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05 Aug

Samin K. Sharma, MD to be Honoured with Coeur d'Or Award on World Heart Day 2013

Samin K. Sharma, MD

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).

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03 Mar

AACN Certification Corporation Board Director visits Kalra


Sonia Astle, RN MS CCRN CNRN CCNS, a critical care clinical nurse specialist at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA, United States, visited Kalra Hospital today to tour its facility, and present a lecture to the nursing staff titled “Universal Issues in Nursing Care.” The discussion centered on strategies to prevent hospital acquired infections and pressure ulcers, to achieve pain control and to promote patient education.

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16 Sep

Kalra Hospital featured in NEJM

New England Journal of Medicine

The essay written by Ankur Kalra, MD was featured in the 200th anniversary website of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The essay was among the 40 essays picked worldwide in the postgraduate category for the 200th anniversary of the NEJM celebrated at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, United States.

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