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Dr Punit Ramrakha has over 20 years of expertise as a consultant cardiologist. He sees patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension, arrhythmia, blackouts and dizziness, heart failure, and valve disease. He is an expert interventional cardiologist with a wide range of experience. He performs surgeries including coronary angioplasty with stents (including complex treatments like rotablation and shock wave therapy), structural cardiac interventions (ASD and PFO closure), and pacemaker implantation. Dr Ramrakha has great attention to detail and a passion for good patient outcomes.
Dr Ramrakha received first-class honours from Cambridge and Oxford Universities and became a Consultant Cardiologist in 2002. His NHS base is at the Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust and the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
He has previously served as the Clinical Director of Medicine at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, as well as the Clinical Lead for Cardiology. He is the current clinical lead for heart failure in Buckinghamshire.
Dr Ramrakha established the Chiltern Hills Heart Practice, Buckinghamshire's first private cardiology clinic, in 2005, and the clinic has always been highly rated by the Care Quality Commission. He co-founded the London Heart Practice in 2020, which provided quality heart care throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Ramrakha is also well-known in the scientific research world, having written several medical textbooks, including the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, the Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine, and the Oxford Handbook of Cardiology, as well as peer-reviewed journals. He has research interests in vascular biology and the clinical application of novel digital technologies such as the app 'HeartHealth'.
- 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
- Calcium Coronary Score
- Cardiac MRI
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cardiac Shock Wave Therapy (CSWT)
- Coronary Angiography
- Coronary Stent Insertion
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- ECG Monitor
- Endomyocardial Biopsy
- Exercise Stress Test
- Heart Bypass Surgery
- Heart Scan
- Intravascular Ultrasound
- Pacemaker Surgery
- Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
- Pressure Wire Study (Coronary Angiography)
- Rotablation (Coronary Arteries)
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
- Autonomic Mediated Syncope
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Chest Pain
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Attack
- Heart Failure
- Heart Murmurs
- Heart Muscle Disease
- Heart Valve Problems
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Long QT Syndrome
- Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
- Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal)
- Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
- Unstable Angina
- Valvular Heart Disease
- Ventricular Fibrillation
- Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD)
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"Punit is an extremely astute and capable cardiologist and enormously popular with his patients As I look after the pipes and he does the pump we have a large number in common. Perhaps the highest recommendation is that he is my cardiologist enabling me to keep my pilots license in the teeth of bureaucratic intransigence over erroneous investigations!"
"Dr Ramrakha is the best cardiologist I know"