Cardiology

Cardiology

The KIMSHEALTH Heart Institute brings together a distinguished and experienced faculty with one of the most innovative and advanced cardiac care facilities in the country. The Department of Cardiology at KIMSHEALTH is an advanced cardiac centre that caters to Diagnostic, Interventional, Therapeutic and Preventive aspects of Cardiology. It has Outpatient, Inpatient, and Cutting edge investigative and interventional facilities. There are dedicated subspecialty clinics that range from Heart Failure, Arrhythmias, Paediatric cardiology to Cardiomyopathy. On the Interventional front the top-of-the-line cardiac interventional labs, ECMO, IVUS, 3D Electrophysiology recording systems complement the advanced Vivid based 3D echocardiography systems. A 24/7 emergency system that ensures Primary Angioplasty in Acute MI ensures patient services to completion. Naturally, the choice is KIMS.


Our Doctors

Prof. Dr. G Vijayaraghavan
Prof. Dr. G Vijayaraghavan

Vice-Chairman & Director-Medical Services, Dean-Academics Senior …


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Ramakrishna Pillai V
Dr. Ramakrishna Pillai V

Director - Interventional Cardiology, Senior Consultant …


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. M Zulfikar Ahamed
Dr. M Zulfikar Ahamed

Senior Consultant


Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Ramesh Natarajan
Dr. Ramesh Natarajan

Senior Consultant & Coordinator


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Ajit Kumar VK
Dr. Ajit Kumar VK

Senior Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Bijulal  S
Dr. Bijulal S

Senior Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Anees Thajudeen
Dr. Anees Thajudeen

Senior Consultant - Cardiology and Electrophysiology


Cardiology, Electrophysiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Padmaja N P
Dr. Padmaja N P

Senior Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Praveen S V
Dr. Praveen S V

Senior Consultant & Heart Transplant Coordinator


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Meera  R
Dr. Meera R

Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Hashir  Kareem
Dr. Hashir Kareem

Senior Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Dhinesh David
Dr. Dhinesh David

Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Bhavana  Mohandas
Dr. Bhavana Mohandas

Consultant


Cardiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Hari Dev J J
Dr. Hari Dev J J

Associate Consultant – Cardiac Anaesthesiology


Cardiology, Anesthesiology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum


We combine Experience and Compassionate care through:

  • Clinical care paths

  • Specialty Clinical programs

  • Advanced diagnostic and interventional facilities

  • Electronic record keeping and follow up

  • Multidisciplinary Team interaction

  • Support Departments which help us to take care of patients with multiple comorbidities.

OUR SPECIALTIES

  • General Cardiology

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Paediatric Cardiology

  • Electrophysiology

  • Structural Heart Disease

  • Valvar Heart Disease

SERVICES WE OFFER

  • Coronary Heart Disease: Primary Angioplasty

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Paediatric cardiology

  • Grown up congenital heart disease

  • Electrophysiology & Complex Arrhythmias

  • Pacemakers and Devices

  • Structural & Valvar Heart Disease

  • Echocardiography

  • Heart Failure.

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

  • Cardiac Oncology

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

FACILITIES

  • Preventive Executive Heart Health Checkups

  • Emergency Cardiac care is offered round the clock in ICU and CCU units.

  • Primary Angioplasty for Acute MI is offered 24/7 round the clock in the least Door to Balloon time by the Consultant Cardiologist on call.

  • Mechanical Circulatory support with IABP, ECMO.

  • Thrombolysis for Acute MI, Pulmonary Embolism, Prosthetic valve thrombosis

  • State of the Art Interventional Cardiac Cath labs: Two.

  • Coronary Angiograms, Primary and Elective Coronary Angioplasty, Coronary Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS).

  • Computerised TMT (Treadmill Test)

  • Ambulatory 24-hour BP monitoring

  • Structural Heart Device Implantation : ASD, VSD, PDA devices, RSOV, Paravalvar defect, CAV fistulas, Coarctation.

  • Valve Interventions: Balloon Aortic Valvoplasty, Balloon Mitral Valvoplasty, Balloon Pulmonary Valvoplasty, Transaortic Valvar Implantation (TAVR), Transmitral Valar implantation (TMVR), Trans pulmonary Valvar Implantation

  • 3D Electrophysiology Recording systems for advanced Arrhythmia evaluation and Radio Frequency Ablation:

  • Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Supraventricular Tachycardia, VPC, Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation.

  • Routine Pacemaker Implantation: VVI, DDD, Leadless, Conduction System pacing.

  • Advanced Device Implantation: Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT), Intracardiac Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation.

  • Holter Monitoring

  • Head Up Tilt Test ( HUTT )

  • Echocardiography systems. (Transthoracic and Trans-oesophageal), Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography.

  • Cardiac Imaging: CT Coronary Angiograms and Cardiac MRI in the Imaging radiology labs.



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FAQs

Chest pain, Shortness of breath, Fainting etc. are the major symptoms. Heart disease symptoms depend on the type of heart disease. It is easier to treat when detected early.

To reduce the risk of heart disease, you can take the following measures:

  • Adopt a Heart-Healthy Diet
  • Exercise Regularly
  • Maintain a Healthy Weight
  • Get Quality Sleep
  • Get Regular Health Screening Tests
  • Manage Stress
  • Quit Smoking

Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect the heart. Heart diseases include:

  • Blood vessel disease, such as coronary artery disease
  • Irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias)
  • Heart problems you're born with (congenital heart defects)
  • Disease of the heart muscle
  • Heart valve disease

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