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Senior consultant cardiologist ,16 years of consultant experience in shropshire and mid wales in both NHS and private sector.
Well experienced in heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, chest pain/ discomfort and palpitations.
Routinely perform echocardiography,DC cardioversions, coronary angiograms and implanting pacemakers/ reveal devices.
Regular involvement in acute cardiology emergency management on ccu.
Good experience in general medicine and managing symptoms such as chest pain, cardiac blackouts and dizziness, shortness of breath related to your heart.
I am specially interested in seeing patients with heart attacks, heart failure and slow heart rates.
Areas of interest
chest pain;heart attack;palpitations; flutters;blackouts;shortness of breath;heart failure;leaking heart valves;ankle swelling;dizziness;breathing difficulty;angina;DC cardioversion;angiograms;echo
Current NHS consultant posts held
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust Hospitals
Currently principal investigator at my local hospital for GLORIA -AF registry investigating the condition of atrial fibrillation. Also co- investigator for heart failure registry research.
Occasional work for the Department of Health (PRISM 2 study) dealing with hospital mortality issues.
regional peer reviewer for heart failure services 2013
providing private practice on an individual basis and discretion with costs depending on circumstances.
using my long experience to provide safe compassionate and effective treatment
Clinical excellence award
member of the british cardiac society
member of the European society of cardiology
fellowship of the royal college of physicians
member of the medical protection society
newcastle medical society
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
talk to GP on angina and heart failure in the past early in my career
Last year the trust collated data on standardised hospital mortality, I was satisfied with my very low HSMR and SHMI outcome measures as compared to local consultants and national standards.
Zero mortality complication for coronary angiography and pacemakers over 16 years practice high volume.
Personally I am considered a very safe operator by any standard local or national.
I regularly receive many letters of thanks and appreciation for making people better.
- MBBS Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School 1990
- MSC with distinction University of London 1993
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2005
Reference number 3440759
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Paces examiner for the Royal College London RCP 2012
- ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS ACCREDITED EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISOR RCP 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Cardiology and General Medicine, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Cardiac Society
Member of European Cardiac Society
Member of British Medical Association
GMC member on specialist register 3440759
- Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, SY3 9DP
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01743 282500
- Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital, WV6 8LE
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 01902 754177
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
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