Our academy is made up of

Expert Minds


Prof. Jayaprakash Shenthar, President

MBBS, MD – General Medicine, DNB – General Medicine, DM – Cardiology, DNB – Cardiology, FACC, FRCC

Dr. Jayaprakash Shenthar is a Professor of Cardiology and Electrophysiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, and a consultant electrophysiologist at Forties Hospitals, Bengaluru, India. After DM cardiology from TN Medical College, Mumbai, India he trained in cardiac electrophysiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia under Prof. Jonathan Kalman, Dr. Harry Mond and Dr. Jitu Vorha for two years. He then returned to India and established India’s first University recognized electrophysiology training program at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research. He is an astute clinician, an excellent teacher, and academician.

Asst. Prof. Maneesh K Rai, Hon. Secretary & Member of Scientific Committee

MBBS, MD – General Medicine, DM – Cardiology, Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr. Maneesh K Rai is an Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Electrophysiology at Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Mangaluru. After finishing his DM cardiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, he trained under Professor Jayaprakash Shenthar in cardiac electrophysiology and device implant. He later joined Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru and established the electrophysiology department. He is an excellent physician, skilled operator, and a good academician. He has some scientific publications to his credit and is faculty in Indian and International meetings.

Dr. Praveen Sreekumar, Hon. Treasurer

MBBS, MD, DM – Cardiology, Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology, MRCP (UK)

Dr. Praveen Sreekumar is a consultant electrophysiologist at Aster Hospitals, Cochin. After finishing his DM cardiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, he trained under Professor Jayaprakash Shenthar in cardiac electrophysiology and device implant. He later joined Aster Hospital, Cochin and established the electrophysiology department. He is an excellent physician, skilled operator. He has some scientific publications to his credit and is faculty at many scientific meetings.

Dr. Mukund A Prabhu, Head of Scientific Committee

MBBS, MD – Internal Medicine, DM – Cardiology, Post – Doctoral Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr. Mukund A. Prabhu is an Assistant Professor in Cardiology at Amrita Institute of Medical sciences, Cochin. He has also worked as Assistant professor in electrophysiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, he got trained under Professor Jayaprakash Shenthar in cardiac electrophysiology and device implant. He later joined Amrita Institute of Medical sciences, Cochin and established the electrophysiology department. He is an excellent physician, skilled operator. He has some scientific publications to his credit and is faculty at many national and international scientific meetings.

Dr. Soma Sekhar Ghanta, Member of Scientific Committee

MBBS, MD – General Medicine, DM – Cardiology, Fellowship in Electrophysiology

Dr. Soma Sekhar Ghanta is a consultant electrophysiologist at Aayush Hospitals, Vijayawada. After finishing his Fellowship in Electrophysiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, he got trained under Professor Jayaprakash Shenthar in cardiac electrophysiology and device implant. He later joined Aayush Hospitals, Vijayawada and established the electrophysiology department. He is an excellent physician, skilled operator. He has some scientific publications to his credit and is faculty at many scientific meetings.

Dr. Bharatraj Banvalikar, Member of Scientific Committee

MBBS, MD – Internal Medicine, DM – Cardiology, Post – Doctoral Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr. Bharatraj Banavalikar is an Assistant Professor in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, he trained under Professor Jayaprakash Shenthar in cardiac electrophysiology and device implant. He pursued DM cardiology and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. He is an excellent physician, skilled operator. He has some scientific publications to his credit and is faculty at many scientific meetings.

Dr. Deepak Padmanabhan, Member of Scientific Committee

DM (Cardiology), Fellowship in Clinical Electrophysiology/Advanced Adult Cardiology (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA)

Dr. Deepak Padmanabhan is an Assistant Professor in College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He is Clinical Electrophysiologist with interests in translational research and Innovations in Health Care. He is passionate about affordable healthcare for all, use of artificial intelligence in healthcare to transform decision making, creating local solutions for local problems.