Dr Bhavik Modi is a highly esteemed consultant cardiologist based in Leicester, Nottingham and London. He specialises in chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations and coronary heart disease. He is also renowned for his expertise in heart failure and coronary angioplasty.
Dr Modi qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge and University College London and undertook further training in London at renowned centres such as UCHL, Bart's, Hammersmith and the Royal Brompton amongst others. He obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2011 and in 2015 he was awarded a prestigious British Heart Foundation funded fellowship at St Thomas’ Hospital and King's College London, enabling him to do research in cardiovascular physiology. For this award-winning research, he was awarded a PhD degree from the University of London. Following the completion of his specialist training cardiology, he completed a further fellowship at Bart's Heart Centre. He was subsequently appointed honorary consultant cardiologist at University College London Hospital and then consultant interventional cardiologist at the nationally renowned Glenfield Hospital, where he led the transformation of heart attack pathways in the local area. He sees private patients at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, Spire Nottingham Hospital, the Harley Street Clinic and Glenfield Hospital.
Dr Modi is a leading name in medical education and his extensive teaching contributions have earned him the title of fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Leicester and regularly teaches and trains medical students and other health care professionals. He has organised and led meetings of colleagues in both the UK and internationally and is regarded as an expert in his field, particularly in relation to coronary physiology and his knowledge and skills related to optimising stenting outcomes for patients.
Additional to his clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr Modi maintains an active interest in research and holds the senior position of principal investigator on a number of significant national and international cardiology research trials. He is a member of the National Working Group on Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction and has produced numerous academic publications which appear in peer-reviewed journals. He is also an accredited member of a number of esteemed professional medical bodies, including the British and European Society of Cardiology and the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society.