Dr. Jairam K. Aithal
Consultant Interventional Cardiology – Program Director
Specialty: Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Jairam K. Aithal is a Consultant in Interventional Cardiology with over 18 years of experience in Interventional procedures and has pioneered treatment of complex coronary and peripheral interventions, structural heart diseases in Abu Dhabi. He specializes in Adult Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Muscle Disease and Preventive Cardiology.
Dr. Jairam completed his MBBS and MD (Internal Medicine) at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India in 2000, with merit. In 2003, he took his Cardiology Doctorate (DM) and was awarded the President of India Gold Medal for overall academic and general proficiency - the only recipient for that year. He then successfully completed a 3-year fellowship in Advanced Coronary Interventions from 2 reputed world-class facilities in Victoria, and Perth, Australia followed by a Peripheral Interventions fellowship from Leipzig in Germany - one of the premier centers in the world for such procedures. Dr Jairam has published almost 50 peer reviewed papers and abstracts in reputed international journals. He is currently one of the investigators in three international trials being conducted in the Middle East.
He has been in Abu Dhabi for 12 years, and in this tenure, he spearheaded and over saw the growth and development of 2 centers of Cardiac Sciences in tertiary care hospitals in the city, guiding them into becoming centers for 24x7 cardiology service coverage.
In his role as a Program Director - Interventional cardiology, we look forward in welcoming his vision and direction to develop NMC Cardiology into a regional center of excellence, one that provides comprehensive and state-of-the-art care to those that require it, with special focus on Preventive Cardiology.