Dr Rajinder Bilku


BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP (UK)

GMC number: 4192545

Practising since: 1995



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  • Thursday 13:00 - 17:00 (Monthly)
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Dr Rajinder Bilku qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1995.   He obtained specialist training in Cardiology on the West Midlands rotation with subspecialty training in pacing, devices, advanced cardiac imaging (including both transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI), and heart failure.  He also undertook a two year advanced training fellowship in complex pacing and devices at Wythenshawe Hospital (University Hospital of South Manchester) before becoming a Consultant Cardiologist in 2011.

In September 2013, Dr Bilku was jointly appointed to his present substantive NHS posts as Consultant Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Bilku has an extensive and considerable amount of experience in all aspects of cardiology including general cardiology, pacing and complex devices, imaging (including echocardiography, cardiac CT), heart failure, valve disease, and in the management of chest pain, breathlessness, hypertension, syncope, and palpitations and arrhythmia.   

In his current post, as well as providing general cardiology, imaging and heart failure services, he provides subspecialist services in the implantation of pacemakers (including cardiac resynchronisation biventricular pacemakers for heart failure) and ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrillators).

Special interests

  • Cardiology
  • General cardiology
  • Pacing and devices
  • Imaging (including echocardiography, Cardiac CT)
  • Cardiac rhythm management
  • Heart failure and investigation/treatment of chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Valve disease
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Hypertension

Languages spoken

Punjabi, English

Locations Dr Rajinder Bilku works with

Related experience


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

Other posts held

  • Consultant Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn
  • Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge

Insurers Dr Rajinder Bilku works with

Dr Rajinder Bilku works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Standard Life
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA