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Dr Suki Dhamrait

Consultant cardiologist
BM(Hons) BSc(Hons) FRCP PhD

Practising at

The Montefiore Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Suki Dhamrait at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Investigation and treatment of all cardiac complaints
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary angioplasty and stent insertion
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation          

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Professional profile

Dr Suki Dhamrait is experienced in all aspects of cardiology and is an expert in coronary intervention (angioplasty and stent insertion). He has been an NHS Consultant Cardiologist at Worthing Hospital and Honorary Consultant at Brighton & Sussex University Hospital since 2010. Born and raised in Berkshire, he qualified from Southampton University Medical School with First Class Honours and Distinction in Medical Sciences and also acheived a First Class Honours BSc in Biomedical Sciences. His senior Cardiology clinical training was completed on the London rotation where he was an interventional fellow for five years at three centres of international excellence - The Heart Hospital (University College Hospitals London), St Bartholomew's Hospital and The London Chest Hospital, where he was instrumental in the setting up of a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation programme (keyhole valve surgery). Dr Dhamrait manages patients with heart valve disease, with a biweekly NHS clinic, and has set up a multidisciplinary endocarditis team which manages patients with severe heart valve infections. He also performs transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography and liaises closely through multidisciplinary meetings with cardiac radiology colleagues to offer a complete complex cardiac imaging programme through with MRI and CT. He has an interest in managing complex stroke patients who have underlying cardiovascular disease.

Dr Suki Dhamrait is an expert in cardiac catheterisation and coronary angioplasty both from the radial (wrist) and femoral (groin) approaches. His expertise extends to primary angioplasty for emergency treatment of heart attack and to complex intervention for the treatment of diabetic heart disease, patients turned down for cardiac surgery, bifurcation (side-branch), chronic occlusion (longstanding coronary artery blockages), bypass graft failure and left main stem, using pressure wire, intravascular ultrasound and rotational atherectomy (rotablation). He also implants and manages patients with pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD) and loop recorders.

• Dr Dhamrait has performed over 3000 coronary angioplasty procedures (almost 90% from the radial artery which is above the national average of 75%), and has been performing this procedure since 2005, with the following experience: o 2 years at the Heart Hospital, UCL o 1 year at St Bartholomew’s Hospital o 2 years at The London Chest Hospital o Worthing & Royal Sussex County Hospitals since 2010. Dr Dhamrait has an excellent safety profile. He submits the details and outcomes of his surgery to the national body, BCIS. His outcomes are independently tracked by BCIS via the Office of National Statistics. His surgical data for the past 3 years are published by BCIS on the following website: http://www.bcis.org.uk/pages/page_box_contents.asp?pageid=805&navcatid=157


Clinical Interests

Cardiology
Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology

All aspects of adult general cardiology Coronary intervention Valvular heart disease Diabetic heart disease Stroke and heart disease Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) and rotational atherectomy

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

FRCP - Fellow of Royal College of Physicians London
BCS - Member of the British Cardiac Society
BCIS – Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
ESC – Member of European Society of Cardiology
EAPCI – Member of European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals Trust

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Personal Profile

Dr Dhamrait is married and has three young daughters.  He is a keen sportsman and still finds time to play squash, badminton and tennis.

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