Medical Advisory Committee
at Cambridge Heart Clinic
About Dr Krishnan
Dr Krishnan trained in general and interventional cardiology in Liverpool and Cambridge.
In addition to his role as a general cardiologist working in secondary and tertiary cardiac centres (Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth Hospitals), his main area of expertise focuses on the investigation and treatment of coronary artery disease including coronary angioplasty and stenting, acute management of heart attacks, long term management of angina including optimum risk mitigation strategies and coordination of multidisciplinary care provision for patients following coronary angioplasty and bypass grafting surgery.
He also has a special interest in early identification of coronary disease using CT scanning for coronary calcium score assessment that facilitates personalised risk assessment and treatment, to reduce future adverse events such as heart attacks and strokes.
Dr Krishnan has actively contributed to research in the field of coronary atherosclerosis during his PhD (University of Leicester) and academic clinical lectureship (University of Cambridge) attracting funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the European Union Sixth Framework Programme for research (EU FP6).
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number: 6028800).
Member of Royal College of Physicians, London.
Member of British Cardiovascular Society.
Member of British Cardiovascular Intervention Society.
Declaration of interests
Dr Krishnan has declared that he does not hold a share or any financial interest in Cambridge Heart Clinic or any company owned by Regent’s Park Healthcare. This statement conforms with guidance set out by the Competition and Markets Authority.
Areas of Expertise
Optical Coherence Tomography
Research & Articles
Dr Unni Krishnan
Cambridge Heart Clinic
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust,
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1223 857474