From a humble beginning in 1990, the cardiology unit of PRS Hospital, has grown into a huge flagship department, imparting patient care, education and research. Six resident medical officers and four full-time cardiac consultants work in the cardiology unit. The unit provides care for around 35,000 outpatients and 10,000 inpatients each year. The 13-bedded intensive coronary care unit caters to acutely ill cardiac patients equipped with invasive and non invasive monitors, bedside ECHO and ventilators, supported by trained nurses, and also provide treatment to complex cardiac ailments.
The non invasive lab offers state of art facilities including 72 hour-Holter monitor, Ambulatory BP, 2D Echo, Color Doppler and Transesophageal Echos.
The Department of Interventional Cardiology is one of India's foremost cardiac centres, offering complete interventional diagnostic and treatment services. The cardiac catheterisation lab started functioning in 2007. More than 1200 angiographic procedures and 600 angioplasties a year are undertaken. The department undertakes regular scientific updates and CME for post graduate students and residents. The department is involved in active clinical research with multiple phase 3 and phase 4 studies with publications in Indian Heart Journal, Advanced Journal of Therapeutics and Journal of American College of Cardiology. The National Board has allotted one DNB seat in cardiology to the department.