Professor Roby Rakhit

Professor Roby Rakhit

BSc MD FRCP FESC

Cardiology

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28 years of experience
18 years as a specialist
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Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3558506
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £225

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    198 reviews

    About

    Prof Rakhit qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medcial School (Imperial College London) with a first class honours intercalated Bsc in Pharmacology. He completed post-graduate training in cardiology and general (internal) medicine at the Hsmmersmith, Royal Brompton and St.Mary's hospitals obtaining his CCT in 2003. He was a Wellcome Clinical Research Fellow at The Rayne Institute, St.Thomas's hospital (Kings College London) completing his MD thesis on the role of nitric oxide in ischaemic pre-conditioning. He was British Heart Foundation International Fellow at the Swiss Cardiovascular Centre Bern completing an advanced clinical and research fellowship in interventional cardiology. He was appointed to consultant interventional cardiologist at the Royal Free hospital in 2004. As a senior consultant he has held leadership roles including clinical director of cardiology and is currently the divisional director of CardioVascular Services. He has been actively involved in teaching and research at UCL having supervised a number of MD and PhD fellows. In 2020 he was appointed to honorary professor of Cardiology in the Institute of Cardiovascular science, UCL. 

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    Medical procedures

    • CT Coronary Aniogram 
    • Pacemaker Implantation 
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Cardioversion
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion

      

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    Special interests

    • Chest Pain
    • Coronary Artery Disease 
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • High Blood Pressure 
    • Valcular Heart Disease 

     

     

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    Education

    BSc (1st Class Hons Pharmacology), MBBS 

    Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School, Imperial College London 1991

    MD   

    Rayne Institute, St.Thomas's Hospital, Kings College London  1998

    FRCP  

    Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, 2000

    FESC  

    European Society of Cardiology 2019

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Cardiology

    Dr Jaydeep Sarma
    Dr Jaydeep Sarma
    Cardiology

    05-10-2020

    Exceptional cardiologist with a wide range of skills across general and interventional arenas. A stellar record as both a trainee in London and Switzerland, as well as an exemplary track record as a senior consultant developing services in the Royal Free Hospital. Major contributions to education, research and clinical leadership.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Valvular Heart Disease, Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD), Palpitations, Heart Valve Problems, Heart murmurs, Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Cardiovascular disease
    For procedures: Video Consultation, CT Coronary Angiogram, ECG Monitor, Exercise Stress Test, ECG (Electrocardiogram), coronary angiography, Angioplasty, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure, valvuloplasty, percutaneous mitral valve repair
    Connection: Is a colleague

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