Dr Sen Sankar

Dr Sen Sankar

Consultant Cardiologist

MBBS, MRCP, CCT Cardiology, CCT General Medicine, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FEACVI

Specialises in

  • Arrhythmia
  • Echocardiography
  • ECG

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I completed my Cardiology and General Medicine specialist training in Wales and did a Post CCT fellowship in Grown-up Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac MRI at Southampton University Hospital.

My qualifications include MBBS (1997), MRCP (2003), CCT Cardiology (2011), CCT General Medicine (2011), FRCP (2013), FESC (2013), FACC (2016), FEACVI (2019). I have also received Top Doctor Certificate of Excellence 2021 - 5 Stars.

I have the unique experience of having worked in the best healthcare systems in the world including The Cleveland Clinic, the world’s best Cardiothoracic Centre.

My contributions to cardiovascular medicine were recognised by world premier cardiology societies and I was awarded with the prestigious Fellowship degrees by The European Society of Cardiology (FESC in 2013) and recently by The American College of Cardiology (FACC in 2016). I was awarded a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2013 and I am the Royal College MRCP PACES Examiner.

I have held various leadership roles in developing Cardiac Imaging services, Grown-up Congenital Heart Disease services and Clinical Governance and Audit lead. I have management certification from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA and the Institute of Healthcare Improvement certification from the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, USA.

I have a special interest in healthcare management, planning and the development of health services and delivery. I completed the Harvard Management Mentorship Programme (2014/15) organised by Harvard Business School, Boston, USA and the Institute of Healthcare Improvement Certification.


General Medical Council Number: C5194431

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sen Sankar at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Cardiac MRI (Morphology, Tissue characterisation, cardiomyopathy, Evaluation of Coronary artery disease), Stress MRI and Evaluation of Complex Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cardiac CT (Calcium score, CT coronary angiogram & grafts, functional imaging and evaluation of cardiac mass), Advanced Echocardiography (3D Transthoracic
  • Echocardiogram, 3D Tranesophageal Echocardiogram, Stress {Dobutamine & Exercise} Echocardiography, Contrast Echo, Deformation Imaging, PFO assessment & Stroke)
  • Complex cardiac imaging (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)
  • Left heart catheterisation (Coronary angiogram, grafts) via Radial and Femoral artery approaches
  • Right heart catheterisation via Medial/Basilic vein and cephalic and Femoral venous approaches
  • Devices: Dual chamber pacemaker implantation, Loop recorder implantation
  • Heart failure, hypertension, arrhythmias and valvular heart disease

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Additional information

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)

Special clinical interests: All aspects of General Cardiology/Medicine, All aspects of Cardiac Imaging (Simple and Complex): 2 D & 3D Echo, Cardiac MRI and Cardiac CT , Evaluation of coronary artery disease(Chest pain), Heart failure, cardiomyopathy, Athletes Heart, Arrhythmias, Valvular ,Heart Disease and Endocarditis.

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (2013)

Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (2013)

Fellow of American College of Cardiology (2016)

Member of British Cardiovascular Imaging Society

Member of British Society of Echocardiography

Member of Society of Cardiovascular MRI

Member of European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

Consultant Cardiologist & Physician, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

I enjoy playing football, cricket, flying and listening to music.

Telephone 0151 929 5408
Email info@spirewirral.com
Website https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/doctor/sen-sankar/reviews
Private secretary Jane Mundy
Private secretary telephone 0151 552 1882