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Dr Rakesh Sharma

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Specialises in

  • General cardiology

About me

Dr Rakesh Sharma is a Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead for Heart Failure at the Royal Brompton Hospital. His clinical expertise includes the management of patients with advanced heart failure, and complex pacing (including defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers), cardio-oncology and cardiac sarcoidosis.

Dr Sharma qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospital in 1995 with triple honours and underwent postgraduate training in tertiary centres in London. He won a British Heart Foundation fellowship to study his PhD in Cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute for which he was awarded the Young Investigator Prize at the American Heart Association.

Subsequently, he has worked at Harefield and the Chelsea and Westminster hospitals as a Cardiology Specialist Registrar prior to his appointment as Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Areas of interest

Heart Failure, hypertension, arrhythmias, pacemakers and cardiac defibrillators, cardiac sarcoidosis and cardio-oncology.

Medical secretaries

  • Becki Leggatt, PA
  • Lisa Barnes, Assistant PA

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Procedures completed

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

    Royal Brompton Hospital (1-5)

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (1-5)

  • 20140

    24 hour ECG Holter (including reporting) - (1-5)

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