Dr Sandeep Panikker

Consultant Cardiologist

PhD, MRCP (UK), MBBS Medicine (Honours), BSc

Year qualified:2002

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Panikker is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and BMI Meriden Coventry. He is also an Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London.

Having completed his medical training at Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital in 2002, with distinction in all subjects, he was awarded Proxime Accessit to the University of London Gold Medal.

He subspecialised in Cardiac Electrophysiology at St Bartholomew’s and Royal Brompton Hospitals, London. In 2016, he completed a PhD at Imperial College, focused on atrial fibrillation and the left atrial appendage during which he achieved several high profile publications and awards.

Dr Panikker has also been awarded a research and clinical fellowship which he completed at the University of Alabama, USA.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Cardiac Society
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • European Heart Rhythm Association
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Palpitation
  • Ventricular ectopics
  • Atrial ectopics
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Heart Failure
  • Syncope
  • Blackouts
  • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • Atrial Flutter
  • SVT
  • VT
  • Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome
  • Cardiac electrophysiology studies
  • AF ablation (PVI)
  • SVT ablation
  • Flutter ablation
  • Simple and complex cardiac ablation
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (Biventricular Pacing)
  • Pacemaker implants
  • Injectable Loop Recorder Implants
  • External Cardioversion
  • Internal Cardioversion
  • Stroke prevention in AF
  • Left atrial appendage (LAA) closure

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

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