Professional Background

Dr. Sawhney completed his medical education at a prestigious institution and then pursued advanced training in cardiology, both nationally and internationally. His academic journey has been marked by excellence, and his dedication to learning continues to drive his passion for cardiology.

With an illustrious career spanning 39 years, Dr. J. P. S. Sawhney stands as a distinguished figure in the field of Cardiology. His exceptional expertise and relentless commitment to cardiovascular healthcare have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a leading cardiologist in India.

A Journey of Excellence

Dr. Sawhney embarked on his medical journey by earning his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from V.S.S. Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur University, India in 1980. He displayed his dedication and aptitude for medicine early on, receiving five Gold Medals during his MBBS, a testament to his exceptional abilities.

A Legacy of Learning

His quest for excellence led him to the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER), where he furthered his education. Dr. Sawhney completed his MD in Cardiology in 1984, followed by a DM in Cardiology in 1987, further honing his skills and knowledge in this specialized field. His commitment to academic and clinical excellence continued as he was awarded a Gold Medal during his MD (Medicine) studies.

A Visionary in Cardiology

Dr. J. P. S. Sawhney has not only accumulated a wealth of knowledge through his extensive education but has also translated that knowledge into meaningful patient care. As the Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Chairman of Cardiology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, he has contributed significantly to advancing the understanding and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Awards and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Sawhney's dedication and achievements have been recognized through numerous awards and accolades. His pursuit of excellence in the field of cardiology has made him a source of inspiration for both his peers and his patients.

Current Role

In his current role at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Dr. Sawhney leads the Cardiology department, overseeing the delivery of high-quality cardiac care. His expertise, combined with state-of-the-art technology and a team of dedicated professionals, ensures that patients receive the best possible treatment.

A Trusted Name in Cardiology

Dr. J. P. S. Sawhney's enduring commitment to advancing the field of cardiology, his extensive experience, and his exceptional clinical skills make him a revered name in the world of cardiovascular healthcare. Patients and colleagues alike trust his expertise and rely on his guidance for managing complex cardiac conditions.

  • MBBS - V.S.S. Medical College, Burla Sambalpur University, India
  • MD - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • DM (Cardiology) - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • Fellow of International Medical Science Academy(FIMSA) – 2000
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) – 2006
  • Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) – 2007
  • Fellow of Cardiological Society of India (FCSI) – 2012
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP) - 2018
  • 2008 - Till date : Chairman - Dept. of Cardiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (S.G.R.H).
  • 2001 - 2008 : Senior Consultant- Dept. of Cardiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (S.G.R.H).
  • 1994 - 2001 : Consultant - Dept. of Cardiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (S.G.R.H).
  • 10th Aug 1987 - 1994 : Associate Consultant - Dept. of Cardiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (S.G.R.H).

He has conducted many National & International clinical trials (Phase – II, III & IV) as Principal investigator:

  • Received Achievement award for Extract TIMI trial from Dr. Braunwald.
  • SGRH. Dept of Cardiology is considered to be one of the best centres for Clinical research & trial in North India.
  • Epidemiological study done to look at incidence of Metabolic Syndrome in Indian Urban Population.
  • Study to look at usefulness of Framingham risk score in Indian population.

Completed Global Clinical Trials as Principal Investigator

  • Extract Timi 25 - Enoxaparin and Thrombolysis Reperfusion for Acute Myocardial Infarction Treatment–Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction Study 25.
  • A Safety and Efficacy Dose – Ranging Study of GAP -486 in subjects with Non Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia and Acute Ischemia.
  • Amlodipine/Atorvastatin Combination to Reduce the Health Risk of High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol Levels (GEMINI-AALA).
  • A Phase III, Open Label, Multicentric, Parallel Group, Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Abciximab in Indian Patients Scheduled for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
  • A Randomized Dose Ranging Study of Hexadecasaccharide Including Active Control, in Patients With Unstable Angina or Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Scheduled to Undergo Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (SHINE).


  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Angiography
  • Pacemaker
  • Stent Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Carotid Angioplasty And Stenting