Aster Medicity

cardiac sciences

A dedicated facility for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery that is among the most advanced of its kind in the country, the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cardiac Sciences at Aster Medcity offers comprehensive cardiac care for management of heart ailments in both adults and children, with a preventive approach. State-of-the-art in terms of clinical support and facilities offered, the CoE has an Outpatient division, an Inpatient division, a fully equipped 24-bed Cardiac ICU to handle all cardiac emergencies, an advanced cardiac imaging section, cardiac surgical suites and an Invasive Diagnostic and Interventional division – for both adult and pediatric. It is also the first cardiac care centre in Kerala to offer Hybrid Cath Lab facility and Robotic Cardiac Surgery. The CoE has an exceptional team of Doctors who are experts in their field of specialisation, with several years of experience and international training. The Core cardiology team here includes Clinical Cardiologists, Adult Interventional Cardiologists, Cardiac Electrophysiologists and Pediatric Cardiologist, complemented by a team of Cardiac and Vascular Surgeons, Cardiac Anaesthesiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Cardiac Intensivists and Rehabilitation Therapists.

The Doctors here follow a “Heart Team approach” wherein all cases are discussed in-depth as a team and the course of treatment for each patient is decided collectively, after taking into consideration all aspects of the problem.

In line with its commitment to provide quality cardiac care, all the Doctors and Nurses in the ICUs are ACLS certified and Paramedics - BLS certified. Besides, the CoE adheres to strict protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based management of all cardiac conditions.

The CoE also has a 24 hour Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic in the Emergency department to provide immediate medical care to patients who are brought in with pain or discomfort in the chest.