Cardiology (heart)
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Dr Sanjay Prasad studied at Harvard University in the USA from 1991 to 1993 and at Hospital Cantonal in Geneva in 1994.

His areas of expertise include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), heart failure and ischaemic heart disease, which causes reduced blood supply to the heart. 

One of his research themes is about determining the timing of intervention for patients with aortic stenosis.

He is theme lead for advanced heart failure in the cardiovascular BRU.

Dr Prasad runs a regular familial screening clinic for cardiomyopathy at Royal Brompton Hospital. Read a BBC news article about the clinic.


Watch Dr Prasad talk about dilated cardiomyopathy and Trust research into the heart condition.


Dr Prasad gives regular talks on the role of cardiac MRI in the evaluation of patients with heart-failure. He has also given presentations on his department’s research into the use of MRI in cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Dr Prasad has hosted international meetings on Advances in Cardiac MRI at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) with Professor Pennell.

He also teaches overseas MSc students at both Imperial College and the NHLI.


He is a member of the International Myocarditis Consensus Panel and sits on the Fulbright Selection Committee.


As well as contributing chapters on MRI in heart failure in several books, Dr Prasad is on the editorial board for the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

Dr Prasad talks about myocarditis and Alexander Jansons Foundation

Referrals to Dr Prasad

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