Caritas Hospital

Dr. P. R Bhima Shankar

Senior Consultant & Cardiac Electrophysiologist

A Cardio Electrophysiologist with more than 15 years of experience in Cardiac with special interest in Electrophysiology. As a Cardio Electrophysiologist, he uses the cardiac electrophysiology study (EPS) typically to measure the response of the injured or cardiomyopathic myocardium to PES on specific pharmacological regimens in order to assess the likelihood that the regimen and to successfully prevent potentially fatal sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF) in the future.


Professional Qualification

Fellowship in electrophysiology from Care Hospital, Hyderabad

DM (Cardiology) from AIIMS, New Delhi

MD (Gen. Med) from Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

MBBS from Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India


Achievements and Expertise

International fellowship in Electrophysiology at Sinai St Luke’s hospital. (University of Wisconsin ) at Milwaukee

European Heart Rhythm Association Certification in Invasive Electrophysiology (FEHRA)

Observership in EP at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Bosto, USA

Consultant Cardio Electrophysiologist, VPS Lakeshore, Kochi

Former Consultant at Frontier lifeline (Dr K.M.Cherian’s heart foundation) at Chennai

Former Fellow in Electrophysiology, Care Hospital, Hyderabad

Was the Senior Research fellow and Senior Resident Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi

Worked as Joint Consultant, Dept: of Cardiology, PRS Hospital, Trivandrum

Was the SHO, Cardiology, railway Hospital, Prumbur, Chennai, India

Was the Post Graduate Trainee, Govt. General Hospital Chennai

Was the Medical Officer, Madurai, Kidney Centre, Madurai, India

Had published more than 11 publications under his name, in International peer review journals


He is proficient in Tamil, English, Malayalam & Hindi.