Dr Kamal Chitkara

Dr Kamal Chitkara

Cardiology 04734529

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Interventional cardiology


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Profile: Dr. Kamal Chitkara has been a Consultant Cardiologist in Derby since 2010. Education & Training: He graduated from Mangalore University, India, in 1995. His specialist postgraduate training in cardiology was undertaken at Glenfield Hospital, in Leicester. Dr. Chitkara also undertook a period of research at University of Leicester and was awarded M.D in 2008. Dr. Chitkara undertook high volume intervention during his Interventional Fellowship at highly renowned centre, Leeds General Infirmary. Expertise: Dr. Chitkara practice comprises a broad spectrum of cardiological conditions, and he specialises particularly in the management of ischaemic heart disease, (angina and the prevention of heart attacks), percutaneous coronary intervention (routine and complex coronary angioplasty and stenting), the investigation of cardiac causes of stroke, hypertension, management of valvular heart disease, and the treatment of heart failure. He also has a strong interest in the investigation of palpitations, dizzy spells, blackouts, chest pain and breathlessness. He has special interest in Drug Resistant Hypertension and runs specialist clinic bimonthly. Dr. Chitkara was instrumental in establishing primary angioplasty for the acute management of myocardial infarction (heart attack) at Royal Derby Hospital in Derby. This is a recognised Heart Attack Centres in Derby, provides 24 hour emergency angioplasty for patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Areas of interest

Angina, Ischemic heart disease, coronary artery disease, Drug Resistant Hypertension, Heart attacks (Myocardial Infarction), Palpitations, Syncope, High Cholesterol, Dizzi Spells, Arrhythmias.
Intervention: Coronary Angiography; Angioplasty and Stent; blackouts; chest pain; irregular heart beat; POTS; High blood pressure; Atrial fibrillation; Breathlessness; Leg swelling; Oedema; Heart failure; Diseases of heart valves;

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