Kalra Hospital & SRCNC will be honouring Samin K. Sharma, MD, FACC, FSCAI with the Coeur d'Or (Heart of Gold) Award on World Heart Day (September 29, 2013).
Dr. Sharma is Director of Clinical and Interventional Cardiology, and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY, USA. He is also a Professor of Medicine, Cardiology at the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, USA.
Dr. Samin K. Sharma performs over 1500 complex coronary interventions annually (the highest in the country) while achieving an extremely low complication rate. According to New York State Department of Health reports (1994-2002, 2006-2008), he has the highest angioplasty success rate and lowest mortality <0.2% for an interventional cardiologist in NY state since 1994, receiving prestigious **Star designation (significantly lower than expected mortality). Under Dr. Sharma’s leadership, Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab has become one of the best and busiest centers in New York, providing state-of-the-art cardiac and structural CAD care for all types of simple and complex heart patients. In addition to coronary interventions, Dr. Sharma specializes in the non-surgical treatment of mitral and aortic stenosis, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).