Asian Heart Institute

Accreditations: JCI,ISO Approved Doctors: Beds:
International Patient Services: Yes
Languages: English,Hindi

Asian Heart Institute (AHI) has been set up with an aim to provide world-class cardiac care in India. It is situated at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), a mere 15-minute drive from the domestic and international airports.

The hospital promises to provide quality cardiac care to patients at reasonable costs. A dream of leading cardiac specialists of Mumbai, Dr. Ramakanta Panda, Dr. Sudhir Vaishnav, and Dr. Tilak Suvarna, AHI was set up with a holistic approach to heart care based on ethics, quality care and professional backed by competitive prices. It prides itself on quality in terms of design, patient care, medical, paramedical and general staff and infrastructure facilities.

The hospital has a Patient-centric design with stress on safety and comfort of Patients. All Patient areas have been designed to minimize the risk of infection. Internationally accredited with ISO 9001:2000, JCI & NIAHO, AHI reaffirms its commitment towards world class cardiac care by being the highest accredited hospital in India.

The hospital was started to set a benchmark in quality care, ethical practice, reasonable costs and training for those in the profession. Patients are not charged premium rates for the care they receive. In fact, the charges are reasonable and probably even 10-15 per cent cheaper compared to other hospitals.

To operate as a world – class heart hospital, incorporating the latest technological advances and ethical practices to provide quality heart care at reasonable cost.

Over a short span of 2 years, Asian Heart Institute which aims to provide world class cardiac care to patients at a reasonable cost has achieved the following list of achievements to its credit:

  • Completion (4,00,000 ft2 construction) in record 19 months
  • Large number of Complex Angioplasties successfully dealt
  • Non-surgical closure of complex heart defects
  • 25% of the total cardiac surgeries performed in Mumbai are done at Asian Heart Institute. Over 2000-bypass surgeries in short span of 2 years
  • Highest number of Electrophysiology procedures
  • Will soon house the first dedicated Pediatric Cardiac Unit in Western India
  • AHIRC with futuristic approach, partners in ongoing international trials with WIH, USA and Thrombosis Research Institute, U.K
  • AHIRC has recently been recognized for DNB postgraduate study in cardiology

Out of 200 private operators in the Country, Asian Heart Institute stands 5th as compared to other service providers, which are 20 years old. 200 private operators in the Country, Asian Heart Institute stands 5th as compared to other service providers, which are 20 years old

Facilities :

  • The 80-bed ICU has latest equipment like ventilators defibrillators, ECG, Intra-aortic balloon-pump. The ICU design at AHI has set a standard in the country. As Dr. D’Silva, Director of ICU points out “This Design coupled with strict aseptic protocol has contributed to AHI achieving the lowest infection rate
  • The patient rooms are a harmonious place to recuperate, with soothing lighting and terrace gardens. Relatives can spend time in beautifully appointed waiting rooms that have Internet connection, or visit the prayer room. There’s also a 5-star cafeteria that offers a hygienic multi-cuisine dining experience
  • Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Preventive Cardiology services are aimed at reducing cardiac risk factors and helping a person avoid future heart disease
  • The center uses advanced wireless ECG technology to monitor the safety of the patients
  • The Physiotherapy department at the institute provides a comprehensive service to the community with high-tech equipment and a skilled staff. Says Dr. Anjana Laungani, Chief Physiotherapist: “The skillful techniques used by the physiotherapists assist the lungs to function better, thereby reducing respiratory complications and enhancing recovery after cardiac surgery
  • AHI has also pioneered the first fully digital panel cathlab in Mumbai. The flat panel technology promises highest level of clarity of the angiogram without any loss of detail
  • The largest cardiac theatre in Asia. It has a joint less stainless steel structure covered with special antibacterial, anti-fungal paint imported from UK; jointless linoleum flooring imported from Germany on patient floors and OTs to prevent growth of bacteria; imported minipleat filters from France used in the air conditioning to maintain absolute sterility; and a fully computerized automated anaesthesia management system

List of Specialities and Departments:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgery
  • General surgery
  • Director Medical Affairs & Critical Care
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Medical Services
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • Executive Health Check Up
  • Children's Heart Centre

Dr.Ramakanta Panda
Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgeon

Dr.Sudhir Vaishnav
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr.Tilak Suvarna
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr.Pradyot Rath
Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgeon

Dr.Prafulla Kerkar
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr.Vijay D'Silva
Director Medical Affairs & Critical Care

Dr.Narendra Garach

Dr.Aashish Contractor
Cardiac Rehab and Preventive Cardiology

Dr.Santosh Kumar Dora
Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dr.Nilesh Gautam
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr.Debabrata Dash
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr.Shekhar Ambardekar

Dr.Rajeev Warty
Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Dr.Asawari Page

Dr.Darshana Rathod
Consultant - Critical Care

Dr.Sunil Karande
Interventional Cardiologist