In Faridabad, the Fortis Escorts Hospital has taken the initiative to forge a team of Cardiac experts to help deal the growing cardiac problems in India
Fortis Escorts Hospital in Faridabad is reported to have formed a team of cardiac experts including, cardiologists, cardio thoracic & vascular surgeons, cardiac anaesthetists and perfusionists. The single-fold motive behind the integrated initiative is to deal with the increasing cardiovascular problems in India- largely prevalent between the range of 1.3 to 4.6 million, with an annual incidence of 4,91,600 to 1.8 million, as per the government sources.
Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad brings together a complete Cardiac Sciences team to extend a comprehensive and integrated clinical solution to patients seeking treatment for cardiac problems.
The Cardiac Sciences team is spearheaded by Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Head of the Department& Principal Consultant, Cardiology and Dr. Neerav Bansal, Head of the Department & Senior Consultant, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery.
The CTVS team at the hospital has been constituted to integrated clinical efficiency with the latest technologies in treating ailments related to the heart. The Cardiac Sciences department can handle patients with complex heart problems given the present sedentary lifestyles. According to an ASSOCHAM report, the young people between 25 to 45 years in Delhi NCR have an alarmingly high cholesterol level, one of the key reasons for cardiac diseases
In interventional cardiology and electrophysiology, the significant expertise of the team is exhibited in the years of experience that Dr. Sanjay Kumar brings to the tablewith over 10,000 Cath Lab procedures to his credit. He is complemented by Dr. AseemDhall, who has vast experience in Coronary Intervention and Devices for almost two decades. Dr. Amit Kumar brings specialized expertise in Electrophysiology & pacemakers to the department.
The expertise in the critical area of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery is brought in by Dr. Neerav Bansal with extensive experience in open heart surgeries including Bypass (CABG) surgery, valve surgeries (all forms of repair and replacement), Aortic surgery, Pediatric cardiac surgery, Vascular and Thoracic surgeries. Dr. Biju Sivam Pillai joins the team with comprehensive skills in pre-operative, operative and post-operative management of adult and paediatric patients. Dr. NandiniSelotis an experienced team member having spent over 19 years in the field of cardiac anaesthesia with many research papers and publications to her credit. Dr. Kanwar Aditya Baloriais a US certified Trans oesophageal echocardiography (TEE) expert.He is a specialist in Cardiac Anaesthesia with more than 10,000 open heart surgeries to his credit including complex congenital, adult cardiac and aortic surgeries with cardiac critical care.