Dr. T S Kler (Padma Bhushan)
Chairman - Fortis Heart and Vascular Institute
Cardiologist - MD, DM (Cardiology), MRCP (UK), FRCP (UK), FACC (USA)
SeekMed - Medical Advisor
Dr. Kler is the Chairman of Fortis Heart and Vascular Institute and a top cardiologist of international repute. He's been responsible for developing angiography & angioplasty programs with focus on non-surgical treatment of heart diseases. He performs more than 2500 cardiac diagnostic angiographies & 400 angioplasties including stenting, atherectomy & rotablation each year. He also trains fellows in interventional cardiology & cardiac electrophysiology.
Prior to this, Dr. Kler was the Chairman, PSRI Heart Institute in New Delhi. In addition, Dr. Kler was the Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services at Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi (since its inception in 1991) that offered advanced treatment modalities for Radiofrequency Ablation, Pacemaker Implantation, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation, Device Therapy for Heart Failure & Combo Device Implantation.
awards & affiliations
Padma Bhushan award (3rd highest civilian honor in India) by President of India
Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology
Vishisht Chikitsa Ratan & Inspiring Cardiologist Awards
Founder President of Heart Rhythm Society of India
Life Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FRCP)
Scientific Advisor to Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Guidant & Medical Concepts
Published more than 150 scientific publications in national & international journals