Dr Prapa Kanagaratnam

Dr Prapa Kanagaratnam

Cardiology

25 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

4

Explanation

4

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“The Professor was excellent but he said my operation would be in the morning and he eventually dealt with me at 1.30 lunchtime. I was in the hospital the night before for that reason which was obviously not necessary. He also said he would visit me at 5 pm before I left for home he eventually appeared at 7 pm which meant planning to go home was very difficult. When you have travelled a long distance to have an operation people do need to stick roughly to time as it's quite traumatic and it all needs to be as easy as possible for the patient. I have no doubt he's very good at his job and I liked him.“
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Subspecialty

  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4152633
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    Practices worked at

    London Heart Practice

    78 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7HJ
    0 reviews

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1480 reviews

    About

    Dr Prapa Kangarantnam is a well-respected Consultant Cardiologist with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Additionally, he practices with HCA Healthcare offering prompt treatment at a time suitable to his clients. He specialises in the interventional treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and treats patients with palpitations, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Dr Kanagaratnam was one of the first users of robotic ablation technology and throughout his career has used innovative and advanced technologies to offer first-class treatments and services. 

     

     Dr Kanagaratnam began his career at the prestigious Cambridge University graduating with a Medical Degree before completing specialist training in cardiology and electrophysiology at St Mary's Hospital in London. In 2002 he was awarded his PhD during which he won the British Cardiac Society Young Investigator Prize for his outstanding work. Following this, he received funding from the British Heart Foundation to continue his research and currently is involved in the research of atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and robotic ablation. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, and regularly supervised students during PhD studies. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Pacemaker Insertion
    • Angiogram
    • Echocardiogram
    • ECG monitor
    • Inherited Cardiac Conditions
    • Heart Attack
    • Syncope
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
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    Medical procedures

    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Echocardiogram
    • Pacemaker Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Heart Attack
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
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    Education

    • MA
    • MB BChir
    • PhD
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    Reviews

    4.33 Overall Patient Trust rating
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    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    1/1
    Atrial Fibrillation
    1/1
    Cardiology Consultation
    1/1
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    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) Atrial Fibrillation Cardiology Consultation
    The Professor was excellent but he said my operation would be in the morning and he eventually dealt with me at 1.30 lunchtime. I was in the hospital the night before for that reason which was obviously not necessary. He also said he would visit me at 5 pm before I left for home he eventually appeared at 7 pm which meant planning to go home was very difficult. When you have travelled a long distance to have an operation people do need to stick roughly to time as it's quite traumatic and it all needs to be as easy as possible for the patient. I have no doubt he's very good at his job and I liked him.
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