About Dr Kewal Kishan Talwar

  • Dr. KK Talwar is presently associated as the Chairman at Heart Institute of PSRI Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Talwar is a renowned Cardiologist with a thriving experience of more than four decades (42 years).
  • He is commended for performing the first implantation of Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy in South Asia and in 1997, it was highlighted in the LIMCA Book of World Records.
  • He was appointed as the President of the Heart Rhythm Society of India and President of Heart Failure Society of India, and the National Academy of Medical Sciences.
  • In 2002 he was the first surgeon to start Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) in India.
  • He has penned 15 chapters in several textbooks.
  • He has served as the Chairman of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (Faridkot), National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research, Chandigarh and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (Mohali).
  • He has published more than 270 abstracts and 240 articles in National and International medical journals.



  • Cardiology

List Of Treatments

  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardioversion
  • Carotid Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • CT Angiogram
  • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Acute Aortic Dissection
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

Work Experience

  • Consultant- St. Stephens Hospital
  • Chairman- Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket,


  • M.B.B.S.- Punjab University, Chandigarh (1969)
  • M.D. (General Medicine)- Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education And Research, Chandigarh (1973)
  • D.M. (Cardiologist)- Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Education And Research, Chandigarh (1976)
  • Fellow- National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS)
  • Fellow- Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
  • Fellow- the American College of Cardiology (FACC)


  • In 2006 he was awarded with Padma Bhushan.
  • He is the recipient of Dr BC Roy National award.

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