Department of Cardiology

History

  • The Department of Cardiology was renovated in Sep. 2005. By now department is performing 3000 procedures per year. These include pediatric and adult diagnostic and interventional procedures including coronary angioplasty & stenting, peripheral and renal angioplasty and stenting, balloon valvuloplasty, transcatheter device closures for shunts (ASD, VSD, PDA & AP Window), single and dual chamber pace-maker implantation, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) & intracardiac defibrillator implantation (ICD). Department also performs complex congenital echocardiography, 3D-echocardiography, TEE, Contrast Echocardiography, Stress  Echocardiography.
  • Important moments in the past
  • Live angioplasty workshop organized in the department of  Cardiology under the auspices  of the  Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology and the Cardiology Society of India relayed to Bandra Kurla complex from the cardiac catheterization laboratory of Nair Hopsital and attended by the faculties and delegates from 33 countries.

Faculty

Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Ajay S. Chaurasia Professor & Head
2 Dr. Jaywant M. Nawale Associate Professor
3 Dr. Sandip Patil Assistant Professor
4 Dr. Snehil Mishra Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Rajendra Chavan Assistant Professor

Location

  • ICCU and  Cath lab. : Ground floor, OPD building
  • Male and female ward : 7 th floor, OPD building.
  • OPD : 1st floor, OPD building.

OPD / Dept. Timings

  • OPD – Monday & Friday  - timing 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Dept timings  - 8:00AM to5:00 PM
  • Emergency facilities – 24 hours

Department details

  • Unit  -  1,
  • Male ward – 1, No. of beds -  12
  • Female ward – 1, No. of beds -  10
  • ICCU – 1, No. of beds -  08
  • Cath lab – 01
  • Echolab – 01
  • Stress test -01

Facilities and Special services –

  • Well equipped ICCU
  • Schiller CS -200 Stress test machine performing CST & Signal average ECG.
  • State of art Echo machine Philips ie33 – Performing Transthoracic 2-D and 3-D echocardiograph, Transesophageal echocardiography for adult and congenital heart diseases, Contrast Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography.
  • State of art Siemens flat pannel dFC  Cath-Lab performing as following-

Diagnostic procedures

  • Angiography (radial & femoral) – coronary, peripheral and renal, diagnostic cardiac catheterization  for congenital heart diseases.

Therapeutic Procedures

  • Angioplasty – coronary angioplasty & stenting, Renal angioplasty and stenting,Coarctoplasty with Stenting, Peripheral angioplasty & stenting
  •  Balloon procedures-BMV,BPV,BAV,BTV,Peripheral PS dilatation.
  • Transcatheter Device closures for-PDA,ASD, VSD & AP Window.
  • Pacemaker implantation- single and dual chamber pace-maker implantation
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) & Intracardiac defibrillator implantation (ICD)

Contact No.s

  • ICCU - (022)-23027610/ 23027653
  • CATH LAB - (022)-23027612/ 23081758

Course offered

  • PG :- DM  cardiology (MCI recognized)

Academic activities

  • The academic activity consists of Teaching rounds in the ward and the ICCU daily, Grand Rounds daily in the Ward and the ICCU.
  • Echo clinic with case discussion daily
  • Cardiac Catheterization with case discussion - Monday to Friday
  • OPD clinic with case discussion on Monday & Friday
  • Pacemaker Clinic on Monday.
  • Clinical Case Presentation, Seminars , Journal Club on Saturday.                      
  • Teaching programmes  invloves all  residents (I st / II nd /IIIrd ) and supervised by the faculty members.
  • Saturday teaching programme is an exclusive  teaching programme for more than five hour duration.

Future plans

  • Renovation of ICCU and department of cardiology in 2012
  • Introduction of advanced coronary care facilities such as IVUS, FFR  and Rotablation    in 2012
  • Planning to upgrade to a new cath lab in 2015

Non-teaching Staff

Designation No.
Sr / Jr. Scientific Officer  
Laboratory Technician 4
Laboratory Assistant 3
Laboratory Attendant 0
Clerk / CCT 1
Record Asst. / Store keeper 1
Ward Boy 1
Sweeper 0
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