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Dr Tushar V Salukhe

 

Dr Tushar V Salukhe

 

Dr Salukhe 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. He is a consultant cardiologist based at the Royal Brompton Hospital and is also an honorary senior lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.

 

His main clinical and academic focus is the ablation of atrial arrhythmia and in particular atrial fibrillation. His other specialist interest includes the care and treatment of patients with vasovagal syncope (fainting or transient loss of consciousness).

 

Dr Salukhe has a first class degree in medical science and subsequently qualified in first place in medicine with distinctions in Imperial College London. After winning funding from the British Heart Foundation to pursue his doctorate in pacing therapies for heart failure at the National Heart and Lung Institute and 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 in the lead for electrophysiology training at the Royal Society of Medicine. His academic interest is on ablation endpoints for ablation of atrial fibrillation and novel treatments for vasovagal syncope.

 

 

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