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Dr Savio D'Souza

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Dr Savio D’Souza is a Consultant Cardiologist with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and based at Darent Valley Hospital Dartford. He holds Honorary Consultant Cardiologist positions at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London and William Harvey Hospital Ashford, Kent.

He contributes to the 24 hour Kent-wide Primary Angioplasty service based at William Harvey Hospital. His sub-speciality interest is non-invasive CT-coronary angiography imaging in assessment of cardiac chest pain. Dr D’Souza has held Interventional Cardiology Fellowships in Central Manchester and London’s Brompton Hospitals and attained extensive experience with national and international accredited operators.

He graduated in Medicine from the Goa Medical College/ University of Bombay in India and then progressed to his post-graduate training in the UK in Yorkshire and the Southeast. Academically, Dr D’Souza is conferred with a Doctorate in Medicine from the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, University College London for his pioneering work in endorsing the protective role of B-type natriuretic peptide in ischaemic pre-conditioning of the heart. He has a large number of publications to his credit, in high impact factor journals.

Dr D’Souza sees all general adult cardiology patients including high blood pressure, palpitations and heart failure and has a specialist interest in the assessment of chest pain, coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty).

In the current COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face consultations have now resumed! Please do follow local measures in place to protect us all.

Areas of interest

Chest discomfort;
Angina;
Heart attacks;
Palpitations;
High blood pressure;
Blackouts;
Breathlessness;
Performs coronary angiography and angioplasty via the wrist

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Darent Valley Hospital (5-50)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (5-50)

    Darent Valley Hospital (5-50)

  • AA963

    Coronary angioplasty following angiography with fractional flow study on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

    Darent Valley Hospital (1-5)

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