- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
Areas of interest
Treatment of heart attacks; Angina; Valvular heart disease; Blackouts (syncope); Angioplasty; Intra-coronary imaging; Complex coronary Intervention, including treatment of chronic total occlusions and bifurcation; Implantation of permanent pacemakers; Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.
University Hospital, Coventry.
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust.
Cardiac bypass graft disease,
Valvular heart disease.
Golf, cricket, football, skiing,
Angiography review prize.
International Research Award finalist.
European Fellowship Program for interventional cardiology.
Episodic circulatory collapse caused by intermittent prosthetic aortic valve dysfunction.
Heart Surg Forum. 2012 Feb 1;15(1):E9-E11
Expanding the use of 7-Fr Radial access to Primary Percutaneous Intervention
Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 2012 Jun;25(3):315-6
Very late erosion of Amplatzer ASD closure device presenting as pericardial pain and effusion 8 years after placement.
Catheterization and Cardiac Interventions. 2012 Nov 21.
Peri-Adventitial Rapamycin Eluting Microbeads Promote Vein Graft Disease In Long-Term Vein-Into-Artery Interposition Grafts.
Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions 2010;3;157-165
In vivo application of rapamycin-eluting microbeads.
Heart, 94: A49-A49 Suppl.2 July 2008
Courses offered to GPs
Acute Coronary Syndromes; Aortic stenosis and management. What's new in Cardiology.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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My outcomes are well within the expected range for the complexity and scope of the procedures I undertake.
- Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci) University of Nottingham 1996
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BM,BS) University of Nottingham 1998
- Doctor of Medicine (DM) University of Bristol 2013
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, London 2001
- Interventional Cardiology Fellowship University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff 2010
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical lead for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation program University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT in Cardiology, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society.
British Cardiac Intervention Society.
Royal College of Physicians, London.
European Society of Cardiology.
- BMI The Meriden Hospital, CV2 2LQ
- 09:00 - 11:30
- 024 7664 7070
- Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital, CV32 6RW
- 17:00 - 21:00
- 01926 436351
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
In working hours, call my secretary tel: 02476965654
Out of hours: UHCW switchboard (tel: 02476964000) and ask for Dr Raj (Cardiologist) on his mobile phone.