He is a highly established and a key opinion leader in Interventional cardiology in India particularly in radial approach, Bifurcation PCI , bioabsobable vascular scaffold, Optical Coherence tomography, Intra vascular Ultrasound, Fractional Flow Reserve and Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI)
1 st TAVR in the Apollo group, 1 st successful Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic valve stenosis in Tamil Nadu, Youngest and oldest patient treated with TAVR in India, India's first Evolut R in Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis, India's youngest TAVI in a 58 yrs old, India's oldest Post CABG TAVI in high risk 91 yrs male, India's first - Next day discharge after TAVI, India's first TAVI done under local anaesthesia, South India's first Sapien 3 Implant in a 74 years old , Tamilnadu's first ever Sapien 3 TAVI, First time in the world- Rheumatic AS with functioning Mitral prosthesis treated with TAVI.
1st in South/Central India to use Opticross Intravascular Ultrasound Systems,1st in India to use Absorb Bioabsorbable Vascular Scaffold . (December 2012), 1st in South India to use Clearway catheter in primary angioplasty in Acute MI, 1st in Chennai to use M guard Stent Technology, 1 st in South India to use Minvasys Dedicated Bifurcation stent system.
He is an active member of several organisations and currently the “Treasurer and board member” of Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. Has been in the editorial board of the Indian heart Journal
He has done over 20,000 procedures including complex PCI,Rotablations Left Main Bifurcations etc,.
Delivered over 200 guest lectures at National and International conferences
Awards and Achievements
First Prize – “ Young Interventionalist Award “ in AICT – 2008 held at Bangkok, Thailand June 25, 2008
“Best Doctor Award – 2012 – “ Dr. M.G.R. Medical University”, Chennai
Best Case presentation in AICT – 2012 held at New Delhi
CRT Young Leader Award , Washington DC , Feb -2013
Award for Excellence in Clinical Innovation – Apollo Hospitals (Sep 2013)
"Award for excellence for outstanding accomplishments & contributions " in CCT, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, JAPAN on using "absorbable scaffolds in complex bifurcation angioplasties” (2013)
Award for Clinical Excellence – Apollo Hospitals (Sep 2016)
Research and Publications
Dr.G.Sengottuvelu has very high academic track record with publications in highly reputed peer reviewed journals with high impact factor which itself places him with unique distinction compared to his peers. His work has been accepted and published in World renowned journals including Journal of American College of Cardiology, Journal of American College of Cardiology-interventions, European Heart Journal, Eurointervention, Catheterisation and cardiovascular Interventions, Heart,Lung and Circulation etc…He is actively involved in research and has over 100 publications in reputed journals, contributed in authoring several text books and over 300 abstracts and case studies. His scientific reputation is rated high among his peers.
He has been the Principal Investigator for many clinical trials, devices, TAVR valves & has presented several papers in several national and international cardiological societies including the Cardiological Society of India (CSI), Trans-Catheter Therapeutics (TCT), American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC). He is currently involved in over 10 reputed international clincal trials.
Fellow, Society for Angiography and Interventions (USA)
Treasurer & Board Member -Asia Pacific Society of Interventional cardiac (APSIC)
Fellow, Cardiological Society Of India
British Cardiovascular Society
Formerly Professor, The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical university