Dr Sanjiv Petkar

Qualifications

MB BS, MRCP, MD, DM (Cardio)

GMC number: 4471862

Practicing since: 1986

Specialties

Cardiology

Consultation times

  • Bi Weekly Thursday 17:00 - 19:00
  • Bi Weekly Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
  • Overview

Or call us on

01902 754 177 (Wolverhampton) / 01743 282 505 (Shrewsbury)

About

Dr Petkar is a Consultant Cardiologist who sees patients with a wide range of cardiac disorders. He has a special interest in patients presenting with palpitations, abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), blackouts and heart failure. He undertakes investigations and treatment (electrophysiology study +/- ablation) for patients with abnormal heart rhythms (supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, etc). He also undertakes implantation of permanent pacemakers (for slow heart beats), implantable cardioveter defibrillators (ICDfor fast heart beats, ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation) and biventricular pacemakers/defibrillators (for treatment of refractory congestive heart failure).

Other interests

Palpitations, arrhythmias, syncope, blackouts, pacemakers, cardiac pacing, ECG, atrial fibrillation/flutter, implantable defibrillator, heart failure, ablation, supraventricular tachycardia and bivenctricular pacemakers/defibrillators.

Languages spoken

English and Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sanjiv Petkar at Nuffield Health

  • Pacemakers
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Event monitor

Locations Dr Sanjiv Petkar works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Heart Rhythm (UK)
  • British Cardiac Society
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Heart Rhythm Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist, Heart and Lung Centre, New Cross Hospital
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital

Insurers Dr Sanjiv Petkar works with

Dr Sanjiv Petkar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • CS Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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