Sujith J. Kalathiveetil, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Structural Heart

4.9
257 Ratings
Years in Practice: 19 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. 
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)
Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet
333 Madison Street Joliet, Illinois 60435 815-725-7133 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
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

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Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
257 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
255 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.9
257 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.9
255 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
257 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.9
248 Ratings

Comments


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"Dr. Sujith explained things in language my husband and I understood clearly."
5
Feb. 21, 2024
"Love Dr. Sujeth. Caring and thorough."
5
Jan. 14, 2024
"Wonderful staff. Liked Doctor."
5
Jan. 5, 2024
"Prompt call regarding first test so appreciated and excellent communication, easy to understand and all tests were completed and evaluated on my chart before I left for a scheduled vacation"
5
Jan. 5, 2024
"Great care!"
5
Jan. 1, 2024
"Great bedside manner. Easy to talk to - provides comprehensive explanations of medical issues."
5
Dec. 25, 2023
"The Doctor has always been professional, knowledgeable, personable, and upbeat. He has a very good bedside manner which has helped me feel very comfortable and confident in communicating my needs and thoughts with him with respect to my health care."
5
Dec. 17, 2023
"Had a good experience."
4.4
Dec. 15, 2023
"Call was right on time and very informative to my understanding and need."
5
Dec. 10, 2023
"Dr. Sujith is wonderful and caring."
5
Dec. 10, 2023
"Dr Sujith was very thoughtful and thorough. Answered my questions to my satisfaction and complete understanding."
5
Nov. 30, 2023
"Good"
5
Nov. 27, 2023
"Dr Sujith is thorough and competent and kind."
5
Nov. 25, 2023
"Dr. K. is both knowledgeable, professional & personable. He also communicates very well & demonstrates real care!"
5
Nov. 18, 2023
"Dr. Listened to me, answered my many questions very patiently, included me in any possible testing/treatment."
5
Nov. 18, 2023
"Always a great experience with dr Kalathiveetil"
5
Nov. 13, 2023
"Very thorough"
5
Nov. 3, 2023
"I really like Dr. Sujith. This was the first time at the Westmont building - very nice."
5
Nov. 3, 2023
"Apologized for being late-spent alot of time with me so I'm certian he would be late for the next as well and that is understandable he is very patient and explains problem I have very well."
5
Oct. 22, 2023
"Very good"
5
Oct. 20, 2023
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