Dr. Rajinikanth Rajagopal

  Name : Dr Rajinikanth Rajagopal

  Affiliation : Royal College of Physicians (Edin)

  Specialty : Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

  Qualification : MBBS (India), MRCP (UK), CCT (UK)








  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Rajinikanth Rajagopal (Dr Raj, as he popularly known) joined Gleneagles JPMC hospital in January 2015 as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.

He completed his MBBS from JIPMER in Pondicherry, India in 1999 and moved to the United Kingdom, where he undertook training over the next 15 years. He underwent training in General Medicine and Intensive Care medicine in Kent before moving to London. He worked as a Registrar in Cardiology at West Middlesex Hospital and at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He subsequently moved to the North-west of England and undertook a 5 years speciality training program in General and Interventional Cardiology in Greater Manchester and Blackpool.

After completing training, he spent a year working in his home town of Pondicherry before returning to the UK to work as a Cardiology consultant. He left the UK in Dec 2015 to join the expanding Cardiology service at Gleneagles JPMC.

Dr Raj specialises in coronary intervention. His specific areas of interest include Primary PCI, FFR guided PCI, intracoronary imaging and TAVI.

He has several publications and presentations on general and interventional cardiology. He also performs peer-reviews for international journals.

On May 27th, 2016, posted in: Doctor's Profile, Interventional Cardiologist by
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