Professor Roby Rakhit was appointed as consultant cardiologist & honorary senior lecturer to the Royal Free Hospital in 2004. He trained at Charing Cross & Westminster medical school and completed his general cardiology training at the Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and St. Marys hospitals.
He completed a 2 year MD thesis at the Rayne Institute, St.Thomas` Hospital on the cellular physiology of nitric oxide in conferring myocardial protection against ischaemia. He was awarded a British Heart Foundation International Fellowship in 2000 to complete an interventional Fellowship at the Swiss Cardiovascular centre, Bern.
He is currently Divisional Director of Cardiology at the Royal Free and Professor of Cardiology at UCL. He has contributed significantly to service development including setting up the 24/7 heart attack centre. His clinical interests include cardiovascular risk assessment, angina and heart attack, general cardiology (including hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, cardioembolism and stroke). He has a specialist interest in interventional cardiology including coronary angioplasty/stenting and permanent pacemakers.
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Hypertension Cardiovascular Risk:
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Case Studies and Red Flags in Cardiology
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