Dr. Tarun Kumar Praharaj-Cardiologist in Alipore, Kolkata

Dr. Tarun Kumar Praharaj

MBBS, MD (Cardiology), FACC


Professional Description

Dr. Tarun Kumar Praharaj is a highly reputed and leading Cardiologist associated with BM Birla Heart Research Centre, Alipore, with more than 30 years of clinical experience in Cardiology. He studied MBBS at VSS Medical College, Sambalpur, followed by Junior and Senior Fellowships in Adult Cardiology, Clinical Research Fellowship in Invasive Cardiology, and MD Cardiology from the Phil Heart Centre, Q.C.Phillipines, before receiving a Fellowship from the American College of Cardiology, USA. 

Dr Tarun Kumar is a highly experienced clinician who offers cardiology services for adults and children. His list of services includes treatment and management of coronary artery diseases, various heart conditions, heart valve diseases, rheumatic heart diseases, heart attacks, coronary angioplasty surgeries, bypass surgeries, coronary angiogram, carotid angioplasty & stenting, chest pain treatment, congenital heart disease evaluation/management, etc. 

He is registered with the West Bengal Medical Council and is a member of the Indian Medical Association and the Cardiology Society of India. He is a recipient of many awards and recognitions during his academic years and for his services. One can book an appointment with Dr Tarun Kumar Praharaj, Cardiologist, or get an online consultation with him for advice and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases and medical conditions.

  • Cardiologist
  • MBBS - VSS Medical College - Sambalpur University - 1983 - Sambalpur verified-badgeVerified Qualification
  • Residency Adult Cardiology - Phil. Heart Center Q.C.Philipines - 1986 Verified Qualification
  • Junior fellowship Adult Cardiology - Phil. Heart Center Q.C.Philipines - 1987 Verified Qualification
  • Senior Fellowship Adult Cardiology - Phil. Heart Center Q.C.Philipines - 1988 Verified Qualification
  • Clinical Research Fellowship- Invasive Cardiology - Phil. Heart Center Q.C.Philipines - 1988 Verified Qualification
  • MD - Cardiology - Phil. Heart Center Q.C.Philipines - 1988 Verified Qualification
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology - American College of Cardiology - 2000 Verified Qualification
  • Consultant Cardiologist BM Birla Heart Research Centre
  • 42878 West Bengal Medical Council 2015 verified-badgeVerified
Awards and Recognitions
  • Lifetime Achievement by Rotary Club of Calcutta - 2011
  • Swami Vivekananda and Vidya Alankar Award by Hon. Governor of Goa, Shri S.C. Jamir - 2007
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Cardiological Society of India
Paper Presentations
  • Non-Invasive Assessment of Pulmonary Artery pressure in Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Global Reduction in Thallium uptake Myocardium at peak exercise with normal Coronary Arteries
  • Prevalence rate of Coronary Lesion ( concentric, eccentric Type I, Type II) in Unstable Angina
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty for totally Occluded Coronary Arteries
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valculoplasty using Inoue Balloon (Abstract) accepted for Indian Heart Journal - 8th Dec 1995
  • Balloon Angioplasty versus rotational atherectomy for the treatment of lung lesions
  • Relevance of routine Hepatitis C screening before Cardiac Catheterization
  • New VODA guiding catheter for performing angioplasty on Left Circumflex Artery
  • A study of anti-ischaemic effect of Trimetazidine during percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty with Stenting of Anomalous Right
  • Coronary Artery Originating from Left Sinus Valsalva using the Voda Guiding Catheter : A report of two cases.Indian Heart Journal, 2001: 53; 79-82
  • Published an article on “Therapy with atem cells in Cardiology” in a book titled “Cardiology update, volume III, Oct, 2007 (Assam Cardiology Society)

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Practice Locations


1/1, National Library Avenue

Near Alipore Zoo

Alipore, Kolkata

Fee : ₹ 1600


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Mon - Fri 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm

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