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- General cardiology
I am an award winning General Consultant Cardiologist for adult patients. Although my sub-specialty interest is in pacemaker devices and heart failure, I have over 22 years experience managing a broad range of cardiac conditions.
I was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at King George Hospital - Barking, Havering Redbridge University Hospitals’ NHS Trust (BHRUT) in 2012 and am the Clinical Lead for Heart Rhythm. I am also an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.
I implant pacemakers, complex devices (defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers) at the largest state-of-the-art unit in the UK- Barts Heart Centre.
My NHS clinics are held at King George Hospital, Essex and I provide oncall support to Queens Hospital on some evenings and weekends. For any NHS enquiries, please contact my NHS secretary on 02089708144.
I undertake Private Practice at Spire London East Hospital on Saturday mornings. Appointment bookings can be arranged directly with Spire London East Hospital on 0208 709 7800.
In 2017, I received a Consultant Excellence Award in recognition of delivering high quality patient focused clinical services to BHRUT and my Quality Improvement Project on ICD deactivation was a national finalist in Patient Safety Awards. I also received a local Trust Prize for Best Audit in 2015.
I graduated from United Medical and Dental School of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, University of London in 1997 (now called GKT) and completed my cardiology training at the London Deanery in leading Teaching Hospitals’ in South East England including: St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital, St George’s Hospital, London and Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.
I have successfully led service improvements in heart failure diagnosis and chest pain assessment at BHRUT and have written several policy documents on improving patient safety and care. I continue to be involved in high quality improvement projects and the regular supervision, mentoring training and education of junior doctors as a named Educational Supervisor.
I have published widely in several peer reviewed journals and my work regularly receives citations- find my online profile page on Researchgate for more information
I firmly believe in putting the needs of my patients first and always strive to offer the best possible care and experience regardless of whether they are NHS or Private.Patient feedback is very important to me. You can read or leave a patient and colleague feedback on my profile page using the following link:
Areas of interest
Chest Pain assessment and investigation
High Blood Pressure (hypertension), diagnosis, treatment and investigation; High cholesterol;
ECG, ambulatory monitor and exercise tolerance test interpretation;
Heart Failure diagnosis and treatment;
assessment of Valvular heart disease;
AF and other arrhythmia;
Assessment of blackouts (syncope) and dizzy spells;
Implantable Loop Recorders
ICDs (implantable defibrillators;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist - King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex IG3 8YB
Consultant Cardiologist - Queens Hospital, Romford, Essex
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist- Barts Hospital, London
Implanted cardiac electronic devices
Quality Improvement Projects
Family life with wife and 2 children
Investing in property and stocks
Finalist in National Patient Safety Awards in 2017 for ICD Deactivation Quality Improvement Project
1st Prize Quality Improvement Project of the Year 2016 awarded by Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership at Clinical Audit and QI National Conference, Leicester
for project on ICD deactivation in End of Life care
1st Prize for poster at Health Education England, Annual Regional QI Conference hosted at Queens Hospital 2016
Tony Fuller Prize - for best audit at BHRUT NHS Trust in 2015
BMJ Open Quality 2018
British Journal of Cardiology 2017
British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference 2017
Euro Heart Failure Conference 2017
BMJ Case Reports 2013-present
BMJ Quality 2014
EP EuroPace 2011
Anaesthesia Product News 2011
International Journal of Clinical Practice 2010
Courses offered to GPs
Heart Failure and Palliative Care Study Day- St Francis Hospice, Havering atte Bower
Cardiology Section Royal Society of Medicine- ICD indications
- MB BS United Medical and Dental school of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals 1997
- BSc. Hons in Pharmacology University of London 1994
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2000
- Elected Fellow RCP Royal College of Physicians 2015
- Advanced Management of the ICD Patient EBAC 2011
- ICD Implantation and Management Diploma University of Teeside 2008
- Experts in Cardiac Pacing Part 2 EBAC 2006
- Experts in Cardiac Pacing Part 1 EBAC 2006
Reference number 4437671
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society
European Society of Cardiology
British Heart Rhythm Society
British Medical Association
Information Commissioners Office
- Roding Lane SouthRedbridgeILFORDIG4 5PZ
- 09:00 - 11:00
- 020 8551 1100
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