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Dr Jagdip Sidhu

Name
Dr Jagdip Sidhu
Job title
Consultant Cardiologist
PROFESSIONAL DETAILS
Primary specialtyCardiology
Secondary specialtyGeneral Medicine
Qualifications
• MBBS
• MD
• FRCP(UK)

Year qualified
1994
GMC No.
4130053
Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)
02/08/1995
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Dr Jagdip Sidhu, MBBS, MD, FRCP (UK), is a Consultant Cardiologist who practices in London and Kent.

 

Dr Sidhu qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1994 with several Prizes, Scholarships and University of London Distinctions. After obtaining MRCP in 1997, he began specialist training in cardiology in the North West Thames Region. He spent two years completing a Clinical Research Project and was awarded his MD thesis (University of London) in 2003. Dr Sidhu has trained at several centres of excellence including cardiac units at Hammersmith, St Mary’s and Harefield Hospitals. Therefore, he has extensive experience in all areas of adult cardiology.

 

Dr Sidhu was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at Darent Valley Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2007. He has a particular expertise in interventional cardiology and was instrumental in starting new interventional procedures at Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust. He regularly performs coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty / stenting and pacemaker implantation at both NHS and private hospitals. Dr Sidhu plays an active role in developing cardiac services for the population of Kent. He is Clinical Lead for the Cardiac Catheter Laboratory at Darent Valley Hospital.

   

Dr Sidhu’s private practice spans South East London and North & West Kent. He has private practice privileges at BMI Fawkham Manor, Chelsfield Park and Spire Alexandra hospitals. Dr Sidhu speaks English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

Clinical interests

Dr Sidhu has expertise in all areas of adult cardiology including:

 

  • Coronary artery disease / angina / chest pain / myocardial infarction

  • Palpitations / arrhythmias

  • Bradycardia / tachycardia / atrial fibrillation

  • Blackouts / dizziness / syncope

  • Breathlessness / heart failure

  • Hypertension

  • Valvular heart disease

  • Cardiovascular risk management including lipid management

  • Preoperative cardiac risk assessment

  • Heart muscle diseases

  • Exercise testing

  • Echocardiography, coronary calcium scoring, CT coronary angiography.

  • Diagnostic coronary angiography

  • Coronary angioplasty / stenting

  • Radial artery access for invasive procedures

  • Permanent pacemaker implantation

  • Implantable loop recorder implantation

Research interests

Dr Sidhu has published widely in the field of cardiology with several first author publications in major journals. He spent two years conducting Clinical Research within the Cardiological Sciences Department at St George’s Hospital Medical School. In recognition of the quality of his work, he was awarded his MD thesis from University of London in 2003. Dr Sidhu participates in Clinical Research projects at Darent Valley Hospital and is currently co-investigator in two studies.

Professional memberships
• GMC

• British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

No. of key procedures performed
• Diagnostic coronary angiograms - 200 per year

• Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (angioplasty/stenting) - 160 per year

• Permanent Pacemaker Procedures - 50 per year
Outcome Data/Success Rates
Major complication rate of 0.5% for all procedures - well below national average
Post operative infection rates
No cases of postoperative infection
WHERE I WORK
NHS Hospital
Darent Valley Hospital (Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust)
Private hospital/Private clinic
Fawkham Manor Hospital
Address
Manor Lane
Fawkham
City/Town
Longfield
County
Kent
Postcode
DA3 8ND
Fawkham Manor Hospital Manor Lane
Manor Lane Fawkham
Longfield
DA3 8ND
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
01322 424976
Call for appointments:
01322 424976
Fax:
01322 428199