Dr. Venugopal Balchand

Cardiologist

Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia

  • Dr. Venugopal Balchand Specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, He obtained his Master of Medicine (Surgery) in Singapore. 
  • Dr Venugopal Balchand was part of the team that did the second heart operation on Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Mahathir in 2007.
  • He is specialised in the diagnosis, treatment and management of coronary artery disease, lung cancer, and valvular heart disease. 
  • He uses up-to-date techniques and the most advanced technologies to ensure the safety of the patients and the success of the operation.
  • To date, Dato’ Dr Venugopal has performed close to 5,000 open heart procedures and was invited to speak at many local and international meetings.
  • He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and the National Heart Association of Malaysia. 
  • He is also a former President of the Malaysian Association for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery from 2005 - 2009.

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Qualifications

MBBS M.MED (Surg) Spore FRCS (Edin)  AM FHHAM

Procedure

7 procedures across 1 departments

Cardiology Consultation treatments abroad Cardiology, also known as cardiovascular medicine and a subspecialty of internal medicine, is a medical field that focuses primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and disorders that affect the heart. Doctors that specialize in this particular field are known as cardiologists. For patients with heart problems, the initial cardiology consultation and subsequent consultations are essential parts of a medical treatment process. Not

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Cardiothoracic Surgery treatments abroad  Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). In most countries, cardiac surgery (involving the heart and the great vessels) and general thoracic surgery (involving the lungs, esophagus, thymus, etc.) are separate surgical specialties.

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery treatments abroad Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the most common heart disease conditions and happens when cholesterol and other materials build up in the artery walls, narrowing the artery and reducing the blood supply to the heart. This leads to chest pain and in the worse cases to a stroke, which can damage the patient life quality or have even more serious consequences. One way to treat this condition is to provide the blood a new way

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Echocardiogram procedure abroad Echocardiogram or Echocardiography  is a test that uses sound waves to assess the heart by creating 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional images of the heart. It is a diagnostic test performed to detect any complications with the heart valves and chambers. The image of echocardiography is called an echocardiogram. It is key in determining the heart of the heart muscle . An echocardiogram is a painless test and considered very safe. The test does not use any

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Heart Surgery treatments abroad  The most common type of heart surgery for adults is coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). During CABG, a healthy artery or vein from the body is connected, or grafted, to a blocked coronary (heart) artery. The grafted artery or vein bypasses (that is, goes around) the blocked portion of the coronary artery. This creates a new path for oxygen-rich blood to flow to the heart muscle. CABG can relieve chest pain and may lower your risk of having a heart att

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Heart Valve replacement is a medical procedure to substitute one or more of the heart valves damaged, or affected by a disease. The process is done as an alternative to valve repair. In conditions when valve repair or catheter-based procedures become nonviable, the cardiologist may propose undergoing the valve replacement surgery. During the procedure, your cardio-surgeon detaches the heart valve and restores it with a mechanical one or one made from cow, pig or human heart tissue (biological ti

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Pacemaker Implantation treatments abroad Pacemaker implantation is a procedure required by patients whose heart's conduction system is not working in the way it should. Patients may suffer from an irregular heartbeat or damages to their heart muscle as a result of a heart attack. The pacemaker is a small electrical device in metal used to regulate the heartbeat, that weighs between 20 and 50 g and is inserted under the skin on the chest below the collarbone, near the heart and connected

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