Sujith J. Kalathiveetil, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Structural Heart

4.8
261 Ratings
Years in Practice: 16 years
Practices In: 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)
AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet
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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
Physician’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
261 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.6
255 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.9
260 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
257 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
257 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
257 Ratings

Comments


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"Dr Sujith always gives me the time I need to ask questions. He answers my questions in a way that shows me respect and includes my input in decisions."
4.75
Feb. 17, 2021
"He is the best Dr. I have ever gone to"
4.75
Feb. 10, 2021
"Wonderful experience all the way around"
5
Feb. 10, 2021
"I was very impressed. theses nurses and doctor were very good listeners and were very explicit with new treatments and things that I need to work on to better my health."
4.75
Jan. 26, 2021
"Liked him a lot - he LISTENED."
5
Jan. 25, 2021
"very good"
5
Jan. 25, 2021
"Easy to talk to."
5
Jan. 21, 2021
"Good manner and disposition"
4.5
Dec. 30, 2020
"He is one of the best doctors I have had in my life time"
5
Dec. 24, 2020
"I would recommend the staff and specially the Dr."
5
Nov. 26, 2020
"The doctor was extremely thorough in discussing my condition, options available and next steps. He allowed time for my wife and me to ask questions and discussed our concerns without making us feel rushed. His follow-thru very much appreciated."
5
Nov. 23, 2020
"Dr. Sujith is a wonderful doctor. I always look forward to our visits."
5
Nov. 18, 2020
"Dr Sujith is a dream of a practitioner. He listens well, repeated my concerns to be sure he got them correctly, and explained a plan of testing. He is the best."
5
Nov. 2, 2020
"Always good service from this provider."
5
Oct. 26, 2020
"He was very kind and considerate."
4.75
Oct. 21, 2020
"Excellent Experience. Dr Kalathiveetil is a great cardiologist. I would highly recommend him."
5
Sep. 25, 2020
"Dr. Sujith is very personable and caring."
4.75
Sep. 23, 2020
"Very Good!"
5
Sep. 23, 2020
"Dr. Sujith was very generous with his time and answered all our questions fully. His explanations regarding my condition were excellent."
5
Sep. 23, 2020
"I really appreciated the concern shown by Dr. Sujeth and the steps taken to improve my care"
5
Sep. 14, 2020
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