Consultants

Dr Moj Goonewardene

Consultant Cardiologist

Qualifications

BM MRCP CCDS

Year Qualified

2001

GMC Number

6027064

Main NHS Base

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Member Of

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Cardiac Society
  • British Society of Heart Failure
  • British Heart Rhythm Society
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
  • European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation

Scope of Practice

  • Chest Pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Collapsing
  • High blood pressure

Areas of Expertise

  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Loop recorder implantation
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
  • Implantable cardio defibrillators

Training & Background

Dr Moj Goonewardene is a Consultant Cardiologist at Papworth and Bedford Hospital. He sees patients with breathlessness, palpitations, dizziness, collapsing, high blood pressure and chest pain. As well as general Cardiology he has a specialist interest in heart failure, cardiomyopathies, primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, loop recorder implantation, pacemaker implantation, cardiac resynchronisation therapy and implantable cardio defibrillators.

He was born and brought up in north London and went to school at Queen Elizabeth’s Boys School Barnet. He qualified from Southampton Medical School in 2001, and completed his general medical training on the south coast in Bournemouth, Southampton and Poole.

His specialty training in cardiology includes training in several large tertiary referral centres; Southampton University Hospital, Bristol Heart Institute University Hospital Bristol and Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.