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Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer




Consultant Cardiologist



Site specialisation

Interventional Cardiology

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Chest pain, angina, ischaemic heart disease, coronary artery disease, structural heart disease, arrhythmias, palpitations, breathlessness, fainting

Background Information

Dr Nijjer is an award-winning Consultant Cardiologist working at both the Hammersmith Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Foundation NHS Trust. He practices privately at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital, as well Bupa Clinics and 66 Harley Street.  Dr Nijjer has expertise in Cardiology with subspeciality expertise in coronary intervention. He is a specialist in assessing patients with chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, dizziness, faints, and ankle swelling.  Dr Nijjer is an expert in the management of coronary artery disease, including acute myocardial infarction (heart attacks). He performs coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty (stenting) and he also implants pacemakers. He is an expert in the use of coronary physiology and intravascular imaging to guide and optimise the treatment of heart arteries.

Languages spoken

English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

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

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



Member of the Royal College of Physicians, Medical Defence Union, European Society of Cardiology Professional Member

NHS hospitals

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Research interests
Key published papers

Al-Lamee R, Thompson D, Dehbi HM, Sen S, Tang K, Davies J, Keeble T, Mielewczik M, Kaprielian R, Malik IS, Nijjer SS, Petraco R, Cook C, Ahmad Y, Howard J, Baker C, Sharp A, Gerber R, Talwar S, Assomull R, Mayet J, Wensel R, Collier D, Shun-Shin M, Thom SA, Davies JE, Francis DP; ORBITA investigators.  Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable angina (ORBITA): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0140-6736(17)32714-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32714-9. 
Davies JE, Sen S, Dehbi HM, Al-Lamee R, Petraco R, Nijjer SS, et al.  Use of the Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio or Fractional Flow Reserve in PCI.  N Engl J Med. 2017 May 11;376(19):1824-1834. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1700445 
Götberg M, Cook CM, Sen S, Nijjer S, Escaned J, Davies JE.  The Evolving Future of Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio and Fractional Flow Reserve.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Sep 12;70(11):1379-1402 
Cook CM, Petraco R, Shun-Shin MJ, Ahmad Y, Nijjer S, Al-Lamee R, Kikuta Y, Shiono Y, Mayet J, Francis DP, Sen S, Davies JE.  Diagnostic Accuracy of Computed Tomography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve : A Systematic Review.  JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Jul 1;2(7):803-810. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.1314. 
Nijjer SS, de Waard GA, Sen S, van de Hoef TP, Petraco R, Echavarría-Pinto M, van Lavieren MA, Meuwissen M, Danad I, Knaapen P, Escaned J, Piek JJ, Davies JE, van Royen N.  Coronary pressure and flow relationships in humans: phasic analysis of normal and pathological vessels and the implications for stenosis assessment: a report from the Iberian-Dutch-English (IDEAL) collaborators.  Eur Heart J. 2016 Jul 7;37(26):2069-80. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv626 


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