Consultant Profile

Dr Pradip Thakker

Dr Pradip Thakker MB BS, DCH, MRCP, FRCPCH
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Paediatric cardiology
  • Paediatric medicine
    • Allergy
    • Respiratory medicine
Special clinical interests:

Paediatric Cardiology, heart murmur investigation, Cardiac screening for children with family history of congenital heart defects/arrhythmias and Cardiac related unexplained deaths in families.  Paediatric Gastroenterology and Paediatric Neurology.

Research interests:

Dr Thakker’s research interests include Syncope (loss of consciousness) and his research publications are primarily in this field. Dr Thakker is involved in running one of the UK's only specialist referral services for children with very complicated Syncope.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Paediatrician at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and Honorary Consultant at the Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals Leicester.

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

British Medical Association
British Congenital Cardiac Association
Fellow Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health
Royal College of Physicians
Paediatric Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group
Chair of Paediatric Governance Group
Medical Protection Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Mrs Gemma Winters
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 272 9027
Private secretary fax:
0116 272 0666
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Thakker has been a Consultant Paediatrician and since the year 2000 and a Consultant at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham since 2005.

Dr Thakker has extensive experience of seeing children with general problems such as asthma, epilepsy, constipation, allergies and feeding issues in addition to the diagnosis of children’s heart problems, including murmurs/palpitations and chest pains.

Dr Thakker has a special interest in children experiencing fits, faints or funny turns and dizziness.

Dr Thakker is an examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and an executive member of a Special Interest Paediatric Cardiology Group.

Personal profile:

Dr Thakker speaks English, Hindi & Gujarati.

Outside of medicine Dr Thakker’s interests include sport, music and supporting charitable causes.

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Dr Pradip Thakker

Dr Pradip Thakker Cardiology & Paediatric medicine Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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