Dr. Afzalur Rahman

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Dr. Afzalur Rahman is currently the Professor & Head, Department of Cardiology at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
He is an internationally acclaimed interventional cardiologist. Dr. Rahman has been contributing to Cardiology for the last 22 years, and 13 years to Interventional Cardiology.
He played an important role in development of Interventional Cardiology in his own country, as well as, in the Asia Pacific Region. He started a dedicated interventional course “Bangla Interventional Therapeutics (BIT)” in this region. He played a leadership role in performing primary as well as, elective PCI even in centers without on-site cardiac surgery support.
Dr. Rahman has passion for innovation in Interventional Cardiology. As an academician he likes to update himself continuously with latest advances in Cardiology and also disseminates knowledge and skills to others. He is always actively involved in teaching and training of the postgraduate doctors especially in Interventional Cardiology in his own country, as well as, in abroad.

He has co-authored over 130 publications. He served as the Guest Faculty of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics-TCT (USA), EuroPCR, the official congress of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI). He also served as Guest Faculty of Angioplasty Summit-TCT Asia Pacific (Korea), Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutic (AICT) Meeting, AsiaPCRSingLIVE(Singapore),MyLife (Malaysia), Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics (Japan), India-Live (India) and Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies-CRT (Washington DC, USA). He is also the Board member of Scientific Committee of TCTAP.
Dr. Afzalur Rahman has received a number of international career achievement awards for his contribution in the field of Interventional Cardiology; the Winner of the Greatest Case around the World TCT 2007, Washington DC, USA and the Emerging Young Leadership Award around the World for Interventional Cardiology by Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies (CRT) 2009 and Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, USA are some of them.
Dr. Rahman received his MD in Cardiology from NICVD, Dhaka, and PhD from Dhaka University in collaboration with Alabama Medical Centre. Birmingham, USA. He received fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology from Medical College of Georgia, Georgia’s Health Science University, Augusta, Georgia, USA, and Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France. Dr Rahman is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He was elected as the Fellow (FRCP) of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK, and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK.
He is the Reviewer of some reputed journals including the Journal of Invasive Cardiology. Dr. Rahman has praiseworthy organizing capacity; he holds several key positions in professional organizations in Bangladesh including: Secretary General, Bangladesh Society of Cardiovascular Intervention, and Secretary General, Bangladesh Society of Geriatric Cardiology. He is the Chairman & Course Director of Bangla Interventional Therapeutics (BIT).

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