Ankur Kalra, MD
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Treatment & Services
- Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
- Asd Closure
- Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Cardiac Critical Care
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Coronary Artery Atherectomy
- Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
- Coronary Intervention
- Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
- Drug Eluting Stenting
- Endomyocardial Biopsy
- FFR determination
- General Cardiology
- Heart Valve Disease - Percutaneous Interventions
- Hemodynamic Evaluation
- High Risk Valve Disease Patients
- Interventional Cardiology
- Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
- Percutaneous Valve Repair and Replacement
- Percutaneous Valve Treatment
- PFO Closure
- Preoperative Evaluation Of Valvular Disease
- Rotational Atherectomy
- Second Opinion
- Selection Of Appropriate Valve Operation
- Selection Of Patients For Valvular Or Coronary Artery Surgery
- Stress Testing
- Swan-Ganz Catheterization
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Aortic Regurgitation
- Aortic Stenosis
- Arterial Diseases - "blocked Arteries"
- Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
- Atrial Septal Defects
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Murmur
- Heart Valve Disease
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Mechanical Circulatory Support
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Mitral Valve Regurgitation
- Mitral Valve Stenosis
- Patent Foramen Ovale
- Stent Restenosis
- Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
- Valvular Heart Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Methodist Hospital
Advanced Interventional Cardiology - Structural Intervention
Houston, TX USA
Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA USA
Fellowship - Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN USA
Residency - Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center (UMDNJ)
Camden, NJ USA
Residency - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
Medical Education - Indira Gandhi Medical College
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology
Aortic valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome, structural heart/transcatheter heart valve therapies, premature atherosclerotic vascular disease burden in South Asians
Awards & Honors
- 2020 Sones-Favaloro Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute
- 2020 Scholarship in Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
- 2017 Award for Clinical Research Excellence, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital
Research & Publications
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As of 3/8/2021, Dr. Kalra has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Kalra has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:
- Radcliffe Cardiology
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
2 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021
*Dr. Kalra projects an air of competence, confidence and genuine concern. I am very pleased to be in his care.
Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020
Dr Kalra is amazing. He too is very compassionate and caring. He listened well and made eye contact.
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