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Dr. Sushil Shukla

Senior Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology


About  Dr. Sushil Shukla

Dr. Sushil Shukla is a dedicated & caring pediatric interventional cardiologist with 9+ years of experience in clinical practice. He possesses comprehensive knowledge of various congenital cardiac/blood vessel disorders and the procedures involved in their diagnosis & treatment, along with extensive experience in the diagnosis & treatment of varied congenital cardiovascular conditions.


Dr. Shukla is accredited with having performed critical procedures in small neonates- ductal stentings in very critical neonates under LA wherein all the patients were discharged in merely 3-4 days of the procedure. He is also reported to have carried out PDA device closure in a very sick preterm child weighing just 1.3 kg ADOZAS device; this was the smallest child on which a device closure was done in NCR region. He specializes in cardiac emergencies, arrhythmia mx, temporary cardiac pacing and pericardiocentesis.


Dr. Shukla is very proficient in managing post-op patients in the pediatric CTVS ICU, having independently performed over 800 diagnostic caths & over 200 interventions in pediatric cardiac cath-labs. He has also assisted in diagnostic cath lab procedures n=1000 & interventions n=500, independently performing echo studies since 2015 around 500-700 echos per month. He conducts monthly campaigns for free in neighbouring districts around NCR & other remote areas; in these clinics, kids & pregnant women with cardiac issues, are checked for ailments along with necessary treatments being provided.

Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., GSVM Medical College, CSJM University, Kanpur
  • M.D. Pediatrics, MLN Medical College, Allahabad University, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
  • DNB fellowship (FNB Pediatric Cardiology), Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
  • M.R.C.P.C.H. UK


  • Junior Resident, ENT, Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi- 2003
  • 1-year rotatory internship, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College, Kanpur, including 3 months of rural & suburban community posting
  • Registrar Pediatrics, Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi- May - Aug. 2008
  • Registrar Pediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi- Aug. 2008 - Mar. 2009
  • Registrar Pediatrics/Neonatology, Max Hospital, Pitampura, Delhi- 2009 - 2011
  • Senior Research Officer, Pediatric Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi- 2011
  • Neonatal SHO, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland- Sep. 2011 - Jul. 2012
  • Pediatric SHO, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland- Jul. 2012 - Feb 2013
  • Resident, Pediatric Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi- 2013 - 2015
  • Associate Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, Max Super-Specialty Hospital, Delhi- Aug. 2015 - Feb. 2017
  • Junior Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, RTIICS, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Kolkata- Feb. 2017 - May 2018
  • Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad- Jun. 2018 - Jul. 2019
  • Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, Max Super-Specialty Hospital, Delhi- Jul. 2019 - Dec. 2020
  • Senior Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology, Metro Hospital, Delhi NCR- Jan. 2021 – Jun. 2022

Teaching Experience:
(Dr. Sushil Shukla has been involved in the trainings of the following)

  • DNB Paediatric Cardiology fellows in RTIICS Kolkata & in Max Super-Speciality Institute, Saket, Delhi
  • Paediatric students at University College Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • MBBS students at Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  • Academic In-charge, MLN Medical College, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
  • Conducted a CME course on paediatric basic echo training and paediatric ECG training for paediatricians


  • Echocardiography (transthoracic, trans-esophageal, epicardial)
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology & pacing
  • MRI & pathology
  • Cath-lab work
  • Diagnostic angiography (especially in small babies with complex congenital cardiac lesions)
  • Coil embolization of MAPCAS, vascular plugs closure
  • Pre-Glenn, pre-Fontan hemodynamic study
  • Oximetry study
  • Interventional work (coiling, balloon atrial septostomy)
  • Device closures (PDA/VSD/ASD/RSOV)
  • AP window device closure
  • PAVM coronary fistula closure
  • Hybrid procedures
  • Stentings (coarctation of aorta, PA stenting, ductal & RVOT stenting)
  • Angioplasty in infants
  • Balloon pulmonary/aortic valvuloplasty
  • COA angioplasty
  • Pericardiocentesis

Educational Fellowships

  • DNB fellowship (FNB Pediatric Cardiology), Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi- Feb. 2013 - Feb. 2015

Research & Publications

  • Trans-catheter closure of RPA to LA fistula by duct occlude device
  • Gerbode defect-percutaneous closure of three cases
  • Catheter based closure of Hypertensive PDA with unconventional devices- Immediate and short-term follow-up
  • 'Hemiplegia & Dysarthria as Initial Presentation in a Child Suffering from Japanese Encephalitis', case report published in Journal of Vector Borne Disease, Dec. 2008.
  • Research titled 'To Define the Incidence of Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns' as Senior Research Officer, AIIMS, Delhi, 2011