Meet the team: non-invasive cardiology

Our team is made up of over 50 staff. This includes two consultants, cardiac physiologists (also known as healthcare scientists specialising in cardiac physiology), assistant and associate healthcare scientists and healthcare assistants. We also have a number of staff in trainee positions and a dedicated admin team.


Dhrubo Rakhit

Dr Dhrubo Rakhit

Dr Rakhit trained as a cardiologist in London and is a specialist in all types of echocardiography, including tissue Doppler, stress and contrast echo and transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE). Dr Rakhit oversees the running of the non-invasive cardiology department and provides regular echo training sessions for junior doctors, physiologists and sonographers.

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Dr Benoy Shah

Dr Benoy Shah

Dr Shah helps deliver and supervise our adult echocardiography services, including transthoracic, transoesophageal, stress, contrast and three-dimensional echocardiography.

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We also work closely with other teams and departments including:

  • rapid access chest pain clinic
  • cardiac registrars and consultants
  • cardiac preassessment unit
  • heart failure team
  • congenital heart team
  • cardiac catheter team including radiologists, nurses and health care assistants
  • the electrophysiology team
  • staff on the cardiac wards.

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