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Dr. K S Iyer  - Cardiologist, Delhi

Dr. K S Iyer

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Cardiologist, Delhi

39 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
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Dr. K S Iyer MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery Cardiologist, Delhi
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Dr. Krishna Iyer is one of India's front ranking paediatric cardiac surgeons, recognised for his clinical expertise and wide ranging involvement with cardiac care for children in India an......more
Dr. Krishna Iyer is one of India's front ranking paediatric cardiac surgeons, recognised for his clinical expertise and wide ranging involvement with cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations, Dr. Iyer initiated the first dedicated paediatric cardiac care program in Northern India , a pioneering initiative, at Escorts Heart Institute Research Centre( now Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute ) in 1995. Under his guidance this paediatric cardiac program has become the benchmark for cardiac care for children for India and its South East Asian neighbours. Dr. Iyer has operated on more than 10,000 babies, children and adults with congenital heart diseases comprising various procedures like arterial switch procedure, double switch operation TAPVC repairs, Fontan and Fontan type procedures, corrections for tetralogy of Fallot, DORV, Truncus etc. Senning operation, conduit repairs and wide range of one stage and multi-stage corrections for complex congenital heart diseases. He has done original work on rapid two-stage arterial switch procedure and performed the first successful rapid two stage arterial switch and double-switch operation in India. His current interests are perfecting complex neonatal cardiac surgery, cardiac surgery in malnourished infants and children, salvaging late presenters of congenital heart disease, and developing cost effective cardiac care for children in developing countries. Dr. Iyer completed his M.B.B.S, M.S. (General Surgery) and M.Ch. (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. After basic training, he joined the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at AIIMS and was Additional Professor at the time he moved to Escorts Heart Institute to set up its paediatric cardiac care division. He trained in paediatric and infant cardiac surgery under the guidance of the renowned paediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. R.B.B.Mee as Senior Fellow at the Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne in Australia in 1989. Since his return he has endeavoured to promote the specialty of paediatric and congenital heart surgery in India, especially in the non-governmental sector. He has contributed prolifically to furthering the cause of paediatric cardiac care through over a hundred research publications in national and international journals, authoring sections in medical books on paediatric and neonatal cardiac surgery and travelling to cities across India and abroad to deliver lectures. He has been the founder President of Asia-Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society and has been President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India. He is currently Editor of the Indian Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. He is a permanent member of the Steering Committee of the World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, and governing councillor of the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery and the Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons. He is an invited international member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons He is involved in many charities for underprivileged children, most notably the 'Gift of Life' program of Rotary International. During his academic career Dr. Iyer has won many awards. Some of these are the Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the year at MBBS examination, Sorel Catherine Friemna Prize for proficiency in Paediatrics, Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Award, Gold Medal and Scroll of Honour, Hira Lal Gold Medal for being the best postgraduate in General Surgery. He was awarded the Doppler award for best paper at the Sixth International Symposium on Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery held in Washington D.C. in 1994. He has been designated Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary International Foundation for humanitarian services for children. Speciality Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery Interest Surgical treatment of all forms of congenital heart disease in newborns to adults, simple or complex. Expertise in surgery for complex transpositions, late presenting CHD, pulmonary hypertension and complex neonatal surgery. Personal Interest : Music & Reading Clinical Achievments Started the first dedicated pediatric cardiac program in Northern India at FEHI in 1995 Completed 10,000 surgeries for congenital heart disease at FEHI since 1995. Career experience of over 13,000 surgeries for congenital heart disease. Performed the first successful rapid two stage arterial switch operation (1991) and the first successful double switch operation (1993) in the country. First to generate internationally comparable outcomes in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery and surgery for complex congenital heart disease. Have helped set up many pediatric cardiac programs within the country and in other countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and Nepal. Recognized internationally for creating a model for delivery of high class pediatric care in an environment of limited resources. Previous Experience Faculty member in CTVS department of AIIMS, New Delhi and left as Additional Professor. Set up the Paediatric cardiac program there and was involved in the training of several cardiac surgeons. Secured National Merit Scholarship for the year 1971 - 1972 for meritorious performance in the Indian School Certificate examination. Awarded Ganpatrao Chittre Scholarship for securing second rank in the Inter-Science examination of the Bombay University in April, 1972. Awarded Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the year at the MBBS examination in Dec.1977. Secured following awards in All India Institute of Medical Sciences between 1973 and1977. Institute Merit Awards for securing highest grades in the following subjects. Anatomy Physiology Biochemistry Forensic Medicine General Surgery Obstetrics &Gynaecology Sardari Lal Kalra Gold Medal for proficiency in Microbiology in May 1976. Institute Merit Scholarship. Sorel Catherine Frieman Prize for proficiency in Paediatrics in Dec.1977. Pfizer Postgraduate Medical award, Gold Medal and Scroll of Honour in 1979. Hira Lal Gold Medal for being the best postgraduate in General Surgery in Dec.1981. Selected on merit amongst worldwide applicants to attend a workshop on Basic aspects of Cardiac Surgery organized by the International School of Medical Sciences, Ettore Majorana, in Erice, Italy in March, 1983. Recommended for honours at the M.Ch. examination in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery held in Dec. 1984. Awarded the Doppler award for best paper at the Sixth International Symposium on Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery, held in Washington D.C. in Nov.1994. Awarded a Citation and Certificate of Appreciation for distinguished service and outstanding contribution to EHIRC
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Dr. K Iyer is an experienced Cardiologist in Okhla, Delhi. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 39 years. He studied and completed MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery. He is currently practising at Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre Ltd in Okhla, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. K Iyer on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - 1978
MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - 1981
MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - 1984

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I am 17 years old .My chest bone has stick out for last 6 years. It does not pain. I want some tips to reduce it. So what should I do?

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Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 17 years old .My chest bone has stick out for last 6 years. It does not pain. I want some tips to reduce it. So ...
Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
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I am 38 years old male with hypertension (on S-metoprolol, telmisartan); high LDL, Low HDL & High Triglycerides (on Tonact TG); Hypothyroidism (on Thyronorm 75); and IBS (on probiotics). Since last 7-8 months I have problem with my libido and erection quality (so much so that there has been no intercourse during this period). I do not smoke & very mild drinker. Please suggest. *My Hemoglobin=14.3, No blood Sugar & not on any anti-depressants; sperm quality/quantity is 'visually ok'

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I am 38 years old male with hypertension (on S-metoprolol, telmisartan); high LDL, Low HDL & High Triglycerides (on T...
Mr. lybrate-user,it seems you v syndrome X (u can check it on net. Due to high lipids n antihypertensive medicines you r getting loss of libido. Try to change your hectic life n diet .take dry fruits specially almonds along with one tsf ghee in milk twice a day. I v treated many patients like your problem. For satisfying results consult me privately. Regards.
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I am 37 year old and my problem is cholesterol level is very high. Please tell me the treatment.

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Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am 37 year old and my problem is cholesterol level is very high. Please tell me the treatment.
I gave the answer earlier, cholesterol alon is not the criteria. Get always blood for lipid profile tested. However anti cholesterol measurement is low fat free diet with no fry & fast food & execise. Take statin group of medicine'

This morning after I woke up I felt a slight pain on the left side chest and arms. But no dizziness or fatigue. Slowly the pain turned to mild numbness and vanished after 1 hour or so. I checked my BP it was 130/90 and pulse 85. Did I feel a heart related pain.

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This morning after I woke up I felt a slight pain on the left side chest and arms. But no dizziness or fatigue. Slowl...
Most likely you slept with a fold if chaddar under your àrm and neck that choked blood flow and pressed a nerve. Do arm shoulder neck exercises.
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I am suffering from diabetes-2 from last 4 years my fasting is 155 and PP is 249. I am also suffering from high blood pressure say 90/150. Kindly suggest me Ayurveda medicine for both the problem. I have also indigestion problem due to diabetes-2.

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General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from diabetes-2 from last 4 years my fasting is 155 and PP is 249. I am also suffering from high blood...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication , aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet and I will suggest you to take panchkarma treatment
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Sir I ma 29 years old .I have a BP Problem my BP is 150/110. Please give me some advice. I take a medicine Envas 5 mg but not control.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sir I ma 29 years old .I have a BP Problem my BP is 150/110. Please give me some advice. I take a medicine Envas 5 mg...
Envas is a good medicine, if your blood pressure is not controlled you can increase the dose after consulting your doctor.
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I am suffering for fever from the past 3 day and I have chest pain due to cough, so how can I get well soon?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering for fever from the past 3 day and I have chest pain due to cough, so how can I get well soon?
Hello, first of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection with its full immunity and start the below medication:- take gelesemium 200, twice daily. Take eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily. Take antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs, thrice daily. Take alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily. Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks. In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature. If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health. Good day.
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I am 33 years male serving in CRPF, I have notice little pain in all joints of bone last one year and BP moving 140/90 so that I am facing problem in running and physical exercise.

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I am 33 years male serving in CRPF, I have notice little pain in all joints of bone last one year and BP moving 140/9...
sir go for a complete detox of ur body with the help of ayurveda's Panchakarma therapy. It includes Abhyangam (Massage with medicated oils) n medicated steam bath. this wud rejuvenate ur body - improving ur work efficiency and bettering ur sleep. These procedures will take out the harmful toxins out of ur body - cleansing ur body. Also take Shirodhara which would completely take the stress out of ur body and u will feel light, fresh and full of energy.
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My father is a heart patient. As a part of office work. He should travel long distances daily. Is this causes any problem to health?

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My father is a heart patient. As a part of office work. He should travel long distances daily. Is this causes any pro...
If it is a stress free travel and if your father is used to it and if his vital parameters of the body are normal than its ok.
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I am20 old I have chest pain during some works why it is comes like and what will be solution.

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I am20 old I have chest pain during some works why it is comes like and what will be solution.
Hello, chest pain may be because of heart problems, lung problems, gastrointestinal problems, anxiety or panic attack. So please mention few more symptoms associated with it so that I can diagnose the cause and suggest you the medication accordingly. Take care.
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My age is 27 years. Weight is 70 kg. Sometime feel pain in the left side of my chest. What is the reason of my pain?

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My age is 27 years. Weight is 70 kg. Sometime feel pain in the left side of my chest. What is the reason of my pain?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 6..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain .7. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 8.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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Doctor I was ill many months and my sugar is very low. Please any way to your ill.

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Number of causative factors for hypoglycemia. Homoeopathy is the permanent solution for this. Which medicines you are taking now? tell me your recent sugar levels.
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I am suffering frm fever last 7 days. Tried multiple home remedies. Doctor told that it is viral infection. He told me for checkup but all reports are normal. So what should I do. please help me.

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I am suffering frm fever last 7 days. Tried multiple home remedies. Doctor told that it is viral infection. He told m...
Hello. There are 2 kinds of tulsi leaves we come across. One is" ram tulsi" (which is lighter in shade) and the other one is" shyam tulsi" (which is darker in shade) you have to consume 10-15 leaves of" shyam tulsi" which means the leaves with darker shade. Take 10 to 15 leaves of shyam tulsi and grind it into a paste. Boil this paste in 200 ml of water until the water comes down to the level of 100 ml. Consume this water chewing the leave remains daily in 3 installments without break. I guarantee you that you will feel better after some days. Besides natural remedies doesn't even have any side effects along with them. Thanks.
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Dear doctors pls advice me about psychiatric meds like sertraline 150 mg & zapiz 0.5 mg I am taking since last two years for ocd, depression, anxiety and mild high BP. On meds I feel OK but they are becoming daily addiction, can't live without them. Pls advice in details what should I do. Taking treatment from AIIMS.

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Dear doctors pls advice me about psychiatric meds like sertraline 150 mg & zapiz 0.5 mg I am taking since last two ye...
The treatment prescribed is correct, please follow the drug regime. Some patients require therapy for longer duration, if you are stable with medications do not stop them abruptly. Speak to your psychiatrist about the course of the disorder.
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I am suffering from the dry cough for last 2 days and I have chest pain also so please suggest me.

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Homeopath, Pune
I am suffering from the dry cough for last 2 days and I have chest pain also so please suggest me.
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I think my heart beet more faster than as usual do earlier what I should do. Is their any problem regarding this.

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General Physician, Gurgaon
I think my heart beet more faster than as usual do earlier what I should do. Is their any problem regarding this.
his may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting)
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Suggest me a natural body health tip to destroy my cholesterol. Can somebody suggest the home diet supplement.

Diploma in Dietetics, M.Sc. Food & Nutrition, B.Sc. Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panchkula
Suggest me a natural body health tip to destroy my cholesterol. Can somebody suggest the home diet supplement.
You can using chia seeds, flax seeds powder in your food like in curd or salad etc. Chia seeds have to be soaked in water for some time before using it. Have soluble fibre like oats, almonds and some walnuts in small amounts. Also gond katira can b soaked in water and had with milk or just water itself. Most important go for long brisk walks to help reduce cholesterol.
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My mother is 48 and is suffering from high blood pressure issues from last 10 years. She was taking medicines and her bp remained in control most of the times but from last one week her bp is raised to 170/120 and remains same almost all of the time. Even medicines seem not helping. All this started to happen when her doctor changed her bp medicines. She is having Telvas bh. Her weight is 75 kgs and she has high cholesterol level. Please suggest some effective remedy.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My mother is 48 and is suffering from high blood pressure issues from last 10 years. She was taking medicines and her...
1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. No sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine contact on private chat. Good luck.
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MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Ahmedabad
10 percent decrease in your blood cholesterol levels will lead to 20-30 percent decrease in your chance of a heart attack.
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