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
The management of patients with heart failure and complex pacing (including implantation of defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers);Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Current NHS consultant posts held
Tatler Magazine has rated Dr Sharma one of the top 10 Consultant Cardiologists in the UK ('Doctors Guide' 2013).
Courses offered to GPs
Amenities and Features
- Accepts Credit Cards
- Family/Kids Friendly
- Underground Station