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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Nick Jenkins at Spire include:
Treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), dizzy spells, palpitations (arryhthmias) and blackouts. Assessment and treatment of coronary disease (angina). Diagnosis and treatment of heart valve disease.
I qualified from medical school in London. Following my junior doctor years in London I spent two years training in general and interventional cardiology at Papworth hospital, Cambridge. Following this I spent further periods of training in Southampton and Bristol and finally spent a year overseas in Melbourne, Australia where I completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the world renowned Monash Heart Centre.
I was appointed to my current post as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2014 and have a busy NHS practice in all areas of general and interventional cardiology. I perform 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 my clinical practice, I have keen research interests in both clinical trials and the investigation of the underlying mechanisms of heart attacks. I was awarded my postgraduate research degree in 2010 from the University of Bristol and have continued to initiate and maintain my research interests.
BSc (Hons) / University of London / 1995
Bachelor of Science
MB BS / University of London / 2000
Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine
MRCP (London) / University of London / 2004
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians
MD / University of Bristol / 2010
Doctor of Medicine
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Sunderland Royal HospitalBack to top
I live locally with my young family and dogs. I am a keen sportsman and passionate rugby fan and was previously the club doctor for Bristol RFC. In addition I love walking and running along the beautiful coastline of the North East.Back to top
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