Dr Balvinder Wasan

Dr Balvinder Wasan

MBBS 1994 University of London

Cardiology

Recommended by 6 specialists
28 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Caring, interested and lucid!“
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Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Punjabi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4100296
  • Royal College of Physicians: FRCP
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,897 reviews

    The Blackheath Hospital

    40-42 Lee Terrace, London, United Kingdom, SE3 9UD
    505 reviews

    The London Independent Hospital

    1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL
    485 reviews

    The Sloane Hospital

    125 Albemarle Road, Beckenham, United Kingdom, BR3 5HS
    457 reviews

    OneWelbeck

    1 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    145 reviews

    OneWelbeck Heart Health

    1 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    56 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    17:00 - 20:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 09:00 - 11:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    11:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    14:00 - 18:00 | 10:00 - 13:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Balvinder Wasan, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, is currently working within the Elizabeth & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Trust, and also sees patients in a private setting.

    Dr Wasan began his medical education at Imperial College Medical School (previously known as St Mary’s Hospital Medical School), he graduated from this school in 1994. He then proceeded to undergo specialist training in cardiology in London, before being appointed to his current role in 2005. He has had a successful career, establishing the local angioplasty service at QEH and holding the position of Clinical Director of cardiology for 5 years. He is patient care focused helping to lead several improvement programmes in his Trust. He is also on the interventional rota at the Heart Attack Centre at St Thomas’s.

    Dr Wasan is an active researcher, his main focus is heart function after angioplasty and bypass surgery. His research has resulted in numerous peer-reviewed publications on cardiac function, echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, and hypertension.

    Procedures

    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Video Consultation
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
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    Special interests

    • Chest Pain
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Palpitations
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Tachycardia
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    • MBBS 1994 University of London (Imperial College London)
    • BSc 1991 University of London (Imperial College London)
    • MRCP (London) 1997
    • FRCP (London) 2006
    • British Cardiac Society
    • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
    • Independant Doctors Federation
    • British Medical Association
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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    4.95
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    18/44
    Echocardiogram
    18/44
    Exercise Stress Test
    12/44
    Chest Pain
    9/44
    High Blood Pressure
    8/44
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    6/44
    ECG Monitor
    5/44
    Calcium Coronary Score
    3/44
    Atherosclerosis
    1/44
    Cardiac Rehabilitation
    1/44
    Cardiology
    1/44
    Coronary Artery Disease
    1/44
    Palpitations
    1/44
    Video Consultation
    1/44
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Caring, interested and lucid!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Wasan was clear in his explanations and listened and responded well to my questions. He also explained my options and risks well and he was clear about what was known and unknown about my condition.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Knowledgeable, reassuring, straight to the point.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Reassuringly professional experience. Clear, concise information and directions, delivered with charm!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Wasan is very calm and professional and very good bedside manners. He explained everything very well. Everything was arranged in very quick and professional manner and all the tests were completed very quickly. I would recommend Dr wasan to anyone who wish to have private consultation. Very happy and satisfied with Dr Wasan and also a big thank you to Denis his secretary who was very helpful and got everything sorted very quickly.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I found Dr Wasan to be very helpful and understanding. Professional/approachable and made you feel at ease I would highly recommend him
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional prompt response to my concerns. Would highly recommend Dr Wasan.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Wasan was very clear and actioned a plan efficiently. His PA was also very responsive. Waiting times were not long and a clear plan of action put into place.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Wasan was professional, thorough, and courteous throughout my Consultations. He explained the procedures and the outcomes clearly and succinctly in a non patronising manner and was hugely reassuring. I would unreservedly reccomend Mr. Wasn't to others.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Wasan was very understanding, very professional and explained everything perfectly for me. He was very thorough and reassuring throughout the whole consultation. I couldn't ask for better service.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 6 specialists
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "I have worked with Dr Wasan for many years. He is an excellent colleague and makes accurate and well considered diagnoses. He is a very experienced and dedicated interventional cardiologist. I would recommend him without any reservations."

    12-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Heart Muscle Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Heart Disease
    , High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Unstable Angina, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Ventricular Fibrillation, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Long QT Syndrome, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat), Low Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease
    Dr Vishal Saxena
    Dr Vishal Saxena
    Gastroenterology

    "High quality and extremely experienced cardiologist. Highly recommended."

    16-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations
    , Heart Murmurs, Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    Dr Alistair McNair
    Dr Alistair McNair
    Gastroenterology
    I have referred patients to them

    "Dr Wasan is a valued colleague to whom I have referred patients for many years. He has extensive experience and is highly respected in his field. Strongly recommended. "

    28-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Heart Muscle Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Heart Disease
    Dr Nikolaos Papamichail
    Dr Nikolaos Papamichail
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Wasan is an excellent cardiologist with extensive experience in managing patient with cardiovascular disease. He has an impeccable track record, excellent clinical skills and he is very caring and compassionate with his patients. I would unreservedly recommend him to any patient."

    16-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Heart Murmurs
    , Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

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