Dr Susan George

Department: Cardiac Sciences

Designation: Senior Consultant

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.D. (General Medicine), DNB (Cardiology)

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Dr Susan George has an overall experience of 33 years in the field of Cardiology. She has worked in an Echocardiography Laboratory where a large number of adult and paediatric echocardiographic studies are performed. She also has written a revered thesis named ‘Echocardiographic And Haemodynamic Assessment Of Mitral Valve Area Before And After Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty In Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis’.


33 Years of Experience


  • March 2001 to March 2009

Consultant Cardiologist, Chest disease Hospital

  • May 1997 to Feb 2001

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

  • Sept 1996 to April 1997

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology

  • Jan 1995 to Sept. 1996

Registrar in Cardiology, Institute for Cardiac Treatment and Research

  • Aug 1991 to Dec 1993

Full Time Registrar in Cardiology

  • April 1990 to July 1991

Full Time resident in Cardiology, Institute for Cardiac Treatment and Research

  • Feb 1990 to March 1990

Lecturer, Internal Medicine, B.J. Medical College and Sassoon general Hospital

  • Jan 1987 to Dec 1989

Full Time Postgraduate Resident in Internal Medicine, Sassoon General Hospital


  • Paediatric cardiology
  • 2D Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine stress echocardiography
  • 3D reconstruction
  • Intraoperative transesophageal
  • Epicardial echocardiography
  • Preoperative and postoperative assessment of complex congenital heart defects.


  • Joy M Thomas, Sriram Rajagopal, Susan George, Abraham KA: Diagnosis of proximal interruption of right pulmonary artery by TEE: Indian Heart J:50: 83-84: 1998.
  • Thanikachalam, G. Sengottuvel, Susan George, Sampath Kumar M, Shivakumar RV, Balakrishnan KR, Murthy JSN: A case of ball valve thrombus (3D reconstruction): Echocardiography 16:2:1999.
  • Susan George, AL Salama, B Uthaman, G Cherian : Echocardiography in differentiating tuberculous from chronic idiopathic pericardial effusion: Heart 2004; 90:1338-1339
  • Abdul Mohammed Shukkur, Mustafa Ridha, Susan George: Primary stenting for traumatic coronary artery dissection from blunt chest trauma-A Case Report: Int.J.of Angiology: 13:86-88:2004.
  • Rajiv Kumar, MCh, Susan Samuel, MD, K Srinivas Sai, MCh, Mahesh Vakamudi, MD, Richard Saldanha, MCh, Komarishi Rajagopalan Balakrishnan, MCh Extracardiac Fontan/Kawashima Procedure Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2000; 8:264-265

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