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Dr Roby Rakhit

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Specialises in

  • Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Dr Roby Rakhit qualified in 1991 from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School, University of London, with a first class honours degree in Pharmacology. He began his general cardiology training in 1995 as a rotating Cardiology Registrar (fellow) at the Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and St. Marys hospitals. In 1998, funded by the Wellcome Trust, he completed a two-year doctorate (MD thesis) at the Rayne Institute, St.Thomas` Hospital on the cellular physiology of nitric oxide in conferring myocardial protection against ischaemia.

In 2000 he was awarded a prestigious British Heart Foundation International Fellowship where he undertook further advanced interventional training at the Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern under the supervision of Prof. Bernhard Meier. In 2004 he was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist to the Royal Free Hospital & Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London. In 2008 he was elected to fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He was formerly clinical director and head of of cardiology at the Royal Free and contributed significantly to service improvement. Currently he is clinical director of cardiology at the Hospital of St.John & St.Elizabeth.

Areas of interest

Angina; Acute coronary syndrome (ACS); Pacing; General cardiology;heart failure;hypertension;valve disease;cardiovascular prevention; cardioembolism and stroke

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Wellington Hospital (5-50) Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (5-50)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5) Royal Free Hospital (1-5) Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (5-50)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5) Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • K6582

    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)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5) Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • K6584

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - femoral access (including coronary arteriography/ catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • AA960

    Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of coronary artery(ies) with stent insertion and intravascular ultrasound - radial access - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • AA963

    Coronary angioplasty following angiography with fractional flow study on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • 20142

    Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)

  • AA959

    Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of coronary artery(ies) with stent insertion - radial access - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • K6030

    Replacement of generator for intravenous cardiac pacemaker system (without lead change) - (1-5)

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