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Dr Shankar Sridharan is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and Chief Clinical Information Officer at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He qualified as a doctor from Imperial College Medical School (St Mary’s Hospital), London in 1998. His NHS practice is based at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. In terms of child heart surgery, the department is the largest in the UK. Dr Sridharan has worked at GOSH since 2001
His private practice is based at the Harris International Patient Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital and at the Harley Street Clinic. He also see patients at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, BUPA Cromwell Hospital and at The Portland Hospital, London.
He specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of all types of heart disease affecting babies, children and teenagers, including murmurs, holes in the heart such as atrial septal defects (ASD) and ventricular septal defects (VSD), valve problems and all complex forms of structural heart disease.
Patients are often referred to a Kids Cardiologist (baby or child heart doctor) for the best assessment following the suspicion of heart disease from either clinical signs such as cyanosis (blueness), following the detection of a heart murmur in a baby or child or due to symptoms such as breathlessness and poor weight gain. A family history of heart problems in siblings or relatives is also often a reason for review.
Congenital heart disease in a baby or child may be best managed in the clinic without the need for interventional procedures or child heart surgery. If these are required, he is fortunate to work with the best team as part of his London
paediatric cardiology practice. The care plan created will provide direct access to the top paediatric interventional and best surgical doctors in the country.
If you have a baby or child with a heart problem or concerns regarding a possible cardiac issue and are considering private care, he welcomes any enquiries and can be contacted by email , or via his practice manager Rita on 07428 133489.
In addition to the availability listed - appointment times and locations are flexible -please contact for availability.
• Heart murmur assessment
• Echocardiography (baby or child heart scan)
• ECG (electrocardiogram) for child chest pain
• Exercise testing in children
• Heart rhythm monitoring
• Heart murmurs in babies and children
• Child chest pain
• Shortness of breath on exertion
• Fetal cardiology
• Paediatric Cardiology
- 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
The doctor was extremely nice and the process of the scanning was very easy and relaxed, I enjoyed me experience very much. P.S. I encourage others to hire this doctor. ;P
Dr Sridharan was wonderful. Called me straight away when I needed an appointment and was very reassuring. Really loves babies, and our baby loved him.
Mr Sridharan was incredibly knowledgeable. He talked me through the scan as it was happening, answering all of my questions. He was fantastic with my baby and gave him something to hold during the scan to keep him occupied and distracted. I would recommend him to anyone.
Dr Sridharan was fantastic with both my children. He made them both feel welcome and he was very thorough and efficient in his explanations and diagnosis. I was very glad to be recommended him by my GP.
very personable and calming. and immediate, made my daughter feel very comfortable
Fantastic Dr, very helpful and reassuring. Would definitely recommend and come again.
Great, personable service and very sweet with my daughter for what could have been a daunting experience. good experience overall and would recommend.
I would highly recommend doctor Sridharan, we came in because we were worried about our son heart and he was very open, transparent, didactic and we feel better on how he interacted with us. The baby is great and the test went really smooth. we are highly happy to be attended by DR Sridharan
Great service and a natural with children. Helped settle the baby using music and video and was able to conduct the examination despite the baby not being very cooperative. Gave results and reassurance very quickly.
The doctor was absolutely fantastic with my daughter. He made her feel very comfortable before he started the scan. He was very thorough and I feel extremely relieved with the results and confident with all the
Wonderful. Very professional and extremely personable
Very thorough investigation into heart murmur and advice re next steps and follow up appointment. Reassuring and professional, put my 2 year old completely at ease.
He was very thorough and personable and made my daughter feel very comfortable during the examination. He answered all our questions really well.
Thorough, professional, reassuring. Put patient at ease.
Very clear and helpful. Thank you so much.
Dr Sridharan is wonderful and open in discussions with patients. He is warm, approachable and very informative. His bedside manner is incredible which puts patients and parents at ease
Made everything very easy to understand and handled Our son really well. great manner and extremely thorough. Excellent
We had an excellent experience with the doctor today. He took the time to get to know my son before proceeding with the exam. My son felt extremely comfortable, and the doctor took time to explain every part of the test to us, including what he was looking for. We were extremely pleased and would certainly come back if we needed to.
Every things was perfect and we quite happy lovely atmosphere with caring staff
Really good experience. He was reassuring and explained what he was doing every step of the way. He interacted with my daughter very well and answered all the questions that she had. Highly recommend
Very happy with our visit. Dr Sridharan is excellent with our baby and with us as worried parents.
Dr. Sridharan is absolutely amazing and super kind. Made me and my daughter feel really accommodating and comfortable. I cant recommend a better doctor. 5 star, without a doubt.
Very reassuring and professional and very nice to talk to
Dr Sridharan was a) Very accommodating, b) Had an extraordinary bedside manner with both our baby and us!, c) Was extremely clear in his diagnosis, and d) Was extremely thoughtful about his recommendations around next steps. Warm regards
Dr Shankar Sridharan is fantastic. He explained everything thoroughly. He was reassuring, calm and fun!
It was great seeing Dr Shankar. He was so nice to my daughter she wasn't at all afraid. He read her books, let her use his phone and made her laugh throughout the consultation. He was also really nice to me and make me feel very comfortable.
Thank you for seeing us on Xmas Eve you have ressaured us and now will have a great Xmas as have been so worried. You made Holly feel so relaxed aand taken away a lot of stress. Excellent services and just brilliant at explaining all the details to us and especiallly Holly. Thank you.
Great clear feedback - felt very reassured with the diagnosis. Very good at keeping my daughter happy during the consultation
All my three children had a heart condition. A minor one but still needed to be followed up. I cannot recommend highly enough doctor Sridharan (heart consultant). He is not only incredibly professional but has also the right reassuring word anytime you need it. you feel welcomed and treated like a real person and not just a number. Feels a bit like family. Thanks to all the staff.
Dr Sridharan saw my son to review his pulmonary stenosis. His advice and guidance has been superb since taking over my son's care 4 years ago. His advice and care are highly professional, compassionate and informative. He explains everything clearly to us and to my 7 year old son as well. He is clearly a leading expert in his field and we cannot speak highly enough of his care.
Wonderful care as usual. What a wonderful hospital to have in London and such fabulous staff.
Very happy with the service and check my son has had, we're very grateful indeed. The Doctor and team are fantastic.
very professional and empathetic and humanely care thank you.
Excellent beside manner. Made us feel very relaxed and was clear with his communication.
Dr Sridharan is amazing and so fantastic with children - he always puts my daughter and us at ease and takes the time to explain everything to us. We couldn't ask for a better doctor.
Dr Sriharan was very friendly and reassuring he made us feel very comfortable and was thorough in he's examination highly recommended.
I would highly recommend Dr. Sridharan. He is very thorough, detailed, patient and very kind. He has seen two of my children and every time it has been a pleasure to deal with him.
Dr Sridharan was fantastic from start to finish. He was so helpful and reassuring on the phone when arranging the appointment. He was then wonderful at the appointment. He was great with our daughter, engaging her in the process and encouraging her to watch Peppa Pig so she was completely relaxed throughout the appointment. He also explained everything to us clearly and made sure we knew what was happening at all stages. Brilliant!
Dr Shankar is very kind, compassionate. Crucial when dealing with children. We were very grateful that he explained to us in detail what was our daughters condition . very good doctor, highly recommended. Very knowledgeable!
very approachable doctor, very warm with the kids and extremely thorough in his explanation during the scan. very happy and reassured by the experience
Fantastic consultation... we got an immediate appointment and Finn got a really playful check up that made the appointment so much fun for Finn. Could not be happier with our visit to Dr Sridharan, who goes way beyond the call of duty.
Elaborative and front facing warm docotor
Very good doctor, really quick and precise. Great quality care.
He was amazing! (Rocco, aged 8)
Dr. Sridharan has been very supportive through our daughters condition. He’s been calm at explaining the situation and providing guidance not just as a doctor but asa friend. Really appreciate his support.
I am really happy with the doctor doctor. He explained everything in detail. I would definitly recommend him.
Very helpful and supportive. We appreciate doctor’s guidance very much.
Very easy to book appointment and very quick seen. Very nice and friendly staff. The doctor was friendly, professional and clear explanation given.
absolutely perfect , everything was very well done and the doctor is very thorough and professional
I had a good time and enjoyed my visit (CHILD REVIEW Age 7)
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.