Dr Nitha Naqvi is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist based in London, UK. Graduating from Guys & St Thomas Medical School, London she obtained first class honours BSc degree in experimental pathology before going on to complete her MBBS degree and again receiving an honours award for obstetrics and gynaecology.
Her training continued with a house job in adult cardiology at St Thomas Hospital, London before undertaking her general paediatric training in a number of hospital across the UK including; Birmingham Children’s Hospital, the Royal Marsden Hospital, University College Hospital and Northwick Park Hospital. During this period, she gained experience in general paediatrics, neonatology, paediatric oncology, and paediatric intensive care. Following this she began her specialist paediatric cardiology training in 2000 at Guy’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, before completing her training at Royal Brompton Hospital.
She was awarded the Young Investigator Prize at the British Congenital Cardiac Association whilst undertaking a MSc at The Institute of Child Health. Dr Naitha was also the recipient of the prestigious Royal Society of Medicine Paediatric Prize and GSK fellowship.
Dr Naqvi has a specialist interest in the care for children of all ages (babies, children and teenagers) with heart related problems, providing extensive comprehensive disnostic services including; echocardiography, ECG, 24 hour ambulatory ECG monitoring, exercise testing including Cardio-Pulmonary MVO2 Exercise testing. She is able to assess patients with a one stop assessment and if found to require cardiac surgery works with some of the best paediatric cardiac surgeons in the world.
Other special interest include congenital echocardiography in which she has been awarded the European Cardiovascular Imaging Accreditation.
BSc (First Class Honours) Guys and St Thomas's Hospitals Medical School, London 1992
MBBS (hons) Guys and St Thomas's Hospitals Medical School, Lomdon 1995
MRCP(UK) paediatrics Royal College Of Paediatrics 1998
MSc Institute Of Child Health, London 2001
Accreditation in Echocardiography In Congenital Heart Disease European Association Of Cardiovascular Imaging2011
FRCPCH Royal College Of Paediatrics And Child Health 2015