Mr Girish Narayanasamy Viswanathan

Mr Girish Narayanasamy Viswanathan

MBBS, MD, MRCP (UK), PhD

Cardiology

Offers video consultation
25 years of experience
10 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Preventative Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Physicians: 109299
  • General Medical Council: 5205837
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Derriford Hospital

    Derriford Road Crownhill, Plymouth, United Kingdom, PL6 8DH
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    Peninsula Heart Clinic

    Derriford Rd, Plymouth, United Kingdom, PL6 8DH
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    About

    Dr Girish Viswanathan is a Consultant Cardiologist specialising in coronary intervention. His areas of expertise include treatment of simple and complex coronary artery disease, coronary physiology, intracoronary imaging, coronary chronic total occlusion intervention. He also serves as the departmental Clinical Director for Cardiology within the Plymouth trust and steers a group to monitor the performance of the cardiac network for the whole region. 

    Girish graduated in India and completed his post-graduation in Internal medicine from Madras Medical College and Medical University in 2001. He has completed his medical rotation in Manchester deanery and was awarded with MRCP and higher speciality training in cardiology (CCT) from Wales in 2012. He later undertook an advanced coronary intervention fellowship in Bournemouth.

    He has also been awarded best researcher in the UK in 2014 by Diabetes UK and his work has been presented at various National and International conferences. He still holds an honorary contract with Newcastle University and trains his fellow researchers.He regularly teaches medical and dental students attached to Plymouth University and supervises the Cardiac Physiology students and Physician associates. His surgical cases are regularly shown as teaching examples at international meetings.

    Procedures

    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Angioplasty
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Cardiac Shock Wave Therapy (CSWT)
    • Cardioversion
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Heart Scan
    • Intravascular Ultrasound
    • Pressure Wire Study (Coronary Angiography)
    • Rotablation (Coronary Arteries)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Autonomic Mediated Syncope
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal)
    • Palpitations
    • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    Primary medical qualification:

    MB BS 1997 Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Med University

    PhD - Newcastle University

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