Indian-American cardiologist Mitul Kadakia won the prestigious 2014 Gregory Bradeb Memorial Fellow of the Year Award. The Prestigious award was given to him by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Foundation in US in first week of May 2014.
Mitul Kadakia is currently a fellow in Interventional Cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical and research interests include new devices and therapies for coronary and valvular heart disease and bleeding reduction in acute coronary syndrome.
Kadakia is a graduate of Harvard College and his medical school degree from Harvard Medical School. Later, he completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital.
About the Award
The award is given to one graduating interventional cardiology fellow per year out of the thousands in the US and is considered as a prestigious award in the cardiology community.
Candidates for the award are evaluated based on their interventional skills in multiple modalities, personal contribution to cardiovascular research, authorship in cardiovascular research journals, promise for making contributions to cardiovascular research, and dedication to patient care and well-being.