Former Director of PGI, Chandigarh and a renowned name in the fields of cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology, Dr. KK Talwar has joined Ivy Hospital, Mohali. He will hold weekly OPD every Saturday from 9.30 am to 2 pm.
The former Chairman of Medical Council of India, Dr. Talwar has over 40-yr clinical experience in cardiology, with expertise and in-depth knowledge of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for varied cardiac ailments. He has been honoured with Padma Bhushan, the country’s third-highest civilian award by Government of India for his contributions in the field of Medicine. He is also recipient of B.C.Roy award and various ICMR and other National Societies Award.
His specialty area includes; defibrillator & pacemaker implantation, cardiac resynchnomiation therapy, balloon valvotomy, device closure of congenital heart defects, ablation for HOCM, percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair etc.
He was the first to implant and introduce the Implantable Cardioverter and Defibrillator (ICD) therapy in India and South Asia region that was recorded in the LIMCA Book of World Records (1997).