Clinical Practice

Clinical Practice

Dr Nijjer is a Consultant Cardiologist at both the Hammersmith Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Foundation NHS Trust.  He undertakes coronary intervention at both Hospital sites as well as taking on-call on the busy Primary Angioplasty Oncall.  He is also a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London. His clinical duties cover all aspects of Cardiology in his clinics at Imperial NHS Trust Cardiology Service for Ealing. He is regularly invited as a speaker National and International conferences including the American College of Cardiology.

Clinical Skills

Dr. Nijjer possesses clinical expertise in all aspects of general and interventional cardiology.  He has interests in helping patients with chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, fainting episodes and ankle swelling.

Dr Nijjer specialises in the investigation and management of coronary artery disease, including acute myocardial infarction (heart attacks) and in the treatment of patients who have had prior heart attacks. He is particular expertise in anti-platelet and anticoagulant medications and has written papers in the field and local guidelines for the use of these complex medications.

Dr Nijjer is trained in the use CT coronary angiography to help efficiently diagnose patients without the need for invasive procedure.  The advent of this technology has revolutionised the care of patients. When needed, he is an expert in performing coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty and pacemaker implantation with the use of the latest technology and techniques to ensure that his treatments are guided and optimised appropriately.  His research has placed him at the forefront in the use of coronary physiology and intravascular imaging to ensure every angioplasty case meets international gold standards.

Dr. Nijjer is also skilled in helping patients with breathlessness and those experiencing palpitations.  He uses complementary investigations to identify why a patient may be breathless and establish the best treatment pathway.  He also understands that palpitations can be tricky to diagnose and uses the most efficient tools to get the correct cause in the fastest way possible.  Dr Nijjer also has has expertise in the use and interpretation of electrocardiography, echocardiography and stress testing and he will explain the best investigation approach for you. 

A holistic approach for you and your Heart

Dr. Nijjer's holistic approach to treatment is one of understanding as he recognises and responds to the fact that an individual's medical issues exist alongside other aspects of their lives, treating any medical conditions in a way that fits the lifestyle of his patients. He utilises the latest guideline-supported cardiac test to ensure his patients are fully investigated in addition to his thorough clinical assessment.

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