Dr Sikkel in a Cardiologist with Sub-Specialization in Clinical Electrophysiology and Cardiac Device Implantation.
Dr Sikkel specializes in the management of cardiac arrhythmias including pharmacological and ablative therapy of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. He also has expertise in the implantation of cardiac devices including pacemakers, ICDs and cardiac resynchronization devices. He is currently practising at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, Canada with an honorary Clinical Lecturer role at Imperial College London where he continues to participate in cardiac electrophysiology research.
Qualifications and Training
Markus Sikkel graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in 2004 with a distinction in clinical practice and prizes in medicine, surgery, pharmacology, ophthalmology and public health. He attained 1st class honours in his intercalated BSc in Pharmacology and Toxicology.
His postgraduate medical training included comprehensive surgical and medical training with full MRCS qualifications achieved in 2006 and MRCP in 2008. He began cardiology-specific specialty registrar training in 2009 as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow. This allowed him to attain a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship which he took up within the myocardial function section at Imperial College. He also completed an international electrophysiology fellowship in Victoria, Canada. He qualified as a consultant cardiologist in 2017.