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Dr. R. Sekhar

Consultant - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
MS, FRCSEd, FRCSGlasg, FVSI

Fellowships

  • Travelling Fellowship
  • European Vascular Society Madrid
  • Spain Visiting Fellowship
  • Krankenhaus Porz am Rhein
  • University of Cologne
  • Germany

Expertise

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease and Diabetic Foot complications

Services Offered

Evaluation for peripheral arterial and venous diaseases., Solutions for non healing leg wounds including diabetic foot problems, Peripheral angiography and angioplasty, Open and endovascular solutions for aortic aneurysms, Solutions for Acute & Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT), Laser & radiofrequency ablations for varicose veins., Bypasses for peripheral arterial disease, Carotid Endarterectomy for stroke prevention, Dialysis access surgery

Languages spoken

Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil

Dr. R Sekhar is one of the few accredited Vascular Surgeons in India with over ten years of experience. He is been trained extensively in both open and endovascular (keyhole) techniques of managing vascular diseases.

Doctor'sScorecard

  • Procedure Total individual experience No in KDAH International yardstick KDAH score sheet
    Carotid
    Endarterectomy
    More than 200 cases 46 Intraoperative stroke rates <2% 1.6%
    Thermal ablation for varicose veins More than 5000 cases More than 1000 Recurrence 3% - 5% 3% - 5%
    Leg angioplasty for limb ischemia More than 2000 More than 800 Target lesion revascularization : 20%
    Major amputation:
    less than 5%
    Less than 20%
    Less than 5%
    DVT/Pulmonary Embolism catheter More than 500 More than 150 Mortality : 2%-5% Cerebral bleed : 2.7% Less than 2%
    thrombolysis   150 Cerebral bleed : 2.7%  
    Acute limb ischemia procedures More than 500 More than 200 Upto Stage IIb : 80% >80%
    Dialysis access surgery More than 2000 More than 300 Success to dialyze(Native) : 75% 
    1 yr Patency(grafts) : 40%
    75%
    >50%
    Arterial aneurysms More than 150 More than 50 Perioperative mortality : less than 2% Less than 2%

  • National Award Winner Government of India 2009
  • Has mentored several trainee vascular surgeons in India & abroad.
  • Largest volume of independent work in endovascular(keyhole) procedures by a vascular surgeon in Mumbai and only vascular surgeon in Mumbai certified in Advanced vascular surgery and endovascular procedures by The Royal College of Surgeons,UK.

Achievements

  • Certified in Aortic aneurysm planning by The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Certified in Advanced Vascular Surgery by The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Certified in Thoracic Outlet Surgery by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Editor in Chief: Yearbook of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2016

Publications:

More than 60 national and international presentations and publications including chapters in textbooks

Associations/Professional Membership:

  • Vascular Society of India (National Faculty)
  • Society of Vascular Surgery, USA
  • Association of Trauma Surgeons of India
  • Diabetic Foot Society of India
  • Association of Surgeons of India

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