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Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery

The services offered include heart disease prevention and diagnosis along with a full spectrum of treatment and care, including surgery and rehabilitation. The Department of Cardiology has grown from strength to strength, having performed more than 15,000 surgeries and is one of the leading centres in beating heart surgeries in India. The Department of interventional cardiology has also successfully performed more than 40,000 coronary angiograms and about 7500 coronary interventions.

CARDIOLOGY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr.M.Vijaya Kumar MBBS, MD ,DM (Cardiology) Cardiology 1990-1996 – Consultant Cardiologist Apollo Hospital, Chennai

From 1996 – till date – Vijaya Heart Foundation – Vijaya Hospital
Dr.A.L.Narayanan MBBS, MS, FRCS (Edin) Cardiology Over 25 years as Cardiologist
Dr.C.G.Sreenivas MBBS, MD (General), DM (Cardio) Cardiology From 1996 - till date – Vijaya Heart Foundation – Vijaya Hospital
Dr.Susheel Reddy MBBS, MD, DNB Cardiology Having around 1 ½ years of experience as duty medical officer at Padmini Nursing Home, Chetpet, Chennai

(October 2003 – September 2009) –Senior Registrar in Vijaya Heart Foundation

October 2009 to April 2010 - Junior Consultant Cardiologist

May 2010 – to-date – Consultant Cardiologist – Vijaya Heart Foundation
Dr.P.Mahesh Babu MBBS, MD (Genl.Medicine) ,DNB (Cardiology) Cardiology

2001-2002 – Assistant Professor – General Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute

2002-2003 Registrar – Department of Cardiology – Harvey Heart Hospital, Chennai

From Nov 2006 – to till date – Consultant in Department of Cardiology

Dr.G.Venkatesh MBBS, MD, DNB(Cardiology) Cardiology

Worked in Intensive Care Unit for four years in CSI Rainy Multi – Specialty Hospital (2000 – 2004)

DNB Post Graduate Training Programme for 4 years (2000-2004)

Dr.V.Umapathy MBBS, DNB (General Medicine) Cardiology 1994-1999 - Registrar & Associate Cardiologist - Apollo Hospital

Practicing Cardiology since 2000 at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.M.Ramanathan MBBS, MD, DNB (Cardiology) Cardiology April - June, 2004 – Intensivist at Vijaya Heart Foundation.

July, 2004 – June 2007 – DNB Cardiology Training at Vijaya Heart Foundation.

July, 2007 – May, 2009 – Senior Registrar (Cardiology).

Since July, 2009 - Associate Consultant Cardiology at Apollo Hospital, Chennai.

At present consultant Cardiology in Apollo Hospital, Apollo First Med and New Hope Hospital.

July, 2014 onwards Consultant Cardiology at Vijaya Heart Foundation.

Dr.L.Srichandran MBBS, MD, DM (Cardiology) Cardiology 2011 till date – Associated with Cardiology Department, Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.D.Shanmuga Sundaram MBBS, MD, DNB (Cardiology) Cardiology 2011 till date – Associated with Cardiology Department, Vijaya Heart Foundation.

CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr.P.V.Naresh Kumar MBBS, MS, MCh (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery) Cardiothoracic Surgery 2001 – 2002 – Junior Consultant / Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bengaluru.

2002 – 2004 – Associate Consultant – KLE Heart Foundation and Assistant Professor – J.N.Medical College, Belgaum.

2004 - Consultant and Assistant Professor Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.

2004 – 2012 – Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Vishakpatnam.

Since 2012 – Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Frontier Lifeline.

Since June 2014 – Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon – Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.P.Balasubramanian MBBS, MS, MCh (CTVS), FRCS (Edin) Cardiothoracic Surgery 2001-2003 - Asst.Professor of Cardio-thoracic Surgery - MMC

2003-2005 - Jr.Consultant - VHF

2005-till date Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Vijaya Heart Foundation
Dr.B.Mariappan MBBS, MS, MCh (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery) Cardiothoracic Surgery June 2007 till date – Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Vijaya Heart Foundation.

2007 – Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Madras Medical College.
Dr.P.Amirtharaj MBBS, MS, MCh (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery) Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Madras Medical College.

Worked as Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at ICH, Egmore for 1 year.

Was part of the "Team

At present – Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.V.Prabhakar MBBS, MS, MCh (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery) Cardiothoracic Surgery April, 2007 – February, 2009 – Assistant Surgeon (General Surgery) at Government Head Quarters Hospital, Nagapattinam.

February, 2009 – July, 2010 – Assistant Surgeon (General Surgery) Government Hospital, Vedaraniyam.

August 2013 till date - Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Madras Medical College.
Dr.S.Manoharan MBBS, MS (Genl.Surgery) ,M.Ch (Cardio-thoracic) Cardiothoracic Surgery Practicing Cardiac Surgery after graduation

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

The Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology has a very experienced and dedicated team. It provides pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative services to patients undergoing cardiac surgeries. The department also provides anaesthesia and intensive care services to CATH Lab and coronary care unit.

CARDIAC ANAESTHESIOLOGY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr.Shankar.M.Geeniga MBBS, MD Cardiac Anaesthesiology June, 2008 – November, 2008 – Senior Resident at Vikram Hospital & Cardiac Centre, Mysore.

December, 2008 – Assistant Professor, AIMS, Cochin.

January, 2009 – January, 2010 – Resident (Cardiac Anaesthesiology), AIMS, Cochin.

January, 2010 – March, 2012 – Consultant (Cardiac Anaesthesiology) at MIOT Hospital, Chennai.

March, 2012 – August, 2013 – Senior Consultant (Cardiac Anaesthesiology) at Frontier Lifeline.

June, 2014 – Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.Rohith Raja MBBS, MD Cardiac Anaesthesiology 2011 – 2013 – Worked as an Intensivist at Deepam Hospital.

At present associated with Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr.P.K.Ajeetha MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine), Fellow (Cardiac Anaesthesiology) Cardiac Anaesthesiology May, 2006 – March, 2009 – Junior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, JIPMER, Puducherry.

May, 2009 – August, 2009 – Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, JIPMER, Puducherry.

September, 2009 – May, 2010 – Registrar in Cardiothoracic Department, Vijaya Heart Foundation.

February, 2011 – March, 2013 – FNB Trainee in Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, MMM.

July, 2013 till date – Junior Consultant (Cardiac Anaesthesiology), Vijaya Heart Foundation.

Procedures Performed :

  • CABG - Beating Heart Surgery
  • CABG + EVPP (Left Ventricular Restoration Procedure)
  • CABG+ EVPP+ MV Repair
  • Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Valve Replacements
  • Treatment of stable & unstable angina pectoris, acute myocardial infarctions & immediate coronary angioplasty & stenting
Angiography, Angioplasty and Stenting of:
  • Coronary artery
  • Carotid artery
  • Peripheral artery
  • Renal artery

Services Offered:

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Exercise stress (ECG)
  • Ambulatory ECG monitoring
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Echocardiography
  • Risk factor management program for hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking and diabetes
  • Early detection, treatment and rehabilitation of the risk factors

 

 

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