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Sujith J. Kalathiveetil, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Structural Heart

4.8
158 Ratings
Years in Practice: 15 years
Practices In: Downers Grove, Naperville, 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
Medical 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
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
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

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
158 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.6
157 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
157 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
157 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.9
156 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
158 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.
"The Dr. explained everything about the procedure"
5
Jul. 30, 2020
"It was fine"
4
Jul. 29, 2020
"The doctor was top notch. He listened to my concerns and explained everything very thoroughly to me. His bedside manner was remarkable. I will recommend him to anyone in need of a cardiologist."
5
Jul. 21, 2020
"I love Dr. Sujith's manner of concern!"
5
Jul. 12, 2020
"Excellent experience"
5
Jul. 8, 2020
"DR. KALATHIVEETIL has my full faith and trust that the care he provides is the best possible for me."
5
Jul. 4, 2020
"Attentive & thorough."
5
Jun. 29, 2020
"Excellent doctor! Very informative!"
4.75
Jun. 19, 2020
"Dr. Sujith consistently treats me with kindness, empathy and respect. It greatly improves the quality of the care he provides. I also appreciate the relationship he builds with me; it increases the trust & confidence."
4.75
May. 14, 2020
"He knew my husbands medical history BEFORE he came into the room. Explained his role in our decision process."
4.75
Mar. 20, 2020
"Dr. Sujith is great. He listens well and is understanding."
5
Mar. 19, 2020
"This was my first visit with *Dr. Sujith and I could not be more pleased with my choice."
5
Mar. 6, 2020
"*Dr. Sujith is very easy to talk with. He is very professional & understanding about my concerns."
5
Dec. 21, 2019
"I couldn't have asked for a nicer Dr. He listened, asked appropriate questions, came up with a treatment plan and reviewed all information. He was very personable."
5
Dec. 12, 2019
"Dr. Sujith is one of the finest physicians I have dealt with."
5
Dec. 4, 2019
"It is always a joy to meet with Dr. Sujith. I feel in incredibly safe hands."
5
Dec. 3, 2019
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