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Professor Abhiram Prasad is a professor of interventional cardiology at the St George's, University of London, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in the United States.
Professor Prasad graduated from the University of London in 1988. He received a MD degree from Imperial College in 2001 and worked at the National Institutes of Health and Mayo Clinic in the United States for almost two decades prior to moving back to London.
He offers a unique international perspective in cardiology. His special interests are in coronary artery disease. He is an expert in complex coronary intervention and specializes in the assessment and management of chronic chest pain in patients suspected of coronary spasm and microvascular angina. He sees patients with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and valve disorders.
Professor Prasad has published over 160 peer reviewed publications and is highly regarded in the international cardiology community.
Areas of interest
Coronary artery disease, complex coronary intervention. Assessment and management of chronic chest pain in patients suspected of coronary spasm and microvascular angina.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary artery disease, microvascular angina, takotsubo cardiomyopathy
Samuel Levine Young Investigator Award
English, Hindi, Urdu
Herrmann J, Lennon RJ, Jaffe AS, Holmes DR, Rihal CS, Prasad A. Defining the Optimal Cardiac Troponin T Threshold for Predicting Death due to Peri-procedural MI following PCI. Circulation Cariovasc Interv. 2014. doi: 10.1161/
Summers M, Lerman A, Lennon RJ, Rihal CS Prasad A. Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Coronary Endothelial Dysfunction. Insights from Body Surface ECG Mapping and Implications for Invasive Evaluation of Chronic Chest Pain. Eur Heart J. 2011;32:2758-2765.
Prasad A, Gossel M, Hoyt J, Lennon R, Polk L, Simari R, Holmes D, Rihal C, Lerman A. Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Immediately Before Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Does Not Impact Myocardial Necrosis, Inflammatory Response and Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cell Counts. Cath Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;81:930-936.
Prasad A, Herrmann J. Myocardial Infarction Due to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. N Engl J Med 2011;364: 453-64.
Prasad A, Lerman A, Rihal CS. Apical Ballooning Syndrome (Tako-Tsubo or Stress Cardiomyopathy): A Mimic of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am Heart J 2008;155:408-417.
- MBBS University of London 1988
- MD Imperial College 1999
- Fellowship Interventional Cardiology Mayo Clinic 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology
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- St. Georges Hospital Blackshaw Road LONDON SW17...
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