Dr Shankar Sridharan

Dr Shankar Sridharan

BSc, MBBS, MRCPCH

Cardiology

Recommended by  
7 specialists

23 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“Lovely chap who was great with my son and explained everything we needed to know. “
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Subspecialties

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology
  • Congenital Heart Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4550901
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    Cromwell Hospital

    Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0TU
    806 reviews

    St John & St Elizabeth Hospital

    60 Grove End Road, London, United Kingdom, London
    512 reviews

    About

    Dr Shankar Sridharan is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist currently based at The Harley Street Clinic.

    His current NHS post is Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust. His areas of specialism are the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing care of all types of heart disease affecting babies, children, and teenagers. His areas of interest/expertise include heart murmurs in children, congenital heart disease in children, child chest pain, baby heart murmur, echocardiography and fetal cardiology.

    Dr Sridharan qualified in Medicine in 1998 from Imperial College Medical School (St Mary’s Hospital), with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees. Dr Sridharan has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2001. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

    In addition, Dr Sridharan is interested in research regarding Remote detection of prenatal myocardial injury and management of featal tachyarrhythmias. He has many professional publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has received awards including BMA Book Awards 2011 (Highly Commended) and Cardiovascular MRI in Congenital Heart Disease.

    Procedures

    • Echocardiogram
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Exercise Testing in Children
    • Fetal Cardiology
    • Screening for Congenital Heart Defect (CHD)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Palpitations
    • Chest Pain
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD)
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Breathlessness
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Transposition of the Great Vessels
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    Education

    • MBBS Imperial College School of Medicine, London
    • BSc Cardiology Imperial College School of Medicine, London
    • MRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    • CCST Paediatric Cardiology Royal College of Physicians, London
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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.99
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.99
    Echocardiogram
    38/162
    Cardiology
    12/162
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    10/162
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology
    5/162
    Palpitations
    5/162
    Chest Pain
    4/162
    ECG Monitor
    3/162
    Exercise Stress Test
    2/162
    Heart Murmurs
    2/162
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)
    1/162
    Tachycardia
    1/162
    Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD)
    1/162
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Lovely chap who was great with my son and explained everything we needed to know.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    It was an absolute pleasure to meet Dr Shankar. He took the time to explain everything and put myself and my daughter at ease.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Sridharan is warm and welcoming. He put our daughter at ease upon arrival, and kept us at ease by keeping us informed throughout our visit. Excellent.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Thoughtful caring very quick to respond on text. Just so reassuring and understanding. works so well with Zac. Thank you!!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    very reassuring, calm manner Put my mind at rest would recommend
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    He was very helpful and explained everything in a very in depth an understandable manner. I would highly recomend him and I am very pleased with my experience.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Sridharan has been absolutely wonderful in calming us down and explaining everything in detail. He took a lot of time going through everything and was in no rush at all. We left feeling reassured and hopeful.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very good experience overall right from the initial phone call through to the procedures. He was able to explain the working of the heart in a way that we could understand and did a thorough check of my daughters heart and was able to to reassure us that everything was OK.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Absolutely fantastic communication and service, can not recommend enough.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    wonderful caring and covered every possible cause for my babies health .And would use no one else when it comes to my son
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 doctors for:
    7

    Cardiology

    Mr Joseph Curry
    Mr Joseph Curry
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Surgery

    12-09-2017

    I have worked with Shankar for a number of years at gosh. He is first class in his clinical care and i highly value his opinion. He is also a calm and thoughtful colleague and always puts his patients at the forefront of his care.I recommend him highly.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Cardiology

    30-08-2020

    A very friendly guy. Comes with a great reputation.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Paediatric (Pediatric) Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), Heart Murmurs
    For procedures: Echocardiogram
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Olga Kapellou
    Dr Olga Kapellou
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    30-08-2020

    It is always a great pleasure to refer to Dr Sridharan. He is fantastic with children and top in his field.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Heart Murmurs
    For procedures: Echocardiogram
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Sophie Rosseneu
    Dr Sophie Rosseneu
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    30-08-2020

    Dr Sridharan is a highly respected cardiologist. He is very knowledgeable and I refer many patients to him. Patient's feedback is excellent

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Heart Murmurs
    For procedures: Echocardiogram
    Connection: Is a colleague

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