Dr Asha Mahilmaran

Interventional Cardiologist

Interventional Cardiologist

26 Years of Experience

Apollo Hospital, Chennai - India

Overview

  • Dr Asha is a senior interventional cardiologist at Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
  • Her special interest lies in interventional cardiology, particularly ACS (acute coronary syndrome) and primary PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention - angioplasty), angiograms, angioplasty and balloon mitral procedures.
  • She has performed more than 15,000 preventive heart checks over the years.
  • Many articles and research papers have been published under her name in journals like Familial cardiac myxoma: Carney's Complex. Texas Heart Institute Journal
  • She has lifetime membership of Indian Medical Association, Cardiological Society of India and API. 

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Qualifications

  • MBBS from Bharathiyar University in 1990
  • MD - General Medicine from The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University in 1993.
  • DNB 
  • DM - Cardiology from The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University in 1999.

Awards

  • Gold medalist in Medicine
  • Gold medalist in Cardiology

Procedure

9 procedures across 1 specialities

Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty Abroad  Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty is a procedure used to dilate the mitral valve in the setting of rheumatic mitral valve stenosis. A catheter is inserted into the femoral vein, advanced to the right atrium and across the interatrial septum. Then, the mitral valve is crossed with a balloon that is inflated to relieve the fusion of the mitral valve commissures effectively, which acts to increase the mitral valve area and reduce the degree of mitral stenosis

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Cardiac Rehabilitation treatments abroad  Cardiac rehabilitation, also called cardiac rehab, is a customized outpatient program of exercise and education. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to help you improve your health and help you recover from a heart attack, other forms of heart disease or surgery to treat heart disease. Cardiac rehabilitation often involves exercise training, emotional support and education about lifestyle changes to reduce your heart disease risk, such as eating a

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Coronary Angiogram treatments abroad  Cardioversion is a medical procedure that restores a normal heart rhythm in people with certain types of abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias). Cardioversion is usually done by sending electric shocks to your heart through electrodes placed on your chest. It's also possible to do cardioversion with medications. Why it's done Cardioversion can correct a heartbeat that's too fast (tachycardia) or irregular (fibrillation). Cardioversion is us

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Coronary Angioplasty abroad  When coronary arteries are blocked or narrowed, a coronary angioplasty might be essential in order to guarantee the blood supply to the heart. This procedure is performed using a balloon to stretch open a narrowed or blocked artery. However, it could involve a stent (a short wire-mesh tube), which is left in place permanently to allow blood to flow more freely. This is considered as the most modern angioplasty procedure. As the the blood flow through the c

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Electrophysiology Study (EPS) treatments abroad  An electrophysiology (EP) study is a test used to understand and map the electrical activity within your heart. An EP study may be recommended in people with heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) and other heart problems to understand the exact cause and determine which treatment is most likely to be effective. Doctors also use EP studies to predict the risk of sudden cardiac death in certain situations. An EP study involves placing diagn

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Heart Arrhythmia - Catheter Ablation treatments abroad  Catheter ablation is a procedure that uses radiofrequency energy (similar to microwave heat) to destroy a small area of heart tissue that is causing rapid and irregular heartbeats. Destroying this tissue helps restore your heart’s regular rhythm. The procedure is also called radiofrequency ablation.   Special cells in your heart create electrical signals that travel along pathways to the chambers of your heart. These s

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