Dr Vinit Sawhney



GMC number: 6132519



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Dr Vinit Sawhney is a highly experienced Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, specialising in the treatment of arrhythmias in adults with catheter ablation and pacemaker/defibrillator implantation. She currently works at Barts Heart Centre for her NHS patients and sees patients in a private capacity at Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew's and Holly Hospital.

Dr Sawhney is highly specialised in a wide range of cardiac issues with a specialist interest in managing heart rhythm issues in normal hearts and congenital heart disease. She performs catheter ablation and also implants/extracts pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr Sawhney studied medicine at The Armed Forces Medical College in India and completed her specialist cardiology training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.

She was awarded an MD for her research in risk stratification of ventricular arrhythmias using novel biomarkers at Queen Mary University, London. Her research interests include ablation strategies in arrhythmia management in adults with congenital heart disease, risk stratification in patients predisposed to sudden cardiac death and outcomes based research on patient safety. Dr Sawhney continues to be an active researcher, publishing regularly in peer-reviewed journals and presenting and chairing sessions at international conferences.

Dr Sawhney is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. She actively engages in education of trainees. She was awarded a Master’s in Clinical Education from the University of London and her particular interest lies in simulation training.

Dr Sawhney is passionate about providing safe, compassionate and excellent care to her patients. She always puts patients and their families at the centre of decision making. She has extensive experience in quality and safety governance and is currently the Director of Patient Safety for Barts Heart Centre, London.

Visit Dr Sawhney's Doctify profile here: https://www.doctify.com/uk/specialist/vinit-sawhney

Other interests

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Vinit Sawhney at Nuffield Health

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronisation therapy
  • Event monitor
  • Assessment of all Aspects of Cardiology
  • Cardiac electrophysiology study and catheter ablation
  • Zio® XT Cardiac Monitor
  • Pacemakers
  • Cardioversion

Locations Dr Vinit Sawhney works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Physicians Heart Rhythm Council
  • UK British Medical Association

Insurers Dr Vinit Sawhney works with

Dr Vinit Sawhney works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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