Heart Institutes
Our Team
Dr. Sathyaki P N
Sr. Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. B Ramesh
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. Navasundi
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. K B Prasad
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. K M Nair
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. Venkatesh T K
Dr. Jayaranganath
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. A Ranganathappa
Sr. Cardiologist
Dr. Abhijit Vilas Kulakarni
Dr.Raghavendra Chikkatur
Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Arul D. Furtado
Consultant CTVS
>> Overview


Cardiology Department focuses on holistic approach to Cardiac Care through invasive & non-invasive therapeutic & diagnostic services managed by dedicated team of doctors. At department of cardiology we have a dedicated team of cardiologists who work in tandem to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to patients suffering from heart ailments. Our team of doctors, nurses, technicians and other heart experts are there to ensure excellence in patient care with human touch.

Department of Cardiology at Apollo Hospital is committed to provide health care of international standard at an affordable cost. Our highly qualified team of cardiologists along with the latest technology ensures best possible care for a wide spectrum of heart diseases.

 Interventional Cardiology

The Interventional Cardiology Department is manned by trained and dedicated personnel and is one of the finest in the country. Coronary stenting is routine and performed by most of the interventional cardiologists. Patients with high risk and multi vessel involvement are also treated.

Primary angioplasty, an approach of opening blocked coronary artery during acute myocardial infarction, in place of thrombolysis is practised in suitable cases. Non-coronary intervention deals with a variety of cardiovascular abnormalities. Subclavian, iliac, femoral and carotid artery balloon angioplasty and stenting are being performed. Vascular dissection and aneurysm repair are also conducted with covered stents. Recently, owing to the advent of several percutaneous interventions, it is being increasingly used to guide these interventions. For example device closure of ASD,VSD,placement of stent grafts as well as endovascular laser ablation for varicose veins.

Pediatric Cardiology deals with heart conditions in babies (including unborn babies), children and adolescents. Structural, functional, and rhythm-related problems of the heart are dealt with a high degree of success.

 Cardiac Electrophysiology Department

At cardiac Electrophysiology department our highly skilled team with advanced technology is always motivated to serve the patient suffering from cardiac ailments. This is a field of cardiology which deals with electrical system of the heart and its abnormalities viz. variations in heart rate and rhythm. It covers patient with palpitations, fast or slow beating of heart, episodes of blackout (Syncope) and patients with high risk of sudden cardiac arrest. EP Study reveals any abnormality in heart rate or rhythm and detects the focus of abnormality. Treatments performed here includes radio-frequency ablations, pacemaker and device implantation's and resynchronization therapy. Our dedicated Electrophysiology team at Apollo has enormous experience in all kinds of Electrophysiology studies, radio-frequency ablations, pacemaker and device implantation's and resynchronization therapy. 

Department Of Non-Invasive Cardiology

Non invasive cardiology is relatively new field dealing with cardiac ultrasound as well as various modalities of stress. It has broad range of applications in which encompasses the entire spectrum of cardiac and vascular disease. It is crucial to the evaluation and management of coronary artery disease, rheumatic and valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, peripheral vascular, reno vascular carotid artery disease. At Apollo Hospital we are performing basic & advanced echocardiographic and also Doppler based procedures including Echo,(2-D,3D and contrast echo, TEE), stress echo, carotid and vascular Doppler studies, dyssynchrony evaluation. In addition this lab is extremely busy with TMT procedures every day.

Common Diseases

General cardiology services include preoperative evaluation and treatment and assessment of:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Angina 
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • CAD with TVD DVD or SVD
  • Dyslipidaemia
  • Congenital heart disease 
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Hypertension and related problem
  • Cardiac rhythm abnormality
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Sinus Brady or Tachycardia
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Myopathies
  • Infiltrative disease of the heart
  • Inflammatory disease of the heart
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Noninvasive evaluation of heart disease patients
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Disease of the aorta, including Marfan's syndrome and aortic aneurysm
  • Aneurism repair
  • Other services include care for pregnant women with heart disease


Cardio-Thoracic surgery involves the treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the chest (thorax), including treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). Department is manned by dedicated personnel who are finest in the country  trained from best institutions in the world. The Center of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Apollo Hospitals is a Center of Excellence, which attracts thousands of patients, including international patients and performs virtually every type of heart surgery.

Utilizing advanced medical and surgical equipment, the expert team of physicians and nurses practice evidence-based medicine blended with patient-centered care. Cardio-Thoracic team at Apollo Hospitals has the experience of having performed a large number of Minimally Invasive Bypass surgeries in the country. From intervention to Cardio-Thoracic surgery and rehabilitation, the institute’s approach hinges on personalized care, recognizing that every patient is unique. The Cardio surgical unit has performed a wide range of surgeries - from Neonatal open heart surgeries to Aneurysm surgeries, with excellent results.


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