- Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
- European Society of Paediatric Cardiology
Dr Nitha Naqvi studied medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Medical School, London. During this time she obtained a first class honours BSc degree in experimental pathology, then completed her MBBS degree in 1995 and was awarded honours in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Dr Naqvi continued her training with a house job in adult cardiology at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Her general paediatric training then took place at a number of hospitals, including Birmingham Children’s Hospital, the Royal Marsden Hospital, University College Hospital and Northwick Park Hospital.
During this time, she trained in general paediatrics, neonatology, paediatric oncology, and paediatric intensive care. She then began her paediatric cardiology training in 2000 at Guy’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, before completing her training at Royal Brompton Hospital.
During her career, she has won a number of national prizes, including the British Congenital Cardiac Association prize for research and a Royal Society of Medicine prize for paediatrics.
Dr Naqvi is a:
- paediatric cardiology consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital
- lead in paediatric echocardiography
- paediatric cardiac network lead.
She also has a special interest in congenital echocardiography and has been awarded the European Cardiovascular Imaging Accreditation. She leads the paediatric echo department at Royal Brompton Hospital.
Dr Naqvi has a number of research interests, including:
- speckle tracking
- fitness to fly in children with congenital heart disease
- 22q11.2 deletion.
Dr Naqvi has an established reputation in post-graduate teaching. She runs regular courses in congenital echocardiography, which attracts national and international audiences.
She has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research internationally - including the two most recent world congresses in paediatric cardiology at Cape Town, South Africa and Cairns, Australia.
Private patient referral
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