INTRODUCTION
Dedicated Heart care services were started in Dr.RPGMC , Kangra at Tanda from Oct.2013 when  Dr. Mukul Kumar was appointed as Assistant Professor in Cardiology and the department started with collaboration with Medicine Department. Department of cardiology started the OPD in Superspecialty Block in March,2014. Around 3000 patients per year  are being examined on OPD Basis in the department. Earlier,ECHO and TMT services were provided in Medicine department, however now department has installed its own ECHO, TMT and Holter Machines. Facilities of Implantation of  temporary & permanent pacemaker were started in Jan 2014 under C-arm Machine.

Department Started running following special clinics :-

  1. Valvular  Heart Disease Clinic.
  2. Pediatric Cardiology Clinic.
  3. Heart failure Clinic.
  4. Arrhythmia Clinic.
  5. CAD Clinic.
  6. Peripheral Arterial Disease Clinic.

Subsequently Dr. Naresh Rana joined the department in September 2016 as Assistant Professor.

New cathlab has been installed in department and first coronary angiography was done in Oct.2016. Now, invasive procedure are being done in cathlab in Superspecialty Block.