Council Position – Board Member

Ronak is a consultant cardiologist in cardiac imaging (echo and CT) and heart valve disease at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging at King’s College London and the NIHR CRN lead for cardiovascular Research in South London.

Professor Rajani has an interest in better predicting outcomes of patients with heart valve disease with bioengineering and computational modelling. He has published in excess of 240 manuscripts in multimodality imaging and has international research collaborations with the US, Europe and Asia. He is a lead panel member for NICE and sits on the MTAC for novel CT technologies and is on the international sub-committee, best abstract, educational committee and abstract grading committee of the SCCT. He holds level III accreditation with the SCCT and EAVCI and was awarded Fellow status to the SCCT (FSCCT) for his scientific and service contributions to cardiac CT. In 2023 he was awarded honorary Fellowship to the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) for his enduring contribution to education and research in the field of cardiac CT. Professor Rajani has contributed book chapters to the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac CT, the EAVCI handbook on cardiac CT and the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging. He is part of the examination writing committee for the EAVCI CT certification exam. In 2015 Professor Rajani founded the London CT Academy and thereafter developed the world’s first online CT training course with Professor John Rumberger and the educational company Medmastery. Ronak has 20 years’ experience in cardiac ultrasound (TTE, TEE, Stress echo). He undertook his MD thesis on aortic stenosis from 2002-2005 under Professor John Chambers. He has held British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation for more than ten years, is an accredited FICE Trainer and Mentor and founded the original FAME Academy with Professor John Chambers in 2013. Ronak is passionate about physiologist training in heart valve disease and their involvement in new models of heart valve care delivery

Professor Rajani has more than 6800 citations and has an H-index of 44. 

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