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Private Specialist Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology

See a Paediatric Cardiologist in a relaxed setting

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You can select from a range of dates and times that suit you and pay for your appointment online.

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One of our team will be in touch to answer any queries and organise your appointment.

Pricing

Paediatric Cardiologist Consultation £235
Paediatric ECHO USS £500
ECG £50
Paediatric Cardiology One-Stop-Shop Consultation, ECG, ECHO £735

Mr Ashish Chikermane - Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology

Dr Chikermane - Paediatric Cardiologist

Dr Chikermane has been working in paediatrics for 30 years, specialising in cardiac conditions in neonates, children, and young people for 23 years. He has been a consultant at Birmingham Children’s Hospital for almost 20 years, and specialises in various types of cardiac imaging, particularly -  advanced echo and heart MRI.

He has established various specialist programmes - in particular with surveillance and monitoring of the heart in various conditions and cardiac screening programmes with a special interest  in genetic and familial background, and cardio-oncology (heart monitoring in people who have had cancer treatment).

More recently, he has developed expertise in Covid-related affectation of the heart in young people and has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Ashish has expertise in diagnosis and management of new-borns, infants, and teenagers with heart issues. He will be able to provide a consultation for a range of symptoms and conditions including:

  • Heart murmurs
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Faints and ‘funny turns’
  • Blue spells

He would also provide consultation and screening for

  • Athletes
  • Cardiac screening for family history of heart involvement such as:
    • Congenital heart disease (CHD)
    • Heart valve disease
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Connective tissue disease - Marfan syndrome, Ehler-Danlos, and other aortic conditions
  • Heart involvement secondary to systemic disease in children and young people
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Paediatric inflammatory multi-system syndrome (PIMS-TS) – Covid related heart condition

We offer consultations, interpretation of paediatric ECGs, perform echocardiograms as a one-stop consultation. In addition, we would offer a range of diagnostic rhythm monitoring such as :

Consultations costs £235.00

Follow up Consultations costs £150.00

Paediatric ECHO costs £500.00

ECG costs £50.00

One Stop Paediatric Cardiology service to include ECG/Consult and ECHO costs £735.00

All patients that see Dr Ashish Chikermane for a consultation are required to have an ECG test completed at MUMS prior to or during the appointment. The ECG test costs £50.00. Exceptions are where the patient has had a recent (within a week) ECG and can bring the report.

We offer a One-Stop-Shop Paediatric Cardiology Service with Mr Ashish Chikermane to include ECG, Consultation, ECHO, and Comprehensive report which costs £730.00. A £50 deposit is required to secure this booking.

If you would like to have a Paediatric ECG you will need to have a Paediatric Cardiology Consultation at the same time to have the results interpreted to you.

There is no need for a referral and there are no waiting times. Consultations are unrushed, comprehensive and a detailed report is provided. 

Booking is easy – choose the online option via our website or call 0121 704 2669

Frequently Asked Questions

  • A Cardiologist is a specialist doctor who can assess, diagnose, and treat patients with defects and diseases of the heart.

  • A paediatric cardiologist can offer consultation on a variety of symptoms in babies, children and teenagers ranging from murmurs, palpitations, chest pain, blue spells, funny turns. In addition, they would be able to offer an opinion and diagnostic tests for assessing the heart structure and function in conditions which can be genetic, related to family history and systemic conditions (e.g. hypertension, connective tissue, etc.). They can also offer a screening for children and teenagers who undertake competitive sports.

  • We would offer a one-stop assessment with a 30-minute consultation with an experienced paediatric cardiologist. We would also undertake any additional tests that would be needed as a part of the assessment - commonly ECG & echocardiogram which would be done at the same time. If there is an indication for further tests such as rhythm monitoring, and/or blood tests, these can be arranged at a time suitable to the family.

  • As ECG & echocardiogram are done at the same time, we would be able to offer you these results at the end of the consultation. The results of any other tests that we do subsequent to the consultation will be emailed/posted to you.

  • Paediatric consultations must be undertaken in the presence of responsible adult, parent or an adult with whom the child/young person lives to be able to help with the consultation, discussion and counselling. Both parents are welcome to attend.

  • It is not necessary to bring NHS records but any additional information, particularly related to any relevant family history of a heart condition may be helpful.

  • If there is a need for a subsequent consultation, this can be offered at the relevant time. The cost for a follow up consultation is £150.

  • You are under no obligation to continue with MUMS after your consultation with us. Any further consultations and/or tests that may be necessary can be directed back into NHS pathways through your GP.