Fellowship Positions in Interventional CardiologyAngioplasty Associates is a group of Interventional Cardiologists (ten at present) running 5 Cardiac cath labs in Hyderabad, India. The team has a strong academic programme and large volume of patient population. The team is lead by Dr C Raghu who is a pioneer in trans-radial procedures in India and has been a faculty at many Interventional conferences and workshops. The group has performed 1200 coronary stenting procedures in the year 2010. The group has been organizing short-term training programme in Interventional procedures under the aegis of Training Academy for Cardiovascular Interventions (www.interventionaltraining.com) at regular intervals. The team plans to induct 2 Fellows in Interventional Cardiology for its training programme to begin from the 1 July 2011. This is a full time fellowship for a period of 1 year and training will be provided in Coronary interventions. The candidate will be working in the cardiac catheterization lab and research department. They will work in a ratio of 80/20 respectively in both the departments. Fellowship allowance will be provided apart from the payment for the rotation duties performed in the group as per the scale. In addition, Candidates will be provided accommodation for their stay. Requirements: MBBS or MD from a medical school Eligibility for a limited term license from Indian Medical council. Letter of recommendation from Programme Director or the Head of Department Minimum of 3 years of Cardiology training Candidates must have proficiency in Echo, TOE, Stress Echo, Diagnostic Catheterization Basic skills in cardiac and peripheral diagnostic procedures is an added advantage. Must be willing for one complete year training programme. Basic command over English. Excellent interpersonal skills What can the Candidate expect at the end of training programme? The candidate on successful completion will be able to choose appropriate cases, perform confidently and safely coronary angioplasty stenting procedures including bifurcation, left main, Primary angioplasty with thrombo aspiration systems, calcified lesions including rotablation, device closure for Atrial, ventricular septal defects and patent ductus arteriosus. Will be able to perform more than 98% interventions trans radial route. They would be have a basic understanding and foundation for peripheral vascular interventions including carotid and below knee interventions. Area info: English, Telugu and Hindi speaking Indian population. Hyderabad has a population 7-8 million. Hyderabad is a progressive city; perfect for single individuals or families. Area is a major hub for Information technology and hospitals in India with a world class International airport. How to apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to email their letter of interest and resume addressed to Dr C Raghu, Head Department of Cardiology on firstname.lastname@example.org or [email protected] or [email protected].