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Dr Nicholas Kelland

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist


Practises at: Thornbury Hospital


Personal profile

After graduating from Oxford, Dr Kelland completed general medical training in Newcastle, before gaining a British Heart Foundation funded PhD in Endothelial Function, from the University of Edinburgh.

He returned to the North East to train in Cardiology, sub-specialising in Electrophysiology and Devices whilst working at the Freeman (Newcastle) and James Cook University (Middlesbrough) hospitals. This was complemented by a Fellowship in the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia, working with Professor Jonathan Kalman. He took up his Consultant post in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Devices at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust in 2012.

He now performs over 250 electrophysiological and device procedures each year, dealing with all types of arrhythmia, including VT and AF, using the latest ablation techniques.

Dr Kelland offers weekly consultations and non-invasive investigations at the Thornbury Hospital. Throughout the patient journey, he, and his Sheffield Arrhythmia Centre colleague Dr Andreas Kyriacou, aim to offer timely excellent treatment in first-class facilities to help resolve patients’ symptoms.

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Clinical interests

  • All types of heart rhythm disorders, including palpitations, unexplained dizzy turns and blackouts

Professional memberships

  • British Heart Rhythm Association
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh