Dr Gaurav Agarwal

Consultant Physician

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gaurav Agarwal at Spire include:

General medicine

Other treatments

  • Diabetic medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious diseases
  • Respiratory pathology
  • Stroke medicine
  • Thyroid disease

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Professional profile

After graduating from the Manipal University in India with a distinction and various prizes, I completed my MRCP and higher specialist training in the London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions. I attained my first medical qualification in 2003.

I was later appointed as a Consultant Physician at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, where I was instrumental in developing the Acute Medical Unit - which was one of the best performing units in the region. I joined Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2014 and continue to develop the Medical Assessment Unit, including ambulatory care.

I am a general physician with a good depth of knowledge in all aspects of this field. My practice at the Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital is a reflection of my NHS practice.

I have a special interest in venous thromboembolic disease, namely PE and DVT. To support this I have fully trained and accredited myself in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography (Echo) which helps me assess the functioning of both sides of the heart. I am also keen on managing patients with diabetes and other endocrine (hormonal) conditions.

I am a member of the HEKSS Acute Medicine Specialist Training Committee and also the Lead for Special Skills for this region. I am the NHS Trusts representative at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery Specialist Training Committee in Acute Medicine and also the regional Specialist Skills' Lead.

My initial consultations attempt to offer any relevant tests on the same day. These might include blood tests, scans and echo. I like to spend time with my patients ensuring that they fully understand my explanation of their medical illness and how it can be best managed. I have an active interest in teaching and training and I continuely audit my clinical work.

Clinical Interests

Special Clinical Interests: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT - leg clot), Diabetes, High cholesterol, Hypertension, Pulmonary emboli (PE), Sepsis, Transthoracic Echocardiography and Thyroid disease.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

General Medical Council
Royal college of Physicians, London
British Society of Echocardiography
Society for Acute Medicine
Medical Protection Society
British Medical Association

Professional leadership

NHS Trust Representative Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery Specialist training Committee in Acute Medicine and also the regional skills lead

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Acute Physician, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

My life outside medicine revolves around my wife and young child. I love spending time with my family and enjoy long walks around the beautiful town we live in. I regularly keep in touch with friends and family spread all over the world, which certainly widens my horizon. I also enjoy listening to music and watching comedy. I thoroughly enjoy playing chess and like to keep fit.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741150
Email info@spiretunbridgewells.com