MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
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DR. Kler, the Best Interventional Cardiologist India pursued his MBBS from Patiala and his MD in Medicine & DM in Cardiology from PGI Chandigarh. Later, he worked in Saudi Arabia, establishing a Cardiology unit in one of their tertiary care centres. Then he proceeded to do his MRCP from the UK before returning to India and since then he has been connected with Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi. He is Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), UK and Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC).
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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.