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Dr. T.S.Kler

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
Speciality Cardiology
Languages English
About Dr. T.S. Kler is an internationally recognized interventional cardiologist and electrophysiologist.

With Fortis Escorts Heart Institute since its inception, Dr. Kler has contributed immensely in building the global reputation that the Institute enjoys today. He is a very active interventional cardiologist and has performed more than 5000 coronary, renal & peripheral angioplasties. He is an expert electrophysiologist, being the highest implanter of ICD’s & Combo devices in the country. He has to his credit a number of firsts, establishing the 1st dedicated Electrophysiology Department in India at Fortis Escorts Hospital; being the 1st one to implant an ICD in S.E. Asia; the 1st to implant a Heart Failure Device (Bi-ventricular pacemaker) in S.E. Asia; the 1st to implant a Combo device in S.E. Asia & being the 1st one to perform Radio Frequency Ablation in Sri Lanka & Bangladesh.

Dr. Kler was first to implant an ICD in Punjab Institute of Cardiology, LAHORE & also started Radiofrequency Ablation programme in that institute. He has also helped to establish Cardiology & Electrophysiology Departments at various centres in India, thus bringing quality medical care to people outside the metropolitan cities.
Education Dr. Kler pursued his MBBS from Patiala and his MD in Medicine & DM in Cardiology from PGI Chandigarh. Thereafter he worked in Saudi Arabia for a few years, establishing a Cardiology unit. Dr. Kler then completed his MRCP from UK before returning to India and has been associated with Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi since then. Dr. Kler underwent Senior Fellowship programme at Milwaukee, USA, which allowed him to extend his expertise beyond the area of Interventional Cardiology into Electrophysiology.

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