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Dr. Atul Mathur

Dr. Atul Mathur

Dr. Atul Mathur

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist

20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. Atul Mathur is Director Interventional Cardiology at Fortis Escort Heart Institute, New Delhi. He is a pioneer in the field of both Coronary and Vascular interventions in the Asia Pacific. Apart from complex coronary procedures he is also an expert in aortic stent grafting, carotid stenting, IVC filter placement, peripheral vascular stenting, venous interventions etc. He also performs structural heart interventions like balloon valvotomies, acquired VSD Closures and LAA appendage closures. He conducts conferences and workshops at an international level to train budding interventionists.

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Okhla, Delhi

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

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Okhla Road, New Friends Colony, Landmark: Sukdhev Vihar Metro Station, Delhi

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11:00 - 04:00

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11:00 - 01:00

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

First Indian Doctor to get a US patent on a medical device
Performed the first Carotid Stenting Procedure in India (A procedure performed to prevent Brain Strokes) - 1999

Education

MBBS - University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 1984
MD - General Medicine - University of Rajasthan, 1987
DM - Cardiology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1991

Memberships

Indian Council for Carotid Interventions
Cardiovascular Therapeutics India
Global Advisory Board for Resolute Endeavour Program

Experience

1995 - 1997 Associate at University of Alabama at Birmingham
1992 - 1997 Assistant Professor at All India Institute of Medical Sciences
1997 - 2019 Director Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Registrations

6635 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
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