the first time in the country.
    • He also established normal indices of diastolic function as assessed by Doppler echocardiography for the first time in the country.
    • He had more than 200 Research Publications in various national & international reputed medical journals.

    Qualification & Training

    • MBBS- University of Allahabad
    • MD (Medicine)- University of Allahabad
    • DM (Cardiology)- GB Pant Hospital / University of Delhi, New Delhi 
    • Senior Research Associate for Electrophysiology and Pacing- University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Coronary angioplasty and stents
    • Intra-coronary brachytherapy
    • Coronary lithotripsy shockwave therapy 
    • Leadless Pacemaker
    • mitral balloon valvotomy
    • Doppler echocardiography


    • Searl Award by Cardiological Society of India- 1984
    • DP Basu Award by Cardiological Society of India- 1985
    • Amrut Mody Unichem Prize by Indian Council of Medical Research- 1994
    • Coeur de’ Or Award for philanthropic work in Cardiology- 2008
    • National Best Medical Award by Neutrik Manav Samaj Utthan-2011
    • Life Time Achievement Award by Cardiological Society of India-2018
    • Dronacharya Award by APVIC- 2019


    • American College of Cardiology
    • European Society of Cardiology
    • Cardiological Society of India
    • Association of Physicians of India
    • Indian Society of Echocardiography
    • National Academy of Medical Science
    • Asian Pacific Heart Association

    List of Treatments

    • Angiography
    • Congenital Heart Disorder
    • Heart Implants
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Transplant
    • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment
    • Balloon septostomy
    • Foetal Echocardiogram
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal
    • Coronary Angioplasty
    • Aortic Stent Grafting
    • EPS-Electrophysiological
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Biventricular Pacing
    • AICD
    • PTMC – Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
    • Transarterial Radioembolization – TARE
    • Cardiac catheterization
    • Arrhythmia Treatment with Ablation and Pacemakers
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Cardiac OPD Procedures
    • ECG-Treadmill Test TMT
    • 24-Hour Holter Monitoring
    • Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM)
    • Echocardiography with Color Doppler
    • Stress Echocardiography
    • Thallium Test – Nuclear Stress Test
    • 64 Slice CT Angiography
    • PET Scan
    • Heart Double Valve Replacement
    • Permanent Pacemaker Implant
    • CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    • Single Bypass and Valve Replacement
    • Cardiac Tumour Treatment
    • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Mitral Valve Replacement

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