Dr. Yusuf A Kumble

MBBS, MD, (DNB – Cardio), DM Cardio (AIIMS),

Dr. Yusuf A Kumble

MBBS, MD, (DNB – Cardio), DM Cardio (AIIMS), FSCAI, FESC, FACC

This department is led by India’s prominent interventional cardiologist, Dr. Yusuf A. Kumble He has graduated from Calicut Medical College in 1991,

PG (MD medicine) from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in 1995 and

Completed DNB Cardiology from Railway Hospital Chennai in 1999

DM Cardiology from India’s prestigious Institute, AIIMS, New Delhi in 2002.

He is also a fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC), Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Angiogram & Intervention (SCAI) & Fellow of American Cardiology Society (FACC)

He started his carrier as Cardiologist from Railway Hospital, Chennai as DNB trainee in Cardiology from 1997-99. He is trained in DM Cardiology from AIIMS. He worked as a Cardiology consultant at Worckhardt Hospital, Bangalore. Later he became the HOD of Cardiology in KMC Hospital, Mangalure for 6 years till 2011. He is now the Chief Interventional Cardiologist and MD of Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute Ltd. He is also the founder chairman of Indiana Hospital & Heart institute.

He has performed more than 20,000 RADIAL procedures first time in Karnataka. He has also performed first LIVE RADIAL INTERVENTIONAL work shop in Karnataka in 2009 & 2013. His special interest in the field of cardiology is complex coronary interventions like multi vessel stenting, Left main stenting, bifurcation stenting. He is pioneer in radial intervention & implanted more than 5000 Stents. He also has vast experience in Pacemakers, ICD’s, Heart Failure device, Rotablation, IVUS and Venons Graft intervention etc.

He was an international faculty for TCT World International Cardiology Conference in Miami, USA and PCR Conference in Paris. He has given various presentations in SAARC – Cardiac meet, India Live, CSI and other National and State Conferences. He has also written for many National and International Publications.

Pen sketch of Dr. Yusuf A. Kumble

Dr. Yusuf A. Kumble, who is a pioneer in complex coronary interventions, including image-guided LMCA stenting, bifurcation and multi-vessel PCI, heads the Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery at Indiana Hospital, Mangaluru, besides being the hospital’s managing director. He has performed over 22,000 procedures in coronary intervention like image-guided (OCT-guided) LMCA stenting, bifurcation and primary and multi-vessel PCI.  He is also a pioneer in heart failure device implant, CHD, SHD and paediatric interventions.

Personal life & Academic career

Dr. Yusuf was born in a village by name Kumble in Kasaragod, Kerala on October 31, 1966. After completing his MBBS from Calicut University, he decided to dedicate his life to relieving people from pain, a cause he fervently cherished. In a determined bid to enhance his competence in medicine, he went on to pursue a post-graduate degree in medicine and got his MD from KIMS, Hubballi affiliated to Karnatak University, Dharwad in 1995. And as fate would have it, he sailed academically further, acquiring DNB in cardiology from Railway Hospital at Perambur in Chennai. His thirst for specialty earned him a merit seat for DM (cardiology) from the nation’s most prestigious medical school, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He passed DM (cardiology) in 2002.

Professional Career

Affiliated to FSCAI, FACC and FCSI, Dr. Yusuf has over the years transformed the lives of thousands of patients. He started his career in 1995 at B.M. Hospital, Calicut as a consultant physician, and later joined Wockhardt Hospital, Bengaluru as a junior consultant cardiologist. Subsequently, he worked as an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Hospital, Mangalore.

He had his own dream of establishing his own hospital with Heart specialty section which he eventually fulfilled in 2011. Dr. Yusuf is the founder of Indiana Hospital and Heart Institute, and is currently serving as its Managing Director and Consultant/Chief Interventional Cardiologist.

Now an acclaimed medical practitioner, Dr. Yusuf has been honoured with many an accolades and laurels.

Over the past two decades, Dr. Yusuf has given lectures in academic and professional forums around the world, and is a regular in the CME circuits. Backed by impressive academic credentials and professional achievements, Dr. Yusuf A. Kumble now occupies the pride of place among Mangaluru’s cardiologists.

Family, Hobbies
Dr Yusuf Kumble is married to Mrs Nifri, who ably supports him in the administration of the hospital in her capacity as its executive director. She is the daughter of Dr. Ahmed Azeez and hails from Tellicherry in Kerala, and her administrative talent is reflected in the smooth running of the hospital.

The couple is blessed with two boys; one is into medicine while the other is pursuing higher secondary schooling. Dr Yusuf is a keen observer of politics, and engaging in social activities gives him great satisfaction. A fitness freak, his regular schedule includes exercise, swimming and visiting the gym. He is also fond of reading, listening to music, travelling and cricket.