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Dr Arjun K Ghosh Consultant Cardiologist
MBBS MRCP (UK) MRCP (Cardiology) MSc (Med Ed) PhD FHEA
Dr Arjun K Ghosh is a Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Heart Centre and at University College London Hospital. He is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College London and Queen Mary University of London.
He trained in all aspects of general cardiology (chest pain, angina, heart attacks, hypertension, palpitations, valve disease, exertional shortness of breath, heart failure, cholesterol management, cardiovascular risk assessment) and cardiac imaging (cardiac MRI and advanced echocardiography) across London hospitals including Hammersmith and Harefield Hospitals, The Heart Hospital and London Chest Hospital. He has European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging level 3 accreditation in cardiac MRI and British Society of Echocardiography transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography.
Dr Ghosh is an expert in the care of cancer patients with heart problems and helped to establish Cardio-Oncology services (cardiac care of cancer patients) at Barts Heart Centre and University College London Hospitals. These services are now one of the biggest in the UK.
He has a keen interest in medical education and completed an MSc in Medical Education with Distinction from University College London and the Royal College of Physicians and is currently in charge of delivering heart failure and imaging training at Barts Heart Centre at the Royal Society of Medicine (for Imaging). He is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Dr Ghosh is actively involved in research projects in Cardio-Oncology and completed a multiple international and national award-winning PhD from Imperial College London. He has presented his work at the Houses of Parliament and at many international and national conferences and has a number of publications in high-impact medical journals.
Cardio-Oncology (care of cancer patients with heart problems)
Cardiac Imaging (MRI and echocardiography)
Cardiovascular risk assessment
High blood pressure
Cardiac Chest pain (angina and coronary artery disease)
Cardiac shortness of breath
Palpitations and irregular heart beat
Cardiac causes of faints and collapses
Areas of interest
Cardio-Oncology; cardiac MRI; echocardiography; coronary heart disease; increased cholesterol/lipids; valvular heart disease; palpitations/heart rhythm problems; cardiac faints (syncope/presyncope); cardiomyopathy; heart failure.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Heart Centre and at University College London Hospital.
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer University College London and Queen Mary University of London
Highly commended thesis award, Imperial College London
Winner - Travel grant BCS
Abstract chosen for media publicity ACC 2013
Winner - Young Investigator of the Year Award, British Society of Hypertension
Winner - Top ranked abstract from the UK ACC 2012
Abstract chosen for media publicity ACC 2012
Finalist - Young Investigator of the Year Award, British Society of Hypertension,
Gold medal MBBS
English, Bengali, Hindi
Ghosh AK. Professionalism in medical students. Lampert Academic Publishing, 2011
Shah IM, Ghosh AK et al. Renal dysfunction and vascular disease in type 2 diabetes in Handbook of type 2 diabetes in the middle aged and elderly. Nova Publishers, 2009
Ghosh AK, Walker JM. Cardio-Oncology – a new subspecialty with collaboration at its heart. Indian Heart Journal 2017;69(4):556-562. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2017.05.006
Jeffery D, Lloyd G, Ghosh AK. A striking image of spontaneous echo contrast in severe mitral stenosis in a patient with good INR control. Echo Res and Prac 2017;4(3):113-114. doi: 10.1530/ERP-17-0029
Ghosh AK et al. Setting up cardio-oncology services. British Journal of Cardiology 2017;24:1-5. doi:10.5837/bjc.2017.003
Ghosh AK, Walker JM. Cardio-Oncology. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2017;78(1):C11-C13. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2017.78.1.C11.
Hardy R, Ghosh AK et al. Birth weight, childhood growth and left ventricular structure at age 60-64 years in a British birth cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2016 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw150
Ghosh AK et al. Midlife blood pressure predicts future diastolic dysfunction independently of blood pressure. Heart 2016;102:1380–1387
Murray E, Jones R, Thomas C, Ghosh AK et al. Life course socioeconomic position: associations with cardiac structure and function at age 60 64 years in the 1946 British Birth Cohort. PLoS ONE 11(3):e0152691. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152691
Ghosh AK et al. Congenital epicardial coronary artery to bilateral internal mammary artery fistulae. British Journal of Radiology Case Reports 2016;2:20160014
Ghosh AK, Jain A. Diagnosis and management of PFO. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2015;76(7):98-102
Westwood M, Ghosh AK. The dawn of perfusion CMR. JACC CVI 2014;7(11):1106
Ghosh AK et al. Midlife BP change and LV mass remodelling in the 1946 British birth cohort study. Eur Heart J 2014;35(46):3287-95 (Editors’ Choice)
Ghosh AK et al. Cardiovascular risk factors from early life predict future adult cardiac structural and functional abnormalities: a systemic review of the published literature. J Cardiol Therap 2014;2:78-87
Masi S, D’Aiuto F, Martin-Ruiz C, Kahn T, Wong A, Ghosh AK et al. Rate of telomere shortening and cardiovascular damage: a longitudinal study in the 1946 British Birth Cohort. Eur Heart J 2014;35:3296-3303 (Editors’ Choice)
Courses offered to GPs
Cardio-Oncology - why it matters!
Echocardiography for GPs
Advanced cardiac imaging for GPs
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- CCT Cardiology GMC 2016
- MRCP (Cardiology) Royal College of Physicians London 2014
- PhD Imperial College London 2012
- MSc in Medical Education University College London and Royal College of Physicians London 2010
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians London 2006
- MBBS CU 2004
Reference number 6084583
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
International Cardio-Oncology Society
British Cardio-Oncology Society European Association of Echocardiography
British Cardiovascular Society
British Society of CMR
European Association of CV Imaging
British Heart Valve Society
British Medical Association
British Society of Echocardiography
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