Dr. Keyur Parikh is notably amongst one of the best known doctors in Gujarat, as well as India, and Chairman of CIMS Hospital in Ahmedabad, India. He has been one of the few to receive twice IMA, Indian Medical Association Dr. K. Sharan Cardiology Excellence Award for the year 2010-2011 and again 2013-2014 for being among the best cardiologists in India. He is undoubtedly one of the best and most experienced cardiologist in Ahmedabad and Gujarat, India. He is the only Indian residing in India to receive the International Service Award from American College of Cardiology, USA and other awards such as Glory of Gujarat Award, and the AAPI award for Global Leadership in Healthcare from Shri Narendra Modi, erstwhile Chief Minister of Gujarat and now, the Prime Minister of India.
Dr. Keyur H. Parikh has won many more such top awards, and his peers time and time regard him as one of the best doctor as well as cardiologist in Ahmedabad and Gujarat. Dr. Keyur Parikh is the founding Chairman of 179 bed multi-super specialty state-of- the-art “ Green Eco-friendly CIMS Hospital ”. Born in Tanzania (East Africa) in 1958, Dr. Keyur Parikh was followed by careers in India, USA and back to India. His father and Grandfather were also born in Tanzania(East Africa). US Board Certified Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Interventionist by qualification. Clinical Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Interventionist since 1987. Early medical studies at Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad.
Internship in Internal Medicine at Case Western University, Cleveland, USA, Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA. Cardiovascular Fellowship including Invasive and Noninvasive Cardiology at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (UCLA/ USC), Los Angeles, USA. Fellow of Cardiac Society of India (FCSI), Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC), Fellow of Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), Fellow of International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (FIACS). Chief of Medicine (1991-1993) at St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, California and Chief of Cardiology/ Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (1990-1991) at St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, California. Between 2001 and 2005, Dr. Keyur Parikh was Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad. A recipient of several awards, the most prestigious one has been the 2004 International Service Award by the American College of Cardiology in recognition of the contribution to the ACC and to the international cardiovascular community, as well as listed for many years on top on “Who’s Who” Marquis. Also awarded by Indian Medical Association (HQS) for the “IMA DR.K.SHARAN CARDIOLOGY EXCELLENCE AWARD” for the year 2010. Received the “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND SURGERY” by the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, Canada. Awarded by (AAPI-American Association of Physician of Indian Origin) Global Summit 2014 “Leadership Award” the Award was presented by Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modi January 2014. Received (Indian Council of Social Welfare-ICSW Gujarat State) “GLORY OF GUJARAT AWARD” for dedication and distinguished role in Cardiologist and Cardiovascular filed as a Devoted Doctor and Social Activist by Honorable Governor of Gujarat Smt. Kamla Beniwal December 2013. Awarded by Divya Bhaskar as one of the contemporary achievers in “The 100 Power list, 2010”- ‘100 Ratno of Gujarat’-Biennial list released this Swarnim year-celebrates not only the eminence of Gujarat in its 50 years of glory but also salutes all those achievers and entrepreneurs who have shaped the success of the state. April 2011. Dr. Keyur Parikh was also awarded the IMA – Dr. K. Sharan Cardiologys Excellence Award for the year 2010 by the Indian Medical Association (HOS) – to be recognized as one of the best Cardiologists in India, Gujarat and Ahmedabad. An International Advisor to the American College of Cardiology and the reviewer of International Journal of Cardiology and Elsevier publication. Member of American Medical Association (AMA), USA, working group on Pathogenosis of Atherosclerosis of the ESC, Academy of TCT, USA and many other associations.
Dr. Keyur Parikh is recognized as one of the best cardiologists in India and has received numerous international and national awards from various prestigious organizations. More importantly the satisfaction of his patients remain number one to prove it. He is a also a philanthropist and engages in philanthropy.
Dr. Keyur Parikh has also developed several mobile applications that work on Android, IOS and Windows Phone to encourage patient education, health information as well as to help the community at large understand the importance of early diagnosis of heart disease, and the importance of being pro-active to take care of their health. All of his mobile applications are available free of cost to download on any smart device around the world.
Dr. Keyur Parikh also has a Facebook Page based on his published books meant for education of the common man written in English, Gujarati and Hindi which is completely focused on patient education and care. He uses information from the book to help educate people on importance of taking good care of health through years of knowledge and experience.
Dr. Keyur Parikh’s Blog is a very well updated place to check out healthcare postings.