Dr Derek Chin

Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Associate Professor
MBBS, FRCP (UK), CCST Cardiovascular and General Internal Medicine

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Derek Chin at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Cardiomyopathy and percutaneous myocardial biopsy
  • Coronary Artery Disease and Arrhythmia
  • Heart failure
  • Heart valve disease
  • Interventional and intraoperative echocardiography
  • Mitral valve repair/replacement
  • Pericardial disease and pericardiotomy
  • PFO closure
  • Quantitative and 3D echocardiography
  • Resynchronisation pacing and defibrillators
  • Stress echocardiography for myocardial ischaemia/infarction/hibernation
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation

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Professional profile

I am a graduate of the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London. I trained in cardiology at King's College Hospital, London and the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

I am a past Chief Examiner for the British Society of Echocardiography and fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Cardiology: Echocardiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology).

Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Coronary artery disease

Heart valve disease, Heart failure. Quantitative and 3D echocardiography. Stress echocardiography for myocardial ischaemia/infarction/hibernation. Interventional and intraoperative echocardiography. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation, mitral valve repair/replacement, PFO closure. Cardiomyopathy and percutaneous myocardial biopsy. Pericardial disease and pericardiotomy. Resynchronisation pacing and defibrillators.

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Nottingham 0115 937 7801 | Spire Leicester 0116 265 3685
Private secretary telephone 0116 237 4089
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of London / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP (UK) / UK / 1991
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

Institute of Physical Sciences in Medicine / UK / 1991
Ionizing Radiation Protection

Advanced Cardiac Life Support / UK / 1995
Resuscitation Council UK

FRCP (London) / UK / 2003
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

British Society of Echocardiography
British Heart Valve Society
Royal College of Physicians, London

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Associate Professor, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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