About Me

Cardiologist in Lucknow

Dr (Col) Ajay Bahadur​

Senior Consultant - Interventional Cardiology

Dr. (Col) Ajay Bahadur is a board-certified Interventional Cardiologist in Lucknow with extensive training and clinical expertise, practicing at Apollo Hospitals, Lucknow.

He has been a meritorious student throughout his graduation (M.B.B.S.) and post-graduation (M.D.). After completing his M.D. in Internal Medicine, he discovered that his true passion as a physician lies in helping people live healthy with a healthy hearts. In this pursuit, he joined the prestigious Department of Cardiology at Armed Forces Medical College (A.F.M.C.) Pune for his D.M.(Cardiology).

He believes in giving his patients the best, and in this regard keeps himself updated with new techniques and equipment. An avid reader and researcher, he has many papers & publications to his name. He is a life member of major national and international cardiac associations. He has performed 10000+ interventional procedures with the highest success rate.

Workshops & Conferences

  • National CME on Empowering of Duty Medical Officers, Punjab Nov 2018
  • India Valves 2017 National Conference New Delhi
  • 5th Live Summit on Chronic Total Occlusion (IJCTO 2017)Conference National Mumbai
  • India Live 2017 Conference National New Delhi
  • Endovascular Live 2017 Conference National New Delhi
  • TRICO 2016 Training National Ahmedabad
  • 8th National Cardiovascular Workshop, Ahmedabad
  • Carotid India Conference National New Delhi, India
  • National Course On Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions Conference, New Delhi
  • National Endovascular Workshop National Ahmedabad
  • AORTA INDIA 2015 Conference International New Delhi
  • TCT INDIA NEXT 2015 Conference International Bengaluru
  • National Endovascular Workshop International Ahmedabad
  • IJCTO – Indo Japanese CTO Club Conference International Hyderabad
  • NIC Mid Term Meet 2014 Conference, Kochi, Kerala
  • India Live 2013 Conference International Chennai
  • CARDICON-2012 CSI, Patna, Bihar
  • 18th Annual Conference of Indian College of Cardiology, Kolkata
  • National Live Interventional Cardiology Workshop, MH(CTC)Pune
  • India Live 2009 Conference International Chennai
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics Training, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • 4th International TransradialIntervention Course (TRICO) Conference International Ahmedabad
  • TCT 2007 International Conference, Washington DC, USA
  • PCR at Barcelona, Spain as a Delegate
  • National PCI Registry, Indore 2005 – Presented a rare case of Balloon Cerebral Angioplasty in a young girl with embolic stroke during PTMC.

Professional Experience

  • 33 Years Of Clinical Experience And Counting…
  • Senior Consultant, Interventional Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Lucknow
  • Senior Advisor & Head, Interventional Cardiology & Internal Medicine, Command Hospital (CC), Lucknow
  • Senior Advisor & Head, Interventional Cardiology & Internal Medicine, Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata
  • Senior Advisor & Head, Interventional Cardiology & Internal Medicine, Command Hospital (NC), Udhampur, J & K
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Command Hospital (WC), Chandigarh
  • Interventional Cardiologist, AFMC, Pune
  • Senior Resident Cardiology, AFMC, Pune
  • International Physician, Level III Hospital, UN mission, Sierra Leone, Africa
  • Medical Specialist at a Secondary care 259 bedded hospital at Kasauli, HP

Clinical Expertise

  • Radial/ Femoral/Ulnar approach Coronary Angiography & Angioplasties including Complex Coronary Angioplasties like CTOs, Bifurcation Angioplasty, Primary Angioplasty, and procedures like FFR, OCT, Saphenous Vein Graft Angioplasty, LIMA graft Angioplasty, and Rotablation Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Carotid Angioplasty
  • RenalAngioplasty
  • Single & Dual Chamber Pacemakers
  • AICD, CRT-P & CRT-D implants
  • Leadless pacemaker implant
  • Percutaneous Interventions for Structural Heart Disease
  • Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
  • Balloon Aortic Valvotomy
  • BalloonPulmonary Valvotomy
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Structural Heart Defects Closure (ASD/VSD/PDA)
  • 2D Echocardiography & Colour Doppler
  • Trans Esophageal Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Stress Testing
  • Holter Monitoring & Analysis
  • Signal Averaged ECG, and Ambulatory BP Monitoring

Awards and Achievements

  • 2000 – Selected as International Physician @ Level III UN Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leonne
  • 2010 – Established New Cardiac Catheterisation lab at Command Hospital (WC), Chandigarh
  • 2017 – Chief of Army Staff Commendation Medal for distinguished service & devotion to duty

Research and Publications

  • Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus infection
  • Discriminant value of symptoms and signs of Hepatitis C virus infection
  • Clinical Presentation of Renal Tuberculosis
  • Published 23 articles in National & International indexed journals

Professional Memberships

  • Interventional & Clinical Cardiologist with Medical Council of India
  • Life member of Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Life member of Association of Cardiological Society of India (CSI)