Dr Tapesh Pakrashi
QualificationsMA BM BCh FRCP
Main NHS base:
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
- All aspects of adult general cardiology
- Heart failure
- Valvular heart disease
- Coronary artery disease
- Cardiac imaging
- Arrhythmias and hypertension
Training and Background
Tapesh Pakrashi read Medicine at Magdalen College, Oxford and trained in Newcastle, Leeds and Cambridge before undertaking his Specialist Registrar Training in Cardiology in London, which included the Pan Thames Heart Failure Rotation at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Harefield Hospital and the Whittington Hospital.
He has been a Consultant Cardiologist and the Heart Failure Lead at Kingston Hospital since 2012 and was a visiting consultant cardiologist at St George’s Hospital between 2012 and 2015.
He was Clinical Director for Cardiology and Clinical Haematology at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from 2013 to 2018 and has been Undergraduate Sub-Dean since 2017.
Tapesh Pakrashi has an interest in all aspects of adult general cardiology, including heart failure, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, cardiac imaging, arrhythmias and hypertension. He developed the Heart Failure Service at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Community Cardiology services in Kingston and in East Elmbridge.