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Dr Vinod Achan 04039750

Cardiology

 

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Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Vinod Achan is a general and interventional cardiologist at Frimley Park Hospital who manages all aspects of cardiovascular disease. He played a key role in developing local invasive cardiology services, in particular he implanted the first pacemaker and was one of two operators performing the first coronary angioplasty at Frimley Park Hospital in 2007. He is also the lead consultant for emergency or primary angioplasty at Frimley Park Hospital which is now a regional heart attack centre.
He qualified in 1993 from Oxford University, where he was ranked first in his year, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University in California where he did research on cardiovascular injury.

Areas of interest

Chest pain; angina; coronary artery disease; high blood pressure; hypertension; palpitations; atrial fibrillation; arrhythmias; heart failure; breathlessness; swollen ankles; general cardiology; coronary stenting; heart attack care; pacemaker implantation

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Procedures completed

  • K6513

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

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

  • 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)

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

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