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Dr Divaka Perera graduated in medicine from Cambridge University and completed his early clinical training at Addenbrooke’s, Papworth and West Suffolk hospitals.
He undertook specialist training in cardiology in south London and sub-speciality training in interventional cardiology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.
In 2008, he received a five-year clinical senior lectureship award from the Department of Health, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC). At the same time he was also appointed to the post of consultant cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’.
In addition to his clinical and research roles, Dr Perera teaches undergraduate medical students and supervises postgraduate researchers towards MSc, MD and PhD degrees at King’s College London.
- Eimear Ozdal
- St. Thomas's Hospital 249 Westminster Bridge Road LONDON SE1 7EH
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Dr Perera has numerous peer-reviewed publications, including original manuscripts, editorials, reviews and book chapters.
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (1-5)
Coronary angiography proceeding to angioplasty on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - femoral or brachial access - (1-5)