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Last updated: 15 May 2020
- General cardiology
- Structural/Heart failure
During the Coronavirus pandemic lock down Dr Rachana Prasad is available for remote/ telephonic new and follow-up consultations. Some tests such as rhythm monitoring can be organised from the patients home.
Dr Rachana Prasad is a Consultant Cardiologist in Northamptonshire with a busy NHS practice at Kettering General Hospital. She runs her private practice from the BMI Three Shires Hospital Northampton. She sees patients with all cardiac conditions. It is usually possible to carry out initial investigations (ECG, echocardiogram, rhythm monitoring) at the time of initial consultation.
Career History and Clinical Interests
Dr Prasad completed undergraduate training at Oxford University. She started Cardiology training in 2006 and over the next 6 years trained in all aspects of Cardiology with particular emphasis on Cardiac Device Therapy (pacemakers, complex device therapy for heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms) at the Royal Papworth Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge.
From 2012-2013, she completed a fellowship at the tertiary cardiac centre Morriston Hospital and gained extensive experience in advanced rhythm management and cardiac device therapy.
She was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2013 and over 4 years developed the Heart Failure and pacing service there.
In 2017, she was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital. She is the Lead Cardiologist for the Heart Failure service and practices in Cardiac Device therapy and general cardiac problems (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, heart valve disease).
Dr Prasad maintains a keen interest in advanced novel techniques for cardiac pacing and device therapy, and tailors therapy to the individual patient to provide the best symptomatic and longevity outcomes.
Areas of interest
Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Heart valve disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
Cardiac Device Therapy and Lead for Heart Failure
Kettering General Hospital
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
Courses offered to GPs
I offer regular free talks and seminars at the BMI Three Shires Hospital, GP surgeries and will also be able to organise evening dinner meetings or lunch time meetings locally if requested.
- BM BCh University of Oxford 2001
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2005
- MA University Of Oxford 1998
Reference number 6031711
Details of entry to specialist register
- Consultant Cardiologist, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
European Society of Cardiology
- BMI Three Shires
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 01604 620311
Post treatment communication
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