Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY


The Department of Cardiology provides comprehensive end-to-end cardiac care, comprising of Interventional Cardiology, Non-Interventional Cardiology, and Intensive Cardiac Care Unit. Equipped with ICCU, Non-invasive Cardiac Lab, and State-of-the-art PHILIPS FD 10 Flat Panel Catheterization Laboratory, 128 Slice Coronary CT Scan,3D Echocardiography, and Transesophageal Echocardiography, Tread Mill Test, Holter Monitoring & Loop recorders. Expert Cardiologists team which has a collective global experience of more than 5,000 Cardiac procedures with a very success rate of 99% and CTVS team.

Services provided by the department which includes

  • Comprehensive diagnostic and interventions in the field of structural heart disease,
  • Coronary artery disease,
  • Congenital heart disease,
  • Peripheral vascular diseases
  • Coronary Interventions,
  • Peripheral Interventions,
  • Cardiac Rhythm Management,
  • Valvular Interventions &Valvular Surgery,
  • Congenital cardiac surgery and Thoracic and vascular surgery,
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) CABG by beating heart technique LIMA – RIMA – Y technique, Emergency and urgent CABG,
  • Cardiac tumor removal
  • Cardio Surgeries such as coronary artery bypass surgery (Both on Pump and off Pump)Valve replacements/repair, surgical repair of congenital heart diseases like ASD, VSD, PDA, CO-ARC, etc.
  • Vascular Surgeries such as Thrombectomy and bypass grafting, A-V Fistulae and Venous intervention including varicose, veins-venous bypass surgeries.
  • Thoracic Surgeries such as open and thoracoscopic procedures including Lobectomy and decortication procedures.

Emergency services

  • Availability of well trained & experienced cardiologists 24X7 for management of any emergent cardiac problem
  • 24 hrs functioning fully equipped cardiac cath lab with dedicated staff to handle critically ill cardiac patients
  • Round the clock availability of cardiologists to perform primary angioplasties in patients with heart attack

Outpatient services

  • Apart from daily outpatient consultation between 8.30 AM to 1PM we have dedicated subspecialty clinics
  • Post PCI clinic – for patients who had already underwent angioplasties
  • Heart failure clinic _ to optimize drugs/ provide rehabilitation to patients with heart failure
  • Post structural intervention clinic –  for those who had underwent valvuloplasty /device closure for ASD,VSD & PDA

Procedures offered

Non invasive

  • Advanced 3D/4D ECHO lab
  • Tread mill test
  • Holter monitoring


  • Coronary angiogram – to detect occlusion of vessels supplying the heart
  • Daycare coronary angiogram: walk in & walk out the same day
  • Elective coronary angioplasties – more than 500 angioplasties (including primary, rescue, complex & high risk) being performed annually
  • Pacemaker implantation, valvuloplasties are also performed with a high success rate

Notable Consultants

Dr. Amirtha Ganesh B
M.B.B.S, M.D(General Medicine), D.N.B (Cardiology), F.SCAI.

Dr. Arunprasath P
M.B.B.S,M.D(General medicine),D.M(Cardiology)

MGMCRI Hospital

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