Dr. Samin K. Sharma is a renowned interventional Cardiologist in New York, USA hailing from Jaipur, Rajasthan from where he did his schooling and obtained his technical degree from SMS Medical College Jaipur with numerous gold medals to his credit.
He earned his name in United States as the Cardiologist doing the highest number of complex coronary interventions each year (over 1500) with lowest mortality rates< 0>, receiving the Prestigious “**” “Star designation”. He also specialises in non-surgical treatment of Mitral and Aortic Stenosis and Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and is also known as the “Master of Rotablator” a new angioplasty tool incorporating a miniature diamond tip power drill. The invention of ‘Kissing Stent’ is also to his credit for complex Angioplasties.
His career in the United States began with the residency in Internal Medicine at New York Infirmary – Beekman Downtown hospital (1983-1986), Fellowship in Cardiology at Elmhurst Hospital 1986-88 and training in Interventional Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital to be finally appointed at the same hospital and is presently holding the post of Director of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory since 1996. He is also the Co-Director of the Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Centre for Cardiovascular Health.
But the Man of Substance envisioned a dream to build a similar healthcare setup in Rajasthan Jaipur for the community. The dream is now a reality and healthcare boon for the community, Eternal Hospital (A unit of Eternal Heart Care Centre and Research Institute) an affiliate of Mount Sinai Hospital New York USA near Jawahar Circle Jaipur.250 bedded super multispecialty Eternal Hospital brings together resources, expertise and capabilities with best in specialities like Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Orthopaedic & Joint Replacement, Spine Surgery, Nephrology, Paediatrics, Gynaecology, Critical Care, Urology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Endocrinology and Organ Transplant to better meet the needs of the growing number of patients with various disease.
There are many awards & accolades to his credit,“Master of Rotablator”; Honorary Master of Science PhD degree by Rajasthan University in 2015; Distinguished Physician Scientist by AAPI-QLI for excellence in Medicine in 2014; Ellis Island Medal of Honor, American Heart Association Achievement in Cardiovascular Science & Medicine Award and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Physician of the Year in 2011; Association of Indians in America (AIA) for excellence in Medicine in 2010; Best Doctors by New York Magazine during 2003-2007 & 2010-2017; Super Doctors from 2008 to 2017; Jacobi Medallion Award and Physician of the Year by The Mount Sinai Hospital in 2007; the Governor's Award of Excellence in 2006; Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Award in 2005; "Best Angioplasty Doctor" by New York Department of Health in 2002 and Recipient of Simon Deck Award for being an outstanding teacher in 2000 and Prestigious “Rajasthan Gaurav” Award in Jaipur by Rajasthan Government of India, 2002.
He is a philanthropist who is regularly featured on national and international TV, newspapers and magazines. The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is now named, the Dr. Samin K. Sharma Family Foundation Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
Dr. Sharma is a globally renowned leader and teacher; helping physicians around the world learn the latest techniques and technology in Cardiology. He has been the Director of the week long symposium every June called Complex Coronary, Valvular and Vascular Cases (www.cccsymposium.org) for the past 21 years, bringing in around 1000+ delegates annually. He also started CCC Live Cases (www.ccclivecases.org) in 2009, which is a live webcast series that broadcasts live procedure 2-3 times per month, now garnering an audience of 10,000 viewers in 138 countries per month.
He has authored over 250 papers,15 book chapters, over 130 Articles, 500 Abstracts and 02 Books in the field of coronary interventions, structural heart disease and safety of percutaneous interventions. He has been the editorial consultant to Journal of American College of Cardiology Intervention and Senior Consulting Editor for Journal of American College of Cardiac Imaging, Section Editor for Complex cases journal of invasive Cardiology and Senor Advisory Counsel of Official Journal of World Heart Federation- Global Heart. He has been a guest speaker in various National and International Scientific Sessions & meetings and has been visiting India 4-6 times in a year to teach the art of Angioplasty to the India Cardiologists.