Dr Dhinoja has been a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist for 14 years and has extensive experience in the treatment of all general cardiology and heart rhythm problems. On the NHS, he works at the Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital which is now the largest cardiac hospital in Europe.
Dr Dhinoja is one of the highest volume operators here and his procedural outcomes are excellent and openly audited monthly. He is committed to ensuring that all his patients receive the highest standards of care using the most up-to-date research and technologies. Dr Dhinoja always endeavours to ensure that his patients have a clear understanding of their heart problem and the exact steps that are involved in their treatment. He always includes additional information sheets for his patients at the end of their clinic letters to ensure that his patients are fully informed about their treatment before consenting for any procedures.
Dr Dhinoja's professional interests include the treatment of chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, dizzy spells, blackouts; the treatment of high blood pressure; inherited heart rhythm problems (long QT, Brugada syndrome) and sudden death; Arrhythmias in heart muscle diseases (cardiomyopathies); Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF); atrial flutter; supra ventricular tachycardia (SVT); ventricular tachycardia (VT); left atrial appendage occlusion;
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Mehul Dhinoja at Nuffield Health
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronisation therapy
- Event monitor
- Cardiac electrophysiology study and catheter ablation
- Zio® XT Cardiac Monitor
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
- Left atrial appendage occlusion
Dr Dhinoja performed basic science research into lipids during his cardiology training. Since becoming a consultant in 2007, he has been involved in numerous clinical projects in his subspecialty of electrophysiology that have resulted in publications in peer reviewed journals.
Dr Dhinoja has published as both a contributing and senior author. He devised the concept of middle cardiac vein pacing for mid-cavity obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and performed the index procedure in 2008. Since then, he has performed all of the device implants for these patients at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, refining the implant technique in the process. Currently, he co-supervising a PhD student who is conducting a blinded randomised trial of this technique to objectively assess how effective it is.
Insertion of permanent pacemakers; implantable defibrillators (ICD); biventricular or cardiac resynchronisation devices; loop recorders; complex device revision and extraction; subcutaneous (leadless) ICD insertion.
- Medical Protection Society
- Royal College of Physicians
Other posts held
- Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital
Insurers Dr Mehul Dhinoja works with
Dr Mehul Dhinoja works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Mehul Dhinoja does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Mehul Dhinoja does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Mehul Dhinoja does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.