Dr Roby Rakhit

Dr Roby Rakhit

Qualifications: BSc, MD, FRCP

Expertise: General and Interventional Cardiology (Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention), Angina, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Pacemaker Implantation, Cardiac Causes of Stroke, Hypertension, Heart Failure and Valvular Heart Disease

NHS: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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Consultant Biography

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 is currently Head of Department of Cardiology, Clinical Director and has contributed significantly to service improvement.