Dr Kshama Wechalekar

Dr Kshama Wechalekar

MBBS

Radiology

26 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Marathi
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 5206371
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    Practices worked at

    Royal Brompton Private Outpatients & Diagnostics

    77 Wimpole Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9RU
    222 reviews

    Royal Brompton Hospital

    Sydney Street, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NP
    35 reviews

    About

    Dr Kshama Wechalekar is a Consultant Nuclear Physician with over two decades of experience in lung and heart imaging. She sees private patients at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

    Kshama gained her primary medical qualification at Nagpur University, India, after which she undertook her general nuclear medicine training at the Radiation Medicine Centre at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. Upon receiving her qualification in 1999, she came to the UK and further trained at the Royal Brompton and Royal Marsden hospitals, gaining specialist knowledge in nuclear cardiology and oncology. Upon completion of her further training, she was appointed Consultant in 2008, and has since become Lead Nuclear Medicine Consultant.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Nuclear imaging of the heart and lungs
    • Using hybrid imaging techniques, such as SPECT-CT and PET-CT, to improve understanding of pathophysiological processes affecting heart and lungs
    • Imaging of inflammation and infection using PET-CT
    • Imaging for cardiac and systemic sarcoidosis using PET-CT


    Procedures

    • CT Scan (Computerised Tomography Scan)
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
    • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
    • Ultrasound
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    Special interests

    • Soft Tissue
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1996 Nagpur University

     

    Specialist Register entry date

    Nuclear medicine From 23 Aug 2006

    Memberships

    Nuclear Cardiology Society

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