Dr TS Kler pursued his MBBS from Patiala and his MD in Medicine & DM in Cardiology from PGI Chandigarh. Thereafter he worked in Saudi Arabia for a few years, establishing a Cardiology unit in one of their tertiary care centers. Dr. Kler then completed his MRCP from UK before returning to India and has been associated with Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi since then. Dr. Kler underwent Senior Fellowship programme at Milwaukee, USA, which allowed him to extend his expertise beyond the area of Interventional Cardiology into Electrophysiology.
Dr Kler is currently working as a Sr. Consultant Cardiology & Head of the Department, Cardiac Cath Lab & Cardiac Arrhythmia Services at Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi. He is also the Director of Escorts Heart Institute & Super Specialty Hospital, Amritsar.
Dr Kler has been recognized for his outstanding work with many awards, the prominent ones being being ‘The Padma Bhushan’ given by Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam (President of India) in 2005. ‘The Great Son of India Award’ given by the Function for International Recognized Talented by Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy, Roopnagar, Punjab in February 2003; ‘The Citation Awarded’ on behalf of Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul (President of India) in December 2002 & the ‘'Vijay Ratna Award’ given by India International Friendship Society for Enriching Human Life and Outstanding Attainments.
Dr Kler is a very active interventional cardiologist and has performed more than 3,500 coronary, renal & peripheral angioplasties. He is an expert electrophysiologist, being the highest implanter of ICD’s & Combo devices in the country. He has about 120 national & international journal articles to his name & has been on the editorial board of Indian Heart Journal. Dr. Kler is regularly invited as a guest faculty to various National & Interventional conferences like NASPE & ACC and has been a burst faculty in USA, France, Australia, Pakistan, Srilanka, Bangladesh & Singapore. Over the last 15 years Dr. Kler has personally trained more than 100 cardiologists in India to perform advanced techniques of angiography, angioplasty & electrophysiology.
Dr Kler’s constant endeavour is to improve Electrophysiology facilities in the country and bring them at par with western standards. His motto in life now is to bring quality heart Care facilities to the common man in the country at affordable prices and at his doorstep.