Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam MD

Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD

medical group
4.9 / 5

Specialties: Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Education

  • Madras Med College Univ of Madras, 1991

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, MI, 1996
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, MI, 1995

Fellowships

  • Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak, Cardiac Imaging, MI, 2006
  • University of Ottawa, Nuclear Medicine, 2003
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Cardiovascular, MI, 1999
  • Henry Ford Hospital, MI, 1999

About Me

I specialize in Cardiovascular Imaging, Coronary Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Title: Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship, Program Director

Biographical Statement:
In taking care of my patients, I strive to integrate evidence-based clinical information with cardiac testing. I provide the best and optimal care for my patients based on their needs, and focus on making their safety and choice under my care the first priority.

I currently am the Director of Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory and Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory at Henry Ford Hospital. I also started and advanced the cardiac imaging program four years ago at Henry Ford, and am the Program Director for cardiologists interested in advanced imaging training. My area of expertise is valvular heart disease, cardiac risk assessment, adults with congenital heart disease, and special expertise in all forms of noninvasive heart imaging, such as echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI, and cardiac PET.

I have also recently started a Heart Smart Cardiac Screening Program at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to help the community understand the risk for heart disease in the future.

I want to assure patients coming to see me that they will receive timely, compassionate, and evidence-based care, and the most balanced recommendation for their cardiovascular health from me. I am focused on the reduction of patient risk by avoiding unnecessary procedures and reducing radiation risk for patients from heart procedures. Choosing the best for my patients is my top priority.

Research Interests

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac risk screening
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear cardiology cardiac CT, MRI and PET scanning

Awards and Honors

Professional Society Membership

  • American College of Angiology (Fellow)
  • American College of Cardiology (Fellow)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (Fellow)
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (Fellow)
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (Member)
  • Society Of Cardiovascular Computed tomography (Member)
  • North American Society of cardiovascular Imaging (Member)

Medical School Awards

  • Awarded over 30 awards in basic and clinical sciences
  • Johnston Gold Medal: Best Outgoing Student of Madras Medical College 1991

Postgraduate Awards

  • Francis Fernandes Fellowship Excellence Award: Best graduating cardiology fellow 1999

Teaching Awards

  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology Henry Ford Hospital, 2012
  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology Henry Ford Hospital, 2009
  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology Henry Ford Hospital, 2007
  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology Henry Ford Hospital, 2005
  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology; Henry Ford Hospital, 2004
  • Best Teacher Award, Division of Cardiology; Henry Ford Hospital, 2000

Other Awards

  • Detroit “2014 Top Docs” for specialty of Cardiovascular Diseases in “HOUR” magazine, October 2014
  • Detroit “2013 Top Docs” for specialty of Cardiovascular Diseases in “HOUR” magazine, October 2013
  • “Top Docs” in Cardiovascular Diseases by US News and World Report, 2012
  • Detroit “2010 Top Docs” for specialty of Cardiovascular Diseases in “HOUR” magazine, October 2010
 

Languages

English, Tamil

Gender

Male
Videos

Karthikeyan Ananth, M.D. - Cardiology, Henry Ford Health System

The Heart Screening Package at Henry Ford West Bloomfield

Blog Posts
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Locations

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

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