Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer is a leading consultant cardiologist at the One Heart Clinic in London, who specialises in hypertension, heart palpitations, angina, shortness of breath and lipid disorders.
Dr Nijjer graduated from the University of Bristol with his honours in medicine in 2004. He was awarded a first-class honours degree in pharmacology, which was supported by the prestigious Wolfson Award from the Royal College of Physicians. Dr Nijjer undertook his junior doctor and specialist training at the Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
Dr Nijjer is committed to improving the treatment of patients through the development and application of new medical technologies. His PhD and ongoing research program has involved the development of new techniques to measure blood flow in coronary arteries with blockages. His PhD was awarded by Imperial College London and was supported by the prestigious Medical Research Council.
While undertaking his PhD, he worked within a highly-renowned team to pioneer the use of iFR and iFR-pullback to better treat coronary blockages. iFR and iFR-Scout are now used in thousands of patients around the world and iFR has recently been called the new gold standard by the New England Journal of Medicine.