South Asians develop coronary artery disease up to 10 years earlier than other ethnic groups and have a four times greater risk of heart disease than the general population.
More than half of all South Asians who suffer heart attacks get them before age 50.
The Cardiology department at Promed is equipped with the latest innovations in cardiac care. Our cardiologists give patients of all ages the best care possible. They are well trained and deal with the entire spectrum of cardiac issues including common heart problems such as angina, heart attacks, heart failure, valve problems, arrhythmias, pacemaker issues etc. The Cardiology department is equipped with ECG, ECHO, Treadmill test, Holter monitoring, ABI measurement, Carotid dopplers etc.
Please see vascular surgery and cardiac rehab / preventive cardiology departments for other details.
We offer a range of services to help diagnose cardiac health issues at an early stage, including:
Our catheterization lab (cath lab) is equipped with the latest state of the art Philips Azurion Clarity 7C12 with flexvision and emits ultra low level X-ray dose. The cath lab is equipped for doing coronary angiograms, angioplasties, complex angioplasties, CTO angioplasties, Temporary and permanent pacemaker implantation, Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (AICD), Intra atrial septal defect (ASD) device closure, ventricular septal defect (VSD) device closure, Coarctation stenting, Balloon Mitral Valvotomy (BMV/PTMC), Aortic valvuloplasties, Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and peripheral angioplasties.
Holter test is a 24 hour ECG which records the patient’s heart rate and electrical activity. It is done in patient with h/o palpitation and suspected slow/fast heartbeat. It helps in identifying irregular heartbeats, fast heart beats, slow heart beats and aid in treating the patient with pacemaker, EPS and RFA.
Is a basic essential test in diagnosing heart disease. An echocardiogram uses sound waves to produce images of your heart, basically it is a scan of the heart. It is a safe and painless procedure that uses a transducer. It helps in diagnosing heart attacks, percentage of Heart pumping, Congenital anomalies of the heart (ASD, VSD, CoA), Valvular abomalities (MS, MR, AS, AR, PAH)
A stress test, also known as an exercise test or treadmill test, is used by doctors to find out how well a patient's heart works during physical activity. It helps in identifying underlying heart disease and irregular heartbeats. It is a good screening test to find out underlying heart disease. Promed Hospital is equipped with two state of the art TMT machines.
An ECG is a basic test for diagnosing heart disease. It looks at your heart’s rate, rhythm and electrical activity. It helps in diagnosing heart attacks, a ‘silent’ heart attack, irregular heartbeat (an arrhythmia), problems with the spread of electrical activity within the heart and an enlarged heart.
Dr. Arun Kalyanasundaram is a renowned leader in the domain of Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions in the United States and rest of the world.
He has successfully performed thousands of highly complex procedures in the US and Asia with an impeccable safety record. He has completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, India. And, today he is a part of many reputed institutes such as the University of Maryland, Maryland, USA, Geisinger Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA, and Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
Presently, he is the chief of Cardiology at Promed Hospital, Chennai. He also serves as Honorary Director, Interventional Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, and heads the CTO PCI program there. Besides, he has also instituted the CHIP-CTO INDIA [COMPLEX HIGH RISK INDICATED PATIENTS (CHIP) – CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION (CTO)] conference along with a few leaders in interventional cardiology in India, to help teach cardiologists how to deal with complex coronary interventions.
MPH, MD (ABIM) FACC, FSCAI, Intvl.Card (USA)
Chief cardiologist, Promed hospital
Promed is a multispeciality hospital & diagnostic centre with a focus on delivering trustworthy and ethical medical care. We pride ourselves in providing well trained and experienced physicians in combination with courteous staff and state of the art infrastructure.
Dear Patient / Family Member,
Cleveland Cardiac Care (C3) is inspired by the Cleveland Clinic, where I got trained. It is an endeavor to create a system that offers our patients world-class, appropriate, and tailored medical care, regardless of geographical location, social status, and economic ability.
As an entity, I personally guarantee to value your time and convenience. And, as part of the C3 family, you will experience stress-free, immediate and personalized care with compassion and respect. Whatever your cardiac needs, you can rest easy, as our team of professionals is always available to you with cutting-edge technology, vast knowledge and years of experience. I’m committed to offering the highest quality of cardiac care and services that will create long-lasting relationships with my patients. The care will be comprehensive and encompass everything from prevention to the most advanced curative techniques in cardiology.
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Have been taking cardiac treatment for my father in this hospital since April, 2020 and have completed couple of surgery with them in past month. All the doctors and nursing staff are very generous and kind in helping out patients and attenders. Doctors make sure the patients are informed about their progress and further treatments. Couldn't just specify one doctor, as all the doctors are friendly and takes good care.They have a separate team to interact with patients to know your feedback on daily basis and make your they are comfortable in the services provided Hospital being located in the main road, makes it more easily accessible and have their 24x7 doctors and lab facilities makes it more easier for patients.
I would just give this hospital 5 rating. We had come to Promed as an emergency for my father’s health. He had very good care from the nurses and Dr. Caroline the night we came in and we were asked to meet Dr Shyam interventional cardiologist the very next day. He was an absolute life saver for my dad. As we have met 2-3 cardiologist Regarding his health conditions all his lab reports would be normal but his symptoms never subsided. Dr. Shyam with at most care looked into all the reports and found variations in the TMT that was already done 6 months back. None of the doctors that we met before could not recognise it but he did a great job in finding out the variations and he[...]
recommended us for an angiogram and we were asked to meet Dr Arun Kalyanasundram interventional cardiologist he was such a great doctor he absolutely made us feel so comfortable on the treatment.Both the doctors actually saved my dads life and we did find block in the angiogram and he was asked to do angioplasty and the procedure was with at most care and the procedure end to successfully never the less the nurses and the other care takers in the hospital were absolutely caring and attended us with atmost care and concern We had a great experience at this hospital I strongly recommend people to come to this hospital at any emergency Hope this would be helpful to many people 😊
At Promed Hospital, we work hard to make sure our patients and their families are the happiest they can ever be. Please have a look at what our patients have to say about Dr Arun Kalyanasundaram. These testimonials mean the world to us. We, along with our entire team, are really grateful to receive such positive feedback. Thank you all for your continued support. We are always here for you.