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  • We are one of the leading Children Heart Centre in India
  • Focused on treating our patients with Care & Love
  • We Follow quality as per the JCI, NABH and NABL standards
  • We are working with the best paediatric cardiologists of India
  • We are working with the best Paediatric Cardiac Hospitals
  • Our services include Congenital heart diseases, Kawasaki disease, Heart murmur, Dyslipidemias etc
  • Unmatched world class amenities & facilities to all our patients
  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Chest pain
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Fetal diagnosis and care
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Other myocarditis causes
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities
  • Heart murmur

Our Doctor

Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer

Director - Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Dr. 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 type procedures, corrections for tetralogy of Fallot, DORV, Truncus etc.

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Pediatric Heart Surgery

Heart Care for Children

Of every 1000 live births, 4 to 75 babies could be affected by a congenital heart disease. Congenital heart defects are the prime cause of death by a birth-related inadequacy. However, if surgery is performed on time, it is possible for the child with the defect to live a full and healthy life.

Conditions We Treat

We deal with various congenital conditions of the heart, namely the following.

  • Congenital heart defects
  • Myocarditis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Obesity
  • Kawasaki’s disease
  • Evaluation for murmurs, chest pain, syncope, etc.

Situations We Handle

From generating a prognosis to conducting tests to treating your child, our team is committed to helping you and your child in the best ways possible. Our services include a whole range of assistance.

  • Initial tests
  • Diagnosis
  • Handling the heart issues of a baby throughout the pregnancy
  • Treatment of congenital and acquired heart ailments
  • Looking out for older kids with heart diseases and making sure they are transitioned to proper adult supervision

The Team We Carry

Before you put your loved one’s life in the hands of a group of strangers, it is not only expected but also suggested for you to know what capabilities that team of unknown white collars have. Apart from the interactional bit of trust that a conversation between you and the team of doctors and specialists will spark, knowing what weapons they have in store to defend your life helps.

So here it is- a run-down on the kind of people we include in our teams.

  • Pediatric cardiologists certified by the board- these are doctors who are specifically trained to deal with heart issues in kids
  • Pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons- surgeons who treat heart, chest, and lung problems in children
  • Intensive care doctors for cardiac patients
  • Professional physician assistants
  • Pediatric specialists for weight management
  • Medical specialists for post-op cardiac neurodevelopment
  • Cardiac genetics experts

With a child’s age, general health, size, and the type of defect he/she carries, the treatment and the severity varies. No matter the situation, it is the prime duty of our team, medical and otherwise, to make sure that every kid in our programs gets the most out of our facility and resources.

Pediatric Cardiology

4.2% of all the deaths that occurs within the first 27 days of life being born is because of a congenital heart disease. The idea behind our Pediatric Cardiology Division is rooted in the fact that a congenital heart disease can be diagnosed in a fetus before it is born, and right measures at the right time can save the new life.

Our Services

We diagnose, treat, and follow-up on our patients with a commitment. Be it adults, infants, or children, our services extend to all who suffer from a congenital cardiac issue. Along with the medical assistance, we also maintain a state-of-the-art diagnostic infrastructure. Proud owners of a pediatric biplane lab, refined interventional procedures, vascular closure devices, and balloon dilation, we believe in advancing technology and try to match it with our good intentions to find a way to a healthy life.

We Take Care of Your Cardiac Needs

From clinical evaluation to diagnosis and test, we care for each aspect of your treatment. We deal with a whole range of cardiac needs.

  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Chest pain
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Fetal diagnosis and care
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Other myocarditis causes
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities
  • Heart murmur

Our Diagnostic Procedures are Noninvasive

We hate to put your comfort at risk, just as much as we hate to put your health in jeopardy. Which is why we have the best and board-accredited diagnosis methods and tests which steer away from the invasive zone. These include tilt table testing, cardiac event recorders, ECG, exercise stress testing, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and pacemaker management and installation

Success Stories
Will my child be on the heart/lung machine?

If your child's surgery is an open-heart procedure, the heart/lung machine will be used. Other procedures, including pacemaker implantations, do not require use of the heart/lung machine.

How long will the surgery take?

On average, pediatric heart surgeries take between two and four hours, with an additional hour needed for preparation in the operating room.

Will my child be awake during the procedure?

No. General anesthesia will be administered and your child will sleep throughout the procedure.

Will my child feel any pain during the procedure?

No. Your child may receive a sedative before going into the operating room, and then general anesthesia during the procedure. Following surgery, your child will be given pain medications to minimize discomfort.

How long will my child be in the hospital?

The length of the hospital stay varies, depending on the child and the nature of the procedure. A three- to five-day stay is common. However, in the case of a relatively simple procedure, your child may be ready to be discharged after two or three days. More complex surgeries generally require longer stays of up to one or two weeks.

If my child's breast bone is wired in place after surgery, will the wires interfere with metal detectors or prevent tests such as MRIs in the future?


After surgery, how long will my child be in the Intensive Care Unit?

Children are generally ready to leave the ICU when they:

  • No longer need IV medications
  • Can breathe on their own
  • Have stable blood pressure
  • Have good heart rhythms
  • Have little or no bloody drainage from the chest tubes
Will riding in a car seat or booster seat hurt my child?

It shouldn’t. However, if you’re concerned about your child’s comfort you can place a towel or small pillow between the car seat strap and your child’s chest. Do not drive without having your child properly restrained — safety is important.

Do I need to restrict my child’s activities at home?

You won't have to. Following surgery, children naturally limit themselves to avoid discomfort.

Are there other parents or support people I can talk to?

Upon request, your heart surgeon may be able to put you in touch with a family that has been through an experience similar to yours.

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