PROFESSIONAL RESUME

Dr Nicholas Pegge is a consultant cardiologist practising in Sussex. His substantive NHS consultant appointment is at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust which comprises Worthing Hospital, St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, and Southlands Hospital.

He sees patients with a wide range of heart problems: common conditions will include patients with chest pain and angina, breathlessness, palpitations and heart rhythm problems, ischaemic heart disease, heart murmurs and heart valve problems, and problems with heart muscle, including heart failure and cardiomyopathy. High blood pressure and cholesterol or lipid problems are also very commonly treated.

Outpatient consultations take place for NHS patients at Worthing Hospital, and Dr Pegge undertakes private outpatient consulting at BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Bodiam Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN12 5AT.

Appointments for private patients can usually be made at short notice NHS referrals are made by general practitioners or other consultants through Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

Dr Pegge undertakes a range of cardiac investigations and treatments. As well as drug treatments, these include cardiac catheterisation, coronary angioplasty and stenting (also known as PCI, or percutaneous coronary intervention), pacemaker implantation, defibrillator (ICD, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) implantation and cardiac re-synchronisation therapy (also known as bi-ventricular pacing for heart failure).

Dr Pegge also practices as consultant cardiologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, where he performs both elective and emergency coronary angioplasty and stenting for ischaemic heart disease including angina, acute coronary syndromes and primary PCI for heart attack – ST elevation MI.

Dr Pegge was educated at St Ambrose College, in Cheshire, then at Jesus College, Cambridge and St Thomas’ Hospital, UMDS, London.

After qualification in 1993, he trained first in general medicine in London, then specialised in cardiology, training in Swansea, at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and the Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit├Ąt (University Hospital) Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, where he undertook a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology under Professor Andreas Zeiher in 2003.

Regular attendance at international scientific and medical meetings, and participation in local and regional clinical governance, helps to keep Dr Pegge up to date with the latest advances in cardiology, and maintain clinical standards.

Some of Dr Pegge’s patients are approached to be recruited into ongoing research studies. Dr Pegge is the local Principal investigator for a number of large, randomised trials of new therapies, and collaborates with other researchers at the Sussex Cardiac Centre.

Dr Pegge also provides expert witness reports for insurance, regulatory and legal purposes.

Dr Pegge has been a consultant cardiologist in Sussex since 2004, living locally, and is married to a local GP. Outside of medicine, his interests are his family, singing, and trying to keep fit by jogging over the South Downs.

 

 



 

All information on this website has been written by
Dr Nicholas Pegge MA (Cantab.) MB BS (London) FRCP