Kamal Gupta, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI

Associate Professor of Medicine - Cardiology
Director, Vascular Medicine Program
Medical School, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India
Residency, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India (Internal Medicine)
Residency, University of Texas Medical School, Houston Texas (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas (Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology)


Clinical Interests

  • Vascular Diseases (including aortic and carotid)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Coronary artery disease and interventions
  • Venous diseases

Research Interests

  • Vascular Biology and Inflammation
  • Cocaine and cardiovascular Toxicity
  • Peripheral Vascular and coronary artery Interventional research
  • Vascular Doppler ultrasound.

Research Projects

Active projects

  • Randomized trial of IN.PACT(Paclitaxel) Admiral Drug-Eluting Balloon(DEB)  vs Standard PTA for the treatment of Atherosclerotic Lesions in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and/or Proximal popliteal artery(PPA) (SFA II) sponsored by Medtronic.
  • A study of the Visi-ProTM Balloon Expandable Stent System (Visi-Pro stent) in the treatment of lesions in common and/or external iliac lesions sponsored by ev3.
  • A study of Continuous Infra-Inguinal stenting using the Bard Lifestent Vascular stent systems sponsored by BARD.
  • A sudy of Ischemic preconditioning to prevent acute kidney injury.
  • Coronary Artery Ectasia: A retrospective study to develop a classification system and assess clinical significance of Coronary Artery Ectasia.
  • A Retrospective Study of the Effect of Atherosclerotic Risk factor Modification on Carotid Artery Stenosis Progression.

Selected Publications

  • Jeevanantham V, Chehab B, Austria E, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Dawn B, Vacek JL, Gupta K. Comparison of Accuracy of Two Different Methods to Determine Ankle-Brachial Index to Predict Peripheral Arterial Disease Severity Confirmed by Angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 17. pii: S0002-9149(14)01451-9. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.07.023. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25129876.
  • Klein AJ, Feldman DN, Aronow HD, Gray BH, Gupta K, Gigliotti OS, Jaff MR, Bersin RM, White CJ. SCAI expert consensus statement for aorto-iliac arterial intervention appropriate use. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Apr 16. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25505. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24740523.
  • Gupta K, Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Pescetto M, Abu-Salah TM, Annapureddy C, Ryschon K, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Clinical Utility and Prognostic Significance of Measuring Troponin I Levels in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Room With Atrial Fibrillation. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Apr 2. doi: 10.1002/clc.22251. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24700276.
  • Sharma S, Thapa R, Jeevanantham V, Myers T, Hu C, Brimacombe M, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Gupta K. Comparison of lipid management in patients with coronary versus peripheral arterial disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15;113(8):1320-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.01.405. Epub 2014 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 24560066. 
  • Gupta K, Steffen KJ, Natarajan B, Biria M, Singh V, Cherian G. A multispecialty consensus-based approach to carotid artery revascularization is feasible in routine clinical practice and results in excellent clinical outcomes. J Invasive Cardiol. 2014 Mar;26(3):123-7. PubMed PMID: 24610506. 
  • Singh D, Gupta K, Vacek JL. Anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014 Feb;81(2):103-14. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.81a.13016. PubMed PMID: 24493493. 
  • Chehab BM, Gupta K. Contemporary diagnosis of carotid fibromuscular dysplasia: role of power Doppler and a review of other diagnostic modalities. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2013;14(2-4):e136-43. Review. PubMed PMID: 24448255. 
  • Steffen K, Zorn GT 3rd, Tadros P, Gupta K. Role of hybrid endovascular suite in improving outcomes of surgical ligation of coronary artery fistula. J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Jan;24(1):E10-2.
  • Chehab B, Vamanan K, Gupta K. Percutaneous treatment of severe diffuse stenosis in heavily calcified infrarenal abdominal aorta using iliac extender endoprosthesis: a case series. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb 15;79(3):439-43. 
  • Pillarisetti J, Gupta K. Massive pulmonary embolism with shock: role of thrombolysis using central venous access. J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Dec;24(12):E321-4. 
  • Saad A, Knolla R, Gupta K. Complex regional pain syndrome following transfemoral catheterization. J Invasive Cardiol. 2011 Nov;23(11):E267-70. 
  • Dodani S, Henkhaus R, Wick J, Vacek J, Gupta K, Dong L, Butler MG. Metabolic syndrome in South Asian immigrants: more than low HDL requiring aggressive management. Lipids Health Dis. 2011 Mar 16;10:45. 
  • Pillarisetti J, Patel P, Duthuluru S, Roberts J, Chen W, Genton R, Wiley M, Candipan R, Tadros P, Gupta K. Cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease: safety and outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011;77(1):45-8. 
  • Gupta K. Vertebral artery stenting: not quite ready for prime time! J Am Coll  Cardiol. 2010 Jul 20;56(4):319-20; author reply 320. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.046. PubMed PMID: 20633829. Simmons A, Vacek J, Gupta K. A Case of Left Main Systolic Compression Caused by a Dilated Pulmonary Artery in a Patient with Congenital Pulmonic Stenosis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010;22(11):E176-9. 
  • Sosland R, Gadallah S, Gupta K. Association of Atretic Left Internal Mammary Graft With Internal Mammary to Pulmonary Vasculature Fistula: A Case Series. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010 Apr;14(2):218-221. 
  • Chehab BM, Gupta K, Vamanan K. Percutaneous treatment of severe diffuse stenosis in heavily calcified infra-renal abdominal aorta using iliac extender endoprosthesis. Vasc Med 2010; 15:140. 
  • Pillarisetti J, Singh V, Gupta K. Giant inverted T waves in the emergency department: case report and review of differential diagnoses. J Electrocardiol. 2010 Jan-Feb;43(1):40-2. 
  • Biria M, Gupta R, Lakkireddy D, Gupta K. Recurrent positional syncope as the primary presentation of superior vena cava syndrome after pacemaker implantation. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Jan;6(1):144-5. Epub 2008 May 2. 
  • Riggs KD, Kindhart J, Lee S, Keefer M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound. 2009;33(4):195-197. 
  • Gupta K, Biria M, Mortazavi A. A modified technique for carotid cannulation via the transfemoral approach, during angioplasty and stent placement. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008;35(3):286-8. 
  • Sosland P, Gupta K. McConnell's Sign. Circulation. 2008;118(5):e517-8. 
  • Younis GA, Gupta K, Mortazavi A, Strickman NE, Krajcer Z, Perin E, Achari A. Predictors of carotid stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007;69(5):673-82. 
  • Biria M, Tadros P, Gupta K. Subclavian-vertebral artery bifurcation stenting using drug-eluting stents: a report of two cases using different techniques. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Jun;19(6):E156-9. 
  • Raxwal V, Gupta K. Coronary artery spasm. Circulation. 2006 Apr 11;113(14):689-690. 
  • Gregoric I, Gupta K, Jacobs M, Poglajen G, Suronov N, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Endovascular exclusion of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm after retrograde visceral artery revascularization. Tex Heart Inst J. 2005;32(3):416-420. 
  • Younis G, Gupta K, Strickman N, Mortazavi A, Achari A, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Prior neck radiation and/or carotid endartarectomy strongly influence long-term angiographic outcomes after percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting. Endovascular Today. Feb 2005. 
  • Gupta K, Rao P. Severe intravascular hemolysis after transcatheter coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus. J Invasive Cardiol. 2005;17(10);E15-17.
  • Gupta K, Dougherty K, Hermman H, Krajcer Z. Endovascular repair of a giant carotid pseudoaneurysm with the use of Viabahn stent graft. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 May;62(1):64-8. PubMed PMID: 15103606.
  • Gupta K, Sung CS, Brady AB. Images in cardiology: Vintage Vineberg! Clin Cardiol. 2003 Sep;26(9):418. PubMed PMID: 14524598.
  • Krajcar Z, Gupta K, Dougherty KG. Mechanical trauma as a cause of late complications: after AneuRx Stent Graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Tex Heart Inst J. 2003;30(3):186-93. PubMed PMID: 12959200; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC197315.
  • Gupta K, Mathur VS. Diagnosis of pericardial disease using percutaneous biopsy: case report and literature review. Tex Heart Inst J. 2003;30(2):130-3. PubMed PMID: 12809255; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC161899.
  • Gupta K, Villareal RP, Rasekh A, Massumi A. Pacemaker lead entrapment syndrome. Tex Heart Inst J. 2003;30(1):84-5. PubMed PMID: 12638682; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC152847.

Selected Abstracts Presented at National Meetings

  • Rashmi Thapa, Suresh Sharma, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Dusan Stanojevic, Lauren Penn, Chris Johnson, Taylor Myers, John Fritzlen, Clare Prohaska, Buddhadeb Dawn, Kamal Gupta.Progression of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Asymptomatic Patients on Optimal Medical Therapy. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014;83(S1):S118.
  • Suresh Sharma,Vinodh Jeevanantham, Kamal Gupta, Matthew Earnest. Safety and Feasibility Study of the Wound Care 3600 SiteSeal Vascular Closure Device in Percutaneous Cardiac Catheterization procedures. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014;83(S1):S243.
  • Rashmi Thapa; Suresh Sharma; Vinodh Jeevanantham; Casper Hu; Taylor Myers; James Vacek; Buddhadeb Dawn; Kamal Gupta. Comparison of lipid control among diabetics with noncoronary atherosclerotic vascular disease versus coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)62132-X.
  • Sharma S, Thapa R, Myers T, Hu C, Brimacombe M, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Gupta K. Comparison of Lipid Control in Patients with Coronary Versus Peripheral Arterial Diseases.Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A290. 
  • Dusan Stanojevic, Suresh Sharma, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Bassem Chehab, Matthew McCullough, Matthew McCullough,Buddhadeb Dawn, Kamal Gupta, Peter Tadros, Mark Wiley. Clinical significance of Micro Coronary Edge Dissection and Plaque Prolapse visualized with Optical Coherence Tomography post Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013; 81(S1):S88-S89. DOI: 10.1002/ccd.24919. 
  • Jeevanantham V; Chehab B; Shrivastava R; Wiley M; Tadros P; Nath J; Dawn B; Gupta K. Utility of two methods of calculating ankle brachial index in detecting below knee peripheral arterial disease confirmed by angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)62075-6. 
  • Jeevanantham V; Boolani H; Saad A; Dawn B; Gupta K.Alternative method of calculating resting ankle brachial index predicts abnormal post exercise ankle brachial index. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)62097-5. 
  • Shurtleff E, Vanderhyde M, Fitzwater F, Chehab B, Maletsky L,Vamanan K, Thomas P, Tadros P, Gupta K. Conformational Changes In Commercially Available Nitinol Stents Implanted In The Femoro-popliteal Arterial Segment In A Cadaveric Model. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S):. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(13)61806-9. 
  • Jeevanantham V, Chehab B, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. Differences Between Two Methods of Calculating Ankle Brachial Index in Prediction of Below Knee Peripheral Arterial Disease Burden Confirmed by Angiography. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2013; 81(S1): S74-S75. 
  • Shurtleff E, Vanderhyde M, Fitzwater F, Chehab B, Maletsky L, Vamanan K, Thomas P, Gupta K. Femoro-popliteal Artery Calcification Alters Flexion-induced Stent Deformation: A Cadaveric Study. Catherization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2013; 81(S1): S72-73.
  • Chehab B, Jeevanantham V, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. Two Methods of Calculating Ankle Brachial Index: Differences in Prediction of Peripheral Arterial Disease Burden. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E2127-E2127. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)62128-7.
  • Chehab B, Jeevanantham V, Saad A, Vacek J, Gupta K, Dawn B, Tadros P, Wiley M. Feasibility, Safety, and Outcomes with a Coronary Pressure Wire System used for the Assessment of Severe Aortic Stenosis.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E134-E134. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(12)60135-1.
  • Reddy M, Boolani H, Sharma S, Bakhtiani R, Duthuluri S, Reddy N, Atkins D, Bommana S, Vacek J, Nath J, Gupta K, Dawn B, and Lakkireddy D.Incidence, Predictors and Clinical Course of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Circulation. 2012;126:A17933.
  • Bassem Chehab, Vinodh Jeevanantham, Andre Saad,Matthew Bulter, James Vacek, Thomas Rosamond,Kamal Gupta, M.D., Buddhadeb Dawn, Peter Tadros, Mark Wiley, Normal Coronary Anatomic Variants Influence False Positive Results of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2012;79(S1):S40-S41.
  • Nath J, Lakkireddy D, Gupta K, Dawn B. Why do we need mean aortic gradient in evaluation of aortic stenosis? J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;57:E1290.
  • Chehab B, Nagavalli S, Austria E, Jeevanantham V, Shrivastava R, Wiley M, Tadros P, Nath J, Dawn B, Gupta K. A study of diagnostic accuracy of two methods of calculating ankle brachial index to detect occlusive peripheral arterial disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011;78:S50-51.
  • Saad A, Chehab BM, Jeevanantham V, Gupta R, Nath J, Lakkireddy DJ, Wiley M, Tadros P, Dawn B, Gupta K. Role of side-to-side difference in renal resistive index as an index for clinical improvement in renal artery stenosis revascularization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011;78:S50.
  • Gupta K, Chehab B, Vamanan K. Percutaneous Treatment of Severe Diffuse Stenosis in Heavily Calcified Infra-Renal Abdominal Aorta Using Iliac Extender Endoprosthesis. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine's 2010 Annual Meeting: 21st Annual Scientific Sessions.
  • Gupta K, Bernd K, Singh V, Natrajan B, Biria M, Casini M, Victor F, Cherian G. A multispecialty approach to carotid revascularization results in excellent clinical outcomes in routine clinical practice. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.
  • Pillarisetti J, Patel P, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Chen W, Genton R, Wiley M, Candipan R, Tadros P, Gupta K. Cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease: safety and outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Qual and Outcomes Abstracts 2009:e61.
  • Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Boc K, Sawers Y, Vanga S, Sayana H, Vacek J, Gupta K, Chen W, Nath J, Lakkireddy D. Evolution of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation to persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation: predictors of progression. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference for the Association for Clinical Research Training.
  • Pillarisetti J, Lakkireddy D, Tadros P, Sayana H, Goucher H, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Biria M, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Gupta K, Nath J, Wiley M. Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists beware - your job can impact the gender of your offspring too. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S262.
  • Gupta K, Sosland R, Gadallah S, Tadros P. Left internal mammary arterial fistulas are associated with left internal mammary artery graft atresia. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.
  • Riggs K, Kindhart J, Lee S, Chivington M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Presented at the 2009 Society of Vascular Ultrasound Annual Conference.
  • Gupta K, Biria M, Mortazavi A. A modified technique for carotid cannulation via the transfemoral approach, during angioplasty and stent placement. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008;35(3):286-8.
  • Sosland P, Gupta K. McConnell's Sign. Circulation, 2008 Oct 7;118(15):e517-8. 
  • Younis GA, Gupta K, Mortazavi A, Strickman NE, Krajcer Z, Perin E, Achari A. Predictors of carotid stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007;69(5):673-82. 
  • Biria M, Tadros P, Gupta K. Subclavian-vertebral artery bifurcation stenting using drug-eluting stents: a report of two cases using different techniques. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007 Jun;19(6):E156-9.
  • Raxwal V, Gupta K. Coronary artery spasm.Circulation, 2006 Apr 11;113(14):689-690 
  • Gregoric I, Gupta K, Jacobs M, Poglajen G, Suronov N, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z.Endovascular exclusion of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm after retrograde visceral artery revascularization.Tex Heart Inst J. 2005;32(3):416-420 
  • Younis G, Gupta K, Strickman N, Mortazavi A, Achari A, Dougherty K, Krajcer Z. Prior neck radiation and/or carotid endartarectomy strongly influence long-term angiographic outcomes after percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting. Endovascular Today. Feb 2005 
  • Gupta K, Rao P. Severe intravascular hemolysis after transcatheter coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus.J Invasive Cardiol. 2005;17(10);E15-17.
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Kamal Gupta, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI
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