Department of Cardiology
Our Cardiac wing is named Cochin Heart Institute and our Cardiac Emergency Response Team constitutes some of the leading Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons and Cardiac Anesthetists assisted by well-trained medical and paramedical staff. Services is available round the clock to bring you world class expertise in complete Cardiac Care. We are committed to provide the highest quality patient care, ensure safe and effective cure and innovative continuing education programs.
The eminent cardiologists leading our services are,
Dr Balakrishnan N, MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM Cardiology
Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & HOD
MBBS - Alapuzha Medical College.
MD ( General Medicine ).
DM ( Cardiology ) from trivandrum medical college.
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from institute of cardiovascular Sciences from Madras Medical Mission Chennai. 18 years experience in field of Cardiology.
Formally Department head of Cardiology in & Muthoot Medical Centre, Kozhencherry
& Lourde Hospital kochi.
Dr Pradeep Naick M.B.B.S, M.D, PDCC
(Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Anaesthesia)
Consultant Cardiac Anesthesiologist
We offer separate cardiac clinics to address varied cardiac conditions, namely Angioplasty Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, Arrhythmia Clinic, Pacemaker & ICD Clinic and Lipid & Preventive Cardiology Clinic. This helps us in narrowing down our diagnosis and gives maximum specialized care to the patients thus increasing their chances of full recovery.
Equipments and Facilities
- India’s first Siemens Axion Artis Zee digital flat – panel cath lab with additional DSA, 3D reconstruction and rational angiography.
- Comprehensive Cardiac Care with ultra-modern 15-bedded ICCU equipped with latest Ventilators, Monitors, Biphasic defibrillators and imported remote controlled ICU beds.
- A 10-bed step-down unit.
- Latest Siemens Acuson Color Doppler Echocardiography machine with advanced adult, pediatric and transesophageal echocardiography probes with facilites for Transthoracic Echo ( adult pediatric and neonatal), Trans Esophageal Echo and Dobutamine Stress Echo.
- Computerized Treadmill Exercise Stress testing.
- 24 hour holter monitoring with 12 channel facility and signal averaging.
- 24 hr Mobile Cardiac Intensive Care Unit equipped with Ventilator, Cardiac Monitor, Defibrillator and a highly competent emergency team.
Treatments and Procedures
- Coronary Angiography.
- Peripheral Angiography and Digital Subtraction Angiography
- Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting.
- Primary Angioplasty for heart attack patients.
- Radial Angiography and Angioplasty.
- Renal Angioplasty and Carotid Angioplasty.
- Peripheral Angioplasty
- Pacemaker Implantation – Single and Dual Chamber.
- Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation.
- Cardiac Resynchronization therapy.
- Balloon Valvotomies for Congenital and Rheumatic Heart Disease.
- Device closure of various heart defects.
- Endovascular repair of Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic stenting.
Health Care Packages and Insurance cover
Our Comprehensive Cardiac Health Check-up and other health care Packages provide ample opportunities to you to ensure prevention of health hazards and make timely corrections. Cochin Heart Institute at Sunrise Hospital is a recognized provider for various national and multinational insurance packages.
Sunrise hospital cardiac wing is dedicated to social cause and has formed a charitable trust named Sunrise Heart Foundation(www.Sunriseheartfoundation.org). Foundation has done more than 500 Cardiac procedures in the last 2 years for the underprivileged patients. The Foundation is continuing this support for poor patients in coming years. The foundation can be accessed by email at email@example.com
Please take good care of your heart.
Let us care for it, for you.