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Dr. K. S. S. Bhat

Dr. K. S. S. Bhat

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)


Internal Medicine


General Physician


39 Years Experience Overall  (39 years as specialist)

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Practicing since 1970, Dr. K S S Bhat is an immensely experienced Cardiologist with a career span of over four decades. His expertise lies in the areas of Ischemic Heart Disease, Clinical Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension and Heart Failure. Currently, Dr. Bhat practices at Manipal Hospital and Heart Lung Clinic, both located in Bangalore. Some of his areas of interest are Preventive Cardiology, Public Health Education and Clinical Research. He has a wide teaching experience on a national and global platform. On the domestic front, he has trained students at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and HAL Hospital, Bengaluru. He also has imparted academic training in overseas institutions such as Otago Medical School, New Zealand and Al Fatah University Medical School, Libya. The Bangalore Heart Project conducted in Manipal Hospital in 1989 and a week long program on Preventive Cardiology for physicians and public in 1991, figure among Dr. Bhats notable professional achievements002E

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Coronary Angioplasty
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Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital


98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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+ 16


10:30 - 12:00

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

Common questions & answers

Q: What does a Heart specialist do?

A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.

Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?

A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure

Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?

A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.

Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?

A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.

Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?

A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.


MBBS - Vikram University Ujjain, 1967
MD - General Medicine - University of Delhi, 1969
Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD) - University of Delhi, 1976


Karnataka Medical Council


Consultant at Manipal Hospitals


21535 Karnataka Medical Council, 1982

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians - University Of Sydney, 1975
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