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Dr V J. Karthikeyan

Consultant Cardiologist

MBBS MD (University of Birmingham) FRCP (London) FACC FESC

Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital

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Personal Profile

Dr Karthikeyan is a consultant cardiologist, specialising in Interventional Cardiology and works at Wigan and Wythenshawe Hospitals. 

On completion of his general medical training and a higher research degree in cardiovascular medicine in the West Midlands, he embarked on a structured training programme in cardiology in the Mersey Deanery, including high intensity sub-specialty training in percutaneous coronary intervention at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.

As a consultant cardiologist, he has been treating patients with a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases.

He keeps himself up to date with scientific progress and evidence-based practice in cardiology and has developed valuable personal attributes including leadership and multi-disciplinary partnership, which enable him to provide high quality, effective and efficient patient-centred care.

Membership Interests

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Royal College of Physicians, London

Clinical Interests

  • Ischaemic Heart Disease, angina, coronary artery disease,
  • High blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia,
  • Atrial fibrillation, Heart Failure