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Last updated: 29 Apr 2020
- Cardiac CT/MRI
- Complex Devices
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Dr Nicholas Pegge is an experienced, senior Consultant Cardiologist practicing in Sussex and London, offering telephone, face to face and web / video based consultations.
Dr Pegge's substantive NHS Consultant appointment is at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust which comprises Worthing Hospital, St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, and Southlands Hospital.
Dr Pegge sees patients with all adult heart problems, and undertakes a range of treatments including cardiac catheterisation, coronary angioplasty and stenting, pacemaker implantation, ICD implantation and cardiac re-synchronisation therapy on both NHS and private patients at Worthing Hospital.
He undertakes private outpatient consulting at BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Bodiam Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex and at 10 Harley Street, London.
Appointments can usually be made at short notice, and as you would expect, Dr Pegge makes use of contemporary technology for remote consultations as well as traditional face to face.
Dr Pegge also practices as consultant cardiologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, where he performs both elective and emergency coronary angioplasty and stenting for ischaemic heart disease including angina, acute coronary syndromes and primary PCI for heart attack - ST elevation MI.
Dr Pegge was educated at St Ambrose College, in Cheshire, then at Jesus College, Cambridge and St Thomas' Hospital, UMDS, London.
After qualification in 1993, he trained first in general medicine in London, then specialised in cardiology, training in Swansea; at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff; and at the Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität (University Hospital) Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, where he undertook a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology under Professor Andreas Zeiher in 2003.
Regular attendance at international scientific and medical meetings, and participation in local and regional clinical governance, helps to keep Dr Pegge up to date with the latest advances in cardiology, and maintain clinical standards.
Some of Dr Pegge's patients are approached to be recruited into ongoing research studies.
He is the local principal investigator for a number of large, randomised trials of new therapies, and collaborates with other researchers at the Sussex Cardiac Centre.
He also provides expert witness reports for insurance, regulatory and legal purposes.
He has been a consultant cardiologist in Sussex since 2004, living locally, and is married to a local GP.
Outside of medicine, his interests are his family, singing, and trying to keep fit by jogging and cycling over the South Downs with his family.
Areas of interest
All areas of adult heart disease including grown up congenital heart disease; Angina; Heart failure; Heart Attack; Myocardial Infarction; Respiratory disorders; Heart Rhythm Disorders; Atrial Fibrillation; Pacemaker Implantation; Complex Device Implantation; Coronary and ischaemic heart disease; Interventional cardiology; Valvular heart disease; Arrhythmias; Angioplasty; Syncope; Coronary stenting; Hypertension
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist at:
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Acute coronary syndromes
Device therapy and pacing
I act as an expert witness for the GMC, MDU and commercial solicitors.
Within medical education, I am Training Programme Director for Cardiology in Kent, Surrey & Sussex.
Outside of medicine, I am active in music - especially choral singing; I enjoy keeping fit by running over the Downs with my children and dog; and I'm trying to improve my golf, tennis and writing.
I chair Worthing Hospital Medical Staff Committee
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
- German - Basic
Predominantly contributions to large multi centre trials in cardiology.
Courses offered to GPs
I have delivered lectures and interactive teaching sessions in all areas of cardiology and associated areas of general medicine.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.https://www.ucl.ac.uk/nicor/audits/adultpercutaneous/documents/Report-Dec2015V5.pdf
Worthing Hospital angioplasty outcome data is freely available.
My summary data is available at https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/performance-indicators/consultants/consultants-interventional-cardiology?ResultsViewId=1024&SelectedMetricGroupId=545&PageSize=10&CurrentPage=1&ConsultantName=Pegge&OnlyViewConsultantsWithOutcomeData=True&locationId=24564&locationName=Worthing%2C%20West%20Sussex%2C%20BN11&latitude=50.816&longitude=-0.373
- BA Medical Sciences Jesus College Cambridge 1990
- MA Medical Sciences Jesus College Cambridge 1994
- MB BS St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, University of London 1993
- MRCP RCP, London 1996
- FRCP RCP, London 2010
- Interventional Fellowship University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 2003
Reference number 4035639
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
European Society of Cardiology
- Bodiam AvenueGoring-by-SeaWORTHINGBN12 5AT
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 07773 420371
- Bodiam AvenueGoring-by-SeaWORTHINGBN12 5AT
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 07773 420371
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
Downlands Suite, Worthing Hospital
01903 205 111 extn 84141