Dr Babu Kunadian

Cardiology 05205826

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  • Open Referral network
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Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology


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

About me

Professor Babu Kunadian is a Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist at Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital, Chester.

Professor Kunadian has a sub-speciality interest in interventional cardiology based at the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital as well as the Countess of Chester Hospital. He was appointed in April 2013 and has experience in all areas of cardiology.
Professor Kunadian trained on the Mersey Cardiology Programme following the completion of his research doctorate in Newcastle University. He had cardiology training in London Chest Hospital and Northern Deanery and has done an Interventional Cardiology PCI Fellowship at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, in Canada (2012-2013).

Professor Kunadian has completed MA in Clinical Education at Edge Hill University. He has completed Oxford Executive Leadership Programme at the Oxford University and 2-year Clinical Leadership Programme organised by Countess of Chester Hospitals. Professor Kunadian is accredited in Cardiac CT by the British Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography

Professor Babu Kunadian has carried out clinical research in the setting of acute myocardial infarction, which has led to obtaining his academic MD degree at Newcastle University United Kingdom. His research work has led to publications in 29-peer reviewed journals (17 first author) including the Lancet, BMJ, AHJ, CCI, IJC and the Heart journals. He has 39 abstract presentations (24 first author) at major cardiology scientific sessions.

Impact of Research: PCI quality assessments programme in the UK - His research group was the first group (him as first authour) to publish individual PCI operator outcomes in the UK. Since then, this method and model has been adopted by the British BCIS for reporting individual and hospital outcomes. Such metrics have been of major clinical and policy interest in the UK. His skills in database construction, funnel plots and other statistical techniques, are utilised as advisor to British Cardiac Interventional Society for clinician/ surgical performance metrics.

� Fellow Royal College of Physicians of London.
� British Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography.
� European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions.

Other posts held
� Clinical Director of Diagnostics and Clinical Services at Countess of Chester Hospital.
� Honorary Professor Chester Medical School, University of Chester.

Previously posts held
1. Appraisal and Revalidation lead for Countess of Chester from 2017 -2024.
2. Chair of the ACS group - Cheshire and Mersey Cardiac network 2015 -2023.
3. Regional advisor for British Cardiac Society/Royal College of Physicians London 2015-2022.
4. Deputy Programme Director Cardiology Mersey Deanery.

Areas of interest

6. Patients treated.
a. Ischaemic Heart disease
Chest pain
Heart attack
Heart failure
High cholesterol
b. Heart Rhythm Problems
Palpitations, irregular heartbeats, heart racing, missing a beat.
Fatigue, and other symptoms secondary to abnormal heart rhythms
No symptoms, but a concerning heart rhythm diagnosis.
Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Atrial flutter
Supra-Ventricular Tachycardia
Wolf Parkinson White
Ventricular Ectopy and Ventricular Tachycardia
Bradycardia and Heart block
c. Heart Valve disease - Aortic and Mitral valve disease
d. Cardiomyopathy
e. Cardiac screening
f. Family history of heart disease
g. Preventive cardiology

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Procedures completed

  • AA962

    Coronary angioplasty following angiography with intravascular ultrasound on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital (1-5)

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