Prof. Ramesh Tripathi is currently the Clinical Director of Narayana Institute of Vascular Sciences at Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City, Bangalore, India.
His experience as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon spans over 19 years during which he has performed in excess of 9000 Vascular, 7000 endovascular procedures and 1400 Endovenous Laser treatments of varicose veins.
He has trained, worked, collaborated and tutored at leading Universities and hospitals internationally including USA, UK, Germany, India, Australia and New Zealand. He is credited for performing India’s first Endovascular repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in 1997 followed by India’s first Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm repair in 1998.
He also performed the first Implant of Medtronic Xcelerant AAA stent graft in Australia and New Zealand at Wellington Hospital, New Zealand on June 2005. He has since then performed over 900 Endovascular and hybrid repairs of Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
He is the first Vascular Surgeon from India to be honored as a Distinguished Fellow of Society of Vascular Surgery. He is an internationally renowned leading opinion maker in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, who has made significant pioneering contributions to innovative, minimally invasive and new advances in Endovascular Surgery especially in the areas of Treatment of Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms for his innovative experimental work on in-situ fenestration of thoracic stent-grafts and Deep Venous Valve Surgery.
He is a Faculty and Speaker at many international Vascular Conferences for numerous years including VEITH Symposium, Charing Cross Symposium, European Vascular Course, ISET, American Venous Forum, Aristotle Vascular Experts’ Meeting, Australian and New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgery, Asian Society of Vascular Surgery, Sicilian Vascular Symposium, Aorta Italy, CICE Brazil, International Congress of Endovascular Interventions Arizona, New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgery and Vascular Society of India.
In India, his research interests revolve around endovascular treatments and genetics of Aortic Aneurysms, bioabsorbable Polymer stents and biology of leg ulceration. He is the Editor in Chief of Indian Journal of Vascular Surgery and a member of the editorial boards of Phlebology, Vascular Disease Management, AORTA and Venous Forum of American College of Phlebology. He reviews publications for 9 Journals.