Dr Nesan Shanmugam

Consultant Cardiologist

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, MD (Res), PGCertMedEd

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I am a Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s University Hospital, London and an Honorary Senior Lecturer based in the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute at St George’s University of London.

I am a recognised expert in general cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and heart failure with many national and international peer reviewed publications. I also have a specialist interest in Lifestyle and Nutrition in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

I graduated from King’s College, University of London with a first class BSc honours degree in 1998. I later trained on the South West London Cardiology rotation and completed specialist cardiology training in April 2013. I also completed an international fellowship at the National Heart Centre/Duke-NUS Singapore in Device Therapy and Advanced Cardiac Imaging.

I am clinical lead for the optimisation and follow-up of patients with Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy and the Cardiac Sarcoid services. I was an integral part of the team that developed and implemented the first national Heart Failure Unit in the UK. The unit opened in 2016, providing specialist nursing, therapist and cardiology care to admitted patients with heart failure. The Heart Failure team was nominated at the prestigious 2017 British Medical Journal Awards, for ‘Cardiology Team of the Year’.

I am an Associate Editor of the European Cardiology Review journal. I am a member of the European Heart Failure Association, Society of Cardiac MRI, British Society for Heart Failure and the British Society of Echocardiography. I am also a member of the Society of Cardiac MRI, British Society for Heart Failure, British Society of Echocardiography and British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Nesan Shanmugam at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Echocardiography
  • Lifestyle and nutrition in cardiovascular disease prevention

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Cardiac MRI, heart failure