Dr Ajay Jain

Qualifications

BMedSci , MBBS, MD

GMC number: 4206154

Practicing since: 1995

Specialties

Cardiology

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About

Dr Ajay Jain graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, and completed training in cardiology and interventional cardiology in the North East Thames sector. Ajay is now a Consultant Cardiologist at the London Chest Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust.

Dr Jain is the clinical lead for the nationally renowned Heart Attack Centre, which is among one of the busiest and most effective centres of its type in the UK. His clinical interests include chest pain, hypertension and structural heart disease.  Dr Jain performs closure of patent foramen ovale and renal sympathetic nerve ablation. He acts as proctor for several of these procedures. 

Dr Jain is actively involved in education, and acts as faculty on many national and international meetings. He sits on  the Guidelines and Standards Committee for the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society. 

Special interests

  • Coronary artery disease (the cause of angina) 
  • Treatment with complex coronary angioplasty techniques including rotablation and advanced intravascular imaging

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Ajay Jain at Nuffield Health

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Angioplasty
  • Zio® XT Cardiac Monitor
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion
  • Cardiac clinical pharmacology
  • CT calcium scoring (or cardiac calcium scoring)
  • Cardioversion
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Event monitor
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Mitral valve balloon dilation
  • Coronary Angioplasty (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or PCI)

Locations Dr Ajay Jain works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Jain research interests include the design and development of devices to facilitate intra-vascular and coronary procedures. He holds several patents in this field, and has licensed products to commercial partners for development. He is involved in several start-up companies, and acts as a medical consultant to several major medical device manufacturers. Recent grant awards have been to support work in the development of novel cardiac devices for cardiac support, and computational models of the vascular system to mimic conditions such as myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock.

Dr Jains Publications can be found here:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/1Tuu65v8TdPkx/bibliography/public/

Memberships

  • FRCP

Other posts held

  • Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Ajay Jain works with

Dr Ajay Jain works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Declaration

Dr Ajay Jain does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Ajay Jain does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Ajay Jain does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.