Dr Samy Karikalan Kandasamy

Dr Samy Karikalan Kandasamy is a Consultant Cardiologist practicing at the Royal Cornwall Hospital and Duchy Hospital in Cornwall.

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Dr Samy Karikalan Kandasamy

Dr Samy Karikalan Kandasamy

Dr Samy Karikalan Kandasamy is a Consultant Cardiologist practicing at the Royal Cornwall Hospital and Duchy Hospital in Cornwall.

He has been practicing Cardiology for the last 25 years and is experienced in managing   variety of  heart illness related symptoms including chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness, leg swelling, dizziness and blackouts. He also specialises in investigation for Cardiac abnormalities that could cause stroke  and is also experienced in looking after adult patients with congenital heart disease.

He undertakes Complex Cardiac imaging procedures and leads the imaging department in Royal Cornwall Hospital. He is also experienced in implanting Loop Recorders, Pacemakers and Intracardiac Defibrillators and proficient in Complex echocardiography.

Dr Kandasamy  firmly believes in patient centred approach and offers personalised care for  all his patients.

He is a member of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and is accredited in Transthoracic and Transoesophageal echocardiography and in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology.

Examples Of Cardiac Symptoms

Palpitations

Palpitations, according to British Heart Foundation, describe the sensation of feeling your own heart beating.

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Chest Pain

Below are just a few essential thoughts that are not exhaustive but give some glimpse into the complexity.

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Breathlessness

According to NHS, shortness of breath might not be anything to worry about.

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Swelling in The Legs

Swelling in the legs (ankles, calves or even up to thighs) happens when there is fluid retention

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Blackout

Blackout or Transient Loss of Consciousness (TLOC) is arguably the most complex symptom in all medicine.

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Consultations

All appointments booked on this site will be registered through Duchy Hospital.

Dr A Simaitis only accepts patients who are residing in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Please be aware that not all your care has to be arranged on a private basis. On request, we can transfer you back into the NHS for tests and future care.

 We can arrange a telephone, video or if needed, face to face appointment.  All major private health care insurance providers recognise Dr A Simaitis’ Cardiology practice. If you have private insurance, please arrange authorisation from your insurance company.

Hospital Location

Duchy Hospital

Penventinnie Ln, Treliske, Truro TR1 3UP