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Dr Tarun Mittal

Dr Tarun K Mittal

Dr Tarun Mittal

Consultant cardiothoracic radiologist


Honorary senior clinical lecturer,
Imperial College London

Dr Mittal has led the development of both cardiac MRI and CT services at Harefield Hospital since 2001.



Areas of expertise


Dr Mittal has a particular interest in CT and MRI of the heart and the vascular system.



Training


He is a cardiac radiologist who underwent training in all cardiac imaging modalities (including vascular imaging) initially for two years at University Hospital of Wales at Cardiff followed by a one-year post-CCST fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Yorkshire Heart Centre, Leeds.



Research interests


Dr Mittal is involved in various research projects with primary areas involving risk assessment with coronary artery calcification, imaging of coronary heart disease, heart failure, heart and lung transplantation, and ventricular assist devices. 


He has recently completed and published a large study evaluating the accuracy of CT coronary angiography in patients with heart transplant compared to catheter angiography.



International work


He is a founding member of both Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT). 


He attends various international meetings to present research work as well as invited lectures at various international meetings.



Committees


Dr Mittal was the lead for cardiac imaging guidelines for the Royal College of Radiologists in the latest edition of Making the Best Use of a Department of Clinical Radiology. Locally, he is the chairman of the Radiation Protection Committee at Harefield Hospital.



Teaching


He teaches and trains both radiologists and cardiologists in cardiac CT and MR from various hospitals within the UK as well as abroad. He is the Royal College of Radiologist’s tutor in cardiac imagingat Harefield Hospital.  


Since 2004 he has been organising the annual Harefield cardiac CT course, which is well attended by radiologists, cardiologists, and radiographers from all over the UK and abroad.


Read more about the latest cardiac CT course.

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Hill End Road, Harefield,
Middlesex, UB9 6JH
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