Dr Rakesh Sharma

Dr Rakesh Sharma

BSC, MB BS, MRCP, PHD

Cardiology

Recommended by 3 specialists
27 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.97

Top feedback

“Very grateful indeed for phone appointment on a Saturday“
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Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4208321
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,757 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
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    Tue
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    Wed
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    Thu
    14:00 - 20:00
    Fri
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    Sat
    08:00 - 18:00
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Rakesh Sharma is a highly qualified and experienced Consultant Cardiologist based at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, where he is also the clinical lead for cardiology and cardiac sarcoidosis. His key specialist areas of expertise include heart failure, arrhythmias, hypertension, advanced pacing (including implantation of biventricular pacemakers and defibrilltors), cardiac sarcoidosis and cardio-oncology.

    In 1995, Dr Sharma graduated with triple honours from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, after which he embarked upon postgraduate training at a number of tertiary centres across London. The British Heart Foundation awarded him a fellowship to study a PhD in cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute based at Imperial College London. His outstanding research granted him the prestigious Young Investigator Prize from the American Heart Association.

    Dr Sharma remains actively involved in research, and participates in research programmes focused in heart failure, cardiac sarcoidosis and complex device therapy. He has published widely in the field of cardiology, as the author of over 100 peer-reviewed articles, including original papers, reviews, abstracts, editorials and book chapters. He is also regularly invited to share his research and expertise at national and international conferences.

    Procedures

    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • ECG Monitor
    • Video Consultation
    • Cardiac Pacing
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Cardioversion
    • Pacemaker Surgery
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    Special interests

    • High Blood Pressure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Chest Pain
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Bradycardia
    • Dizziness
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • Palpitations
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
    • Tachycardia
    • Variable Blood Pressure
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long COVID
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1995 University of London

    Specialist Register entry date

    Cardiology From 06 Oct 2006

    General (internal) medicine From 06 Oct 2006

     

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