- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- General cardiology
- Structural/Heart failure
- Video and telephone consultations
During the Coronavirus pandemic lock down Dr Rachana Prasad is available for remote/ telephonic new and follow-up consultations. Some tests such as rhythm monitoring can be organised from the patients home.
Dr Rachana Prasad is a Consultant Cardiologist in Northamptonshire with a busy NHS practice at Kettering General Hospital. She runs her private practice from the BMI Three Shires Hospital Northampton. She sees patients with all cardiac conditions. It is usually possible to carry out initial investigations (ECG, echocardiogram, rhythm monitoring) at the time of initial consultation.
Career History and Clinical Interests
Dr Prasad completed undergraduate training at Oxford University. She started Cardiology training in 2006 and over the next 6 years trained in all aspects of Cardiology with particular emphasis on Cardiac Device Therapy (pacemakers, complex device therapy for heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms) at the Royal Papworth Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge.
From 2012-2013, she completed a fellowship at the tertiary cardiac centre Morriston Hospital and gained extensive experience in advanced rhythm management and cardiac device therapy.
She was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2013 and over 4 years developed the Heart Failure and pacing service there.
In 2017, she was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital. She is the Lead Cardiologist for the Heart Failure service and practices in Cardiac Device therapy and general cardiac problems (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, heart valve disease).
Dr Prasad maintains a keen interest in advanced novel techniques for cardiac pacing and device therapy, and tailors therapy to the individual patient to provide the best symptomatic and longevity outcomes.
Areas of interest
Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Heart valve disease
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Insertion of dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) - (1-5)
Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (dual chamber) - (1-5)
Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)
Three Shires Hospital (1-5)