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DR. Benny Panakkal
DR Benny Panakkal
Senior Consultant
28 years of experience
Ruwi (Oman)

About DR Benny Panakkal

Dr Benny Panakkal is associated with Badr Al Samaa Group since more than a decade and under his leadership the department of cardiology has treated more than 1 million patients till now. Dr Benny  Panakkal’s main interest and specialty in the interventional cardiology is the radial Access. He primarily does Interventional Procedures through the Radial Route (wrist). He has presented number of cases and research papers in many international and national conferences, regularly visits medical institutions for conducting workshops and delivering guest lectures. He is also member of many Cardiology Societies and Associations across the world.

Excellence & Experience

Area of excellence
  • Radial Route Interventional Procedures
  • Primary Angioplasties
  • PTCA with Stenting
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
Level of Experience
  • Post Graduate Resident (Internal Medicine) - Government Wenlock Hospital, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India – 1988-1991
  • Internist and Physician - Sanjos Parish Hospital, Pavaratty, Kerala, India – 1991-1992
  • Senior Resident in Cardiology - Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India – 1992-1995
  • Consultant Cardiologist - Department of Cardiology, Elite Mission Hospital, Thrissur, Kerala, India – 1995-2000
  • Chief Cardiologist - Department Of Cardiology, Amala Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Thrissur, Kerala, India – 2000-2003
  • Chief Cardiologist & Group Medical Director - Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, Oman – 2003
  • Adjunct Professor of Cardiology - Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India -2011 to Date

Awards & Academics

List of awards
  • Awarded as the best outgoing student in The DM Cardiology Examination in 1995 held at Medical College Trivandrum, India
  • Awarded as the best outgoing student In the BSc Zoology Examination Conducted at St. Thomas College, Thrissur in 1981
Academics Details
  • DM (Cardiology) - Medical College Trivandrum under University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India - 1995
  • MD (General Medicine) - Kasturba Medical College Mangalore under Mangalore University Mangalore, Karnataka, India - 1991
  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College Calicut, Kerala, under University of Calicut, Kerala, India - 1987
  • BSc Zoology - St.Thomas College Thrissur, Kerala, under University of Calicut, Kerala, India - 1981
  • Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology December 2007
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology February 2013

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Out Patient Timings

The outpatient timings at Badr Al Samaa Hospitals have been planned in such a way that your choice of doctor is available whenever you are free.

Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ruwi - Oman
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ruwi - Oman
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ruwi - Oman

Blogs Written by DR Benny Panakkal


CARDIOLOGY INTERVENTIONS FROM RADIAL ROUTE The faster and safer route to your heart The test to identify blocks in coronaries.Coronary Angiogram:...

Heart Attacks during the COVID 19 days

Heart Attacks during the COVID 19 daysDuring the current COVID 19 pandemic, it is noted that world over there is a drastic decrease in the number of p...