Physicians and staff
Kapildeo Lotun, MD
Dr. Lotun joined Pauley Heart Center in October, 2008 as Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiology. He is Section Chief of Vascular Medicine in Cardiology and an Interventional Cardiologist.
Dr. Lotun received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from JIPMER, Pondicherry University, India, in 1993. He went on to earn a Master’s of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology from Palmer University, Davenport, Iowa, in 1997. He did a residency in Anesthesiology at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Internal
Medicine at Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, and Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He then served as a Hospitalist and Clinical Instructor at Brown University teaching hospitals in Providence, Rhode Island.
Dr. Lotun received his Vascular Medicine fellowship training at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Cardiology training at Tufts Medical Center, and Interventional Cardiology fellowship training at Lahey Clinic, all part of the Tufts University School of Medicine.
His clinical expertise includes vascular diseases, endovascular interventions for vascular diseases, coronary and non-coronary interventions including mitral valvuloplasty, PFO and ASD closure.
Dr. Lotun is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology, the Society of Vascular Medicine and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology, Echocardiology and Interventional Cardiology. He also is a Registered Vascular Technologist.
Dr. Lotun’s research involved gene therapy in cardiac and vascular diseases. He has been co-investigator on several related NIH trials and investigations and has given presentations at the AHA Scientific Sessions, and the Society of Vascular Medicine Meetings. He has published in various professional journals and has contributed to two book chapters on cardiovascular gene therapy.