Dr. Karthigesan A M

Dr. Karthigesan A M
Dr. Karthigesan A M

Designation of Dr. Karthigesan A M

Dr. Karthigesan A M 
Interventional Cardiologist, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Senior Consultant
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Karthigesan A M

  • Dr. Karthigesan A M is a renowned Interventional Cardiologist with more than two decades of experience. Currently, the doctor is working with Apollo Hospital in Chennai as a Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist.
  • He completed advanced training in cardiac arrhythmia in the USA to serve his patients in a better way.
  • His areas of expertise include Radiofrequency Ablation, Pacemaker Implantation, PTMC, Device closure for congenital heart diseases, etc. Dr. Karthigesan offers various tests and rehabilitation services that assist in diagnosis.
  • Dr. A M Karthigesan received several awards from prestigious associations for his contribution to the field.
  • Dr. Karthigesan authored several research papers and articles in premier periodicals and presented papers at national conferences.

Dr. A M Karthigesan’s Expertise

  • AICD
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Aortic Stent Grafting
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • BP Monitoring
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Color Doppler
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Device closure for congenital heart diseases
  • EPS-Electrophysiological
  • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDs)
  • IVC Filter Insertion
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • PAMI
  • Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
  • Peripheral Angiogram
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant – Single Chamber
  • PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Renal Angiogram
  • Temporary Pacemaker
  • Trans-esophageal ECHO
  • Trigger Point Injection (TPI)

Work Experience of Dr. Karthigesan A M

  • An overall 25 years of experience, out of which 16 years as a specialist
  • Working as a Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at Apollo Hospital, Chennai

Dr. A M Karthigesan’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1997
  • MD (General Medicine) from Nagpur University in 2000
  • DNB (Cardiology) from National Board of Examination, India in 2005
  • DNB from Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi in 2011
  • Certified Electrophysiology Specialist, IBHRE, USA
  • Certified Cardiac Device, IBHRE, USA

Memberships of Dr. Karthigesan A M

  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council
  • Heart Rhythm Society, USA
  • IHRS – Indian Heart Rhythm Society
  • Cardiology Society of India

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Karthigesan A M

  • Awarded Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) for advanced training and qualifications in the field of cardiac arrhythmia and Pacing
  • Clinical Excellence Award for Cardiac Arrhythmia and Pacing Services by Apollo Main Hospital, Chennai

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