Sujith J. Kalathiveetil, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Structural Heart

4.8
248 Ratings
Years in Practice: 17 years
Practices In: Lisle, Naperville, Westmont, Winfield
Patients Seen: Adults
As a result of many recent advances in the field of car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease, we have a vari­ety of pro­ce­dures and med­ica­tions to offer our patients. I believe in care­ful­ly edu­cat­ing my patients, so that they are able to choose the treat­ment that best reflects their wish­es. My role is to be your med­ical advi­sor, guide and advocate. 

Feb­ru­ary is Amer­i­can Heart Month. In hon­or of this month, Duly Health and Care is offer­ing Coro­nary Cal­ci­um Score CT scans for $75. Heart scans are used to look for cal­ci­um deposits in the coro­nary arter­ies that can nar­row your arter­ies and increase your heart attack risk. Vis­it this page to learn more about these scans or call 630−545−7880 for more infor­ma­tion.

Expe­ri­enc­ing chest pain, heart pal­pi­ta­tions or hyper­ten­sion? Get answers the same day you are seen in an out­pa­tient set­ting. Vis­it our Car­diac Eval­u­a­tion Cen­ter page or call 630−286−5085 for more information. 

Board Certifications
Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Echocardiography, Cardiac CT
Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
DIRECTOR • ADVANCED CARDIAC IMAGING • ADVOCATE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL 2019
DIRECTOR • ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY • DUPAGE MEDICAL GROUP 2019
CO-DIRECTOR • STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE PROGRAM • DUPAGE MEDICAL GROUP 2014
DIRECTOR • CARDIOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS • EDWARD HOSPITAL 2017
CARDIOLOGY REPRESENTATIVE • PROGRAM AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE • EDWARD HOSPITAL 2017
CARDIOLOGY REPRESENTATIVE • PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS COMMITTEE • EDWARD HOSPITAL 2017
CHIEF MEDICINE RESIDENT • JOHN COCHRAN VA MEDICAL CENTER • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 2005
Clinical Interests

I sub­spe­cial­ize in the diag­no­sis and man­age­ment of struc­tur­al heart dis­ease. These are­dis­eases that involve heart valves, walls, cham­bers and mus­cles. As co-direc­tor of the DuPageMed­ical Group Struc­tur­al Heart Dis­ease Ser­vice, I direct­ly par­tic­i­pate in a vari­ety of the­p­ro­ce­dures that we offer (TAVR, Mitr­a­Clip, Watch­man, ASD/VSD/PFO clo­sure, perivalvu­lar leak­clo­sure, alco­hol sep­tal abla­tion). I also have exper­tise in car­diac imag­ing (car­diac CT, 3D echocar­dio­g­ra­phy, nuclear car­di­ol­o­gy). I serve as med­ical direc­tor of echocar­dio­g­ra­phy for DuPage Med­ical Group.

Personal Interests
I enjoy spend­ing time with my fam­i­ly, trav­el­ling, read­ing sci­ence fic­tion and study­ing history. 
Memberships
American Society of Nuclear Medicine Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography American Society of Echocardiography American College of Cardiology American Heart Association Director - Adavanced Cardiac Imaing - Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Sept 2019 - Present)
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School
The Chicago Medical School Graduation Date: 2002 Degree: MD
Residency
Washington University School of Medicine Resident in Internal Medicine
Fellowships
Washington University School of Medicine Cardiology
Provider’s Publications
Pump It Up—A Boost to Circulation Will Provide Multiple Benefits
December 2016
Nuclear Cardiology Knowledge Self Assessment Program (NCKSAP)
January 2010
Waggoner AD, Kalathiveetil S, Spence KE, Dávila-RomÃin VG, de las Fuentes L. Interatrial conduction time and left atrial function in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 May;22(5):472-7.
May 2009
Kalathiveetil S. Standard Imaging and Diagnostic Testing Modalities (SPECT, Echocardiography, and Cardiac Catheterization). The Washington Manual Cardiology Subspecialty Consult 2nd Edition.
January 2008
Kalathiveetil S. Exercise Testing. The Washington Manual Pulmonary Medicine Subspecialty Consult, Shifren A (Ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2006.
January 2006
Kalathiveetil S. New Imaging and Diagnostic Testing Modalities (Cardiac CT, MRI, PET, IVUS). The Washington Manual Cardiology Subspecialty Consult 2nd Edition. Cuculich S and Kates A (Ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2008.
January 2008

Procedures

24-Hour Holter Monitoring, Aortic Valve PVL, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Testing, Diagnostic Testing, EKG Stress Testing, Echocardiographic Stress Testing, MitraClip®, Mitral Valve PVL, Nuclear Technology Program, Pharmacologic Stress Testing, Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR), VSD Closure, WATCHMAN™

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
248 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.5
243 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
244 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
244 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
241 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
246 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Spent time without making me feel rushed"
5
Nov. 5, 2022
"Dr. Sujith is a pleasure to have as a cardiologist. He is very caring and always explains everything in laymen terms. The staff is always friendly!"
5
Nov. 5, 2022
"Dr sujith is the best!"
5
Oct. 19, 2022
"I would return to this Dr. Very satisfied."
5
Oct. 19, 2022
"I already did recommended my Dr to some people"
5
Oct. 18, 2022
"Very good"
5
Oct. 18, 2022
"Dr. Sujith K Is absolutely wonderful! He came highly recommended and had a long wait for an appointment, but after meeting with him I completely understand why he Is In such high demand. Immediately I realized how personable and thorough he Is, as well as being a concerned and compassionate care provider."
4.75
Oct. 13, 2022
"Dr. Sujith viewed the irregular beat data from the Holter monitoring test against my daily BP Instrument's values. He clearly explained why I need not worry and suggested to invest into an Apple Sr. 8 watch with good heart function monitoring for the peace of my mind."
4.75
Oct. 12, 2022
"Dr Sujith is a wonderful cardiologist and would recommend him to anyone."
4.75
Sep. 22, 2022
"Dr. Sujith is a wonderful physician. Knowledgeable, caring, and thoughtful. I would recommend him to anyone."
5
Sep. 17, 2022
"Dr. Sujith is very knowledgeable and professional. He explains medical terms clearly where I could readily understand the discussion points."
5
Sep. 17, 2022
"We are very happy with *Dr. Sujith."
5
Sep. 12, 2022
"Attentive, perceptive & precise"
4.75
Aug. 31, 2022
"All doctors and nurses were courteous, professional and informative."
5
Aug. 20, 2022
"Dr. Sujith always is personable and knowledgeable. He also gives good and easy to understand explanations of our health issues."
5
Aug. 19, 2022
"Dr. Kalathiveetil is a great physicianso caringso knowledgeable."
5
Aug. 19, 2022
"Very good communication"
5
Aug. 19, 2022
"First time with Dr. KALATHIVEETIL and I left confident that my health was being assessed with options to fix it. When there is genuine concern about patients it shows. Would definitely recommend this doctor."
5
Aug. 19, 2022
"Very caring and thorough physician."
5
Aug. 8, 2022
"Dr. Sujith was great! He explained everything and made me feel comfortable."
5
Aug. 4, 2022
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