Dr Rajesh Chelliah



GMC number: 6053835

Practising since: 2002



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  • Friday PM
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Dr Chelliah's work at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital can be divided broadly into two categoriesGeneral cardiology and advanced echocardiography. 

Within the remit of advanced echocardiography, Dr Chelliah performs a variety of tests listed below to assess his patients;

  • transthoracic echocardiogram
  • dobutamine echocardiogram
  • exercise stress echocardiogram
  • transesophageal echocardiogram
  • 3D echo
  • contrast echo
  • strain analysis echo
  • cardiac device optimization echo

Dr Chelliah also manages patients with complex heart conditions. His practice includes the assessment for coronary artery disease, structural cardiac problems and valve disease assessment. He can see patients with ischaemic heart disease, valve disease, cardiomyopathy and heart failure and provide expert advice to referring clinicians.

Dr Chelliah is fully accredited by the British Society of Echocardiography and has also passed the American Society of Echocardiography exam.
 Age range 18+

Languages spoken

English, Tamil, Malay

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Rajesh Chelliah at Nuffield Health

  • Echocardiogram
  • Assessment of all Aspects of Cardiology
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Cardiac clinical pharmacology

Locations Dr Rajesh Chelliah works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • European Society of Cardiology

Other posts held

  • Lead for Acute Cardiology at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
  • Head of Cardiology Clinical Decisions Unit at Glenfield Hospita, Leicester
  • Lead Cardiologist for the regional NHS cardiac device extraction programme

Insurers Dr Rajesh Chelliah works with

Dr Rajesh Chelliah works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healthcare RM
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • Police Mutual
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Standard Life
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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