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Dr Narbeh Melikian, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Narbeh Melikian

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) MBBS (Hons) MD MRCP (UK)

Title

Consultant Cardiologist

Specialties

Cardiology

Site specialisation

Coronary angioplasty, stenting

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

All aspects of general cardiology - cardiovascular risk factor management especially high blood pressure, ischaemic heart disease, coronary angiography (radial and femoral techniques), coronary angioplasty/stenting, heart valve disease, heart failure, percutaneous PFO/ASD closure, palpitations, atrial fibrillation

Background Information
Biography

I qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School in 1996 graduating with University Honours. I underwent post-graduate training at Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and King's College Hospitals in London and undertook a two year interventional cardiology fellowship at the Aalst Cardiovascular Centre in Belgium. I was appointed as Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology at King's College London in 2008 prior to taking up my current post as Consultant Cardiologist at King's College Hospital in 2010. 
I have received over 11 awards, scholarships and prizes including the British Cardiac Society John Parker Fellowship (2005-2007) and Golding Bird and Treasures Medals. 
In 2012 I was invited to join a panel of 5 cardiologists to provide a comprehensive round-the-clock cardiology opinion for the Olympic Family during the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Languages spoken

English/Armenian (fluent) French/Persian (fluent/conversational)

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7234 2187

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1996

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians, British Cardiac Intervention Society, British Medical Association

NHS hospitals

King's College

Posts

Honorary senior lecturer in cardiology, King's College

Research interests

I have an ongoing clinical research programme with an emphasis on applied coronary physiology and all aspects of interventional cardiology in particular myocardial infarction. I am also involved in multiple international clinical trials. To date I have co-supervised two clinical PhD students at King's College London. 
My works is supported through a number of scientific grants and over the past five years I have received awards from the British Cardiac Society, British Heart Foundation and National Academy of Sciences.

Key published papers

Melikian N, De Bondt P, Cuisset T, et al. Fractional flow reserve (FFR) and MIBI SPECT: A comparison in patients with multi-vessel coronary artery disease. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2010; 3: 307-314. 
Melikian N, Vercauteren S, Fearon WF, et al. The influence of coronary atherosclerosis on the index of microcirculatory resistance (IMR). EuroIntervention 2010; 5: 939-945. 
Seddon M, Melikian N, Dworakowski et al. Effects of neuronal nitric oxide synthase on human coronary artery diameter and blood flow in vivo. Circulation 2009; 119: 2656-2662. 
Melikian N, Chowienczyk P, MacCarthy PA, et al. The association between endothelial function and systemic inflammation in asymptomatic subjects with without the metabolic syndrome. Atherosclerosis 2008; 197: 375-382. 
Melikian N, Kearney MT, Thomas MR, et al. A simple thermodilution technique to assess coronary endothelium-dependent microvascular function in humans: Validation and comparison with coronary flow reserve. Eur Heart J 2007; 28: 88-94. 

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