Cardiac

Cardiac Sciences

A state-of-the-art centre in heart care, the centre for Cardiac Sciences at Aster MIMS provides an all-inclusive treatment plan for managing various heart conditions including Cardiac Rehabilitation, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery. The centre is integrated with the best diagnostic services in the industry to provide patients with the latest treatment facilities available in the field. The exceptional team of Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and Cardiac Electrophysiologists and cardiologists follow international protocols of medicine to deliver excellent surgical outcomes and medical care to patients with better surgical outcome.

Scope & Services :

  • Expert team of Clinical Cardiologists, Cardiac and Vascular Surgeons, radiologists, intensivists, rehabilitation specialists and cardiac nurses
  • Cardiac Cath labs
  • Modernized Cardiac operation theatres
  • Well-monitored Cardiac ICU to handle cardiac emergencies
  • Fully Equipped ICCU and Post Cath ICU
  • 24-hour Quick Access Chest Pain Clinic
  • Diagnostics – ECG, ECHO, TMT, Holter monitoring, CAG, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiac MRI
  • 128-slice Dual Source CT scan to perform CT Coronary Angiography
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Elective Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angiogram and Angioplasty
  • OCT guided Angioplasty
  • Endovascular aortic repair
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD)
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Pacemaker Implantation (Temporary and Permanent)
  • Percutaneous Valvuloplasty, TAVR, EVAR
  • Rotablation
  • FFR

Doctors

Dr Placid Sebastian K

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr Placid Sebstian is Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Aster MIMS, Kannur, which is a tertiary care super specialty hospital, Cardiology department of Aster MIMS, Kannur Is referral hospital for complex cardiac Interventions and cardiac surgeries. He has more than 15 years experience in interventional cardiology.

Dr Placid Sebastian K

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr Placid Sebstian is Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Aster MIMS, Kannur, which is a tertiary care super specialty hospital, Cardiology department of Aster MIMS, Kannur Is referral hospital for complex cardiac Interventions and cardiac surgeries. He has more than 15 years experience in interventional cardiology.

He performs around 1000 Coronary Angiogram and around 350 Angioplasties every year. Majority of coronary procedures are done through radial route. He has vast experience in performing complex angioplasties with rotablation and OCT guided angioplasty, He routinely performs peripheral intervention, Pacemaker implantation including AICD and CRT. For congenital heart diseases has done large number of cases of ASD, PDA and PFO device

Closures. His other area of expertise indudes Trans catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI ), Balloon mitral and pulmonary valvuloplasty and Endovascular interventions for aortic aneurysms Dr. Sebastian was former Professor of cardiology and was heading one out of two cardiology unit of Sahakarana Hrudayalaya, Pariyaram Medical college. He is also associated with lourde Hospital, Taliparamba and Amala multi-speciality hospital, Iritty, as Visiting Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.

He has been awarded following fellowships for the excellence in the field of interventional cardiology

Fellow of American College Cardiology (USA)

Fellow of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention (USA)

Fellow of European Society of Cardiology

He has research publications in major national and international journals.

Dr. Sebastian has pursued MBBS and MD (Internal Medicine) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore followed by DM in Cardiology from reputed Christian Medical College, Vellore. Earlier, Dr. Sebastian has worked with Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore and St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore.

As a teacher, he was involved in teaching postgraduates of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, and DM senior registrar. Dr. Sebastian conducts Continued Medical Education once a month for general practitioners and physicians in and around Kannur. Over last 5 years, he has presented more than 30 seminars, 50 journal clubs and over hundred bed side case discussion.

Qualifications

MD | DM | FACC | FSCAI

Dr Anilkumar MK

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Anilkumar has been providing sterling service in the field of heart diseases and heart care in Kannur, for over 16 years. With an MD in General Medicine and DM in Cardiology, FACC, FSCAI, he has been extremely astute in making observations that have saved lives of thousands of patients over the years. Presently working at Aster MIMS Kannur, he is called upon to provide expert opinion in the field of Coronary Artery Disease or Heart Attack, Peripheral Artery Disease and other heart diseases where you need specialist’s opinions.

Dr Anilkumar MK

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Anilkumar has been providing sterling service in the field of heart diseases and heart care in Kannur, for over 16 years. With an MD in General Medicine and DM in Cardiology, FACC, FSCAI, he has been extremely astute in making observations that have saved lives of thousands of patients over the years. Presently working at Aster MIMS Kannur, he is called upon to provide expert opinion in the field of Coronary Artery Disease or Heart Attack, Peripheral Artery Disease and other heart diseases where you need specialist’s opinions.

Dr. Anil Kumar’s experience in several international research works has made him a huge asset in Cardiology department of Aster MIMS Kannur.

Qualifications

MD | DM(Vellore) | FACC | FSCAI

Dr Umesan CV

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Umesan C.V is a renowned interventional cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of cardiology. Dr.Umesan completed his MBBS degree from Calicut Medical College, followed by MD (General Medicine) from Banaras Hindu University, and DM (Cardiology) from Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He has received advanced training in Coronary Interventions at Townsville Hospital & Townsville hospital and Mater Hospital, Townsville, Australia; Mater Hospital in Australia and special training in device implantations at Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

Dr Umesan CV

Senior Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Umesan C.V is a renowned interventional cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of cardiology. Dr.Umesan completed his MBBS degree from Calicut Medical College, followed by MD (General Medicine) from Banaras Hindu University, and DM (Cardiology) from Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He has received advanced training in Coronary Interventions at Townsville Hospital & Townsville hospital and Mater Hospital, Townsville, Australia; Mater Hospital in Australia and special training in device implantations at Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

After specialisation in cardiology, Dr. Umesan worked as a consultant at the prestigious Madras Medical Mission Hospital, Chennai for about 4 years. His other prior associations include working at MIMS Kozhikode, NMC hospital Abu Dhabi and Koyili Hospital, Kannur. He was the Head of the Department of Cardiology at NMC hospital, Abu Dhabi and initiated the coronary angioplasty programs there.

Dr. Umesan C.V is a life member of various cardiology forums. He has published numerous original articles and case reports in several indexed Indian and International cardiology journals.

He is a well experienced interventional cardiologist with expertise in complex coronary and non-coronary interventions. His special interests include coronary interventions and device therapy. He is well respected for his dedicated and scientific practice.

Qualifications

MD | DNB | DM(cardio) | FSCAI | FESC

Dr Vinu A

Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Vinu is one of the most respected Interventional Cardiologists in Kerala, and has put over more than 19 years of experience in various hospitals. His areas of special interest include Coronary and Peripheral Intervention and, have treated more than 7000 cardiac patients till date.

Dr Vinu A

Consultant - Interventional cardiologist

Dr. Vinu is one of the most respected Interventional Cardiologists in Kerala, and has put over more than 19 years of experience in various hospitals. His areas of special interest include Coronary and Peripheral Intervention and, have treated more than 7000 cardiac patients till date.

Possessing unmatched talent and skill, he has performed life-changing Structural Heart Disease and coronary Intervention procedures, and conducted successful Device implants for Arrhythmia and Heart Failure.

Qualifications

DNB in Cardiology from Narayana Hrudayala Institute of Medical Sciences I MD in Internal medicine from Government Medical College Calicut I MBBS from Government Medical College Calicut

Achievements

Member of Cardiological Society of India

Fellow of European Society of Cardiology

Research Work

Assessment of Clinical Profile Changes in Caliber and Flow Pattern on Coronary Artery Ecstasia Following Nitroglycerine

Dr Prasad Surendran

Senior Consultant - Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon

Dr Prasad Surendran has 25 years of experiences. He has personally performed almost 3500 open heart surgical procedures including many complex surgeries such as Bentall’s procedures, Cardiac ruptures and acute aortic dissection. Also has many “firsts” in Kannur, including the first “blue baby” surgery, the first minimally invasive” heart surgery.

Dr Prasad Surendran

Senior Consultant - Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon

Dr Prasad Surendran has 25 years of experiences. He has personally performed almost 3500 open heart surgical procedures including many complex surgeries such as Bentall’s procedures, Cardiac ruptures and acute aortic dissection. Also has many “firsts” in Kannur, including the first “blue baby” surgery, the first minimally invasive” heart surgery.

His areas of interest are Surgery for coronary artery diseases, Minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, Aortic surgery’s.

He has worked as Senior Resident, Department of cardio thoracic surgery, Kovai medical Centre and hospital Ltd, Coimbatore. Followed by Senior Registrar in the department of cardiac surgery, Medical Trust hospital, Kochi. He worked 2 years as Assistant professor and consultant, Caridac Surgeon, Z H Sikder Women’s Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. After which 8 years as consultant cardio thoracic and vascular surgeon, Sahakarana Hrudayalaya, Pariyaram medical college, Kannur. Followed by 9 years as Senior Consultant cardio- thoracic and vascular surgeon koyili hospital, Kannur. There after 7 years as visiting surgeon and head of Department of cardio- thoracic and vascular surgery, Sahakarana Hrudayalaya, Pariyaram medical college, Kannur.

Qualification

MBBS and general surgery training from Govt Medical College, Kozhikode | Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery training at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore

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