Dr Tom Devasia

Professor and Head

Department of Cardiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Tom Devasia is involved in following:

    Clinical work:

    • Daily case presentations and seminars.
    • Bedside discussions during daily rounds.
    • Operative training to the residents under direct supervision.

    Research:

    • Postgraduate thesis/dissertation.
    • PhD projects and student projects.
    • Participation in multi-centre clinical projects, trials.

    Consultations:

    • To the allied health sciences, industry & research organizations.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Cardiology MBBS
Cardiology MD (General Medicine)
Cardiology DM

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MBA Health Care Sciences Sikkim Manipal University 2012
Diploma Diabetology Vinayaka Missions University, Salem 2011
DM Cardiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007
MD General Medicine Coimbatore Govt Medical College, Coimbatore 2003
MBBS Kottayam Medical College, Kottayam 1999

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 20/04/2016 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor 01/2013 to 19/04/2016
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 08/2009 to 01/2013
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 07/2007 to 07/2009

CANTOS TRIAL (2012)

2011-01-01

A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven trial of quarterly subcutaneous canakinumab in the prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events among stable post-myocardial infarction patients - Principal Investigator

4th International Treprostenil Trial (TRUST 1)

2005-01-01

Co-investigator

Systolic heart failure study

2011-01-01

"A Multicentre, randomized, double blind, parallel group, active-controlled study”to evaluate the efficacy and safety of both aliskiren monotherapy and aliskiren/enalapril combination therapy compared to enalapril monotherapy, on morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure (NYHA Class II-IV) - Principal Investigator

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Interventional Cardiology

Area of Expertise

Interventional Cardiology

Area of Research

Cardiac Rehabilitation, Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Tom Devasia completed the 2011 SCAI Adult Interventional Cardiology Fellows Course and elected as International Affiliate Member for the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, January 2011.

Catastrophic superior venacaval thrombus with massive pulmonary thromboembolism

2011-24-01 Vivek G Devasia T Dias LS

BMJ case reports

Effect of cellular Phones on electrical cardiac activity in normal subjects

2014-27-02 Devasia T Nandra Amandeep Kareem H Manu MK Thakkar AS

International Journal of clinical medicine

Acquired Aneurysm of the left sinus of valsalva and coexistence of coronary artery disease with hypereosinophilia in a young menstruating woman

2008-01-01 Padmakumar R Garg N Devasia T Kansal N

Int J Angiol

Heart rate variability and fasting lipid profile In diabetic patients

2006-01-01 Devasia T Kusugal AV Padmakumar R Garg NK

Indian Heart Journal

Study of clinical and relevant diagnostic parameters of pericardial effusion

2007-01-01 Devasia T Padmakumar R Garg N Kansal N

Indian Heart Journal