1200 +Angioplasties
100+Absorbable stents
1000 +Cardiac Surgeries (Open & Closed)
24 x 7 emergency cardiac care

Cardiology & Cardio-thoracic Vascular Surgery

The Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Meenakshi Hospital, is fully equipped to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions.



Cardiac care that’s a class apart.

The Department of Cardiology/Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Meenakshi Hospital, Tanjore is fully equipped to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of heart and vascular conditions. We manage cases of coronary artery disease, including revascularization (bypass surgery), intra-cardiac repairs, aneurysm surgeries, valvular disease, congenital defects, thoracic / vascular surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery and cardiac rehabilitation.

The department has state-of-the-art diagnostics, zero infection Cath Lab and exclusive CTS ICUs. Our experienced board-certified cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons are ably assisted by well-trained technicians and nurses. With our technical expertise, experience and attitude of personal care, we provide world-class service to our patients.

We also offer multiple preventive health check-up packages to detect and prevent heart ailments. We adopt minimally invasive surgery techniques which lessen recovery time and shorten hospital stay for patients.


  • Over 1,500 angioplasties
  • Over 6,000 Coronary angiograms
  • Over 5,000 bypass surgeries
  • Over 3,000 beating heart surgeries
  • Over 2,000 Primary PTCA
  • Over 500 Pacemaker implantation
  • Over 100 Balloon Mitral Valvotomy

Treatments & Procedures

  • Coronary angiogram
  • Primary PTCA
  • Primary PCI
  • PCI by Radial artery approach
  • Peripheral interventions
  • Pacemaker / ICD / CRT
  • Valvuloplasty: Mitral, aortic and pulmonary
  • Coronary angioplasty and Stenting
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Peripheral angiography
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
  • Coronary angiogram
  • PCI through Radial artery approach
  • Cath study of CHD
  • Aortogram
  • VSR device closure
  • Cerebral angioplasty
  • ASD device closure
  • VSD device closure
  • PDA device closure
  • Balloon angioplasty for COA
  • IVUS
  • OCT
  • Rotablator
  • IVC filter
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (Beating Heart) ASD
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (on pump)
  • VSD (all types)
  • PDA
  • Coarctation of aorta
  • Aortic dissection
  • Complicated AMI
  • Aneurysm surgery
  • Double valve replacement
  • TOF for ICR shunt
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Mitral valve repair / Replacement
  • Lobectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Decortication
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Mediastinal mass excision
  • Volume reduction surgery
  • Chest wall tumour resection
  • VATS (Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)
  • Varicose veins
  • Embolectomy arteries
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Aortobifemoral bypass surgery
  • Femoropopliteal bypass surgery
  • Coronary angiography
  • TEE
  • 2D Ecography
  • Treadmill test
  • Holter monitoring