Dr. Prashant Kaul received his medical degree from the University of Cambridge, UK and completed postgraduate residency training in Internal Medicine at the Hammersmith and Royal Brompton Hospitals in London, UK before completing a second internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. He completed fellowships in General Cardiology, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventional Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. During his fellowship, he was the recipient of the Jess Peter award for the best Interventional cardiology fellow.
Dr. Kaul is an interventional cardiologist with an interest in complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions. He is the former Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory & Interventional Cardiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also served as Medical Director of the Chest Pain Center and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program. He continues as an adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
His interests include the management of coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes, systems of care in primary PCI, trans-radial coronary angiography and complex interventions, chronic total occlusions, percutaneous ventricular support devices, peripheral endovascular interventions and value based care.
He has published numerous manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters and has served as the site principal investigator for multiple clinical trials. He has delivered more than 100 lectures on interventional cardiology topics both nationally and internationally and is a member of several national committees including the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Interventional Section Leadership Council. Dr. Kaul is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.