Dr Upendra Kaul is currently Director of Cardiology, Fortis group of hospitals in NOIDA and New Delhi. He was formerly Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has also been on the faculty of G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi ,PGIMER, Chandigarh and Batra Hospital, New Delhi. Prof. Kaul is one of the first Cardiologists to start coronary interventions in India. He has started a number of new techniques in Interventional Cardiology which include percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass, rotational & directional atherectomy, coronary stenting and percutaneous laser myocardial revascularization etc.
Dr Kaul is a fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, a fellow of American College of Cardiology a fellow of society of cardiac angiography and interventions and a fellow of Indian Society of interventional cardiology. He has conducted several interventional live demonstration courses durng the last 15years. He has trained more than 200 full time cardiologists and is on the faculty of several prestigious universities in USA, Europe, Far East, China & Australia. He also participates as a faculty in most of the important meetings in Interventional Cardiology nationally and internationally. Prof. Kaul is a Past President of the Cardiological Society of India & is currently Vice President of the SAARC Cardiac Society. He was awarded the Dr. B.C. Roy Award for the year 1999 by the President of India and has more than 450 publications to his credit.