Consultant Profile

Dr Archana Rao

Dr Archana Rao MBBS, MRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Cheshire Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Congenital heart disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Hypertension
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices, coronary angiography, complex lead extraction

Research interests:

Impact of cardiac devices on individuals

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Cardiac Society
Heart Rhythm UK
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01925 215 087
Private secretary telephone number:
0151 600 1457
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Rao is a practising Consultant Cardiologist at the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.

In addition to the outpatient management of heart failure and rhythm disturbances, she performs coronary angiography, pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices for heart failure.

Dr Rao also undertakes complex extraction and revision procedures which involve either removal of pacing systems or leads or revision of pockets where clinically indicated.

Dr Rao is actively involved in training and education in the North West in both primary and secondary care settings.


Personal profile:

Dr Rao is married to a consultant surgeon and they have a  12 year old son.

As a family, they like walking and travelling and aim to do so at every opportunity (whenever possible with their delightful miniature schnauzer - Diesel).

Dr Rao loves cooking and baking too…and so she runs to keep fit..


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Dr Archana Rao

Dr Archana Rao Cardiology Consultant, Warrington, Cheshire, private hospital specialist.

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Hospital Contacts

Appointments 01925 215 087
Self-pay enquiries 01925 215 029
X-ray and scan enquiries 01925 215 067
Physiotherapy and
sports injury treatment

01925 215 027


Invoice and payment queries 0845 600 5246

Hospital reception

Ward (nurse/friend/relative)

0845 602 2500

0845 602 2500

Hospital director Verlie Brazel
Head of clinical services Dan West

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