About me

Dr. Tahera Nazrin

MBBS, DCH, FCPS (Paed)
Fellow in Clinical and Interventional
Paed-Cardiology(Singapore & India)
Paediatric Cardiologist
Apollo Hospital Dhaka
Tel: +880 1787 680776
Email: tahera.nazrin@apollodhaka.com

Dr. Tahera Nazrin is a Clinical and Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. She has started this new department in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka with a new and challenging view. Here she has been providing the world class services for the babies with cardiac diseases at poor socioeconomic level to well to do families. She has started a poor fund facility as well as free health clinic in Dhaka and other districts for the patients unable to bear the cost of treatment. She has been doing device closure of unusual holes in the heart at low cost package.

  • She was endowed with fellowship in Clinical and Interventional Paediatric Cardiology from India- NH Narayana Institute of Cardiac Science -Bangalore, Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Science (RTIICS)-Kolkata and Narayana Hrudayalaya multispecialty Hospital –Jaipur & Narayana Hrudayalaya Superspeciality Hospital Kolkata.
  • She has advance Fellowship from National University Hospital Singapore (NUHS) in Paediatric Cardiology.
  • She was the Clinical and Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist in IBN Sina Cardiac Centre and thereafter in Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute (ICHRI) as Assistant Professor in Cardiology department.
  • She obtained post graduation FCPS in Paediatrics(BCPS) and Diploma in Child health (BICH).
  • She had post graduation training in Paediatrics from Dhaka Shishu Hospital and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
  • Dr. Tahera Nazrin graduated from Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital.
  • She is expert in management of Paediatric cardiac patient (preoperative & postoperative), Kawasaki disease, Marfans syndrome, arrhythmia patient, ICU care, 2D and Color Doppler echocardiography (Transthoracic & Transesophageal), and Interventional Paediatric Cardiology field including diagnostic catheterization, oximetry, device closure of atrial septal defect( ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), coil embolization of MAPCAs, temporary pacemaker implantation, balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV), balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV), coarctoplasty and balloon atrial septectomy (BAS).
  • She has many publications and she participated actively in National and International CME, scientific seminars and workshop in clinical and interventional field of Paediatric Cardiology.

Work Experience in Pediatric Cardiology in Bangladesh,India and Singapore:

INDIA:

She was endowed with fellowship in Clinical and Interventional Pediatric Cardiology from NH Narayana Institute of Cardiac Science -Bangalore, Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Science (RTIICS)-Kolkata and Narayana Hrudayalaya multispecialty HospitalJaipur. During her extensive training she showed her remarkable performance in outdoor and indoor Pediatric cardiac patient (preoperative & postoperative) management, ICU care, 2D and Color Doppler echocardiography (Transthoracic, Transesophageal and Foetal) and Interventional Pediatric Cardiology field. She performed extensive fellowship in Interventional Pediatric Cardiology including diagnostic catheterization, oximetry, device closure of atrial septal defect(ASD),ventricular septal defect (VSD) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), coil embolization of MAPCAs, temporary pacemaker implantation, balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV), balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV), coarctoplasty and balloon atrial septostomy (BAS). During her fellowship she had active participation in CME , scientific seminars and workshop in clinical and interventional field of Pediatric Cardiology.

She did Consultant fellowship in Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Kolkata in Interventional Pediatric Cardiology.

BANGLADESH:

  1. She started her career in Bangladesh in as Clinical and Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist in IBN Sina Cardiac Centre.
  2. In Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute (ICHRI) she was  Assistant Professor (Associate Consultant-Clinical & Interventional Cardiologist) in Cardiology department. She performed huge number patient management, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, cath study (diagnostic and oximetry) and device closures during her working period. She also had a good number of publications on congenital heart diseases during her tenure.

SINGAPORE (NUH):

She had further fellowship (one year) in Pediatric Cardiology including noninvasive and invasive part and especially in echocardiography (TTE and TEE and foetal echocardiography), cardiac CT & MRI, Holter monitoring and advance training in ICU patient care, arrhythmia in children, Kawasaki disease and Marfan syndrome , post-surgical all cases ( ASD, VSD,PDA, TOF,TGA, post BT shunt, BDG, Fontan, post conduit, valve replacement) , patient with ECMO support ( Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator)management from National University Hospital Singapore(NUHS). She is keen on decision making in Pediatric cardio-surgical field. During her fellowship she had active participation in presentation in Joint Cardio-Surgical conference (JCC), CME and international seminars in congenital heart diseases and Foetal echocardiography.

Areas of expertise in Child Cardiology

The experience is directed towards working in special areas of Pediatric Cardiology including noninvasive and interventional Pediatric Cardiology including pre and post-operative patient of congenital and acquired cardiac diseases management, 2D, 3D and Color Doppler echocardiography (TTE and TEE), cath study and device closures of atrial septal defect(ASD),ventricular septal defect (VSD) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), coil embolization of MAPCAs, balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV), balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV), coarctoplasty,temporary pacemaker implantation (TPI), balloon atrial septostomy (BAS), pericardiocentesis and decision making in cardio-surgical field.

She is extremely passionate, enthusiastic and skilled in her professional field.

Achievement:

  • She obtained excellency award in the field of Medicine from BASIS(Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services) and Fair and Lovely Foundation in March, 2017.
  • Has a good number of publications in Pediatric Cardiology in home and abroad.
  • Regular writer in Daily Star – Health page regarding Child Cardiology.

She is available at Email: tahera.nazrin@apollodhaka.com

PABX: 5107

Phone: + 88 01787-680776