Dr Arivalagan Kannivelu: Paediatrics

Dr Arivalagan Kannivelu



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Specialises in

  • Paediatric cardiology

About me

Dr Ari Kannivelu is a consultant paediatrician with expertise in paediatric cardiology. He consults for general paediatric health problems as well as providing diagnosis and non-invasive management for congenital, inherited and acquired heart diseases in children.

Dr Ari Kannivelu has been a consultant paediatrician in the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust since 2009. He has developed special interest in paediatric cardiology through 2 years of training in Birmingham Children's Hospital and Leicester Glenfield Hospital. He has developed secondary level paediatric cardiology service locally providing diagnostic/non-invasive service for heart problems in children. He works closely with Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he holds honorary contract providing shared care for children with complex heart diseases. He is actively involved in the development of guidelines/pathways for children with heart diseases through Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology special interest group (RCPCH/BCCA) and regional children’s cardiac network.

Areas of interest

Dr Kannivelu investigates children for congenital and acquired heart diseases, provides cardiac screening for family history of inherited heart diseases and offers investigations for general paediatric problems where a cardiac diagnosis may be suspected. He provides one stop clinic for general paediatrics and paediatric cardiology offering cardiac investigations such as ECG and Echocardiography usually during the same consultation.

He is well experienced in transthoracic echocardiography, 12 lead ECG, ambulatory ECG and exercise tolerance test in children.

Areas of expertise:
Paediatric cardiology
Congenital heart disease
Acquired heart disease
Inherited heart disease
Heart murmur
Cyanosis (bluish discolouration)
Chest pain
Follow-up for Kawasaki disease
Cardiac screening and surveillance for:
Cardiomyopathy &
Cardiac Screening for young atheletes

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Procedures completed

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (1-5)

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