Dr. TS Kler

Dr. TS Kler

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Chairman - PSRI Heart Institute


31 Year of Experience
8 Awards

11:00 am - 04:00 pm
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
11:00 am - 04:00 pm

About Dr. TS Kler

Recipient of the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award, Dr TS Kler is the Chairman of Heart Institute at PSRI Hospital in Delhi. Prior to this, Dr Kler was associated as Head of Cardiac Sciences Department at the Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital in Vasant Kunj. Prior to joining the Fortis Group, he worked in Saudi Arabia and established a Cardiology Unit in one of the tertiary care centers there. With a vast experience of over two decades, Dr. Kler is a Scientific Advisor to the many reputed organizations, including the Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Guidant, and the Medical Concepts - all Incorporated in USA.

After completing his MBBS from Patiala, he pursued MD in Internal Medicine and DM in Cardiology from PGI Chandigarh, and MRCP from UK.  Dr TS Kler has been awarded the Fellowships of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FRCP), and the Senior Fellowship Program in Milwaukee, USA. Dr TS Kler has a special interest in Complex Coronary Angioplasty using Advanced Techniques, Cardiac Pacing & Electrophysiology, implantation of devices for treatment of Heart Failure, as well as Cardiomyopathy. Dr Kler performs close to 2000 Cardiac Diagnostic Angiographies and around 300 Angioplasties including Stenting/Atherectomy/Rotablation every year.

The Founder President of the Heart Rhythm Society of India (HRS), Dr TS Kler has many firsts to his credit. He established the first state-of-the-art Electrophysiology Department in India was the first doctor to implant Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) in the year 1995 in India. He implanted the first Heart Failure Device (Biventricular Pacemaker) in South East Asia in 2000 and he was the first doctor to implant Combo Device (Combination of ICD & Biventricular Pacemaker) in South East Asia in 2002. He was also the first doctor to start the Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Program in Sri Lanka & Bangladesh. He arranged the first Indo-Pak Heart Summit in Amritsar in 2004 and was the first to implant an ICD in the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Lahore in the same year. A seasoned doctor, he is associated with many organizations, including the North American Society of Pacing & Electrophysiology (NASPE), Indian College of Cardiology (ICC), Cardiological Society of India (CSI), Association Physicians of India (API), Indian Medical Association (IMA), and the Delhi Medical Association (DMA).

With more than 130 publications in National & International Journals in the field of Cardiology, he has also written chapters in many books. A member of the editorial board of the Indian Heart Journal, Dr TS Kler has been bestowed with many prestigious awards. He was awarded The Great Son of India Award and presented by the Internationally Recognized Talented Indians (FIRTI) of the Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy in 2003, the Vijay Ratna Award given by the India International Friendship Society for enriching human life & outstanding attainments, the Citation awarded on behalf of the Escorts Heart Institute (Delhi) presented by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (President of India) in December 2002, and many more.



Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS Patiala ----
MD - Medicine PGI Chandigarh ----
DM - Cardiology PGI Chandigarh ----
MRCP UK before returning to India ----
Senior Fellowship programme Milwaukee, USA ----
Fellow American College of Cardiology ----
Fellow of Cardiology Royal College of Physicians, UK ----


Institute Year
Member North American Society of Pacing & Electrophysiology (NASPE) ----
Founder President Heart Rhythm Society of India (HRS) ----
Vice President Indian College of Cardiology (ICC) ----
Life Member Cardiological Society of India (CSI) ----
Life Member Association Physicians of India (API) ----
Life Member Indian Medical Association. (IMA) ----
Life Member Delhi Medical Association (DMA) ----
Scientific Advisor Boston Scientific, Incorporated in USA ----
Scientific Advisor Medtronic,Incorporated in USA ----
Scientific Advisor Guidant, Incorporated in USA ----
Scientific Advisor Medical Concepts, Incorporated in USA ----


Designation And Department Hospital Year
Cardiology,Chairman Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, Delhi Present
Cardiology,Executive Director Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj ----
Cardiac Sciences,Executive Director Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre 1989

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
Padma Bhushan Award, Awarded by the President of India for contribution in field of medicine ----
`Honour of Merit Award' by S. S. Jain Sabha, New Delhi ----
Vijay Ratna Award', India International Friendship Society for Enriching Human Life and Outstanding Attainments ----
The Citation Awarded' on behalf of Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (President of India) ----
The Great Son of India Award' given by Function for International Recognized Talented Indians (FIRTI) by Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy, Roopnagar, Punjab ----
Distinguished Service Award 2006' for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World. ----
Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World. ----
Award of honour' for outstanding contribution of in field of clinical cardiology presented by Indian Medical Association, Jallandhar ----

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