- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Devices: cardiac resynchronisation therapy device (CRT)
- Devices: dual chamber pacemaker insertion
- Devices: implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
- Devices: single chamber pacemaker insertion
- Electrophysiology intervention
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
Dr Suki Dhamrait was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010 and is an Honorary Consultant at Brighton & Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. He has general cardiology, chest pain and dedicated heart valve clinics. He has a special interest in coronary intervention (stenting).
Dr Dhamrait is experienced in all aspects of cardiology. He sees all patients with chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, dizzy spells and blackouts. The common conditions Dr Dhamrait treats are angina, valve disease, hypertension, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and cardiac arrhythmias, amongst others.
Dr Dhamrait can use the following investigations to diagnose heart conditions: ECG, echocardiogram, ECG monitoring, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and nuclear cardiology.
He is an expert in (coronary angiography) and coronary angioplasty (stent insertion) both from the femoral (groin) and radial (wrist) approaches.
He also implants and manages patients with pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD) and loop recorders.
Dr Dhamrait qualified from Southampton University Medical School with First Class Honours and Distinction in Medical Sciences in 1996 and also achieved a First Class Honours BSc in Biomedical Sciences. He was awarded a PhD in Medicine at University College London in 2010. His senior Cardiology clinical training was completed on the London rotation where he was an interventional fellow for five years at three centres of international excellence - The Heart Hospital (University College Hospitals London), St Bartholomew's Hospital and The London Chest Hospital, where he was instrumental in the setting up of a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation programme (keyhole valve surgery).
Dr Dhamrait is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, and a Member of the British Cardiac Society, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, The European Cardiac Society and The European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. He has over 25 scientific publications.
Areas of interest
Investigation of chest pain; angina; heart attack; investigation of breathlessness; high blood pressure; investigation of palpitations; investigation of blackouts; Coronary and ischaemic heart disease; Valvular heart disease; Heart failure; Angioplasty and stenting; Pacing (cardiology).
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist Worthing Hospital, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Coronary artery disease, heart attack, lipids & atherosclerosis, pharmacogenetics, mitochondria and heart disease, gene-environment interactions in heart disease and in human performance.
Racket sports, golf, football & hockey.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- Bachelor of Medicine (First Class Hons & Distinction in Medical Sciences) University of Southampton 1996
- PhD Univeristy College London 2010
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2011
Reference number 4317526
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Member of British Cardiac Society
Member of British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Member of European Society of Cardiology
Member of European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
Post treatment communication
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