Dr.T. S. Kler

Dr.T. S. Kler
Cardiologist, Delhi

MD, DM, MRCP, FRCP (U.K), FACC, D.Sc, (Honoris Causa)

Dr. T.S. Kler is an internationally recognized Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist. He is the founder, president of Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS). He is the Executive Director (Cardiac Sciences), HOD Cardiology, Director Electrophysiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi. He is honorary professor of cardiology at Banaras Hindu University. He was also a scientific adviser to various multinational companies like Boston Scientific, Medtronic & St Jude, in USA.

Dr.Kler has many initiatives to his credit; he has established the 1st Electrophysiology department in India at Fortis Escorts Heart institute & Research Center, New Delhi. He is 1st to implant an ICD in S.E. Asia, he first implanted Heart Failure Device (Bi-ventricular pacemaker) in S.E. Asia, he implanted first Combo device in S.E. Asia, he is first 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.

Dr.Kler has performed over 10,000 coronary, renal & peripheral angioplasties. He is an expert electrophysiologist, having performed maximum number of Radio Frequency Ablations & is one of the highest implanter of ICD’s & Combo devices in the country. He has trained over 200 Cardiologists from India and other countries in advanced techniques of Angiography, Angioplasty & Electrophysiology. He has submitted over 150 articles in National and International Journals.

Specialities

  • Cardiology

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Procedures

  • Angioplasty

  • Electrophysiology

Expertise

  • Cardio Electrophysiologist
  • Complex Coronary Interventions & Angioplasty using Advanced Techniques. Cardiac Pacing & Electrophysiology, Devices in Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and sudden Cardiac Death

Education

  • MBBS from Patiala 
  • MD (Medicine) from PGI Chandigarh
  • DM (Cardiology) from PGI Chandigarh
  • MRCP from UK 
  • He is Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, UK. (FRCP)
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), Milwaukee, USA

        Practice Information

        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi

        Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi

        Near New Friends Colony, Opp To Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, Delhi, Delhi - 110025

        TUE & THU & SAT

        10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

        Patient Experience

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        Achievements & Contributions

        • Dr. Kler is regularly invited as a guest faculty to various National & Interventional conferences like NASPE & ACC and has been a guest faculty in USA, France, Australia, Pakistan, Srilanka, Bangladesh & Singapore
        • 'PADMA BHUSHAN', third highest civilian honor, awarded by the President of India for contribution in field of medicine in 2005
        • 'Conferred Doctorate of Science' 2007 (D.sc), Award by Panjab University
        • 'Award of honour' for outstanding contribution of in field of Clinal Cardiology presented by Inidan MEdicl Association, jallandhar
        • 'Distinguished Service Award 2006’ for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World. Presented on the occasion of Inaugural Function of World Congress on Clinical and Preventive Cardiology (WCCPC 2006) at Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India
        • Lifetime Achievement Award 2006’ for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World
        • 'The Great Son of India Award' given by Function for International Recognised Talented Indians (FIRTI) by Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy, Roopnagar, Punjab
        • 'The Citation Awarded' on behalf of Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (President of India)
        • 'Vijay Ratna Award', India International Friendship Society for Enriching Human Life and Outstanding Attainments
        • 'Outstanding Aluminus Award 1998', for excellent contribution in the field of medicine by A. S. College, Khanna
        • 'Honour of Merit Award' by S. S. Jain Sabha, New Delhi
        • Awarded University merit scholarship in pre-University
        • Dr T.S Kler has about 150 national & international journal articles to his name and has been on the editorial board of Indian Heart Journal
        • 1st to implant a Heart Failure Device (Bi-Ventricular pacemaker) in May 2000 in SE Asia
        • 1st to implant Combo Device (ICD + Bi-Ventricular Pacemaker Device) in April 2002 in South East Asia
        • 1st to perform Radio Frequency Ablation in Sri Lanka
        • Book : Mannual of Medical Emergencies, 3rd Edition, Bradyarrhythmia And Cardiac Pacing
        • Book : VI Asian - Pacific Symposium on Cardiac Pacing And Elctrophysiology 1997, Intermediate Follow-up of VDD Cardiac Pacing
        • Book : Zero Percent Restenosis, Post Drug Eluting Stent: Reality or Myth?, Clinical Medicine Update - 2002
        • Invited as Guest in 'Global Medical Conference', Indianapolis, USA
        • Invited as Guest at North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
        • Poster Presentation : Fate of Jailed Side Branch Following Stenting; Six Months Angiographic Follow Up. at XII World Congress of Cardiology
        • Founder President, Heart Rhythm Society of India (HRS)
        • Life Member, North American Society of Pacing & Electrophysiology(NASPE)
        • Life Fellow of American College of Cardiology, (FACC)
        • Fellow Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FRCP)
        • Vice President, Indian College of Cardiology (ICC)
        • Life Member, Cardiological Society of India (CSI)