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Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler

Padma Bhushan

Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler

Chairman & HOD - BLK-Max Heart & Vascular Institute, Chairman Pan Max - Electrophysiology - Heart & Vascular Institute - MD, DM (Cardiology), MRCP (UK), FRCP (UK), FACC (USA)

Dr. Kler is the Chairman & HOD - BLK-Max Heart & Vascular Institute, Chairman Pan Max - Electrophysiology - Heart & 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.

  • 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

  • Inspiring Cardiologist 2018 Award

  • Vijay Ratna Award

  • Founder President of Heart Rhythm Society of India

  • Vice President of Indian College of Cardiology

  • 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

  • Established first state of the art Electrophysiology department in India

  • First to implant ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) in India and South East Asia in Apr'95

  • Instituted ICD implantation programme at various centers in India

  • First to perform Radio Frequency Ablation in Sri Lanka

  • Clinical and Preventive Cardiology

  • Electrophysiology

  • Cardiac Catheterization

  • Arrhythmias

  • Atrial Fibrillation

  • Heart Failure

  • Heart Attack

  • Congenital Heart Defects

  • Coronary Heart Disease

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Dr. T. S. Kler, Dr. Ravi Gupta. `Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias’ Current Medical Journal of India; Vol. IX, No. 11 FEB., 2004

  • Kler T S : A profile of acute myocardial infarction in Gizan province of Saudi Arabia (Saudi Medical Journal)

  • K Bhargava, A Saxena, TS Kler. Narrow QRS Incessant Tachycardia in a patient with Recent Myocardial infarction. What is the Mechanism? Heart Rhythm 2008; 5:1758-59

  • K Bhargava, TS Kler, HJ Wellens. An example of combined Sino-Atrial and Atrio-ventricular block. J Electrocardiol 2008; 41(4):355-356

  • Kartikeya Bhargava And Tarlochan Singh Kler, Department of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services, Ventricular Fibrillation in the EP Lab. What is the Atrial Rhythm, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Vol. 19, No: 9, September 2008

  • K Bhargava, J Singh, TS Kler, Change in Atrial Activation Sequence During Orthodromic Reciprocating Tachycardia: what is the Mechanism? Heart Rhythm 2007; 4: 1235-1237

  • K Bhargava, V Arora, TS Kler. Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Opening Directly into Right Atrium and Mistaken for Coronary Sinus during Implantation of a Biventricular Pacemaker. Heart Rhythm 2007; 4(6):810

  • Anil Saxena, Jitendra Singh, Aparna Jaswal, Vanita Arora, Kartikeya Bhargava, T. S. Kler, Comparitive follow up of ICD recipients in spontaneous versus inducible ventricular arrhythmias, paper presented at 2nd Asia Pacific congress of Heart Failure at Singapore on 9th – 12th Janaury 2005

  • Vanita Arora, kartikeya Bhargava, T. S. Kler, N. Trehan, Angelo Auricchio, Pacing site for biventricualar pacing in patients of severe heart failure, Heart Rhythm 2005; Vol2,5(Suppl):S168

  • K Bhargava, A Saxena, TS Kler, Ventricular Fibrillation in the EP Lab. But What is the Atrial Rhythm” journal of Cardiovasc electrophysiol 2008; 19:991-992

  • Kartikeya Bhargava, Rajesh Jindal, Tarlochan S Kler, Narrow QRS Tachycardia with Alternate Wide QRS Beats: What is the Mechanism? Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal 2008; 8 (3) : 234-237