Dr. (Prof) D. S. Gambhir

Designation: Group Director, Cardiology

Speciality: Cardiology

Areas of Expertise:Complex and Multivessel Angioplasty


  • After obtaining his doctorate degree (DM), he joined the Department of Cardiology, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi as Asstt. Professor in 1985 and then rose to the position of Professor at the young age of 44 years.
  • Delivered lectures as Guest Speaker on different subjects pertaining to heart diseases and interventions in several international meetings, including American College of Cardiology (ACC), TCT (USA), Euro-PCR (Paris), Singapore Live (Singapore), Angioplasty Summit (Korea), CCT and TOPIC (Japan), Vascular Leader Summits (Bangkok, Shanghai and Malaysia), Pan African Meeting (Tunisia)
  • He has published 115 original papers in national and international journals, contributed chapters in various text books besides editing ‘Cardiology Update’ under the aegis’s of Cardiological Society of India in 2002.
  • Principal Investigator of several multicentric national and international drug and devices trials.
  • Prof. Gambhir was conferred the Padma Shri Award by the President of India in the year 2016 for his meritorious contribution in the field of cardiology over the past three decades.
  • State Award by the Government of Delhi, “Life Time Achievement Award” from Delhi Medical Association and several other state branches of IMA.
  • Bestowed with “Distinguished Physician Award” from the Association of American Cardiologists of Indian Origin, USA.
  • Conferred Legend in Cardiology Award for 2017 by Times Group, Pioneer in Interventional Cardiology by Delhi Intervention Council.
  • Distinguished Aluminus Award of Maulana Azad Medical College in 2017.
  • Recently on Doctor’s Day (July 1st 2018), Dr. Gambhir was felicitated for ‘Inspiring Role’ as Cardiologist in India by Economics Times and bestowed Vashist Chikitsa Award by Delhi Medical Association.


  • Performed more than 15,000 coronary interventions.
  • Trained a large number of doctors in the field of interventional cardiology by performing Live Demonstrations in several teaching courses, in India as well as overseas.
  • Dr. Gambhir has delivered more than 300 guests lectures and invited to deliver 40 orations in National Meetings and Conferences since 1985.
  • Dr. Gambhir was the first Indian cardiologist to develop a drug-coated stent in 2002, in collaboration with a group of clinical scientists from India.
  • His monthly column in ‘SAMVAD’ - a community news magazine with circulation of more than one lac, has earned him great admiration from the citizens of Noida and Delhi
  • He has served as the Hon. Editor of Indian Heart Journal for six years (1995-2000) and a member of the Editorial Board of many indexed international journals including British Heart Journal (BHJ) and CCI(USA).
  • Member of the Executive Committee and office bearer of the Cardiological Society of India for over three decades. He was the Chairman of the Scientific Committee for its Annual Conference during the year 2002
  • Elected as the President of the Cardiological Society of India for the year 2002-03. He has been one of the founding members of the Indian College of Cardiology (ICC) and rose to the position of its President for the year 2007-08.
  • Conferred the Honorary Fellowship of National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS, 2003), Indian College of Cardiology (FICC, 2005), Cardiological Society of India (FCSI, 2006) and College of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, Singapore (2007). He has also been awarded Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (FACC, 2008) and Fellowship of Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI, 2009).

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