Centre for Cardiac Sciences

Heart Disease

DR. JAMSHED J DALAL is a rare triple Doctorate, having a Doctorate in Medicine, a Doctorate in Cardiology from Mumbai and a PhD from UK

Specialist in coronary angiography and angioplasty. He did his first coronary angiography in UK in 1978 and since then has done more than 15000 cases over 30 years. He also began the angiography program, available in only four hospitals in Mumbai in 1984 along with a handful of cardiologists.

Involved in the coronary angioplasty program since the invention of angioplasty procedure and is involved in teaching the procedure to doctors in India and China over the last 20 years.

As the Chief Cardiologist at the Holy Family Hospital in Bandra, set up the ICCU unit at the hospital.

In 1987 as the Honarary Cardiologist at the newly constructed Hinduja Hospital, Dr. Dalal set up the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at the hospital and started the coronary angiography and angioplasty procedures. Headed the department for 8 years to establish it as a leading centre in India .

In 1995 also joined the still under construction Lilavati Hospital and helped along with others to set up the hospital along with the department of cardiology. Since inception to leaving the hospital in 2009 remained the coordinator of the Cardiovascular Division and guided the Specialty to international levels.

In 1999, helped along with two other colleagues to setup and establish the Wockhardt Heart Hospital at Mulund, Mumbai. Once again creating a world class cardiology facility in the eastern suburbs.

In 2008 he has now joined the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Hospital as the Director – Centre for Cardiac Sciences. He has already fully established the coronary and peripheral vascular and surgical program, and is in the process of starting the paediatric cardiology and electrophysiology specialities.