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Dr Roby Rakhit

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • 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. In 2018 he was promoted to Associate Professor of Cardiology at UCL and elected to Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. He was formerly clinical director and head of of cardiology at the Royal Free and contributed significantly to service improvement.

Areas of interest

Chest pain; breathlessness; palpitations; blackouts; heart murmurs; high blood pressure; cholesterol; heart attack; angina; acute coronary syndrome; pacemakers; general cardiology; hypertension; valve disease; hyperlipidaemia; cardiovascular prevention and risk; cardioembolism and stroke

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Wellington Hospital (5-50)

  • K6513

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

    Wellington 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)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

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

  • K5020

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

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • K6030

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

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • K6010

    Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (dual chamber) - (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)

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