Consultant Profile

Dr Rachael James

Dr Rachael James MD, BSc, FRCP
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Echocardiography
Special clinical interests:
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Valve Disease & Endocarditis
Research interests:

Cardiac disease in pregnancy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist: Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Member of the British Cardiovascular Society, British Society of Echocardiography, British Congenital Cardiac Association and the British Heart Valve Society
  • Council member for the British Cardiovascular Society (Women in Cardiology Representative) 2009-2013 and British Society of Echocardiography 2008-2014
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Rachael James trained in London and was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre in 2004. She also works at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital where she undertakes a specialist adolescent clinic.

Dr James is trained in all aspects of general cardiology and specialises in echocardiography. She holds British Society of Echocardiography accreditation in both transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography and European accreditation in paediatric and congenital echocardiography.

Dr James is a consultant with a special interest in adult congenital heart disease and her practice includes the specialist areas of cardiac disease in pregnancy and valve disease.

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Dr Rachael James

Dr Rachael James Cardiology Consultant, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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