MBBS, DNB - Cardiology
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Dr. Sharad Tandon is a well – known name in the field of Non – Invasive Cardiology. He is the Director – Non Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute. With a rich experience of over 20 years to his credit, Dr. Tandon has been associated with prestigious organizations like Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi. His special areas of interests include Non-invasive & Clinical Cardiology, Critical Care Cardiology and he is actively involved in conducting the Heart Failure Programme which includes an integrated approach towards handling heart failure. He has various publications in national and international journals to his credit.
1 clinic for General Consultation
excellent guidance regarding basic problem.after diagnosis test he confidently advice treatment.i hope in future he will advice ad well
I consulted him only once. I was given a list of tests to be done which were actually not necessary. It seemed expensive as well. Hence I neither went for the tests nor for the follow up. I changed the doctor finally. Hospitality and staff are very good. But the consultation was not satisfactory.
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.