Cardiology

What we do

We diagnose and manage both acute (severe and sudden) and chronic (worsens over time) health conditions related to the heart. We treat people requiring both inpatient and outpatient care and support. Patients requiring admission are seen in the Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) at Chelsea and Westminster and at the Cardiac Care Unit at West Middlesex.

We run a variety of specialist services and clinics as part of our overall approach to keeping you healthy:

  • General Cardiology Clinic
  • One Stop Clinic
  • Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic
  • Heart Failure Service and Specialist Arrhythmia Clinic at Chelsea and Westminster
  • Heart Failure Service at West Middlesex

We provide invasive services including:

  • ECGs (echocardiograms) and CT (computerised tomography) scannning
  • Heart and blood pressure monitoring
  • Exercise stress testing
  • Pacemaker insertion
  • Arrythmia clinic
  • Tilt  testing and syncope (loss of consciousness) service

We also have a comprehensive cardiac prevention and rehabilitation service to help people return to health after treatment. In the event that a person requires very specialist cardiac support, we can provide this via The Royal Brompton and Hammersmith hospitals.

Our team

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Dr Julian Collinson is the Consultant Cardiologist leading the team at Chelsea and Westminster, supported by a cardiac rehabilitation nurse specialist.

West Middlesex University Hospital 

Consultant Cardiologists

  • Dr Raffi Kaprielian, Clinical Lead
  • Dr Nikolas Pantazopoulos
  • Dr Sadia Khan
  • Dr  Boon Lim
  • Dr David LeFroy
  • Dr Francesco Lo Monaco (Associate Cardiologist)
  • Dr Arun Notaney (GIPSI)
  • Dr G Sunthar Kanaganayagam (Imaging and Heart Failure Cardiologist)
  • Dr Sukhjinder S Nijjer (Interventional Cardiologist)

Clinical Nurse Specialists

  • Cas Shotter Weetman
  • Agnes Kaba
  • Philip Eardley

Administrators

  • Naheed Ahmad
  • Theresa Broderick
  • Pam Rehal

Location

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Our clinics are based in the Outpatients Department, Lower Ground Floor, Lift Bank C and accessed via Gate 4. Our main Cardiology Department is on the 2nd Floor, Lift Bank B

West Middlesex University Hospital

We are based in Outpatients 2 in the main hospital building

Contact

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

T: 020 3315 8000 (switchboard)

West Middlesex University Hospital 

T: 020 8321 5336 

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