The department of Cardiac Sciences Fortis Hospital, Kolkata constitutes a team of the renowned and top cardiologists in
Kolkata, with extensive experience in the aspects of cardiac care ranging from echocardiography, angiography, and heart
transplantation to the latest clinical research and advanced treatments for heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation, and
Patients from all over the world suffering from various heart or cardiovascular diseases are referred to our heart specialist
doctor in Kolkata, Fortis. The department is committed to focusing on accurate diagnosis and treatment of multiple
complex diseases. The team has an expertise in the field of rheumatic heart diseases including coronary artery disease,
juvenile mitral stenosis, heart failure, congenital heart defects, valvular heart disease, angioplasties, cardiomyopathies, and
arrhythmias. The team efficiently performs all the open surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries including Robotic
Thoracic Surgery and Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS).
All the procedures including heart catheterizations, angioplasty, or inserting a pacemaker are performed with great
proficiency by the team. Our renowned team of heart specialists in Kolkata Fortis has attained reverence in various
subspecialties such as invasive, non- invasive, interventional, and therapeutic cardiology. The team collaborates actively
with other departments to perform superlative therapeutic and diagnostic procedures such as Carotid artery ultrasound,
Biventricular pacing/cardiac resynchronization therapy, Electrophysiology testing, Tilt Testing, Rotational atherectomy,
PTCA efficiently to accurately assess multiple cardiac disorders.
At Fortis, our team, well led by the best cardiologist in Kolkata, is internationally acknowledged for its contribution towards
research and cardiac services. The team is supported by the state-of-the-art infrastructure and the most advanced
equipment, thereby ensuring sophisticated care to the patients. The team continuously focuses on providing innovative
treatments and conducting detailed research on novel drug therapies that assist in enhancing the quality of life of the
The Cardiology Division at Fortis comprises some of the top cardiologists in Noida. The department deals with the management of various disorders related to the heart and blood vessels. The team of cardiologists at Noida branch aims at early medical diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, congenital heart defects, vascular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Patients from all over the world suffering from various heart diseases or cardiovascular disorders are referred to our leading heart specialists in Noida
Fortis has a dedicated and renowned team of heart doctors in Noida, who are supported by cutting edge technology and state of the art infrastructure to provide superior quality care to all the patients. The team of the best cardiologists in Noida branch performs various procedures such as heart catheterizations, angioplasty, or inserting a pacemaker. The three main types of cardiology procedures performed at Fortis Noida include Invasive, Non-invasive, and Interventional cardiology.
The division of Interventional cardiology, at Fortis Noida, comprises some of the finest cardiologists. The procedures performed by our best heart specialists in the Noida branch are usually non-surgical using a catheter – a small, flexible tube – to repair damaged or weakened vessels, narrowed arteries, or other affected parts of the heart structure. Common conditions treated by our team include:
Coronary artery disease
Heart valve disease
Peripheral vascular disease
The department of Cardiac Sciences in Fortis is led by the top heart specialist in Noida, who is well supported by a team of doctors who aim at providing superior and compassionate care to patients in order to ensure better treatment outcomes and speedy recovery of the patients.
Q1. What are the risks of heart surgery?
All major surgeries including any heart surgery carries some risks. However, the result of these surgeries is usually excellent and hence the benefits outweigh the risks. Some associated risks of heart surgery are as mentioned:• Bleeding
Signs of inflammation such as swelling, pain, infection, fever.
Complications related to anaesthesia like nausea, vomiting, headaches, etc.
Peripheral vascular disease
Damage to internal tissues of heart, lungs, liver, and kidneys
Death (This might occur in people who are critically ill before the surgery)
In general, the risk of complications increases if any heart surgery is performed in an emergency, ex. during a heart attack. The risk is also higher if the patient has some other underlying conditions or diseases, such as kidney disease, lung disease, diabetes or peripheral arterial disease. The cardiologists at Fortis will evaluate all the potential risks and help determine the best course of treatment for the patient.
Q2. What are the conditions a cardiologist can treat?
Heart disease is not a single condition, but a general term used for a variety of diseases and conditions that can affect the heart. At Fortis, the cardiologists specialize in treating a wide range of cardiac conditions, as mentioned below
Adult congenital diseases
Congenital cardiac disease
Heart valve disorders
Q3. Is a referral from a general physician necessary, to get a prescription from a cardiologist?
Usually, a general physician refers a patient to a heart specialist or cardiac surgeon. However, a person can directly ask for a cardiologist consultation too.
Q4. How much does a Cardiologist charge for his services?
The charges of the Cardiologist depend entirely on the years of experience and expertise of the physician. They might charge an additional fee for any tests or exams along with the standard consultation fee.
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