About Dr Kizhake C Kurian

Dr Kizhake Kurian is American board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology. Following qualifying in medicine from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India, he completed a three-year residency programme in Internal Medicine from Medical University of Ohio, Toledo (www.utoledo.edu) and was soon certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He then undertook a three-year fellowship in heart failure and heart transplantation at Stanford University, California (http://www.stanford.edu). This was followed by two further fellowships - Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship at the University of Florida Health Science Centre (www.health.ufl.edu) and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (www.temple.edu). Following his stint as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Central Florida Heart Group, Ocala, Florida, he was appointed as the interventional cardiologist at Florida Hospital, Flagler, Palm Coast, Florida

Dr Kurian has maintained an excellent academic record throughout his career. He won the outstanding resident and the teaching excellence award for the year 2001 at the Medical College of Ohio. He was awarded the Dean's research grant award in 2004 by University of Florida for his work on 'Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Heart Failure'. In addition to presenting papers in various International conferences, he has authored many scientific papers in medicine and cardiology.