Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Padma Bhushan Dr. Kler is currently working as Chairman, Fortis Heart and Vascular Institute at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram & Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Dr. Kler is a very active interventional cardiologist and has performed more than 25,000 coronary, renal, carotid & peripheral angioplasties. He is a pioneer in electrophysiology & has established the first dedicated electrophysiology department in India at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He initiated the radio Frequency Ablations programme at Escorts in 1993. He was the first doctor in India to implant an ICD, CRT-P & CRT-D. Dr. Kler has trained more than 200 doctors from India & abroad in the field of interventional cardiology & electrophysiology. He is an Honorary Professor of Cardiology for Banaras Hindu University, (BHU) & O. P. Jindal University, Sonipat. He is also a scientific advisor to various multinational companies like Boston Scientific, Medtronic, & St. Jude, all incorporated in USA.

46 years of experience overall (38 years as a specialist)
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), MRCP (UK), FRCP, FACC, D. Sc.

Delhi Medical Council

Conferred Doctorate of Science – 2007
Delhi Medical Association Centenary Award
Padma Bhushan Award by president of India
The Citation Award’ on behalf of Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
The Great Son of India Award’ given for Internationally Recognized Talented Indians