Dr. T. S. Kler
Chairman, MBBS, MD, DM, MRCP, 30 years of experience,
Padma Bhushan Dr. Kler is currently working as Chairman, Fortis Heart and Vascular Institute at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram & Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. The first doctor to implant an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) in April 1995 in India.
Established the1st Electrophysiology department in India. Implanted the1st heart failure device (Biventricular Pacemaker) and Combo Device (Combination of ICD & Biventricular pacemaker) in South East Asia.
Performed 2000 cardiac diagnostic angiographies, around 300 angioplasties including stenting / atherectomy / rotablation every year. Interests are Complex Coronary Interventions & Angioplasty using Advanced Techniques, Cardiac Pacing & Electrophysiology, Devices in Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and Sudden Cardiac Death.
Awarded the PADMA BHUSHAN, the third-highest civilian honor, by the President of India for contribution to the field of medicine in 2005.
Awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2006′ for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World. There are several research paper to his credit published in the National and International popular journals
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- Heart Valve Disease
- Aortic Aneurysm
- Aortic Aneurysm Repair
- Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting
- Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
- Heart Failure
- Heart Transplant
- Heart Valve Repair
- Heart Valve Replacement
- Peripheral vascular disease
Education and Training
- MBBS, Patiala Medical College
- MD, PGI Chandigarh
- DM, PGI Chandigarh