Dr. Yogen Singh

              MBBS, MD, DCH, FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology and Neonatology

Consultant Neonatologist & Expertise in Paediatric Cardiology

Addenbrooke's / Cambridge University Hospitals, UK


Paediatric Cardiology Clinics in Cambridge

    Addenbrooke's Hopsital: 
Tuesday & Wednesday

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital:
Wednesday evening
(or by appointment)



To book an appointment please contact:

Outpatient Booking Office at
Spire Cambridge: 01223 266900
or
Private secretary
Telephone: 01223 217985

E-mail: Karen.Dodge@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Paediatric Cardiology Services
  • Consultant performed and reported echocardiogram for children between 0-18 years

  • ‘One stop clinics’ for heart murmurs in children


  • ‘One stop clinics’ for chest pain in children 

  • Screening for children with family history of congenital heart defects, cardiomyopathy or any other concerns

  • Cardiac assessment for children with palpitation, fainting /syncope, vasovagal syncope

  • Routine check-ups: Many parents appreciate the reassurance of a routine check up by an experienced clinician including a screening echo and 12 lead ECG

  • Follow up services for children with any cardiac concerns


Patient referral to clinics
I accept patients from GPs, Paediatricians and other healthcare professionals, and self-pay patients.

I am registered with BUPA, AXA, AVIVA, Health-on-line and all the major private health insurance companies .
 
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Profile summary
I am a very experienced Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology and Neonatology – Paediatrician with Expertise in Cardiology at Addenbrooke’s hospital, and I have over 18 years of experience in providing holistic care to children of all ages. I also hold an Honorary Consultant position at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and an Associate Lecturer position at University of Cambridge.

I am fully registered with GMC and have licence to practice. I have a full time Consultant NHS appointment at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I see around 800 - 1, 000 children each year with suspected or confirmed heart problems. I perform and report around 1,000 echocardiograms per year. 

Paediatric Cardiology Clinics in Cambridge

I run cardiology outpatient clinics on Tuesday and Wednesday at Adden brooke's hopital, and clinics at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital on Wednesday eveining (by appointment).

To book an appointment please contact:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital Booking Office: 01223 266900
or
Private secretary:
Direct telephone: 01223 217985                                          
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  1. Family Centred Convenient Care
    Children and their parents are always involved in the clinical decision making. Evening clinics at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital which working parents find very useful and children don't have to miss school.
  2. Paediatric Echocardiography
    Echocardiography services for children of all ages 0-18 years, and services provided the same week or within 2 weeks of accepting the patient. Consultant performed and reported echo the same day of consultation.
  3. Heart Problems in Children
    Congenital heart problems in young children often suspected after detection of a heart murmur, and may present with non-specific symptoms such as feeding difficulties, poor weight gain, breathing difficulties, easily tiredness and so on.
  1. Echocardiography in children
    Echocardiography in children
    Structural echocardiography is performed to visualise the heart in real time using ultrasound waves. It is safe, non-invasive and easy to perform in children. The results are provided on the same day. Echocardiography is the gold standard investigation to diagnose congenital heart defects and performed on bedside or in the outpatient clinic. Functional echocardiography provide physiological information on bedside and helps in making individualised clinical decision making in sick children. Clinical parameters are indirect / surrogate markers of perfusion whilst functional echocardiography can help in assessing preload, cardiac functions, afterload, cardiac output and blood flow directly. Hence, it provides direct assessment of haemodynamic status in real time on bedside.
  2. Congenital Heart Disease in Children
    Congenital Heart Disease in Children
    The incidence of congenital heart defects in children is around 8-9 per 1,000 in general population. Around half of significant congenital heart defects are diagnosed after birth Children are often suspected to have heart defect if they are noted to have heart murmur or low oxygen levels. However, not all children with heart murmurs have heart defects and a small portion of children with heart defects may not have any murmur. Infants and young children with heart defects often present with non-specific symptoms such as feeding difficulties, breathing difficulties, breathlessness, recurrent chest infections or easily tiredness. Echocardiography is the investigation of choice to diagnose congenital heart defects in children.