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Dr Thirumaran Rajathurai

Dr Raj

Cardiology

 

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Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Dr Rajathurai, known as Dr Raj, is a Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. He has a specialist interest in heart valve disorders, angina, heart attack and complex coronary intervention (angioplasty and stenting). He is the clinical lead for the regional Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) service, and is the most experienced operator within the region for chronic total occlusions.

He qualified from the University of Nottingham where he also obtained a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree with Honours. Following general medical training he undertook specialist cardiology training in south-west England. He was then awarded a Senior Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, where he developed his interest and skills in complex coronary intervention. He completed a British Heart Foundation Research Project at the Bristol Heart Institute, and was awarded an MD for this work. He has authored several research papers and has presented at national and international meetings.
Dr Raj’s busy work life is balanced by playing sport and spending time with his young family.

Areas of interest

Treatment of heart attacks; Angina; Valvular heart disease; Blackouts; Angioplasty; Intra-coronary imaging; Complex coronary Intervention, including treatment of chronic total occlusions and bifurcation; Implantation of permanent pacemakers; Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI); Diseases of the mitral valve (heart); Abnormal heart sounds; Cardiac murmurs; Chest pain; Diseases of aortic valve; syncope and collapse; cardiac dysrhythmias; heart failure; myocardial infarction; heart attack; aortic stenosis; aortic regurgitation; coronary angiography; coronary angioplasty and stenting; aortic balloon valvuloplasty;

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Procedures completed

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (1-5)

  • AA961

    Coronary angiography proceeding to angioplasty on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

    BMI The Meriden Hospital (1-5)

  • 20130

    Exercise ECG (including base line 12 lead ECG and reporting) - (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    BMI The Meriden Hospital (1-5)

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