Specialist – Cardiologist
Dr. Merchant is a gold medalist alumnus from the prestigious King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He was trained in Interventional Cardiology at some of the most reputed centres in the world such as, University of Rouen in France, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the USA.
Dr Shahid .A Merchant 1978 batch Gold Medalist from prestigous KEM Hospital. DM cardiology, MD Medicine, DNB cardiology & as lecturer KEM hospital in cardiology in 1992
Trained in interventional cardiology from1989 to 1993 at world renowned University of Rouen in France and Mass Gen Hosp & Havard Medical School. US
Founder member of the prestigous Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre in mumbai. Has been practicing interventional cardiology for 25 yrs at lilavati hospital. NABH & JCI accredidated in mumbai- Lilavati, Saifee, Hinduja khar & Raheja Fortis hospitals
Credit of performing more than 10,000 procedures in cath lab successfully and mastered the art of treating most complex heart disease with peripheral stents, device implants for heart failure patients & other interventions
Large Experience of whole body angiography Specially in diabetics and treating carotids, renals, lower extrimity & below knee blockages with stent treatment.
Recipient of the prestigious Fellowship of the American Society of Cardiac Angiography & Intervention
First few in India to start the Heart Failure Management Program with Innovative Devices & published a pilot study on follow up on 75 heart failure patients
One of the pioneers to master complex cath lab procedures for multivessel coronary artery disease who were referred for bypass surgery.
First cardiologist in Mumbai to start “The Interventional Diabetes & Hypertension Multiorgan CardioVascular Assessment Program” successfully at Lilavati Hospital Cath Lab with whole body angiography & DSA (Digital Subtraction Angiography)
As a Faculty delivered more than 500 CME lectures on innovations & experience in Interventional cardiology
Marketed as top interventional cardiologist in India & the world for soluble stents, heart failure program.
Author of the book on “Journey & Experience of 25 years of Dr S A Merchant in the field of cardiology (stents & innovative Devices) in 2014
Runs the SAHAL Foundation “Save A Heart & Life” for Academic Activities & Charity for latest heart treatment.
Pioneer in using the implant Soluble stents below knee in Diabetic foot.
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Areas of expertise
- Coronary Angiography
- Peripheral Angiography
- Heart Valve Repair
- Aneurysm Repair
- Ventricular Septal Defect
- Heart Bypass Surgery
- Peripheral Angioplasty