Consultant Profile

Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal

Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal MBChB (Hons); MRCP (UK); PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Atrial fibrillation
Special clinical interests:

Ablation (cautery) of complex heart rhythm abnormalities including atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT). Implantation of simple and complex pacemaker and defibrillator devices.
Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO).

Research interests:

Complex ablation, Ventricular Arrhythmias post-myocardial infarction.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist  Morriston Hospital, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg, Swansea

Honorary Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Albert Chenevier Henri Mondor, Paris, France.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Cardiovascular Society
British Heart Rhythm Society
Heart Rhythm Society (US)
Medical Defence Union
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
02920 736011
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Morriston Cardiac Centre and Spire Hospital Cardiff. He qualified with honours from Birmingham University Medical School in 2000 and rotated through various Glasgow and Birmingham teaching hospitals before returning to University in 2003 to undertake research funded by the British Heart Foundation. He was later awarded a PhD from Birmingham University in 2007. He was also awarded a clinical training and research position at St Thomas’ Hospital, London, where he completed his sub-speciality training in heart rhythm treatment (electrophysiology). Towards the end of his training he was awarded a two year advanced electrophysiology fellowship at the renowned Henri Mondor Hospital in Paris and was appointed as a Consultant in 2014.

Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal is trained in all aspects of cardiac arrhythmia management including catheter ablation, in particular ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia and Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome, pacemaker/defibrillator implantation, cardiac resynchronisation therapy and left atrial appendage occlusion. His specialist interest is ablation of complex arrhythmias especially atrial fibrillation and life-threatening ventricular tachycardia.

He has presented at several national and international conferences and published numerous scientific papers. Additionally, he has received several awards and media recognition for his research and clinical work.

Personal profile:

Having lived and worked in several major cities in the UK and Europe, Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal and his wife moved to South Wales to be closer to family.  His wife is a lawyer with strong family ties in South Wales.  Since moving to Wales he has become an avid Welsh Rugby fan and enjoys playing cricket and practicing martial arts with a black belt in Wado Ryu karate. Both he and his wife are keen skiers and enjoy travelling both home and abroad.

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Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal

Dr Tarvinder Dhanjal Cardiology Consultant, Cardiff, private hospital specialist.

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