The department of cardiology was started in 1998 with the establishment of AGP Hospital.
The first open heart surgery in the country, in a non-government hospital was performed in 1998.
The department of interventional cardiology and catheterization was started in 1999 and since then nearly 600 angiographies and 500 angioplasties have been performed under this roof, which is probably the largest number in any non-government hospital in the City.
The department consists of 3 leading Interventional Cardiologists, some of them being legendary in the field of cardiology.
The department also has ultramodern non-invasive cardiology investigations which consists of latest colour doppler, echo machines, treadmill and holter monitoring.
The department also has advanced Nuclear Medicine, where Thallium Stress Test and PET Scan are carried out for the patients who require these procedures for final diagnosis of their cardiac status.
The department has 2 DM Cardiology seats recognised by the Medical Council of Chennai.