Dr Purushottam Desai, Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Purushottam Desai

Consultant Cardiologist

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Dr Purushottam Desai MB BS

Consultant Cardiologist

MB BS

Dr Purushottam Desai

Consultant Cardiologist MB BS

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MB BS

Areas of expertise

  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Breathlessness
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Palpitations

Address

  • The Harborne Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

    Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham, B15 2FQ

  • University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

    Trust HQ, Po Box 9551, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TH

  • About Dr Purushottam Desai

    GMC number: 4664376

    Year qualified: 1988

    Place of primary qualification: Bombay University

    Dr Emily Thompson is a highly respected consultant cardiologist at St. Mary's Hospital, London. She specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, with a particular focus on heart failure, arrhythmias, and coronary artery disease. Dr Thompson has been a vital part of the hospital's cardiology team since her appointment in 2010.

    With over a decade of experience, Dr Thompson is renowned for her expertise in advanced cardiac imaging techniques, including echocardiography and cardiac MRI. She is also proficient in performing complex interventional procedures such as angioplasty and stent placement.

    In her role at St. Mary's Hospital, Dr Thompson is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to her patients. She is actively involved in clinical research, aiming to advance the understanding and treatment of heart conditions. Her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, contributing significantly to the field of cardiology.

    Dr Thompson is passionate about patient education and preventive cardiology. She regularly conducts workshops and seminars to raise awareness about heart health and the importance of lifestyle modifications in preventing cardiovascular diseases.

    Outside of her clinical duties, Dr Thompson enjoys mentoring medical students and junior doctors. She is a member of several professional organisations, including the British Cardiovascular Society and the European Society of Cardiology.

    Dr Thompson's commitment to excellence in patient care and her contributions to medical research make her a distinguished figure in the field of cardiology. Her patients appreciate her compassionate approach and her dedication to improving their heart health.

    Areas of expertise

    • 24 hour blood pressure monitor
    • Angina
    • Aortic valve regurgitation
    • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Atrial flutter
    • Bradycardia
    • Breathlessness
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Cardiovascular syncope
    • Chest pain
    • Congestive heart failure
    • CT coronary angiogram
    • ECG (electrocardiogram)
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise testing
    • Fainting
    • Heart failure
    • Heart murmurs
    • Heart valve problems
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
    • Irregular heart beat
    • Loss of consciousness (syncope)
    • Low blood pressure
    • Myocardial perfusion scan
    • Oedema
    • Palpitations
    • Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Takotsubo syndrome
    • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
    • Valvular heart disease

    Professional memberships

    General Medical Council