Dr Anil K Taneja

Dr Anil K Taneja

Consultant Cardiologist & Acute Internal Medicine. Regional Speciality Adviser Cardiology for Oxford.

BSc, MBBS, FRCP (UK-Lond), FRCP (Ire), FRCPE, MSc (card-distn), MD, FESC

Specialises in

  • Chest pain
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Palpitations

Also available for:

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I specialise in stroke prevention, hypertension, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, heart failure, heart disease, general cardiology.

I completed my early general internal medicine training under Oxfordshire deanery. Followed by higher training from Cambridge and mainly London deaneries. Did MRCPs from RCP London and Ireland [1999]. Passed MSc in Cardiology from NHLI [National Heart Lung Institute], Imperial College, London with a distinction in 2001. I did my MD from NHLI- Imperial College - London based at Royal Brompton Hospital [2001-2004].

I successfully completed accreditation examinations for both British and European echocardiography examination and specialist registrar training posts in cardiology at Heart Hospital, St Peter's and Ashford Hospital and Frimley Park Hospitals. I did my acute medicine and high dependency training at Charing Cross Hospital [Imperial NHS Trust] and stroke medicine training at Hemel Hempstead Hospital. I completed my higher general internal medicine training at Northwick Park Hospital, Hemel Hampstead, St Peter's, Frimley Park, and Charing Cross Hospitals.

I presented at British, European and American cardiology society conferences. I have written book chapters on Acute Coronary Syndrome along with Cleveland, USA cardiologist. I worked as Consultant of Medical High Dependency Unit and CCU at Charing Cross Hospital and then moved to St Barts NHS Trust in 2010. I did advanced courses in nuclear cardiology from Imperial College [Royal Brompton] and got accreditation in Cardiac CT angiogram by BSCI and SCCT [USA]. I was Director of PASTEST MRCP course from 2008-2012 and Lecturer before that for six years. I completed research projects in cardiovascular medicine and published papers in peer review journals.

I have recently been appointed to regional specialty advisor for cardiology for the Oxford region.

In addition to English, I am fluent with Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.


General Medical Council Number: 4456636

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Anil K Taneja at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Arrhythmia (electrophysiology)
  • Breathlessness
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Cardiovascular prevention
  • Chest pain
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Heart failure
  • Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Hypertension
  • Internal medicine with other noncardiac disorders
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Syncope and falls
  • Valvular heart disease

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Additional information

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
General medicine
Interventional cardiology
Stroke prevention

General internal medicine, acute medicine, falls/syncope, breathlessness, chest pains, palpitations, cardiovascular prevention, heart failure, geriatrics, TIA, dyslipidaemia

FRCP [London-UK] / RCP-London / 1999
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians

MRCP [Ire] / RCP [Ire] / 1999
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (UK) Diploma

MSc [Cardiology - distinction] and Diploma Imperial College-Cardiology / Imperial College- London University / 2001
The Master of Science

MD [Cardiology] / Royal Brompton-Imperial College- London University / 2006
Doctorate of Medicine

British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation / BSE- UK / 2008
British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation

European Echocardiography accreditation / EAE- France / 2011
European Echocardiography accreditation

FRCP [Edin] / Royal college of Physicians- Edinburgh / 2015
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians

Cardiac CT accreditation / ritish Society of Cardiac Imaging and SCCT-USA / 2014
Cardiac CT accreditation

FESC / Fellowship - European Society of cardiologist / 2015
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians [London]

Royal College of Physicians [Ireland]

British Medical Association

British Cardiac Society

British Society of Echocardiography

British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

Society of Acute Medicine

British Cardiac Society

European Society of Cardiologist

European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)

Society of Cardiac CT (USA)

Professional leadership

Clinical Improvement group (CIG) Lead for Cardiology Dept at Whipps Cross Hospital
On panel for clinical standards Cardiology - BCS

  • Cardiovascular
  • Neurohormones and biomarkers in heart failure

Whipps Cross University (Barts Health NHS Trust)