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His training and experience encompass the length and breadth of Cardiology. He specialises in all aspects of interventional Cardiology. Dr Raju’s practice comprises a broad spectrum of cardiac conditions and he specialises particularly in the management of ischaemic heart disease (angina and the prevention of heart attacks), percutaneous coronary intervention (routine and complex coronary angioplasty and stenting), and investigation of cardiac causes of stroke, hypertension, valvular heart disease and treatment of heart failure. He also takes particular interest in the investigation of palpitations, dizzy spells, blackouts, chest pain and breathlessness.
Coronary Angiography, angioplasty and stent, coronary pressure wire studies, intra-coronary ultrasound, implantable loop recorder implant and explant. Angina, coronary and ischemic heart disease, heart attacks (Myocardial Infarction), palpitations, syncope, high cholesterol, dizzy Spells, arrhythmias, blackouts, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, breathlessness, leg swelling, oedema, heart failure and diseases of heart valves.
Dr Prashanth Raju is an experienced consultant intervention cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital.
He has been involved in innovative service developments and was one of the first in the country to use the pioneering shockwave lithotripsy heart procedure in treating complex calcified coronary disease. In recognition of his services, he has been presented with the Clinical Excellence Awards by the Kettering NHS Trust.
He has been featured in national ITV and BBC Radio Northampton interviews for these new innovative approaches in treating heart conditions. His work also appeared in Northamptonshire Telegraph Newspaper. The Dailymail published an article about one of Dr Raju’s patient’s experience in the column titled “Me and My operation”.
Education & Training: He obtained his postgraduate qualification from Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), London in 2006. He is dual accredited in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology. His specialist postgraduate training in cardiology was undertaken at Grantham, Derby, Glenfield and Lincoln Hospitals. Dr Raju undertook high volume coronary intervention during his Interventional Fellowship at highly renowned centre, Kettering General Hospital.
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society Member (BCIS No 4332)
Euro PCR Companion membership (No 207378)
British Cardiovascular Society Member (BCS No 3340)