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Paresh Mehta

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Introduction

Dr Paresh Mehta is a senior consultant cardiologist at Frimley Health NHS foundation trust.

Dr Mehta's private cardiology practice is based at London Bridge Hospital, Wellington Hospital and Blackheath Hospital.

He trained in general internal medicine in North-west London and achieved membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2002. He completed a 3-year period of research, in the field of heart failure, at Imperial College London and The Royal Brompton Hospital, and was awarded a Medical Doctorate (MD) by the University of London.

He completed specialist clinical training in cardiology and heart failure at Harefield, Royal Brompton and St Thomas' Hospitals and was appointed as consultant cardiologist in 2011. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2015.

He works as a full time consultant cardiologist with expertise in general cardiology including coronary artery disease, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, arrhythmia, syncope, structural and valvular heart disease. He has a specialist interest in heart failure, inherited cardiomyopathy and heart rhythm device therapy including implantation of implantable heart rhythm monitors, pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular pacemaker devices.

Dr Mehta continues to have active research interests in the field of heart failure, arrhythmia and heart rhythm device therapy. He also participates in regular teaching of junior hospital doctors, general practitioners and medical students.

Areas of interest
• Chest pain • Angina • Shortness of breath • Palpitation • Faints (syncope) • Blood pressure (hypertension) • High cholesterol (hyperlipidaemia) • Heart failure • Cardiomyopathy • Irregular heart rhythms • Coronary artery disease • Cardiac health screening • Family screening • Permanent pacemakers (single and dual chamber) • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) • Biventricular pacemakers/ICD • Heart rhythm loop recorder implantation • ECG • Echocardiography • Exercise stress testing • Heart rhythm and blood pressure monitoring • Heart rhythm DC cardioversion •

Current NHS consultant posts held

Consultant cardiologist
Frimley Health NHS foundation trust

Research interests

Heart Failure
Heart rhythm device therapy

Personal interests

Family
Sport- football, racquet sports
Cinema and theatre
World travel

Awards received

MBChB
MD
FRCP

(Additional) Languages spoken

  • Gujarati - Conversational

Publications

1.Lucas R, Riley JP, Mehta PA et al. The effect of heart failure nurse consultations on heart failure patients' illness beliefs, mood and quality of life over a six-month period. J Clin Nurs. 2015 Jan;24(1-2):256-65
2.Shetty AK, Mehta P, Bostock J et al. Quad-Site Pacing Using a Quadripolar Left Ventricular Pacing Lead. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb;36(2)e48-50
3.Mulligan K, Mehta PA, Fteropoulli T, et al. Newly diagnosed heart failure: Change in quality of life, mood, and illness beliefs in the first 6 months after diagnosis. Br J Health Psychol. 2012 Sep;17(3):447-62.
4.Mehta PA, Zuberi Z, Rinaldi CA. The use of positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of pacemaker related infection. Heart. 2012 Mar;98(5):376
6.Dubrey SW, Mehta PA, O Connell S. Lyme disease and the heart in the UK. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Nov;72(11):621-5.
7.Mehta PA, Bostock J, Rinaldi CA. A Modified Subcutaneous ICD Implant in a Patient with a Left Ventricular Epicardial Defibrillation Patch. Europace. 2012 Jan;14(1):149-150
8.Mehta PA, Shetty AK, Squirrel M et al. Elimination of Phrenic Nerve Stimulation Occuring During CRT: Follow-up in Patients Implanted with a Novel Quadripolar Pacing Lead. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Jan;33(1):43-49
9.Mehta PA, Dubrey SW. Angiotensin receptor blocker therapy for heart failure patients in a district general hospital: is combination treatment a feasible prospect? Clin Cardiol 2009; 32(9):513-8
10.Mehta PA, Dubrey SW, McIntyre HF et al. Improving survival in heart failure: population-based data from the UK. Heart 2009;95(22):1851-6
11.Mehta PA, Dubrey SW. High output heart failure. QJM 2009; 102:235-241
12.Mehta PA, Dubrey SW, McIntyre HF et al. Mode of death in patients with newly diagnosed heart failure in the general population. Eur J Heart Fail 2008; 10(11):1108-1116
13.Mehta PA, Cowie MR. Epidemiology and pathophysiology of heart failure. Medicine 2006;34(6):1-5
14.Mehta PA, Cowie MR. Gender and Heart Failure: a population perspective. Heart 2006 May; 92 Suppl 3:iii14-18
15.Mehta PA, Mcdonagh S, Grocott-Mason R, et Poole-Wilson PA, Dubrey SW. Heart failure in a district general hospital: are target doses of beta-blockers realistic? Q J Med 2004; 97:133-139
16.Mehta PA, Grocott-Mason R, Dubrey SW. Adherence to anticoagulation guidelines for atrial fibrillation: a district general hospital survey. Br J Cardiol 2004;11:474–7

 

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  • English

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