Dr Karikalan Kandasamy is a highly regarded Consultant Cardiologist in Cornwall. He has served at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCH) for over 15 years. He is also the Clinical Governance Lead for Cardiology at RCH.

Thanks to extensive training, Dr Karikalan Kandasamy has held several senior roles within prestigious establishments. On an international scale these have included the Head of Cardiology Department in Lithuania. At RCH, he has held the roles of Cardiology Interventional Lead, Cardiology Specialty Lead and Peninsula Medical School Lead for Cardiology.

He is also an Interventional Cardiologist who performs angiograms and stenting procedures. In addition to his position as Consultant Cardiologist in Cornwall,Dr Karikalan Kandasamy also holds a PhD degree in investigating and treating early atherosclerosis of coronary arteries.

Patient Centric Approach

Dr Karikalan Kandasamy believes in establishing a partnership with his patients in order that together they can solve questions and discuss treatment options. He strongly believes and promotes a healthy lifestyle, including diet, exercise and meditation.

He also looks after General Cardiology patients, who may complain of chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness or blackouts. His areas of special clinical interest include Atherosclerotic Heart Disease that can cause Angina or Heart Attack.

He is a member of British Medical Association and British Cardiovascular Intervention Society so you have complete peace of mind.

Away from the Clinic

When the out of office is on, Dr Karikalan Kandasamy is a keen cyclist. He trains all year round to enjoy the Alpine challenge in June and his signature event, L’Etape, part of the Tour de France branded series.

Dr Karikalan Kandasamy also is a key contributor to Phil Cavell’s “Midlife cyclist”. He has thoroughly enjoyed providing his cardiology expertise ahead of the Summer 2021 book launch.

As a Consultant Cardiologist in Cornwall, Dr Karikalan Kandasamy is keen to promote the health and wellbeing of his patients. Both in an out of the clinic, he takes a great interest in healthy eating, maintaining a healthy heart and understanding the food groups. His blogs on these topics are being added to regularly so feel free to find out more.

Contact a Consultant Cardiologist in Cornwall

If you are looking for support or advice regarding your heart, Dr Karikalan Kandasamy is a leading consultant in the field. He welcomes patients who reside in Cornwall, UK with appointments being registered through Duchy Hospital.

Both NHS and private patients are welcome with more information on the consultation and costs here.

For more information or to book an appointment, please make an enquiry or request a call back here.