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Last updated: 16 Apr 2020
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Dr Sharma graduated in 2002 obtaining MBBS with distinction. He subsequently gained MRCP and trained on the South Thames Cardiology Rotation at St. Thomas' and Guys Hospital, Royal Sussex county Hospital, Brighton and King's college Hospital.
He was appointed Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals Surrey, UK in 2016. He performs complex PCI procedures at St Thomas’ and Kings college hospital and holds an honorary NHS contract there. He has recently taken the role of clinical lead for general and interventional cardiology services at the Ashford and St Peters Hospitals NHS foundation trust.
Dr Sharma was awarded a prestigious clinical MD Research Fellowship to study the endogenous thrombolysis, platelet functions and cardiovascular risks in high risk population with renal impairment. During this time he published widely in peer reviewed journals including European Heart Journal. He has multiple publications including research articles, review articles and book chapters. He has presented his research at internationally acclaimed cardiology conferences in USA and Europe.
Dr Sharma has an interest in all major aspects of General (management of chest pain, palpitations, AF, breathlessness, dizziness, blood pressure and prevention of coronary artery disease) and Interventional cardiology including diagnostic coronary angiography, coronary physiology assessment with FFR/iFR (Pressure wire), coronary angioplasty and stent insertion including Complex PCI, rotational atherectomy, intracoronary imaging with IVUS or OCT and insertion of cardiac pacemakers.
He is also actively interested in managing post COVID cardiac issues.
Dr Sharma continues to undertake clinical research and is Principal investigator in several multi-national randomised control trials. He also undertakes educational and clinical supervision for junior doctors, trainee cardiologists and medical students.
Areas of interest
Interventional Cardiology; Coronary angioplasty and stent insertion; Complex CTO PCI; Rotational Atherectomy; FFR, IVUS, OCT ; Heart failure; Hypertension; Valvular heart disease; Atrial Fibrillation; Arrhythmias; Palpitations; Chest pain; Statin intolerance; Prevention of cardiovascular disease and Novel treatments. Post COVID cardiac care.
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Robert Menzies Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Ashford & St. Peters Hospital
NHS Trust Hospital
Guildford Road, Chertsey KT16 0PZ
Post Covid Cardiac Care
Hiking and Running
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Urdu - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Conversational
Courses offered to GPs
Reference number 6061683
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