Dr Somnath Kumar

Dr Somnath Kumar

Cardiology 04662006


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology


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

About me

Medical Qualification: MB BS, DMRD, MRCP

Year of Registration: 1998 ( GMC ) 1992 (MB BS) 1998 ( MRCP )

GMC Number: 4662006

Career History:
Trained as a specialist in Cardiology in the North-West, Midlands and London Rotation for over seven years. Undertook two years of active clinical research in the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and University of Liverpool.

Formerly clinical lead for the Cardiac Network of Lancashire and Cumbria

Currently work across both hospitals at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and the Lancashire Cardiac Centre in Blackpool, undertaking angioplasty and stent insertion.

Specialist Areas:
• Chest pain/coronary artery disease
• Coronary angioplasty/stent (PCI)
• Palpitations/arrhythmia
• Pacemaker insertion.
• Breathlessness/heart failure
• Hypertension
• Faint/blackouts/syncope
• Cardiomyopathy
• Valvular heart disease
• Pericardial disease
• Hyperlipidaemia

Areas of interest

Assessment of chest pain; Breathlessness; Palpitations; Dizzy spells; High blood pressure; Heart failure; Angiography; Angina; Valvular heart disease; Coronary stenting; Echocardiography; Arrhythmias; Angioplasty; Pacemaker insertion

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Procedures completed

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5) Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

  • 20142

    Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • K6010

    Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (dual chamber) - (1-5)

  • 20143

    Removal of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)

  • K6511

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

  • AA961

    Coronary angiography proceeding to angioplasty on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

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