Dr Rachael James

Consultant Cardiologist

Practising at

The Montefiore Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rachael James at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I trained in London and was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre in 2004. I also work at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital where I undertake a specialist adolescent clinic.

I am trained in all aspects of general cardiology and specialise in echocardiography. I hold British Society of Echocardiography accreditation in both transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography and European accreditation in paediatric and congenital echocardiography.

I am a consultant with a special interest in adult congenital heart disease and my practice includes the specialist areas of cardiac disease in pregnancy and valve disease.

Clinical Interests

Congenital heart disease

Special Clinical Interests: Echocardiography, Cardiac disease in pregnancy, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Valve Disease & Endocarditis.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Cardiovascular Society
British Society of Echocardiography
British Congenital Cardiac Association
British Heart Valve Society
Council member for the British Cardiovascular Society (Women in Cardiology Representative) 2009-2013
British Society of Echocardiography 2008-2014

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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