Dr Neha Sekhri



GMC number: 4762865

Practising since: 1995

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Dr Neha Sekhri completed her undergraduate medical degree from Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, India. 

She undertook formal cardiology research at Queen Mary University, London and was awarded a PhD for her work on the prognosis of patients presenting with chest pain and angina. This study, which involved the analysis of data from over 10,000 patients has been widely published and has informed national policy decisions.

Her specialist postgraduate training in cardiology was based at Barts Health NHS Trust, London. Dr Sekhri was appointed as a Cardiology Consultant (Heart Muscle disease and CMR) to Barts Health NHS Trust in 2012.  She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University. She is currently the clinical lead for inherited cardiovascular diseases at Barts Health NHS Trust.

Special interests

Her clinical and research interest include inherited (cardiomyopathies) and inflammatory (myocarditis) heart disease.

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Neha Sekhri at Nuffield Health

  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Event monitor
  • Zio® XT Cardiac Monitor
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
  • MRI scan

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Bhuva AN, Kellman P, Graham A, Ramlall M, Boubertakh R, Feuchter P, Hawkins A, Lowe M, Lambiase PD, Sekhri N, Schilling RJ, Moon JC, Manisty CH. Clinical Impact of cardiovascular magnetic resonance with optimized myocardial scar detetction in patients with cardiac implantable devices. 

Protonotarios A, Wicks E, Ashworth M, Stephenson E, Guttmann O, Savvatis K, Sekhri N, Mohiddin SA, Syrris P, Menezes L, Elliott P. Prevalence of 18F-flurodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography abnormalities in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

Wicks EC, Menezes LJ, Barnes A, Mohiddin SA, Sekhri N, Porter JC, Booth HL, Garrett E, Patel RS, Pavlou M, Groves AM, Ellitot PM. Diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of simultaneous hybrid 18F-flurodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging in cardiac sarcoidosis.

Stephenson E, Monney P, Pugliese F, Malcolmson J, Petersen SE, Knight C, Mills P, Wragg A, O'Mahony C, Sekhri N, Mohiddin SA. Ineffective and prolonged apical contraction is associated with chest pain and ischaemia in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

O'Mahony C, Jichi F, Ommen SR, Christiaans I, Arbustini E, Garcia-Pavia P, Cecchi F, Olivotto I, Kitaoka H, Gotsman I, Carr-White G, Mogensen J, Antoniades L, Mohiddin SA, Maurer MS, Tang HC, Geske JB, Siontis KC, Mahmoud KD, Vermeer A, Wilde A, Favalli V, Guttmann OP, Gallego-Delgado M, Dominguez F, Tanini I, Kubo T, Keren A, Bueser T, Waters S, Issa IF, Malcolmson J, Burns T, Sekhri N, Hoeger CW, Omar RZ, Elliott PM. International external validation study of the 2014 European society of cardiology guidelines on sudden cardiac death prevention in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (EVIDENCE-HCM).

Khanji MY, Rusinova R, Shaukat M, Sekhri N. Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis with severe biventricular impairment: a rare genetic disorder with associated myopathy?

Malcolmson JW, Hamshere SM, Joshi A, O'Mahony C, Dhinoja M, Petersen SE, Sekhri N, Mohiddin SA. Doppler echocardiography underestimates the prevalence and magnitude of mid-cavity obstruction in patients with symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Sekhri N, Perel P, Clayton T, Feder GS, Hemingway H, Timmis A. A 10-year prognostic model for patients with suspected angina attending a chest pain clinic.

Junghans C, Sekhri N, Zaman MJ, Hemingway H, Feder GS, Timmis A. Atypical chest pain in diabetic patients with suspected stable angina: impact on diagnosis and coronary outcomes. 

Pellaton C, O'Mahony C, Ludman AJ, Sekhri N, Mohiddin S. Cor triatriatum and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Sekhri N, Timmis A, Hemingway H, Walsh N, Eldridge S, Junghams C, Feder G; Is access to specialist assessment of chest pain equitable by age, gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic status? An enhanced ecological analysis.

Jones D, Rathod K, Sekhri N, Junghans C, Gallagher S, Rothman M, Mohiddin SA, Kapur A, Knight C, Arcbold A, Jain A, Mills P, Uppal R, Mathur A, Timmis AD, Wragg A; Case fatality rates for south Asian and Caucasian patients show no difference 2.5 years after percutaneous intervention.

Monney PA, Sekhri N, Burchell T, Knight C, Davies C, Deaner A, Sheaf M, Baithun S, Peterson S, Wragg A, Jain A, Westwood M, Mills P, Mathur A, Mohiddin SA; Acute myocarditis presenting as acute coronary syndrome: role of early cardiac magnetic resonance in it diagnosis.

Sekhri N, Mills P, Knight C; Alcohol septal ablation for the relief of symptoms in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a "coming of age".

Sekhri N, Feder G, Junghans C, Eldridge S, Umaipalan A, Madhu R, Hemingway H, Timmis A; Incremental prognostic value of the exercise electrocardiogram in the initial assessment of patients with suspected angina.

Sekhri N, Timmis AD, Chen R, Junghans C, Walsh N, Zaman J, Eldridge S, Hemingway H, Feder G; Inequity of access to investigation and effect on clinical outcomes: prognostic study of coronary angiography for suspected stable angina pectoris.

Zaman MJ, Junghans C, Sekhri N, Chen R, Feder GS, Timmis AD, Hemingway H; Presentation of stable angina pectoris among women and South Asian people.

Sulfi S, Balami D, Sekhri N, Suliman A, Kapur A, Archbold RA, Ranjadayalan K, Timmis AD; Limited clinical utility of Holter monitoring in patients with palpitations or altered consciousness: analysis of 8973 recordings in 7394 patients.

Junghans C; Feder G; Timmis A; Eldridge S; Sekhri N; Black N; Shekelle P;Hemingway H; Effect of Patient-Specific Ratings vs Conventional Guidelines on InvestigatioDecisions in Angina; Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:195-202

Sekhri N, Feder G, Junghans C, Hemingway HJ, Timmis AD; How effective are rapid access chest pain clinics? Prognosis of incident angina and non-cardiac chest pain in 8762 consecutive patients.

Sekhri N, Feder GS, Junghans C, Hemingway H, Timmis AD; Rapid-access chest pain clinics and the traditional cardiology out-patient clinic.

Foo K, Sekhri N, Deaner A, Knight C, Suliman A, Ranjadayalan K, Timmis AD; Effect of diabetes on serum potassium concentrations in acute coronary syndromes.

Foo K, Sekhri N, Knight C, Deaner A, Cooper J, Ranjadayalan K, Suliman A, Timmis AD; The effect of diabetes on heart rate and other determinants of myocardial oxygen demand in acute coronary syndromes.

Wilkinson J, Foo K, Sekhri N, Suliman A, Ranjadayalan K, Timmis AD; Interaction between arrival time and thrombolytic treatment in determining early outcome of acute myocardial infarction.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of physicians, London (FRCP)
  • British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
  • British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic resonance (BSCMR)
  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)

Other posts held

  • Barts Health NHS Trust, Clinical Lead for Inherited Cardiac Conditions

Insurers Dr Neha Sekhri works with

Dr Neha Sekhri works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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