Contact

Phone
020 8383 2115

Emma Chester, secretary

Background

Dr Kanaganayagam is a cardiologist and honorary senior lecturer in cardiology for the Trust and Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trusts.

As well as seeing patients with cardiac conditions for the Trust, he sits in multi-disciplinary meetings discussing complex management of common and rare diseases. He also has a senior management role for the Trust and sits on the executive management board, as the divisional director for clinical governance across surgery, cancer and cardiovascular medicine.

He also works as the lead for cardiology imaging at Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, and has expertise in CT coronary angiography, stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography and cardiac MRI. Importantly, he uses these to thoroughly investigate and treat his patients appropriately and performs these for other heart specialists across London to help manage their patients. He has been the lead for a community heart failure service at the Trust and continues to manage patients with both reduced and preserved systolic function (HFREF and HFPEF).

He continues to participate in original cardiovascular research and has written review articles and lectured on cardiac CT, echocardiography and cardiac MRI.

Expertise

Chest pain, valve disease, heart failure, multimodality cardiac imaging - including cardiac MRI, CT, transoesophageal echo and dobutamine stress echo

Research & publications

Mitral valve assessment, coronary CT imaging and multimodality imaging. Previous research in basic sciences includes cardiac stem cell biology.

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