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Best Cardiologists in Delhi, India

Dr. T. S. Kler

Chairman & HOD - BLK-Max Heart & Vascular Institute, Chairman Pan Max - Electrophysiology - Heart & Vascular Institute


Heart & Vascular Institute, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology, Electrophysiology And Arrhythmia Services, Technology For Heart Care

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Chairman - Interventional Cardiology - Cardiology & Structural Heart Disease


Heart & Vascular Institute, Interventional Cardiology, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Electrophysiology And Arrhythmia Services, Technology For Heart Care, Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. Ramji Mehrotra

Vice Chairman - Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery


Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgery, Technology For Heart Care, Cardiac Intensive Care

Dr. Neeraj Bhalla

Principal Director & HOD - Cardiology


Heart & Vascular Institute, Interventional Cardiology, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Electrophysiology And Arrhythmia Services, Technology For Heart Care, Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. Saket Bhardwaj

Senior Director - Interventional Cardiology


Heart & Vascular Institute, Interventional Cardiology, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Electrophysiology And Arrhythmia Services, Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. Suhail Naseem Bukhari

Senior Director - Vascular & Endo Vascular Surgery


Heart & Vascular Institute

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Dheeraj Kumar Gandotra

Director - Interventional Cardiology & Heart Failure Programme


Heart & Vascular Institute

Dr. Pramoj Jindal

Director - Thoracic Surgery


Heart & Vascular Institute

Dr. Shahid Mahdi

Director - Heart Centre


Heart & Vascular Institute, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgery

Dr. Shailendra Nath Sahay

Director - Heart & Vascular Institute


Heart & Vascular Institute, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgery

Dr. Rajnish Sardana

Director - Clinical Cardiology & Electrophysiology


Heart & Vascular Institute

Dr. Satbir Singh

Director - Interventional Cardiology


Heart & Vascular Institute, Interventional Cardiology, Clinical & Critical Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Electrophysiology And Arrhythmia Services, Nuclear Cardiology

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is a cardiologist?

Cardiologists are specialists who diagnose and treat heart diseases. At BLK-Max, we have some of the best heart specialists who provide comprehensive treatment for faster recovery.

2. Which conditions & types of diseases are treated by a cardiologist?

Cardiologist diagnoses and treats various heart conditions such as

  • Angina (chest pain)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart failure
  • Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Blood clots
  • Heart attack
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Blood clots
  • Endocarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Heart abnormalities
  • Myocarditis
  • Heart valve problems
  • Aneurysm
  • Stenosis
  • Pericarditis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congestive heart disease

3. Why should you visit a cardiologist?

You should visit a Cardiologist if you have chest pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol level, preeclampsia, family history of heart disease, or any other heart disease. Your primary care physician can also refer you to a Cardiologist.

4. How does a cardiologist examine your heart?

Your doctor performs a physical examination and asks if there is a family history of heart disease. He might also ask you about your dietary habits and smoking habits. Moreover, your heart specialist will advise several tests such as

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
  • Stress test
  • Holter monitoring
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

5. What is an interventional cardiologist?

Interventional Cardiologist is a speciality of Cardiology in which coronary heart disease and vascular diseases are treated with catheter-based technology such as cardiac catheterization, Mitral valve replacement and repairs, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) etc.

6. What to expect from a cardiologist?

Your Cardiologist will take a medical history and family history. He will perform a physical examination, advise diagnostic tests, prepare a treatment plan and advise medications accordingly.

7. How often should I visit a cardiologist if I have heart-related issues?

You should visit a Cardiologist every three months if you have heart-related issues. However, if symptoms of Heart disease reappear, you should consult your Cardiologist immediately.

8. What does a cardiologist do?

A cardiologist diagnoses, treats and prevents heart and vascular diseases. They perform tests, interpret results, recommend treatments, and provide ongoing care for patients with heart conditions.

9. Can a cardiologist do surgery?

Cardiologists primarily focus on the medical management of heart conditions, including medication, lifestyle recommendations, and diagnostic testing. Surgical interventions are typically performed by cardiac surgeons, although some cardiologists specialise in interventional cardiology, performing procedures like angioplasty and stent placement.

10. What is a heart doctor called?

A heart doctor is commonly referred to as a "cardiologist".

11. What are the most important factors to consider when choosing a cardiologist in India?

When selecting a cardiologist in India, crucial factors to consider include their qualifications, experience, reputation, hospital affiliation, communication skills, availability, and insurance coverage. It's essential to find a cardiologist who combines expertise with a patient-centered approach and aligns with your specific healthcare needs.

12. What questions should I ask a cardiologist during my first appointment?

During your first appointment with a cardiologist, it's essential to ask pertinent questions, such as:

  • What is my specific heart condition, and how severe is it?
  • What are the available treatment options for my condition?
  • Are there any lifestyle changes I should make to improve my heart health?
  • What medications do I need, and how should I take them?
  • Are there any dietary or exercise recommendations I should follow?
  • What warning signs or symptoms should I be aware of?
  • How often should I schedule follow-up appointments?
  • Can you explain my test results and treatment plan in plain language?
  • Do you recommend any additional tests or consultations with other specialists?

13. What are the most common heart problems in India?

Common heart problems in India include:

14. What are the best ways to prevent heart disease?

The best ways to prevent heart disease include adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle, managing stress, controlling conditions like hypertension and diabetes, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, moderating alcohol consumption, and staying up to date with regular medical check-ups to monitor heart health and receive professional guidance.

15. What are the different types of heart surgery performed by the best heart surgeons in Delhi?

Heart surgeons in Delhi perform various heart surgeries, including:

16. What are the latest advances in heart surgery that are being offered by the best heart surgeons in Delhi?

In Delhi, the best heart surgeons are at the forefront of cutting-edge cardiac procedures, including minimally invasive heart surgery techniques, such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery. They also offer innovative treatments like robotic-assisted cardiac surgery, left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for heart failure patients, and complex arrhythmia ablation procedures using advanced mapping and ablation technologies. These advancements are enhancing patient outcomes and reducing recovery times in the field of heart surgery.

17. What are the costs of heart surgery in Delhi?

The cost of heart surgery in Delhi can vary significantly based on the type of surgery, the hospital, and the patient's specific needs. It's advisable to consult with a hospital or a surgeon for a precise cost estimate.

18. How can I prepare for heart surgery?

Preparing for heart surgery involves following your cardiologist's guidance meticulously, which includes managing medications, making necessary lifestyle changes such as dietary adjustments and exercise routines, planning for post-surgery care and support, and openly discussing any concerns or questions with your medical team.

19. Why choose BLK Max Hospital for Heart surgery?

BLK Max Hospital may be chosen for heart surgery due to its reputation, internationally renowned cardiac surgeons with 20+ years of experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and comprehensive cardiac care services.