Dr Rachana Prasad

Dr Rachana Prasad

Cardiology 06031711

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Structural/Heart failure


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Rachana Prasad is a Consultant Cardiologist in Northamptonshire with 2 Clinical Excellence awards. She has a busy NHS practice at Kettering General Hospital. She runs her private practice from the Three Shires Hospital Northampton and Innovate Diagnostics Corby. 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 has a special interest in Heart Failure and Cardiac Device therapy and general cardiac problems (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, heart valve disease). She is the Patient Safety Lead for Cardiology.

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

Heart Failure
Cardiac pacing
Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
HISS pacing
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Heart valve disease
Chest pain
Atrial Fibrillation

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