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City cardiologist to get prestigious US award

US-based Indian cardiologist Dr Sumeet Chugh has been selected by the American College of Cardiology as one of the two recipients of the prestigious Simon Dack Award. An associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, he is an alumnus of PGI, Chandigarh.

chandigarh Updated: Apr 03, 2014 12:51 IST
HT Correspondent

US-based Indian cardiologist Dr Sumeet Chugh has been selected by the American College of Cardiology as one of the two recipients of the prestigious Simon Dack Award.

An associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, he is an alumnus of PGI, Chandigarh and the son of nephrologist Dr KS Chugh.

An expert in radio frequency ablation procedures as well as in the use of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular devices to correct heart rhythm problems, he will receive the award for his contributions to the organisation’s peer-reviewed medical journals.

Chugh heads the World Health Organisation (WHO) panel that performs a worldwide assessment of heart rhythm disorders for the Global Burden of Disease studies.

He has authored more than 250 articles and abstracts for professional journals and initiated the ongoing Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study, a comprehensive assessment of sudden cardiac arrest in a community with a population of over one million.

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City cardiologist to get prestigious US award

CHANDIGARH:

US-based Indian cardiologist Dr Sumeet Chugh has been selected by the American College of Cardiology as one of the two recipients of the prestigious Simon Dack Award.

An associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, he is an alumnus of PGI, Chandigarh and the son of nephrologist Dr KS Chugh.

An expert in radio frequency ablation procedures as well as in the use of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular devices to correct heart rhythm problems, he will receive the award for his contributions to the organisation’s peer-reviewed medical journals.

Chugh heads the World Health Organisation (WHO) panel that performs a worldwide assessment of heart rhythm disorders for the Global Burden of Disease studies.

He has authored more than 250 articles and abstracts for professional journals and initiated the ongoing Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study, a comprehensive assessment of sudden cardiac arrest in a community with a population of over one million.