Dr Tushar Salukhe, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

Dr Tushar Salukhe BSc MBBS MRCP MD

Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

BSc MBBS MRCP MD
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DrTushar Salukhe,Cardiologist

Dr Salukhe is a recommended Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

What is CRT and when is it needed?

What is CRT and when is it needed?

What is the difference between a pacemaker and an implantable defibrillator?

What is the difference between a pacemaker and an implantable defibrillator?

Why do I feel faint in a hot shower, or when I stand up too quickly?

Why do I feel faint in a hot shower, or when I stand up too quickly?

Dr Tushar Salukhe - Consulting

Dr Tushar Salukhe - Consulting

Areas of expertise

  • Atrial fibrillation and complex arrhythmias
  • Catheter ablation of both simple and complex arrhythmia with a particular interest in atrial fibrillation
  • Pacemaker implantation (including bi-ventricular pacemakers)
  • Defibrillator implantation
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • All heart rhythm disorders / cardiac arrhythmias
  • Palpitations, irregular / erratic heart beat
  • Vasovagal syncope (fainting/near-fainting) and POTS
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Recommendations for Dr Salukhe

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Matthew Wright, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

    Dr Tushar Salukhe really cares about individual patients and doing what's safe. He's technically excellent.

  • by Mr Chinmay Gupte, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended cardiologist

  • byDr Matthew Wright, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

    Dr Tushar Salukhe really cares about individual patients and doing what's safe. He's technically excellent.

  • by Mr Chinmay Gupte, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended cardiologist

  • Address

  • Telephone consultation

    Available for patients, please call to arrange, GB, W1G 7HR

  • The Heart Rhythm Clinic

    88 Harley Street , Marylebone, London , GB, W1G 7HR

  • About Dr Tushar Salukhe

    GMC number: 4542133

    Year qualified: 1998

    Place of primary qualification: Imperial College London

    Dr Tushar Salukhe is a consultant cardiologist based at the Royal Brompton Hospital and The Heart Rhythm Clinic, and is also an honorary senior lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He is the Director of cardiac catheter and electrophysiology laboratories at the Royal Brompton Hospital. His clinical interests are atrial fibrillation (AF), atrial flutter, bradycardia and fainting. He specialises in the care and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias, including advanced mapping and ablation and implantation of complex cardiac devices, including defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers.

    Dr Salukhe has a first class degree in medical science and qualified in first place in medicine with distinctions in Imperial College London. After getting funded by the British Heart Foundation to pursue his doctorate in pacing therapies for heart failure at the National Heart and Lung Institute, he obtained his MD in 2008. Research continued to be a fundamental aspect during his specialist training in cardiology and electrophysiology at prominent centres such as Royal Brompton, Hammersmith, and St Mary’s hospitals in London. His penultimate training year was spent at the renowned Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany on an advanced ablation fellowship.

    Dr Salukhe’s academic interest is in ablation endpoints for ablation of atrial fibrillation and novel treatments for vasovagal syncope.

    Areas of expertise

    • All heart rhythm disorders / cardiac arrhythmias
    • Atrial flutter
    • Pacemaker implantation (including bi-ventricular pacemakers)
    • Defibrillator implantation
    • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
    • Palpitations
    • Cardiac electrophysiology
    • Irregular / erratic heart beat
    • Extra / stronger beats
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiac arrhythmias
    • Catheter ablation of both simple and complex arrhythmia with a particular interest in atrial fibrillation
    • Syncope (fainting/near-fainting) and POTS
    • Vasovagal syncope

    Frequently asked questions

  • What are the common symptoms that your patients tend to present with?

    As a specialist in heart rhythm disorders, in particular atrial fibrillation, most people present to me with symptoms of palpitations. Palpitations are a sensation of an unexpected change in heart rhythm or heart rate. Other common symptoms include, dizziness, fainting, fatigue, breathlessness or a reduced exercise capacity.

    These varied symptoms may suggest a broad spectrum of diagnoses, from important heart rhythm disturbances requiring specific treatment, to simple dehydration requiring a change in lifestyle. Accurate and early diagnosis and tailoring individualised care for my patients is at the core of my practice.

  • What are the treatments that you're able to offer your patients?

    My clinical and procedural expertise is the treatment of atrial fibrillation and complex atrial arrhythmias with ablation and also ablate simple arrhythmias under local anaesthetic. I implant cardiac pacemakers, defibrillators, resynchronisation devices also known as biventricular pacemakers.

    I have additional specialist expertise is in vasovagal syncope (common fainting), a benign but often troublesome condition affecting all age groups but in particular young, healthy individuals.

  • What are your areas of sub-specialist interest?

    Cardiac electrophysiology is my subspecialty. My focus in cardiac electrophysiology is ablation of complex atrial arrhythmias, specifically atrial fibrillation. My other broad subspecialty interest is in syncope and other autonomic cardiac syndromes.

  • Professional memberships

    Royal Society of Medicine
    General Medical Council
    Royal College of Physicians
    Medical Defence Union

    Articles by Dr Tushar Salukhe

    Catheter Ablation versus Thoracoscopic Surgical Ablation in Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation (CASA-AF)

    The effect of head-up tilt upon markers of heart rate variability in patients with atrial fibrillation.

    Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

    Prognostic role of subsequent atrial tachycardias occurring during ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation

    Sinus tachycardia mediated vasovagal syncope

    Contact force sensing technology identifies sites of inadequate contact and reduces acute pulmonary vein reconnection

    A standardized education protocol significantly reduces traumatic injuries and syncope recurrence

    Atrial fibrillation ablation

    Intravenous administration of magnesium and potassium solution lowers energy levels

    Long-term single- and multiple-procedure outcome and predictors of success after catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation.

    Biatrial linear ablation in sustained nonpermanent AF

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