Dr Derek Chin: Cardiology

Dr Derek Chin


  • Not Fee assured

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About me

Tertiary cardiologist with interest in echocardiography. Practice in imaging, device and drug therapy for arrhythmia and heart failure, myocardial ischaemia assessment, cardiomyopathy, pericardial and valvular heart disease. Chief Examiner of the Inaugural UK Transoesophageal Echocardiography Examination of the British Society of Echocardiogaphy. Part of the team that introduced TAVI to the UK in 2007. Honorary Assiciate Professor, Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University of Leicester Medical School 2017.

Lecturer/live operator at the British Society of Echocardiography Annual Meeting,
British Cardiovascular Society conference, SunEcho conference Cape Town, CSI Frankfurt Imaging/Intervention, Invazivni Kardiologie Czech Republic, Stress Echo Africa Live Nairobi, PCR London Valves, Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention BCIS, St George’s Hospital Transoesophageal Echo course, Hammersmith Hospital Echocardiology course, Leicester Structural Live/Devices Live/Stress Echo Live, Leicester Transoesophageal Echo/Emergency Echo/Focused Intensive Care Echo courses.

Areas of interest

Echocardiography (one-stop, stress, contrast, transoesophageal, interventional and intraoperative, echo for device programming); Valvular heart disease (device closure of defects, transcatheter valve implantation); Devices (pacemakers, loop recorders, defibrillators, resynchronisation for heart failure); Heart failure (cardiomyopathy, myocardial biopsy); Ischaemic heart disease (stress imaging, right and left heart catheterisation)

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Procedures completed

  • 64302

    Transoesophageal echocardiography (including reporting) (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • 20132

    Exercise or dobutamine stress echocardiography (including ECG and reporting) - (1-5)

  • K6010

    Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (dual chamber) - (1-5)


  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)


  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)


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