Dr Somnath Kumar



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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Medical Qualification: MB BS, DMRD, MRCP

Year of Registration: 1998 ( GMC ) 1992 (MB BS) 1998 ( MRCP )

GMC Number: 4662006

Career History:
Trained as a specialist in Cardiology in the North-West, Midlands and London Rotation for over seven years. Undertook two years of active clinical research in the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and University of Liverpool.

Formerly clinical lead for the Cardiac Network of Lancashire and Cumbria

Currently work across both hospitals at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and the Lancashire Cardiac Centre in Blackpool, undertaking angioplasty and stent insertion.

Specialist Areas:
• Chest pain/coronary artery disease
• Coronary angioplasty/stent (PCI)
• Palpitations/arrhythmia
• Pacemaker insertion.
• Breathlessness/heart failure
• Hypertension
• Faint/blackouts/syncope
• Cardiomyopathy
• Valvular heart disease
• Pericardial disease
• Hyperlipidaemia

Areas of interest

Assessment of chest pain; Breathlessness; Palpitations; Dizzy spells; High blood pressure; Heart failure; Angiography; Angina; Valvular heart disease; Coronary stenting; Echocardiography; Arrhythmias; Angioplasty; Pacemaker insertion

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Procedures completed

  • K6582

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (1-5)

    Blackpool Victoria Hospital (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    Blackpool Victoria Hospital (1-5)

  • K5020

    Coronary angiography proceeding to angioplasty on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - femoral or brachial access - (1-5)

    Blackpool Victoria Hospital (1-5)

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