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 cardiac surgeons, cardiac electrophysiologists and cardiologists follow international protocols of medicine to deliver excellent surgical outcomes and medical care to its patients.

State-of-the-art facilities at the centre include all-encompassed Cardiac Cath labs, completely modernized cardiac operation theatres, fractional flow rate aiding in accurate diagnosis, Cardiac Electrophysiology to help detect and manage cardiac rhythm abnormalities, ECP or External Counter Pulsation program for curing patients suffering from Refractory Cardiac failures. The centre endeavours to provide non-invasive cardiology with the help of the best technology in the industry through 64-slice Dual Source CT scan to perform CT Coronary Angiography, Tilt table testing, Stress test and 2D Echo. It also boasts an advanced Cardiac CAT Scan machine as well.

Doctors

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal

Senior Consultant & Head

Cardiology

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal serves as Chief Cardiologist and Senior Consultant in Interventional Cardiology in Aster MIMS. He got trained from University of Bern, Switzerland in Structural Interventions in 2010. His area of interest is Complex Coronary Angioplasty, Structural, Adult congenital and Valvular Interventions includingTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI).

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal

Senior Consultant & Head

Cardiology

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal serves as Chief Cardiologist and Senior Consultant in Interventional Cardiology in Aster MIMS. He got trained from University of Bern, Switzerland in Structural Interventions in 2010. His area of interest is Complex Coronary Angioplasty, Structural, Adult congenital and Valvular Interventions includingTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI).

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal finished MBBS from Calicut Medical College in1997. He completed MD (Internal Medicine) from Grant Medical College &JJ Hospitals in Mumbai in 2002. Later he Finished DM (Cardiology) from the prestigious King Edward VII Memorial (KEM) Hospital & Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai in 2006. He did Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland in 2010, under world renowned cardiologist Prof Bernhard Meier whowas member of the team which performed first ever Balloon Coronary Angioplasty in 1977. He had extensive training in Complex Coronary interventions (CTO), intracardiac shunt device closures, LA appendage closures in AF patients, Septal ablation for HOCM and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) from there.

He also got trained recently in TAVI by Prof. Alain Cribier, in Rouen, France who performed the first ever TAVI in the world, in 2002.

Dr Shafeeq was working in KMCT Heart Institute before joining Aster MIMS (2011-2016). He was instrumental in setting up Heart institute in KMCT Medical College, first developing successful interventional and later surgical programs. He has performed more than 4000 cardiac procedures in this period. He had started Intracardiac shunt device closure program (including closure of rare congenital shunts like RSOV) in school going children in the region.

He has worked as Consultant Cardiologist in Al Shifa Hospital Perinthalmanna (2007-2011) and Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad (2006-2007), prior.

Dr Shafeeq Mattummal hails from Malappuram, Kerala.

Qualifications:

MBBS : University of Calicut

MD (Internal Medicine) :University of Mumbai

DM (Cardiology) :University of Mumbai

Fellowshipin Interventional Cardiology : University of Bern, Switzerland

Awarded FESC- Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology

Awarded FSCAI-Fellowship of Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (USA)

Awarded FACC- Fellowship in American College of Cardiology

Licensure:

Travancore-Cochin Medical Council (TCMC): Reg No: 26270

Dr. Anil Jose

Senior Consultant

Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

He has joined us in 2014 from the NHS,UK to expand our cardiac surgical division. He has excellent track record including more than 11 years Experience in Cardiac surgery . Before going to UK for 5 years Fellowship he was a senior lecturer in Government Medical College, Kottayam . Previously Asst Professor at Amrita Institute of medical sciences,Kochi and has served as consultant surgeon in various mission hospitals in Kerala, thus having a total of about 17 years experience in surgery.

Dr. Anil Jose

Senior Consultant

Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

He has joined us in 2014 from the NHS,UK to expand our cardiac surgical division. He has excellent track record including more than 11 years Experience in Cardiac surgery . Before going to UK for 5 years Fellowship he was a senior lecturer in Government Medical College, Kottayam . Previously Asst Professor at Amrita Institute of medical sciences,Kochi and has served as consultant surgeon in various mission hospitals in Kerala, thus having a total of about 17 years experience in surgery.

Educational Classification
MBBS - Government Medical College, Kozhikode 1990 Batch
MS- Government Medical College, Kottayam 1998 batch
MCh - Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 2004 batch
MRCS Ed (UK) - Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh, UK

Academic

Ethicon Travelling fellowship in cardiac surgery , 2007, GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, King’s College hospital, London, UK , 2009-2011.

Cardiac surgical Senior Fellowship, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, UK, 2011-2014

Special Interests

Adult Cardiac surgery

Thoracic Surgery.

Peripheral vascular diseases.

Minimally Invasive cardiac surgery

AF Ablation surgery

TAVI

Dr Anil Saleem

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Anil Saleem serves as Senior Consultant in the Department of Cardiology at Aster MIMS. His areas of interests are Trans Radial complex coronary interventions, Aortic and Peripheral Interventions, Trans -catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

Dr Anil Saleem

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Anil Saleem serves as Senior Consultant in the Department of Cardiology at Aster MIMS. His areas of interests are Trans Radial complex coronary interventions, Aortic and Peripheral Interventions, Trans -catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

Dr Anil is specialized in cardiac catheterization, coronary interventions, peripheral interventions, graft interventions, cardiac pacing, echocardiography, exercise testing, in-patient and out-patient care of cardiac patients.

Prior to joining Aster MIMS, Dr Anil was working in KMCT Heart Institute and Research Center at KMCT Medical College. He has completed his MBBS from Calicut University in 1997, MD in General Medicine from Barkatullah University in 2002, DM in Cardiology from Mumbai University in 2006 and trained in Interventional Cardiology from San Raffaele University, Italy in 2014.

Qualifications: MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Dr. Girish Warrier

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Girish Warrier, a paediatric cardiac surgeon with many firsts in his credit, heads the Paediatic Cardiology Department of Aster MIMS, Calicut. Being the first surgeon in India to successfully perform the complex open heart procedure (Starne’s Operation) in a 1 kg neonate, he comes to Aster MIMS with years of expertise. He is also the first paediatric cardiac surgeon in Telangana to successfully perform a Norwood Operation. Graduated from Government Medical College, Thrissur, he completed his MS in General Surgery from the Government Medical College, Calicut and MCh-CVTS from SCTIMST, Trivandrum. He then completed a Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at Auckland City Hospital & Starship Children’s Hospital, New Zealand. Dr. Girish also holds a fellowship in Cardiac Surgery from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA.

Dr. Girish Warrier

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Girish Warrier, a paediatric cardiac surgeon with many firsts in his credit, heads the Paediatic Cardiology Department of Aster MIMS, Calicut. Being the first surgeon in India to successfully perform the complex open heart procedure (Starne’s Operation) in a 1 kg neonate, he comes to Aster MIMS with years of expertise. He is also the first paediatric cardiac surgeon in Telangana to successfully perform a Norwood Operation. Graduated from Government Medical College, Thrissur, he completed his MS in General Surgery from the Government Medical College, Calicut and MCh-CVTS from SCTIMST, Trivandrum. He then completed a Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at Auckland City Hospital & Starship Children’s Hospital, New Zealand. Dr. Girish also holds a fellowship in Cardiac Surgery from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA.

He is a Fellow of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons and also a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA. With more than 20 years of international experience, Dr. Girish Warrier is also specialized in Congenital and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery for more than 12 years by performing 3000 surgeries of varying complexities that includes Arterial switch operations, Norwood operations, Complex biventricular repair, Single ventricle palliation and Complex neonatal surgery.

He has expertise in Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, Single Ventricle Palliations and Heart Transplantation.

Qualification: MBBS, MS, MCh (CTVS),FIACS, Fellowships in Cardiac Surgery and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Salman Salahuddin

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Salman Salahuddin completed his MBBS from Calicut Medical College, and MD in Internal Medicine from MGM Medical College, Indore. He pursued his training in Cardiology- DM Cardiology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Dr. Salman Salahuddin

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Salman Salahuddin completed his MBBS from Calicut Medical College, and MD in Internal Medicine from MGM Medical College, Indore. He pursued his training in Cardiology- DM Cardiology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

He was working in the AIIMS, New Delhi, prior to joining MIMS in 2012. He is also a Member of the Royal College Physicians, United Kingdom. He has several publications in national and international journals to his credit, and has also co-authored the national monogram on smokeless tobacco by the Government of India. His areas of interest are coronary and peripheral interventions, and in particular cardiovascular imaging including cardiac CT and cardiac MRI. He is now working as Consultant Cardiologist in MIMS. Dr. Salman hails from Thalassery, Kannur district.

Qualifications

MD, DM, MRCP(UK)

Dr. Bijoy K

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr. Bijoy completed his MBBS & MD [General Medicine] from Calicut Medical College in 1995 & 2001 respectively & DNB [Cardiology] from MIMS Institute of Cardiac Sciences in the year 2011. He joined MIMS in 2011 as Cardiologist. He has keen interest in coronary and peripheral interventions. Dr. Bijoy hails from Calicut.

Dr. Bijoy K

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

Dr. Bijoy completed his MBBS & MD [General Medicine] from Calicut Medical College in 1995 & 2001 respectively & DNB [Cardiology] from MIMS Institute of Cardiac Sciences in the year 2011. He joined MIMS in 2011 as Cardiologist. He has keen interest in coronary and peripheral interventions. Dr. Bijoy hails from Calicut.

Qualifications

MBBS, MD, DNB

Dr. Sudeep Koshy Kurien

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

He is interested in coronary and peripheral intra vasculars Dr.koshy hails from Calicut district

Dr. Sudeep Koshy Kurien

Senior Consultant

Cardiology

He is interested in coronary and peripheral intra vasculars Dr.koshy hails from Calicut district

Completed MBBS -1998 from Bangalore university

Completed DNB 2005

Christian fellowship hospital oddanchalram

Cmc vellore

DNB(cardiology) :2012 malabar institute of medical science,Calicut Working as cardiologist in department of cardiology since 2012

Qualifications

MBBS, DNB (Med), DNB (Cardio), MNAMS

Dr Deepak Kumar V Pujar

Jr.Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Deepak Kumar serves as Consultant at the Department of Cardiology in Aster MIMS.

Dr Deepak Kumar V Pujar

Jr.Consultant

Cardiology

Dr Deepak Kumar serves as Consultant at the Department of Cardiology in Aster MIMS.

Prior to joining Aster MIMS, Dr Deepak worked as Assistant Professor and Consultant in Interventional Cardiology at KMCT Heart Institute.

He has completed his MBBS from Basaveshwara Medical College in 2007, MD in General Medicine from IMS, BHU in 2012 and DM in Cardiology from Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research in 2015.

Qualifications: M.B.B.S; M.D; D.M; DNB.

Dr. Nilesh D Bachaav

Senior Specialist

Paediatric Cardiology

He completed his MBBS from MGM Medical College, Mumbai, MD in Paediatrics from INHS Ashwini, Mumbai and Fellowship in Clinical Paediatric Cardiology from Sree Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research , Bangalore.

Dr. Nilesh D Bachaav

Senior Specialist

Paediatric Cardiology

He completed his MBBS from MGM Medical College, Mumbai, MD in Paediatrics from INHS Ashwini, Mumbai and Fellowship in Clinical Paediatric Cardiology from Sree Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research , Bangalore.

​Qualification: MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), FCPC (Paediatric Cardiology)

Dr. Abid Iqbal V T

Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Abid Iqbal V T completed his MBBS from Calicut Medical College in 2008. He has done post-graduation in General Surgery from Govermernt Medical College, Thrissur and also completed Mch degree (a three year post-doctoral degree in Indian Medical System which is the highest Master's Degree in surgical field) in Cardiovasular and Thoracic surgery from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum in the year 2017.

Dr. Abid Iqbal V T

Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Abid Iqbal V T completed his MBBS from Calicut Medical College in 2008. He has done post-graduation in General Surgery from Govermernt Medical College, Thrissur and also completed Mch degree (a three year post-doctoral degree in Indian Medical System which is the highest Master's Degree in surgical field) in Cardiovasular and Thoracic surgery from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum in the year 2017.

He has published a case report on ‘Submitral Aneurysm after Pulmonary Artery Banding’ in World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and his other publications includes ‘Gastric Gangrene Due to a Strangulated Paraesophageal Hernia - A Case report’ and ‘Multicentric Jejunal and Omental GIST with an Unusual Clinical Presentation - A Case Report’.

He had previously worked as a Senior Resident in Cardiac Surgery in the Department of CVTS at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum and had also worked as Senior Resident in General Surgery at Government Medical College in Thrissur, Junior Resident in General Surgery at Government Medical College in Thrissur, Adhoc Lecturer in Microbiology at Government Medical College in Kozhikode, Casualty Medical Officer at PVS Hospital in Calicut and as National Rural Health Mission Medical Officer at Taluk Hospital in Vythiri. His areas of interest includes Pediatric and congenital heart surgery and Valve repairs.

Dr. Renu P Kurup

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiology

Dr.Renu is a senior consultant in Paediatric Cardiology at Aster MIMS from the year 2007. She secured her FNB in Paediatric Cardiology from AIMS, Cochin in the year 2007 and worked as Clinical Asst. Professor in the department of Paediatric Cardiology.

Dr. Renu P Kurup

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiology

Dr.Renu is a senior consultant in Paediatric Cardiology at Aster MIMS from the year 2007. She secured her FNB in Paediatric Cardiology from AIMS, Cochin in the year 2007 and worked as Clinical Asst. Professor in the department of Paediatric Cardiology.

She completed her MBBS from Medical College, Alleppey in the year 1993, DCH from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in the year 1999, DNB (Pediatrics) in the year 2000. She holds a One year Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology from Madras Medical Mission in 2005.

Dr. Remadevi

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiology

Dr. Remadevi  is Senior Consultant in Pediatric Cardiology at Aster MIMS from the year 2009. She completed MBBS and M D Pediatrics from Medical College, Calicut. She worked as senior lecturer in Pediatrics in Medical College, Thrissur. She holds a Fellowship of National Board in Pediatric Cardiology from AIMS, Cochin and worked as clinical Asst. Professor in Pediatric Cardiology there from 2007 to 2009.

Dr. Remadevi

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiology

Dr. Remadevi  is Senior Consultant in Pediatric Cardiology at Aster MIMS from the year 2009. She completed MBBS and M D Pediatrics from Medical College, Calicut. She worked as senior lecturer in Pediatrics in Medical College, Thrissur. She holds a Fellowship of National Board in Pediatric Cardiology from AIMS, Cochin and worked as clinical Asst. Professor in Pediatric Cardiology there from 2007 to 2009.

Dr.Sujatha P

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sujatha P is a consultant in Cardiac Anaesthesiology at Aster MIMS, Calicut. With specialization in Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Dr. Sujatha also focuses on Transesophageal Echo and Pain & Palliative Care.

Dr.Sujatha P

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sujatha P is a consultant in Cardiac Anaesthesiology at Aster MIMS, Calicut. With specialization in Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Dr. Sujatha also focuses on Transesophageal Echo and Pain & Palliative Care.

She received her post-graduation from Madras Medical College and also completed the formal training in Cardiovascular, Neurosurgical, Thoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum. Dr. Sujatha has worked as a Consultant at Escorts Heart Institute in Delhi. She is entirely dedicated to paediatric cardiac anesthesia and intensive care in Aster MIMS.

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, PDCC

Dr. Sanooj O P

Jr.Consultant

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sanooj completed his MD Anaesthesia from Yenapoya Medical College, Manglore in 2011 and did PDCC from Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences in 2012. He Joined in MIMS in 2012 as Registrar in Paediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology.

Dr. Sanooj O P

Jr.Consultant

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sanooj completed his MD Anaesthesia from Yenapoya Medical College, Manglore in 2011 and did PDCC from Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences in 2012. He Joined in MIMS in 2012 as Registrar in Paediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology.

Qualifications : MD, PDCC

Areas of interest:

Paediatric cardiac anaesthesia

Cardiac critical care

Dr. Shebeer Kottayil

Specialist

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Shebeer kottayil has completed MD in Anaesthesiology from MES medical college Perinthalmanna. Post completion of MD, joined in the department of Cardiac Anaesthesioloy , Aster mims. He got his PDCC in Cardiac Anaesthesiology and critical care.Presently working as Staff anesthesiologist in the department of Cardiac Anaesthesioloy.His areas of interest include Anesthetic management of Minimal invasive cardiac surgery, OPCAB , Paediatric cardiac surgeries, VATS, and Peri-operative cardiac intensive care.

Dr. Shebeer Kottayil

Specialist

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Shebeer kottayil has completed MD in Anaesthesiology from MES medical college Perinthalmanna. Post completion of MD, joined in the department of Cardiac Anaesthesioloy , Aster mims. He got his PDCC in Cardiac Anaesthesiology and critical care.Presently working as Staff anesthesiologist in the department of Cardiac Anaesthesioloy.His areas of interest include Anesthetic management of Minimal invasive cardiac surgery, OPCAB , Paediatric cardiac surgeries, VATS, and Peri-operative cardiac intensive care.

Dr. Sarath K

Consultant

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sarath has completed his graduation from ACME Pariyaram, MD-Anaesthesiology from NHLMC Ahmedabad and PDCC-Cardiac Anaesthesia from Calicut Medical College. Previously he was associated with Baby Memorial Hospital ,Calicut.

Dr. Sarath K

Consultant

Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr. Sarath has completed his graduation from ACME Pariyaram, MD-Anaesthesiology from NHLMC Ahmedabad and PDCC-Cardiac Anaesthesia from Calicut Medical College. Previously he was associated with Baby Memorial Hospital ,Calicut.

His area of special interests are:

  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia.
  • Peri-operative Trans Esophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Pain Management
  • ECMO and managing critically ill cardiac patients

Facilities

Thoracic Surgery

​The Thoracic surgery division operating under the Cardiac Sciences centre deals with the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of chest disorders. Handled by a team of dedicated surgeons and techniques, the division employs state-of-the-art surgical techniques such as minimally invasive surgical procedure for better treatment outcomes.

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Children’s Heart Centre

The Children Heart Centre at Aster MIMS offers a wide range of medical and surgical services for both infants and children practicing an evidence-based approach. It undertakes medical and surgical treatment to children with congenital and acquired heart diseases such as cardiomyopathy, rheumatic fever and infective endocarditisn backed by an exceptional team of paediatric cardiac surgeons that performs congenital cardiac procedures and paediatric heart transplant operations with utmost precision and care. The division also boasts ultra-modern technology for both evaluating and treating paediatric heart disorders.

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Services

  • Rest & Exercise Stress ECG
  • Head Up-Tilt Test (HUTT)
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Studies
  • Transthoracic & Transoesophageal Echocardiography
  • Cardiac catheterization, Coronary & Peripheral Angiography
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) Study
  • Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting
  • Primary/Rescue Angioplasty with Thrombus Aspiration & Stenting
  • Coronary Bypass Graft Interventions
  • Peripheral Angioplasty & Stenting (Limb vessels, Renal, Aortic Bifurcation)
  • Carotid Stenting with Embolic Protection
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (Multi-site Pacing)
  • Automated Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) Implantation
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • PDA Device/Coil Closure ASD Device Closure Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP) Study Radio-frequency Ablation (RFA)
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Videos

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