Name and Position

Dr Sunil Nair

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287885


Department page: Cardiology

Secretary: Sarah Baker

Sub-specialty: Cardiac Imaging & Cardiomyopathy

Special clinical interests: Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac CT, Cardiac MRI, Cardiomyopathies, Iron overload cardiomyopathy

Research interests: Iron overload cardiomyopathy and advanced echo techniques

GMC Number: 4429700

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: FRCP (London) 2000, BSE TTE Accreditation, EAE TOE Accreditation, BSCI Accreditation, SCMR Accreditation.

Professional profile: I trained at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital and undertook cardiology training at St Thomas’, Princess Royal University Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham. I obtained training in advanced cardiac imaging techniques at Kings College Hospital, Royal Sussex Cardiac Centre and The Heart Hospital. I was awarded a BHF junior fellowship following which I spent two years investigating the role of advanced echo techniques in the management of transfusion dependent thalassaemia major, leading to my MD thesis.

I am accredited with the British Society of Echocardiography for Transthoracic Echocardiography, the European Association of Echocardiography for Transoesophageal Echocardiography, the British Society of Cardiac Imaging for Cardiac CT and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance for cardiac MRI.

I have training and expertise in the management of heart muscle disease including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.