Kettering General Hospital

Telephone: 01536 492000
Address: Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8UZ
Website: http://www.kgh.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 194 ratings for this hospital

Dr Mohsin Farooq

Dr Mohsin Farooq

Consultant Cardiologist

Qualifications

MBBS

Dr Simon Hetherington

Dr Simon Hetherington

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Hetherington has broad experience in general cardiology including the management of angina, heart failure, hypertension, cardiac rhythm disorders and valve disease and he has special interest is in the invasive management of coronary artery disease including coronary angiography, balloon angioplasty and stenting. He graduated in 1998 from the University of Leicester. Dr Hetherington’s career in medicine has taken him to the hospitals of Leicester, Carlisle, Middlesbrough and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He also undertook an interventional fellowship at St James's Hospital in Dublin in Ireland.

Qualifications

MD MRCP MBChB(Hons)

Dr Kai Hogrefe

Dr Kai Hogrefe

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Hogrefe graduated in 1993 from MidizinescheHochschuleLubeck hospital in Germany. He practices at Kettering General Hospital Trust with clinics in Kettering, Corby Diagnostic and Isebrook Hospital in Wellingborough. Dr Hogerefe runs a one-stop cardiology clinic combining relevant cardiac investigations with a consultant assessment on the same day. He specialises in general cardiology, coronary artery disease and intervention, offering daycase coronary angiograms and intervention using radial (wrist) access.

Qualifications

MD MRCP

Dr Salman Nishtar

Dr Salman Nishtar

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Nishtar graduated in 1991 from the University of Peshawar . He is a widely experienced and practiced cardiologist, accredited in both internal medicine and cardiology. Dr Nishtar is multi skilled in all aspect of interventional cardiology, cardiac pace maker devices and advanced imaging, and has trained in Pakistan, the West Midlands and Leicester. He is also well published in peer reviewed journals and been presented has with the clinical excellence award in recognition of his service. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the European Society of Cardiology.

Qualifications

MBBS

Dr Naeem Shaukat

Dr Naeem Shaukat

Associate Medical Director

Dr Shaukat has worked at Kettering General Hospital since 1996 and is firmly focused on providing patients with easy access to primary care. His specialised areas include interventional cardiology and imaging. Dr Shaukat and his team provide a 24/7 primary and acute percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) service for the whole of the UK. This involves a set of procedures that aim to reduce and eliminate the symptoms of coronary heart disease. He is keen to see the hopsital’s cardiac services improve even further, after witnessing the significant developments of the department so far. He graduated in 1985 from the University of Manchester.

Qualifications

MB MD FRCP

Latest reviews of this service

Cardiac Care Team

I can only praise the cardiac care team for the treatment I have received over the last ten years. Particularly those treating Atrial Fi...

9 August 2014

Superb staff

I was taken into A&E with what I thought was intense acid reflux but it was a mini-heart attack. I was put into the high dependency unit...

7 August 2014

Unhappy with Matron in Coronary care unit.

I was rushed into hospital on 15th June 2014 with chest pains and taken into Coronary Care unit. I had surgery the next day and had 2 ste...

22 June 2014

Excellent

I have recently been to the cardiac care unit for an angiogram. The staff were supportive, caring, attentive and reassuring at all times....

17 June 2014

Coronary care

My husband is now recovering from the very traumatic experience of a heart attack. His recovery is wholly due to the experience and care ...

28 May 2014

Last updated on 19 August 2014.

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