Dr. TS Kler: Top Interventional Cardiologist in India - FMRI Hospital

Dr. T. S. Kler

Interventional Cardiologist
Chairman - Cardiac Sciences
30+ years of experience
Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurgaon Delhi-NCR

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 8.00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9.00 – 8.00 pm
Sunday 10.00 – 9.00 pm

About Dr. T. S. Kler

  • Padma Bhushan Dr. T. S. 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, completed his MRCP from the UK & then returned to India in 1989 & was one of the founding doctors of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
  • He is Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), UK and Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) and he is lifetime member of IMA, CSI, ICC, API, IHRS, & HRS.
  • Dr. Kler is a very active interventional cardiologist and has performed more than 25,000 coronary, renal, carotid & peripheral angioplasties
  • He is pioneer in electrophysiology & he established the first dedicated Electrophysiology department in India at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. 
  • He initiated radio Frequency Ablations programme at Escorts in 1993. 
  • He was the first doctor in India to implant an ICD, CRT-P & CRT-D
  • He also did the first HIS bundle pacing in India in 2015. 
  • He was instrumental in starting RF Ablation & cardiac devices implantation programmes in many centers in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka & Pakistan.
  • Dr. Kler has trained more than 200 doctors from India & abroad in the field of interventional cardiology & electrophysiology.
Qualification & Training 
  • MBBS
  • MD (Medicine) 
  • DM (Cardiology)
  • F.R.C.P. (U.K.) 
  • FACC (USA) 
  • D.Sc (Honoris Causa)
Areas of Clinical interests


  • Founding President of Heart Rhythm Society of India (HRS)
  • Life Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow Royal Colleges of Physicians of the (FRCP) UK
  • Life Member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • Vice President of Indian College of Cardiology (ICC)
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Life Member of Association Physicians of India (API)
  • Life Member of Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
  • Life Member of North American Society of Pacing & Electrophysiology (NASPE)

Awards achieved by Dr. T. S. Kler

  • Life time achievement award by Indian Medical Association 
  • Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 2005. 
  • In 2014, he was honored with Delhi Medical Association Centenary Award. 
  • Received Times HealthCare Achievers Awards in 2017 in the category “Legends of Medicine”

List of Treatments

  • Arterial Switch
  • Single Ventricle Defects Surgery
  • ECMO Support
  • Cardiac Catherisation for congenital
  • Device Closure- ASD VSD
  • Balloon Septostomy
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty – Aortic
  • Pulmonary and Mitral
  • Closure of Fistulas
  • Fetal Echocardiogram
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Cardiac OPD Procedures
  • ECG-Treadmill Test TMT
  • 24 Hour Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM)
  • Echocardiography with Color Doppler
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography – TEE
  • Stress Echocardiographyn
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
  • Thallium Test – Nuclear Stress Test
  • 64 Slice CT Angiography
  • Off Pump beating CABG LV restoration surgery
  • Valve Repair Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Ross Procedure
  • Cardiac Tumour Treatment
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment
  • Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery
  • Minimal access surgeries for valves
  • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
  • Aortofemoral Bypass Surgery
  • PTE – Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
  • Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries
  • Closure of defects like ASD VSD
  • Complex congenital heart surgeriesg
  • TAPVC – Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair 
  • Renal Angiogram
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Peripheral Angiogram
  • PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Aortic Stent Grafting
  • EPS-Electrophysiological
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant – Single Chamber
  • IVC Filter Insertion
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • AICD Implant
  • Trigger Point Injection (TPI)
  • PTMC – Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • VSD Closure (Adult) Surgery
  • Heart Double Valve Replacement
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant – Double Chamber
  • CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  • PDA Device Closure
  • Single Bypass and Valve Replacement