Dr. V K Swamy

About Dr. V K Swamy

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

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Dr. V K Swamy is an eminent paediatric cardiologist with an experience of over 13 years in paediatric care including over 7 years in the field of paediatric cardiology. Having worked at different healthcare institutions of pediatric cardiac care repute in UK for over 12 years, he is known for his skills in facilitating paediatric cardiac surgeries and managing paediatric heart problems. He was also one of the first few trainees in UK who has got trained as a PEC (Pediatrician with a special interest in cardiology).

  • New Born Life Support Instructor, Resuscitation Council, UK, 2010
  • FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK, 2009
  • MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK, 2001
  • DCH, Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children, Madras Medical College, 1999
  • MBBS, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, 1996

Special Training

  • Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician, Colchester General Hospital, Colchester | Jan’09 – Aug’11
  • SPR Paediatrics, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury, St.Edmunds | Mar’08 – Dec’08
  • SPR Neonates, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge | Aug’07 – Feb’08
  • SPR Paediatric cardiology, Alderhey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool | Jul’06 – Aug’07
  • SPR Neonates, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge | Mar’06 – Jun’06
  • SPR Paediatrics/Neonates, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich | Mar’05 – Mar’06
  • SPR in Paediatrics (community & general), Colchester General Hospital, Colchester | Mar’04 – Mar’05
  • LAT in General Paediatrics, North Staffordshire University Hospital, Stoke on Trent | Aug’03 – Feb’04SPR
  • Neonatology (Clinical Fellow), Queens Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham | Feb’03 – Jul’03
  • Fellow in PICU, Queens Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham | Aug’02 – Jan’03
  • S.H.O in Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff | Feb’02 – Jul’02
  • S.H.O Paediatrics, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff | Feb’01 – Jan’02
  • S.H.O in Neonatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff | Aug’00 – Jan’01
  • S.H.O in Paediatrics/Neonates, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham | Nov’99 – Jul’00

Professional Highlights

  • New Born Life Support Instructor, Resuscitation Council, UK
  • One of the first few trainees in UK who has got trained as a PEC (Pediatrician with a special interest in cardiology)

Special Areas of Interest

  • Non – Invasive Pediatric Cardiology
  • Fetal Echo Cardiography

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiac Society of India

Conferences & Presentations

  • Cardiology service provision in Colchester University Hospitals, National Presentation in PECSIG (BCCA), September 2010, Birmingham
  • Head up tilt test in children – Is it a useful test? International presentation in EAP 2008, Nice
  • The Use of safety intravenous cannula in NICUs in U.K, International Presentation in Europaediatrics 2008, Turkey
  • Difficult neonatal intubations – Survey of practice in NICUs in U.K, International Presentation in Europaediatrics 2008, Turkey
  • Use of Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) in NICU, International Presentation in Europaediatrics 2008, Turkey
  • Review of Paediatric Cardiology services in DGH’s in U.K, National Presentation in RCPCH Spring meeting, York, 2008
  • Cardiology in DGH, Regional presentation – SPR training meeting, Cambridge, 2008
  • Prolonged Qt syndrome, Regional presentation in Cardiology meeting in RMCH, Pendlebury, Manchester, 2007
  • Incidence and risk factors of A.L.L relapse in a UKCCSG Centre, Regional Presentation in Welsh Paediatric Conference, Swansea, 2001
  • Review of Paediatric guidelines for the follow up of Neonates at risk following discharge from the neonatal unit, European Society of Paediatric Research; Nov 2011
  • Outcome of Cardiac cases identified prenatally in a District General Hospital in U.K, European Society of Paediatric Research; Nov 2011
  • Review of paediatric cardiology services in United Kingdom, Treatment Strategies; Cambridge Research centre Sept 2010 released in ESC Congress)
  • Lingua nigra villosa (Black tongue) in children E-Health Professionals; Paediatrics; Jan 2010
  • Paediatric cardiology service in District General Hospitals in U.K, Arch. Dis. Child., Apr 2009; 94: 327
  • Tachyarrhythmia – presenting symptom of cardiac tumour, Images in Paediatr cardiol 2008; 36:10-16
  • Purulent pericarditis in association with septic arthritis, Arch Dis Child 2008; 93: 277
  • Care network for managing paediatric cardiac problem in DGH, E-letter in Arch Dis Child 2007: Feb
  • Head up Tilt test in children, Arch Dis Child; Nov 2008; 93 PW 281
  • The use of safety intravenous cannula in NICUs in U.K, Acta paediatrica 2008; 97, S459 pp 323-25
  • Difficult neonatal intubations – Survey of practice in NICUs in U.K, Acta Paediatrica 2008; 97, S459 pp 323-25
  • Use of Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) in NICU, Acta paediatrica 2008; 97, S459 pp 323-25
  • Review of Paediatric Cardiology services in DGH’s in U.K, Arch Dis Child spring meeting supplement April 2006
  • Incidence and risk factors of A.L.L relapse in a UKCCSG Centre, Welsh Paediatric Journal 2002