Dr Vinod Achan

Dr Vinod Achan

Cardiology 04039750


  • 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

Vinod Achan is a general and interventional cardiologist at Frimley Park Hospital who manages all aspects of cardiovascular disease. He played a key role in developing local invasive cardiology services, in particular he implanted the first pacemaker and was one of two operators performing the first coronary angioplasty at Frimley Park Hospital in 2007. He is also the lead consultant for emergency or primary angioplasty at Frimley Park Hospital which is now a regional heart attack centre.
He qualified in 1993 from Oxford University, where he was ranked first in his year, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University in California where he did research on cardiovascular injury.

Areas of interest

Chest pain; angina; coronary artery disease; high blood pressure; hypertension; palpitations; atrial fibrillation; arrhythmias; heart failure; breathlessness; swollen ankles; general cardiology; coronary stenting; heart attack care; pacemaker implantation

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Procedures completed

  • K6513

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

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • 20142

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

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

  • AA963

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

    Parkside Private Suite Frimley (1-5)

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