Consultant Profile

Dr Nick Jenkins

Dr Nick Jenkins BSc(Hons), MBBS, MD, MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

Angina and coronary artery disease
Complex coronary angioplasty (PCI) procedures
Valvular heart disease
Palpitations and blackouts

Research interests:

Prinicpal investigator for  randomised control trials into novel cardiology treatments
Chief Investigator in collaboration with the University of Sunderland: underlying mechanisms responsible for heart attacks.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Sunderland Royal Hospital

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

British Cardiac Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Royal College of Physicians
European Society of Cardiology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8687
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Monday afternoons with flexibility to include other times as necessary
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Jenkins qualified from medical school in London. Following his junior doctor years in London he spent two years training in general and interventional cardiology at Papworth hospital, Cambridge. Following this he spent further periods of training in Southampton and Bristol and finally spent a year overseas in Melbourne, Australia where he completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the world renowned Monash Heart Centre.

He was appointed to his current post as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2014 and has a busy NHS practice in all areas of general and interventional cardiology. He performs a large volume of complex procedures including coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty/stenting (PCI), transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography and interventions for structural heart disease.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Jenkins has keen research interests in both clinical trials and the investigation of the underlying mechanisms of heart attacks. He was awarded his postgraduate research degree in 2010 from the University of Bristol and has continued to initiate and maintain his research interests.

Personal profile:

Dr Jenkins lives locally with his young family and dogs. He is a keen sportsman and passionate rugby fan who has previously been the club doctor for Bristol RFC. In addition he loves walking and running along the beautiful coastline of the North East.

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Dr Nick Jenkins

Dr Nick Jenkins Cardiology Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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