Dr Sanjiv Nichani

Qualifications

MBBS, MNAMS(I), MRCP (Paediatrics)

GMC number: 4004400

Practicing since: 1984

Specialties

Paediatrics

Sub-specialties: Paediatric intensive care medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesday 16:30 - 18:15
  • Saturday 10:00 - 11:45
  • Overview

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01162 769 401

About

Dr Nichani is a highly experienced Consultant Paediatrician and has been working at the Leicester Children's Hospital in the University Hospitals of Leicester for the last 25 years.

He specialises in all areas of paediatrics including dermatology, allergies including hayfever and asthma. He also treats constipation, urinary tract infections, blood disorders and paediatric atopy. 
Dr Nichani is the Lead Consultant for the paediatric intensive care and the high dependency care unit for University Hospitals of Leicester and the East Midlands region. Dr Nichani attends to babies, children and teenagers from birth to 18 years of age.

He is also the founder of Healing Little Hearts - a charity based in Leicestershire sending teams of surgeons and specialists to India to perform life saving open heart surgery on babies and children free of charge. Dr Nichani was awarded an OBE in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list on the 10th October 2021 for his services within the field of Medicine and Charity.In April 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May also awarded Dr Nichani with a Points of Light award for outstanding contributions to Charity for his work with Healing Little Hearts (Registered Charity 1130194). 

Special interests

Paediatrics Blood disorder test

Paediatric medicine

All aspects of Paediatrics

Paediatric dermatology

Paediatric Allergy and Asthma

Personal interests

I also have a 4th Degree Blackbelt in Karate, train regularly and also enjoy going to the gym.

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sanjiv Nichani at Nuffield Health

  • Allergy testing
  • Neonatal medicine
  • Paediatric medicine
  • Community paediatrics (including behavioural and development issues)

Locations Dr Sanjiv Nichani works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Medical Protection Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospitals of Leicester

Declaration

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

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

Dr Sanjiv Nichani holds the following paid advisory role(s) either at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health:

Dr Nichani holds a Paediatric Resident Medical Officer advisory role