Anil Taneja

Consultant Cardiologist and Internal Medicine

BSc [distn], MBBS, FRCP [London], MRCP (Ire), FRCP [Edin] MSc distn-cardio-imperial], MD [imperial], BSE, EAE FESC


Dr Taneja is trained and accredited in 4 specialities with main as Cardiology. He is working as Consultant Cardiologist [75%] and consultant in Acute/general Int Medicine [25%] at Barts Health NHS trust [Mainly at Whipps Cross University Hospital] since Dec 2010.

Dr Taneja completed his early General Internal Medicine training before the higher training under
Oxfordshire deanery, followed by higher training as above from Cambridge and mainly London deaneries.

Completed his MRCPs both from RCP London and Ireland [1999], passed MSc in Cardiology from NHLI [National Heart Lung Institute] , Imperial College, London with a distinction in 2001. He also completed his MD from NHLI- Imperial College- London based at Royal Brompton Hospital [2001-2004].

Dr Taneja successfully completed accreditation examinations for both British and European Echocardiography examination and specialist registrar training posts in Cardiology at Heart Hospital [UCLH], St Peters & Ashford Hospital and Frimley Park Hospitals. He did his acute medicine and high dependency training at Charing Cross Hospital [Imperial NHS Trust] and stroke medicine training at Hemel Hempstead Hospital, and completed his higher General Internal Medicine training at Northwick Park Hospital, Hemel Hampstead, St Peter’s, Frimley Park, and Charing Cross Hospitals.

Dr Taneja did research projects in cardiovascular medicine and published papers in various peer review journals in heart failure, Ischaemic Heart disease, Nuclear cardiology, stress echocardiography etc. He has presented at British, European and American Cardiology society conferences, and has written book chapters on Acute Coronary Syndrome along with Cleveland, USA cardiologist. Dr Taneja worked as Consultant of Medical High Dependency Unit and CCU at Charing Cross Hospital and then moved to St Barts NHS Trust in 2010.

He completed advanced courses in nuclear Cardiology from Imperial College [Royal Brompton] and received his accreditation in Cardiac CT angiogram by BSCI and SCCT [USA]. Dr Taneja was Director of PASTEST MRCP course from 2008-2012 and Lecturer before that for 6 yrs.

Dr Taneja is RCP examiner for paces examination. He has been nominated fellow of the RCPs and also of the European Society of Cardiologists. He also was granted clinical excellence award by barts Trust in 2014 and is being considered for more. He is the lead for Cardiology clinical governance, Cardiology education and Cardiology Research at WXH.

Dr Taneja is a specialist in clinical Cardiology, stroke prevention, hypertension, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, syncope, heart failure, dyslipidaemia, chest pains, palpitations, and breathlessness.

In addition to English, he is also fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

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Anil Taneja

Special interests

Clinical and General Cardiology
General Internal Medicine
Stroke prevention
Acute medicine
Chest pains
Cardiovascular prevention
Heart failure

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