MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD - Pediatrics
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Dr. Nishith Chandra, MD, DM, FSCAI (USA) has more than 23 Years of experience at the prestigious Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India. He is a Director in Interventional Cardiology here and deals with all sorts of complex Coronary, Carotid, Renal, Peripheral Interventions. He has been the incharge of Emergency services and Heart Command Centre of Escorts Heart Institute, for last 20 Years. His another passion is running the highly successful, air-ambulance service of the hospital, which is credited for transporting critically sick cardiac patients from India and Abroad. He has been regularly invited as faculty in National and International Cardiology Conferences.
2 clinics for General Consultation
My 79 years old father got so satisfied after first meeting itself. He made him confident & calm. The 2 month preliminary medication prepared him for final angioplasty. On his advise we went to Escort Fortis Delhi & the whole procedure got completed very smoothly. He explained very confident way the urgency of next course of treatment & accomplished it in a very stipulated time. My father got discharged within 2 days. Thank you Doctor.
Dr's explanation abt the disease and prompt reaction saved me from unavoidable consequences. I would recommend one and all to use his expertise in need of heart disease.
Dr chandra is very professional doctor and listens to all the issues keenly and I had very good experience with him. I recommend him for any issue related to BP
I have been visiting Dr Nisith for my father's health condition from about last 3 years. this time I visited for my own health issue. Dr Nisith is very friendly and listen to ur problems patiently and do not rush to write medicines, he prescribes limited medicines. I will surely recommend Dr Nisith ** *** ** **** *************
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.