Dr. Vikas Kohli graduated in with 5 gold medals from the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1986. He subsequently finished his Pediatric Cardiology training from PGIMER (Chandigarh). He completed his Pediatric Residency (USA) from the Montefiore Medical Center, New York and trained in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Miami. He subsequently practised Pediatric Cardiology in Florida, USA. He has been Director of Pediatric Cardiology at RTIICS, Kolkata; he also has been Incharge of Non-Invasive Lab, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
He has been awarded Best Research in Pediatrics Award at the National Indian Academy of Pediatrics Conference 1991 & at the University of Miami Best Research Award in 1996. He has also been awarded the American Heart Association/Genentech Award 1996; The American College of Cardiology – Affiliate in Training Award 1997. In addition, he has received the award for Excellence in Medical record documentation by the Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.
He has performed several unique interventional procedures including Flow Restrictor Implantation in Pulmonary Artery for the first time in India; performed a balloon angioplasty in a 1.3 Kg child and stent implantation in a 1.8 kg child. Recently in Aug 2011 he performed an angioplasty in an 1100 gram baby.
His main area of interest is in neonatal Interventions; his current area of interest is Fetal Cardiology (Fetal Echocardiography) and improving neonatal cardiac survivals in developing countries.
He has more than 50 publications. He has written more than 5 chapters. He is currently on the Board of Editors for 3 Journal and reviewer for 5 Journals.