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- Devices: dual chamber pacemaker insertion
- Devices: implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
- Devices: single chamber pacemaker insertion
- Reporting of echocardiography
- Transthoracic echocardiography
- Video and telephone consultations
Dr Kamdar graduated from The Medical College of St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals in 1996 with Honours. He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist in 2009 and in 2012 he took up the post of Consultant Cardiologist in Devices, Arrhythmia and Heart Failure in a joint appointment between Croydon University Hospital and King’s College Hospital.
He has established a new successful complex cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and follow-up service at Croydon University Hospital (where none previously existed). This new service has been approved and accredited by NHS England. He has developed and built an effective team to significantly improve the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias and heart failure at Croydon University Hospital, for which he has received a Clinical Excellence Award and been nominated for Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians.
He is the highest volume implanter of complex cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator devices at King’s College Hospital.
Dr Kamdar is adept in the investigation, diagnosis and management of all aspects of adult general cardiology including arrhythmia, heart failure, ischaemic heart disease, hypertension and valvular heart disease.
Dr Kamdar has a specialist interest in cardiac devices (pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular cardiac resynchronization therapy [CRT] devices), slow and fast heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) and heart failure. He has considerable experience and expertise in simple and complex cardiac device implantation and their follow-up. He is accredited as a Certified Cardiac Devices Specialist from The International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE).
Dr Kamdar trains cardiology trainees and colleagues in techniques for implantation of simple and complex cardiac devices.
Areas of interest
Cardiac rhythm management; Implantable cardiac devices; Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT); Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD); Subcutaneous ICDs, Pacemakers including His-bundle pacing; Arrhythmias; Coronary heart disease; Ischaemic heart disease; Heart failure; Hypertension
Current NHS consultant posts held
Croydon University Hospital
King's College Hospital
Improving response to Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
Assessing usefulness of His-Bundle Pacing
- BSc (Hons) University College London (University of London) 1993
- MBBS (Hons) St Bartholomew's and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry (University of London) 1996
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians 1999
- CCDS International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners 2009
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2015
Reference number 4305194
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Cardiology, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2011
British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) 2010
British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) 2003
British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) 2002
Royal College of Physicians (RCP, London) 1999
British Medical Association (1996)
- BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital
- 14:00 - 15:30
- 020 3457 6253
- London Bridge Hospital
- 10:00 - 12:00
- 020 3457 6253
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.