Dr. Raji Mathew, Specialist Internal Medicine, has more than 30 years of extensive post-graduate clinical experience in the fields of Internal Medicine & cardiology medical care from hospitals and clinics in UAE, Canada, and India.
Dr. Raji Mathew
MBBS MD, Fellowship in Cardiology
Specialist Internal Medicine
Prior to joining JTS Medical Centre, Dr. Raji Mathew, Specialist Internal Medicine, worked for Mediclinic Welcare Hospital Dubai since 1999 and oversaw the Intensive Care and Coronary Care Units and later served Emirates Diagnostic Clinic as a Specialist Physician. In 2010, he joined the world-renowned Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at the Toronto General Hospital, Canada and successfully completed his Fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation.
Dr. Raji Mathew is an ACLS provider with the American Heart Association, a life member of the Heart Failure Society of America, Emirates Cardiac Society, Indian Academy of Echocardiography, Cardiological Society of India and Association of Physicians of India.
His expertise also includes the latest diagnostic techniques in cardiology and internal medicine like echocardiography, exercise stress testing as well as various Invasive procedures. He is a very keen proponent of effective health education and lifestyle modification in the management of patients and as part of preventive healthcare.
You may consult Dr. Raji Mathew if you are having one or many cardiovascular disease symptoms from the below mentioned:
- Chest pain
- Chest tightness
- Chest pressure
- Chest discomfort (angina)
- Shortness of breath
- Changes in your heart rhythm
- Breathlessness with exertion or at rest
- Swelling of the legs, hands, ankles, and feet
- Irregular heartbeats that feel rapid, pounding or fluttering
- Dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting (syncope) or near fainting
- Easily getting short of breath during exercise or activity
- Easily tiring during exercise or activity
- Racing heartbeat (tachycardia)
- Slow heartbeat (bradycardia)
- Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed
- Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back
Cardiovascular disease can be found early with regular evaluations and it’s important to continuously monitor for cardiovascular symptoms and discuss concerns with your family physician.