Caring For Your Heart

Welcome to my website, I’m Dr Sanjay Gupta and I believe that high quality reliable jargon-free information about health should be available at no cost to everyone in the world.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Consultant Cardiologist & Heart Specialist

I’m Dr Sanjay Gupta, a Consultant Cardiologist with specialist interest in Cardiac Imaging at York Teaching Hospital in York, UK.

I’m currently working as a full time cardiologist, which includes two busy cardiology outpatient clinics per week, coronary care ward rounds and ward based in-patient responsibilities.

Latest Blog Posts

I believe in the concept of holistic and jargon-free medicine. In the blogs below you will find that I cover a wide range of topics which include important lifestyle tips for heart health, common heart conditions such as a atrial fibrillation and poorly understood conditions such as ectopic heartbeat and POTS.

SINUS ARRHYTHMIA and the drummer par excellence

By |October 5th, 2019|Blog|

SINUS ARRHYTHMIA   Sinus rhythm means that the electrical impulses which regulate the heart rhythm are being produced in the pacemaker that god gives us all when we are born. This ‘pacemaker’ is otherwise called the Sino-atrial node and this is why this rhythm that is generated from the sinus [...]

Cocaine and the Heart

By |September 28th, 2019|Blog|

Cocaine is purported to be the most potent stimulant of natural origin and is extracted from the leaves of the coca plant which is indigineous to the andean highlands of south america. It is a highly addictive and once someone uses it, it causes an irresistable craving in the user to use it again. D [...]

Afib, strokes and bleeding: Enter the Watchman

By |June 9th, 2019|Anticoagulants, Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), Atrial Flutter, Bleeding, Blog, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Stroke, Watchman Device|

Introduction Patients with AF who are above the age of 65, or have co-morbidities such as diabetes, high blood pressure, vascular disease or heart failure are at an increased risk of stroke. It is understood that these patients are at a higher risk of stagnation of blood within the heart; the stagna [...]

Patent Foramen Ovale: The door within out hearts

By |May 27th, 2019|Blog, Cryptogenic Strokes, Decompression Sickness, Hole in the Heart, Migraine, Orthodeoxia Playpnoea Syndrome, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Scuba Diving|

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is best thought of as a communication at the level of the atrial septum between the left heart and the right heart.  It is found in 25-30% of a normal healthy population and usually does not cause any symptoms, impact on quality of life or lifespan. Many people refer to [...]

Private Consultation

If you need to meet an expert cardiologist sooner than can ordinarily be arranged, you can arrange to meet me privately at the Nuffield Hospital in York. I will carefully listen to what’s been troubling you and ask you the questions that help me to better understand the nature of your problem. I can then examine you to assess how well your heart functions and organise cardiological investigations so that I can give you an informed, expert opinion on your problem. If you need any treatment, then I can discuss the options with you and make the necessary arrangements.

Telephone Consultation

Sometimes, it’s helpful to discuss your situation with an expert and now if you just want to talk through your situation and your feelings with a consultant cardiologist, then you can now arrange a telephone consultation with me to help you better understand your problems and help you to develop a sense of certainty about the way forward. I work in York and so if you want to talk to me, without needing to travel to York, then just fill in the contact form further down this page registering your interest for a telephone consultation and we can arrange a telephone call for a time that suits you.

Webcam Consultation

Some people want to meet me but it’s not always convenient for them to travel to York. So, for that reason, I am using modern technology to help you to talk to me face to face by using web cameras for us to hold a consultation to help me discuss your problem with you and better understand what is going on with you. Obviously, I wont be able to examine you or organise any investigations, but I will be able to help you understand what is happening to you. So, if you want to arrange a virtual face to face meeting, simply fill in the contact form below.

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If you have any queries, or would like to book a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact me by filling in the form below.