- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Dr Khalid Barakat has worked as an NHS and private consultant cardiologist for the last 13 years in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and London. He treats all types of heart disease from palpitations and shest pain through to complex cardiac surgery and heart failure patients. His particular interests are in the implantation of stents (angioplasty) and transoesophageal echocardiography. Dr Barakat has been appointed the national lead for simulation based training by the British Cardiovascular Society, based at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London.
Areas of interest
Pacing (cardiology); Angioplasty; Coronary stenting; Sudden death syndrome (SDS); Heart failure; Interventional cardiology; Implantable defibrillator (ICD) implantation; Loop recorder implantation; Pacemaker implantation; Transoesophageal echo; Echocardiography; Stress echocardiography; Coronary CT angiography; Coronary angiography; Heart attacks (myocardial infarction); Angina (ischaemic heart disease; Coronary artery disease); Atrial fibrillation; Atrial flutter; Arrhythmias; Supraventricular arryhthmias (SVT); Ectopics; Dilated cardiomyopathy; Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM); Valvular heart disease (mitral valve disease; Aortic valve disease); Persistent foramen ovale; ASD; VSD; Syncope; Presyncope; Chest pain; Shortness of breath; Palpitations; Faints and dizzy turns; Heart screening; insurance medicals; simulation based training (National Lead based at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London).
Current NHS consultant posts held
Director of Cardiovascular Simulation
Barts Heart Centre
Coronary artery disease in high risk groups.
The role of simulation in training in cardiovascular procedures and in patient safety through human factors and team training.
Swimming, component car building, and brass band music.
MA (Oxon), MBBS MD FRCP PG Cert MedSim
Undergraduate Academic Prizes:
Richard Ellis Prize in Paediatrics
Lord Riddle Prize in Surgery
Leonard Lubbock Prize in Clinical Chemistry
Beaney Certificate of Merit in Histopathology
Postgraduate Acacemic Prizes:
Medical Research Council Training Fellowship
Stephen Hart Prize
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Conversational
Dr Barakat has published a number of peer reviewed papers in cardiology. Here is a link to pubmed for 18 of his research papers:
Courses offered to GPs
Dr Barakat regularly provides talks to local GPs which are well received.
- BA Physiological Sciences University of Oxford 1988
- MBBS University of London 1991
- MA, Physiological Sciences University of Oxford 1992
- MRCP UK 1994
- MD University of London 2000
- FRCP UK 2007
- PG Cert Medical Simulation University of Bedfordshire 2014
Reference number 3561881
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Cardiovascular Interventional Society 2021
- MDU Medical Defence Union 2021
- Member BCS British Cardiovascular Society 2021
Details of entry to specialist register
- General internal medicine , 2004
- Cardiology , 2004
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Medical Defence Union
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