Brief Introduction to Dr. H. K. Bali

Dr.Harinder K. Bali did his MD (Medicine) from PGI Chandigarh in 1985.  He was awarded the Kataria Memorial Gold Medal for being the Best Post Graduate of the year 1985. This is the highest academic award of PGI.  He completed DM in Cardiology in 1988. He became faculty in Cardiology in Jan 1989 and remained so till March 2007. Dr Bali left PGI after serving the Institute for more the 25 years .

At that time he was working as Additional Professor .Since then he is working as Director Cardiology at the Fortis Hospital Mohali.  He was awarded the D P Basu Award for the Young Investigator of the year by the Cardiology Society of India in 1990.  He has more than 75 papers in Interventional and National journals.  This work has been presented   at a number of International conferences appreciated worldwide. He was the first to show the efficacy of /stenting for management of patient will Takayasu’s arteritis (Pulseless disease) and this work is always quoted in any publication on the subject. 

He introduces primary angioplasty for the management of Heart attack in this region. He has more than 5000 Coronary Interventions as a primary operator to his credit. In 2007 he demonstrated for the first time in the world that the free wall rupture of heart can be managed successfully by device closure (none surgically).  He has been invited as International Guest Faculty at a number of interventional meetings in different places in Europe. In addition to coronary interventions, he has extensive experience in Carotid artery stenosis, intracranial carotid stenosis, aortic stenosis and management of stenosis of other peripheral arteries. He also is proficient in the endovascular management of aortic aneurysms by stent grafts