Founder & Managing Trustee


MNAMS, DNB(Gen.Med), DNB(Card), FACC(USA), FRCP(London), FRCP(Glasgow), FCSI, FSCAI, FESC.

Dr.Mathavan, Founder, Active Heart Foundation is currently the Director of Cardiology, and Cath Labs, Velammal Medical College and Hospitals, Madurai.  Formerly he was a Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospitals Group.  Dr. Mathavan is a pioneer in interventional cardiology (Angioplasty & Stenting) in Tamilnadu for the last 20 years. He is a Certified Fellow of World Heart Federation. He strives to create awareness among public to prevent heart attacks. Along with Nobel laureate Dr. Bernard Lown he has conducted major study among 1500 physicians, regarding their heart health and subsequently presented the findings in World Congress for Cardiology held in Buenos Aires in 2008. The findings were also published in Canadian Journal of Cardiology in 2009. He is the recipient of Fourth International Heath Care Award for Interventional Cardiology. He is conducting Basic Life support education among public to use mannequins & AED machines.