Heal A Heart Campaign - FREE Angioplasty and Stenting

Description :

The Department of Cardiology, St John’s Medical College & Hospital, will be conducting a ‘Free Angioplasty Camp’ for 30 economically underprivileged patients from 15th January 2019 onwards.  One High Quality Imported Drug Eluting stent will be provided free for every patient). 

Patients will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Patients with known Coronary Artery Disease requiring angioplasty with 1 stent.  Patients who require multiple stents may not be enrolled in this.   
  2. Only poor patients will be considered.  The Medical Social Work Department will assist in screening such patients and determine their eligibility.
  3. Younger patients and breadwinners will be given preference.
  4. Three days bed charge, 1-day CCU stay and basic investigations will also be Free.  Additional investigations, if required, will be charged extra. 


To register for this camp and for further details, please contact:

Dr Kiron Varghese, Professor &Head, Department of Cardiology:
Out Patient Clinic: Monday, Wednesday
Email:; Telephone: 080-22065615 (Cardiology Department)
Mob: 9449649430.


Donations and contributions towards Cardiology Poor Patients Fund and our ongoing efforts to help economically underprivileged will be highly appreciated.

Donations can be made to the Cardiology Poor Patients Fund. Cheques can be made out to “CBCI Society for Medical Education”. Please write “Cardiology Poor Patients Fund” on the reverse of the cheque or in a covering letter. Income Tax exemption is available under Section 80G.

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