Profile Summary

Medical Qualification:

  • MBBS, Dr D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai (December, 2006)
  • DNB (Medicine), Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai (June 2012)
  • DNB (Cardiology), Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai (December 2016)

Designation: Consultant, Cardiology

Areas of expertise:

  • Complex Coronary Interventions
  • Structural Heart Disease Intervention
  • Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Workup

Awards & Publications:


  • Contributed to P. J. Mehta’s ‘Practical Medicine for Students and Practitioners’ 20th Edition

  • Contributed to P.J. Mehta’s ‘Emergencies in Medical Practice’, 6th Edition

  • Contributed to RSSDI Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus 3rd Edition

  • CTO Interventions – The Final Frontier. CSI Textbook 2019. Dr A B Mehta, Dr Nikesh Jain

  • Left Main Intervention – Has Debate settled yet. CSI Textbook 2020. Dr Ajit Desai, Dr Nikesh Jain

  • Hypertension Handbook – 2 chapters: 1. Essential and secondary HTN,  2. Clinical features and investigations (To be published)

  • Constrictive pericarditis – PG cases in Cardiology. Dr Ajit Desai, Dr Nikesh Jain

  • Anomalous Coronary Interventions – CSI TB 2022. Dr Ajit Desai, Dr Nikesh Jain

Review Articles:

  • Hypertension: Dyslipidemia and Hyperuricemia. Nihar Mehta, Nikesh Jain. HYPERTENSION SOCIETY OF INDIA MANUAL OF HYPERTENSION. 2015; 327–335

  • Antiplatelet Therapy. Nihar Mehta, Nikesh Jain. API MEDICINE UPDATE 2016


  • “Prevalence and Predictors of Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients with Significant CAD” under guidance of Dr H.B. Chandalia and Dr S.C. Munsi

  • “In Hospital outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for    chronic total occlusion” under guidance of Dr Ajit Desai and Dr Sham R Handa

Case Presentation:

  • Presented a case of LIMA CTO intervention at India Live conference February 2016

Awards & Achievements:

  • Awarded ‘Amar Gandhi Award for outstanding Resident’ in 2016 in Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre
  • Awarded Resident of the Month for the month of February 2014 in Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre


  • Predictors of success in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion. Dr Ashwin B Mehta, Dr Nihar Mehta, Dr Rahul Chhabaria, Dr Vivek Mandurke, Dr Nilesh Tawade, Dr Nikesh Jain, Dr Ajit Desai, Dr S R Handa. Indian Heart Journal; 70(3), Dec 2018: S269-S274

  • Intraprocedural Stent Thrombosis : A case series of rare complication managed successfully. Dr Nikesh Jain, Dr Nilesh Tawde, Dr Nihar Mehta, Dr Ajit Desai, Dr A B Mehta. Journal Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research. 2019; 3(2): 31-36

  • Unilateral Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension – A case report of unusual presentation of CTEPH. Dr Nihar Mehta, Dr Nikesh Jain, Dr Sanjeev Vichare, Dr Ajit Desai. J Cardiol & Cardiovasc Ther. 2019; 14(4): 555892

  • Diagnostic utility and safety of intracoronary nicorandil as a hyperemic agent for the measurement of fractional flow reserve. Dr A B Mehta, Dr S R Handa, Dr Rahul Chhabria, Dr Nihar Mehta, Dr Nikesh Jain. (Accepted in IHJ)

Conferences Attended:

  • INDO-US Emergency Summit-2007 (Workshops on Trauma, Suture and Wound Care, Fracture Stabilisation, Emergency toxicological Resuscitation, Trauma Ultrasound, Emergency Abdominal Ultrasound)


  • GURUMED by Academy of Masters Teachers of Medicine at Holy Family Hospital, Bandra – Feb 2012, Oct 2011, June 2011, May 2010, March 2009

  • 4TH National Respiratory Update by Hinduja Hospital, 3rd to 5th Dec 2010

  • APICON by API 6TH TO 9TH JAN 2011

  • INFECON by Jaslok Hospital , 4th to 6th March 2011

  • Update in Internal Medicine by Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, 18th June 2011

  • Founders Day CME by Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, July 2011

  • Clinico pathological meeting for Cyanotic and Acyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases held in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai in August 2013

  • Master Clinical Teaching Programme – Attending regularly since 2013 which is being held quarterly at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre

  • Cardiovascular Symposium by American College of Cardiology, Jan 2015

  • National Interventional council mid term meet – 3rd to 5th April 2015

  • SPEED – clinical course at Sathya Sai Institute Bangalore. February 2016

  • Clinical Cardiology Update held in Madras Medical Mission in Chennai in January 2017

  • Cardiology Update in Clinics 2017 – SRMC Chennai

  • India Valves 2017 – A comprehensive course on Transcatheter Valve Therapies

  • Indian International Forum of Cardiology September 9th-10th 2017

  • 5th Annual Advanced Cardiology Meeting by ESC 19-21 January 2018

  • India Live Conference 2018

  • NEED 2018

  • 12TH Best of ACC Cardiology Symposium May 2018

  • India Valves Conference 2018

  • CSI 2018 as a Delegate

  • India Live 2019 – As Course Co-director/ Faculty/ Organizing and Scientific committee

  • SCAI 2019

  • CAD conference 2019

  • Faculty – India Live 2023

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