Dr Nikesh Malik is a Consultant Cardiologist and Interventionalist practising in London and Surrey. He graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School in London in 2002, achieving a Merit in Clinical Management. He subsequently undertook a postgraduate Interventional Research Fellowship leading to the award of an MD. He specialises in all areas of general cardiology, with particular expertise in coronary angioplasty and stenting, including complex techniques and intravascular imaging.
He sees adult patients with a range of cardiac symptoms, including chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, dizzy spells and blackouts. He also investigates and manages patients with cardiac risk factors, including high blood pressure and cholesterol. His particular interest is in the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease and he performs a high volume of coronary angioplasty and stenting, including complex techniques, such as rotational atherectomy and chronic total occlusions.
Research & Teaching
Dr Malik's research interests are in the prevention and treatment of coronary stent thrombosis and intravascular imaging and he has completed an MD thesis in this subject. He has co-ordinated and been a co-investigator for numerous national and international clinical trials and research studies and has published articles in high impact peer reviewed journals, as well as writing several book chapters.
He is involved in teaching medical students from St George's Hospital Medical School and from overseas and trains cardiology junior doctors and interventional fellows in all aspects of general cardiology and coronary intervention. He is a clinical supervisor to a number of cardiology trainees and the educational supervisor to the cardiology registrar on the firm. He regularly provides educational talks to GPs and training sessions for general medical and cardiology colleagues. He has organised and taught on numerous training courses for cardiology trainees and consultant colleagues.
- Chest pain
- Blackouts (syncope)
- Atrial fibrillation
- Heart failure
- Heart valve problems
- Heart attacks
- Coronary artery disease
- Acute coronary syndromes
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol)
- Cardiovascular disease prevention
- Stroke prevention
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Dr Malik is very kind and emphatic towards the patients.
He explains the conditions clearly and provides relevant literature.
He always makes sure that he orders investigations appropriately and acts very quickly on the results.
An excellent colleague – a pleasure to work with. A great communicator (with patients and staff), team player,
and very keen to teach juniors on his list. Confident and competent with PCI.
“Very approachable, good leader and keen to teach and engage in the development and learning of junior colleagues.”Punctual.
Always happy to be contacted for advice on referrals and makes good plans.
Trustworthy. Approachable. Takes training of registrar’s very seriously and has a calm manner when teaching in pressure environments.
Instils good habits when teaching technical procedures. Acts as a role model.
“VERY GOOD AND BRILLIANT.”
“The Dr was absolutely wonderful everything was explained to me I understood what more or less is wrong with me & he is trying to make more investication. Thank you Dr Malik.”
Dr Malik is very approachable and easy to talk to. He is very helpful and respects all members of staff.
He talks to the patient with compassion, great understanding and knowledge. He makes the patient at ease at all times.
“EXCELLENT ALROUND.””HE WAS FRIENDLY.”
“First doctor that has been very professional and to the point that I have come across in a very long time.”
Dr Malik is involved with the cardiac rehab programme. He has always been helpful with patients medical issues.
His discussions with patients is always professional and empathetic. He is available to staff who have questions regarding patients and medications.
He is aware that the programme would like to begin a regular MDT to discuss patients and cardiology issues for staff to discuss.
“Dr Malik is extremely professional, courteous, and approachable. He explained everything very clearly and gives
one the time and opportunity to ask questions. There is nothing about his manner that I feel requires improvement.”
“very helpful, reliable colleague”
“Very good communication skills, discuss investigation/ procedure clearly”
“Excellent cardiologist and colleague. We are fortunate to have Nikesh as a member of the department. He is well respected and works hard.”
“In my view excellent Doctor. Always happy to see him.”
Dr Malik is a great dedicated team leader-can suppress pressurized situations in a calm manner and is a well respected consultant who treats all staff- be it student doctors, nurses, admin staff-as individuals-assisting in their daily roles.He is very well spoken and has an excellent bedside manner with patients which is reflected in their feedback comments-always 100% satisfied
“I have absolutely no complaints Dr Malik is a superb Dr and very thorough.”
“I am very pleased with my doctor, very reassuring and informative. Really appreciated.”
Dr Malik is a very polite and considerate team member with an excellent ” bedside manner”. Is always willing to listen to staff or patients and explain the situation.Always smart and adherent of Trust Infection Control policy