MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
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Dr. (Col) Manjinder Sandhu has graduated from Armed Forces Medical College in 1986. He did his MD (Medicine) from Pune University and DNB (Medicine) in 1993. He was awarded with the Gold medal for standing first in MD. He has done DM (Cardiology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 2001. He is an interventional cardiologist with an illustrious 16 years’ experience post DM and has independently performed over 20,000 procedures till date. His practice specializes in complex coronary interventions like Primary angioplasty (with usage of Thrombosuction devices, IABP etc.), Bifurcation lesions, Chronic total occlusions and Left Main lesions. He is well versed in usage of adjunctive devices like cutting balloons, angiosculpt, IVUS, Rotablation etc. Most are performed by Radial Route.He had a distinguished career in the Army Medical Corps and was last posted as Senior Adviser (Medicine and Cardiology) at Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt and was also holding appointment of Addl. Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi Cantt.He has had the honor of being the accompanying Cardiologist to The President of India on tours.He is a fellow of American College of Cardiology and Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions He joined Artemis Hospital in July 2011 as Director- Cardiology and was re-designated as Medical Director and Director-Cardiology with effect from 1st April’ 2013 due to his consistent efforts towards achieving the organizational goals. He also has additional responsibility of patient & nursing care services. In addition, he also mentors medical informatics and medical services with the Executive Director. He has recently successfully completed his Masters in Health Administration from Walden University, USA.
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My mother Smt Shanti Devi had to be admitted into hospital due to breathing congestion twice in the month of Nov- 17. The kind of treatment and support he provided was unbelievable. My mother got well soon and we had to expend very reasonable amount. Amazing! I prey all success and long life for the doctor. Society is blessed to have such doctors and hospitals.
Heard my problem very patiently & advised course of treatment as medical management which other hospital recommended by pass surgery though symptoms did not warrant as such
My husband is an old time patient of Dr. Sandhu and he finds him friendly, patient and reassuring. I had the same experience in today's consultation with him.
I didnot find Manjinder as a professional. He suggested medicine to my father ***** ******* *** ******* * ******* *** when I called him up on the given number, his secretary connected me with some junior doctor after calling thrice on their number. I suppose it was professional obligation of Manjinder to call me and provide me with the solution, but he didnot. He *********** prescribed me number of test and his staff asked me to get the test done from hospitals itself ***** *** ** **** ******* ** *** ***** ** **** **** ******* ***** Even though, my father had all tests reports which were carried out some 2 months.
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.