Professor Rajesh Kharbanda
Professor Kharbanda graduated MBChB from Edinburgh Medical School in 1991. After early postgraduate positions in Edinburgh and Glasgow, he commenced Specialist Cardiology Training at the Whittington and Middlesex Hospitals in London in 1995, completed a PhD from University College London in 2001, and was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology at the University of Cambridge from 2001 to 2004. After an Interventional Fellowship at Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto in 2005, he was appointed as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield. Since 2007 he has been full-time Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Oxford University Hospital. He is invited regularly to speak at international meetings on interventional cardiology, and is an active member of professional societies such as the British Interventional Cardiac Society. His teaching and research efforts are reflected in publication of over 100 scientific publications and the title of Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine conferred by the University of Oxford. He has trained in all aspects of adult general cardiology and reviews patients with a wide range of cardiac symptoms and conditions including chest pain, palpitations and shortness of breath. His subspeciality is in the treatment of coronary artery disease (angina) and he performs coronary interventional cardiology (angiogram and stents). He also has an interest in valve disease and performs TAVI (aortic valve replacement).