Doctors

Private practice doctors in Tampere

Through Heart Hospital’s private clinic, patients can have smooth and quick access doctors specialising in cardiology.

The specialists of Heart Hospital each have their own special areas of expertise, but they investigate and treat all heart conditions and diseases. You can read upon the doctors running a private practice at Tampere Heart Hospital’s private clinic on these pages.

Of the total of 400 specialists working at Heart Hospital, 75 are cardiologists. In cooperation with the Tampere and Helsinki branches, all the necessary coronary care services from diagnosis to rehabilitation are covered.

Eskola Markku

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Eskola Markku

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Senior Physician

Special skills and knowledge:

Coronary heart disease, valvular disease, monitoring and treatment of adults with congenital heart failure. Functional cardiology, such as echocardiogram and angioplasty, and catheter therapies for valvular diseases.

The main focus of private practice:

Chest pain and dyspnoea patients, heart murmur investigations. Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with coronary heart disease and heart failure.

Other information:

Private practice and echocardiograms; coronary angiography and angioplasty by agreement.

Haataja Petri

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Haataja Petri

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist and Heart failure polyclinic’s responsible doctor and functional cardiologist.

The main focus of private practice:

Optimising heart failure patients’ treatment, coronary heart disease patients’ treatment, echocardiograms and cardiac diseases’ invasive diagnostics

Other information:

Consultation on Wednesdays at Tampere.

Ilveskoski Erkki

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Ilveskoski Erkki

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Deputy Chief Physician

Treatment of coronary heart disease, angiography and angioplasty, as well as hereditary heart diseases and medical treatment of the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases.

The main focus of private practice:

Investigating chest pain and dyspnoea, treatment of coronary heart disease, follow-up of heart attack patients and medical treatment of risk factors.

Other information:

In Tampere private practice and echocardiograms and in Helsinki angiography and angioplasty, as well as private practice and echocardiograms.

Inkovaara Jaakko

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Inkovaara Jaakko

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

Rhythm cardiology

The main focus of private practice:

Cardiac arrhythmia and general cardiology

Kroon Margus

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Kroon Margus

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

General cardiology, angiography and angioplasty

The main focus of private practice:

General cardiology, echocardiograms

Other information:

Consultations and echocardiograms on Tuesdays in Tampere

Lehto Pasi

Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Lehto Pasi

Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Chief Physician

Special skills and knowledge:

General cardiology, cardiology procedure such as coronary angiography and angioplasty, coronary patients’ inpatient and outpatient care, as well as treatment and monitoring of hereditary heart disease patients.

The main focus of private practice:

Chest pain and dyspnoea patients, heart murmur investigations. Monitoring of post-discharge patients.

Other information:

Private practice and echocardiograms every other Monday in Tampere. Coronary angiography and angioplasty by agreement.

Nikus Kjell

Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Nikus Kjell

Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

General cardiology, cardiovascular problems of sportsmen and active persons, interpretation of electrocardiographs

The main focus of private practice:

General cardiology, echocardiograms

Other information:

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Ryödi Essi

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Ryödi Essi

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

The main focus of private practice:

Investigating, treatment and monitoring valvular defects, investigating cardiac murmurs, chest pain and dyspnoea, treatment of arterial hypertension, monitoring of heart attack patients and medical treatment of risk factors

Other information:

Consultations and echocardiograms once a week

Saarinen Harri

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Saarinen Harri

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

Rhythm cardiology

The main focus of private practice:

Cardiac arrhythmia,  coronary heart disease,  heart failure, heart murmur investigations, chest pain and dyspnoe investigations.

Other information:

Consultation also in English.

Toikkanen Vesa

Licentiate of Medicine, Specialist in Surgery, Specialist in Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Toikkanen Vesa

Licentiate of Medicine, Specialist in Surgery, Specialist in Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital Oy, Deputy Chief Physician, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery (CCU), General Thoracic Surgery Function Manager

Special skills and knowledge:

Diagnostic and surgical treatment of lung, pleural, mediastinal and chest wall disorders. Treatment of thoracic wall and thoracic tract injuries. Surgical treatment of dorsal tumors and pouches (diverticula). Surgery-assisted surgery (VATS) and robot-assisted surgery (daVinci).

The main focus of private practice:

Evaluation of surgical treatment possibilities for disorders of thoracic cavity. Surgical treatment.

Other information:

Consultation on Fridays. Operates in cooperation with TAYS Heart Hospital Ltd (Tampere).

Virtanen Marko

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Virtanen Marko

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

The main focus of private practice:

Investigating cardiac murmurs, chest pain and dyspnoea, annual monitoring of arterial hypertension and cardiac valvular defect patients.

Other information:

Consultations and echocardiograms on Tuesdays, cardiac stress tests

Virtanen Vesa

Adjunct Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Virtanen Vesa

Adjunct Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Helsinki Heart Hospital, Chief Physician

Special skills and knowledge:

Arrhythmias, pacemakers and cardiac failure

The main focus of private practice:

Arrhythmias, cardiac failure, arterial hypertension and coronary heart disease

Other information:

Consultations and echocardiograms every other Monday.