With 39+ years of experience, Dr. Samuel Mathew Kalarickal is a cardiologist and is known as the father of angioplasty in India. He is a recipient of Padmashri by the President of India - fourth highest civilian award in India. He holds the credit of performing more than 10,000 angioplasties, 3000 Intra Coronary Stenting and 800 Rotablation cases. He did fellowship from the European Society of Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular. Angiography and Interventions and American College of Cardiology. Dr. Mathew is a founder chairman of National Angioplasty Registry of India and president of Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.