The department of cardiology offers advanced and specialized treatment for heart related ailments. Our facilities are supported by highly qualified doctors, nurses and support staff. Our cardiology physicians are accompanied by experienced cardio thoracic surgeons who provide excellent care for all heart ailments. Our state-of-the art CATH Lab is equipped for simple and complex coronary angioplasties and minimal access procedures. Our Interventional team is available 24/7 to help patients with any sort of cardiac emergencies. Our cardiac care center is renowned for its specialized cardiac care facilities and highly sophisticated ‘state-of-the-art’ cardiology and cardio thoracic surgical services that have repaired several hearts.

CARDIOLOGY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr M. Vijayakumar
MBBS., MD., DM (AIIMS, Delhi) Interventional Cardiology International Society & Federation of Cardiology training in Germany 1988.
Common Wealth Fellowship in UK & Italy 1988-1990.
1990 – 1996 - Consultant at Apollo Main Hospital, Chennai.
Senior Consultant Cardiologist at VHF from 1996 to-date.
Dr A. L. Narayanan
MBBS., MD., DM., MD (Gen.Med.) General/Interventional Cardiology 1982- 1988 - Professor of Cardiology
Gold Medalist in General Surgery and Radiology in Govt. Stanley Hospital, Chennai.
32 years experience as a Consultant Cardiologist.
1988-96 - Worked as a Senior Consultant in Saudi Arabia.
1988-1996 - Senior Consultant, Co-ordinator of Cardiac Transplantation in Saudi Arabia
Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at VHF from 1996 till date.
Dr C. G. Sreenivas
MBBS., MD., DM., FESC.,
Interventional Cardiology
  • ASD Closures
  • Primary PCI
  • Complex PCI
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • AICB/CRT implants
  • Renal Angioplasty
  • PTMC/PBV
  • Endovascular Anuerysm Repair
  • AAlcohol Sepal Ablations
20 years experience as a Cardiologist.
Has done a variety of interventions in both adult and pediatric and Coronary peripheral work since 1996 at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Fellow European Society of Cardiology since 2014.
Dr P. Susheel Reddy
MBBS., MD., DNB (Cardiology) CAG PTCA PPI TPI 2D Echo TMT 11 years experience in the field of Invasive and non-invasive cardiology.
Currently, Consultant Cardiologist at VHF.
Dr P. Mahesh Babu
MBBS., MD (Gold Medalist), DNB Card (Gold Medalist) Non Invasive Cardiology
  • 2D Echo
  • TEE
  • TMT
Invasive Cardiology
  • Coronary peripheral angiogram
  • Primary PCI
  • Complex multivessel PTCA
  • Peripheral and Renal angiogram
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • IVC Filter insertion
  • ASD Device closure
11 years experience in non-invasive and invasive Cardiology.
Currently, Consultant Cardiologist at VHF.
Dr V. Umapathy
MBBS., DNB (Gen. Med.), Member of American Society of Hypertension, Member of European Soceity of Heart Failure Association Non-invasive & Invasive Cardiology

Practicing as a Cardiologist since 2000 at VHF.

Dr G. Venkatesh
MBBS., MD., DNB (Card.) Interventional Cardiology 7 years of experience in Interventional Cardiology.
DR M. Ramanathan
MBBS., MD (Gen. Med.), DNB (Card.) Well versed in the following:
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Angioplasties (PTCA)
  • Primary PCI
  • Peripheral and Renal angioplasties.
  • TPI
  • Permanent Pacemaker implantation (PPI)
  • IVC Filters
  • IABP
  • Device Therapy
  • Pericardio Centesis
  • Echocardiography
  • PTMC
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair.

6 years of experience in the field of Cardiology (Invasive and Non invasive).

Currently, Consultant Cardiologist at VHF.

DR L. Srichandran
MBBS., Dip. Diab., MD., DM (Card.), Associate FESC (Fellow of European Society of Cardiology) Non Invasive Cardiology
  • ECHO
  • TMT
  • HOLTER
  • Ambulatory BP
  • Invasive Cardiology
2011 till date – Associated with Cardiology Department, Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Dr A. R. Anantharaman
MBBS., DNB (Gen.Med.)., DNB (Cardiology) General/Interventional Cardiology Associated with Cardiology Department, Vijaya Heart Foundation since 2008.

CARDIOLOGY SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting (PTCA)
  • Primary and Rescue Coronary Angioplasty (Angioplasties during Heart Attack)
  • Complex Bifurcation and CTO Angioplasties
  • Peripheral Angiograms and Angioplasties (PTA)
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Angioplasty (PTRA); Carotid Angioplasty
  • FFR (Fractional Flow Reserve) measurement
  • IABP (Intra Aortic Balloon Pump)\
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation (Single chamber and Dual chamber PPI)
  • Temporary Pacemaker implantation (TPI)
  • CRT (Cardio Resynchronization Therapy), CRT-D (Combo Device)
  • ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator)
  • EP study and RF ablation
  • Device Closure of ASD,VSD, PDA etc.
  • Pulmonary Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty (BMW/PTMC)
  • Coarctation PTA/Stenting
  • IVC Filter implantation
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
  • Non Invasive Cardiology
  • ECG
  • Echocardiography (Transthoracic)
  • TEE (Transesophageal ECHO)
  • TMT
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory BP monitoring
  • CT Coronary Angiography
  • Cardiac Nuclear Imaging.
CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr P. Balasubramanian
MBBS., MS.,M.Ch (CTVS), FRCS (Edin.) Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • OPCAB/CABG
  • LV Restoration Surgery
  • CABG + Valve repairs
  • Valve repairs & Replacements
  • Emergency CABG & Post MI VSD repairs
  • Redo CABG.
Currently working as Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Associated with Vijaya Heart Foundation since the year 1996.
Over 20 years of experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr Kiran Kumar
MS. Mch., Cardio thoracic surgery Associated with Vijaya Heart Foundation since the year 2015.
Over 5 years of experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr. S. Manoharan
MBBS., MS., M.Ch., (CTVS) Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Valve Replacements & CABG.
Sr.Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Vijaya Heart Foundation.
Over 3 decades of experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.
16 years of work experience as Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Children’s Hospital, Egmore.
10 years as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at VHF.
Dr A. Nirmal Kumar
MS. Mch., Cardio Thoracic Surgery Associated with Vijaya Heart Foundation since the year 2015.
Over 4 years of experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr P. Amirtharaj MS., Mch., Cardiac Surgery Over 10 years of experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Part time Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery at Vijaya Heart Foundation since the year 2010.

CARDIO-THORACIC SURGICAL SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Coronary Revascularisation (CABG)
  • Off Pump CABG
  • Total Arterial Revascularisation
  • Redo CABG
  • MIDCAB (Minimal Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass)
  • Complex CABG procedures (CABG + MVR /AVR, Endarterectomy LV Restoration etc.)
  • Surgery for Heart Failure due to IHD
  • Post MI VSD Repair
  • LV Reconstruction and Restoration procedures (EVP)
  • LV Aneurysm Repairs
  • Valve Surgery
  • MVR, AVR and DVR
  • Valve Repairs (Mitral, Tricuspid, Aortic)
  • MIVS (Minimal Invasive Valve Surgery)
  • Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS)
  • MIDCAB
  • MIVS
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Bentall Operation and Bio Bentall
  • Hemi Arch Replacements
  • Arch and Ascending Aorta Replacement
  • Dissection of Aorta (Acute and Chronic) Repairs
  • Descending Aorta Aneurysm Repairs
  • Aorta Bi femoral Bypass
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • ASD, VSD Closure
  • AV Canal Repairs
  • TOF Repairs / DORV Corrections
  • Single Ventricle Staged Repairs (BT Shunt Glenn Procedure  Fontan Operation (TCPC)
  • Coarctation and PDA Repairs
  • Arterial Switch Operation and Senning’s Operation for TGA
  • Complex Congenital Repairs
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Decortication
CARDIAC ANAESTHESIOLOGY
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr Shankar Geeniga
MD(Anaesthesia), PDCC (Cardiac Anaesthesia) Cardiac Anaesthesia Chief Cardiac Anaesthetist at Vijaya Heart Foundation since the year 2015.
Dr P. K. Ajeetha
MD (Aneasthesiology and Critical Care), FNB (Cardiac Anaesthesia) Aneasthesiology and Critical Care Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist at Vijaya Heart Foundation since 2013.

VIJAYA RAPID ACCESS CARDIAC EVALUATION (V-RACE)

We have initiated 24 hours chest pain service – V-RACE. This has been established with an intent to provide urgent treatment like rapid access to the patient’s residence, speedy transport to the hospital, emergency optimal treatment including interventional procedures by Senior Cardiologists round the clock.