• Dr Nishith Chandra

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    • Qualification: MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
    • Experience: 30 years
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    • Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

      Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Opp Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, South Delhi, Delhi, Delhi, 110025

      Fees : 1500

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    Dr. Nishith Chandra is an experienced, interventional cardiologist in New Delhi, India. He is a Director at the prestigious Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and has 24 years of experience after his super specialisation in cardiology.

    He holds the DM (Cardiology) super speciality degree from renowned, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India in 1994. , and is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). In view of his immense experience in the field of Interventional cardiology he was recently awarded member status by the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions and the European Society of Cardiology ( FESC). He is also a Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Interventions ( FSCAI), which is a USA based apex organisation of leading interventional cardiologists.

    Dr. Chandra has rich experience in interventional cardiology procedures, and has performed approximately 10,000 angiographies and more than 5,000 angioplasties as primary operator. He also has extensive experience and expertise with permanent pacemaker implantation, AICD, PTMCs, peripheral carotid and renal angioplasties, IVC filter, etc. He is well versed in complex interventions like Rota-Blation, & Atherectomy. With the help of intracoronary imaging viz, Intra Vascular Ultasound ( IVUS) and Optical Coherence Tomography ( OCT ), he optimizes his coronary procedures for best long term outcomes while keeping the complication rate negligible . Whenever in doubt, he takes help of Fractional Flow Reserve ( FFR) to decide appropriateness of angioplasty.

    In addition to his experience in cardiac interventions, he is trained in cardiac intensive care, and directed the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute’s Heart Command Centre for more than 20 years, where he is well versed in cardiac intensive care procedures, like Intra Aortic Balloon insertion, temporary pacemaker, swan ganz catheterisation, and arterial pressure monitoring.

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