Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait

Qualifications

BM (Hons), BSC (Hons), MRCP (Lon), PhD

GMC number: 4317526

Practicing since: 1996

Specialties

Cardiology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Wednesday from 18:00
  • Overview

Or call us on

01444 456 999 Ext 338 (Haywards Heath) / 01273 627 008 (Brighton) / 01903 205111 (Medical Secretary)

About

Dr Suki Dhamrait is experienced in all aspects of cardiology and has expertise in coronary intervention (angioplasty and stent insertion).

He is an NHS Consultant Cardiologist at Worthing Hospital and Honorary Consultant at Brighton & Sussex University Hospital. He has private practising privileges at Nuffield Haywards Heath & Brighton.

He is an expert in cardiac catheterisation and coronary angioplasty both from the femoral (groin) and radial (wrist) approaches. His expertise extends to primary angioplasty for emergency treatment of heart attack and to complex intervention for the treatment of diabetic heart disease, patients turned down for cardiac surgery, bifurcation (side-branch), chronic occlusion and left main stem, using pressure wire, intravascular ultrasound and rotational atherectomy (rotablation).  He also implants and manages patients with pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD) and  loop recorders.

Born and raised in Berkshire, he qualified from Southampton University Medical School with First Class Honours and Distinction in Medical Sciences and also achieved a First Class Honours BSc in Biomedical Sciences. His senior Cardiology clinical training was completed on the London rotation where he was an interventional fellow for five years at three centres of international excellence - The Heart Hospital (University College Hospitals London), St Bartholomew's Hospital and The London Chest Hospital, where he was instrumental in the setting up of a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation programme (keyhole valve surgery).

Other interests

  • Chest pain
  • Coronary intervention
  • Valve disease
  • Heart failure
  • Stem cell

Languages spoken

English, Punjabi and Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait at Nuffield Health

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Event monitor
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)

Locations Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Dhamrait was awarded a British Heart Foundation Chair Scholarship and a prestigious British Heart Foundation Clinical PhD Fellowship to undertake a 4 year period of research. He gained his PhD in Medicine at University College London in 2010 and was awarded membership to the American Heart Association Scientific Council in 2002. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed ground-breaking scientific papers in respected medical journals including The Lancet and continues to have active research interests and collaborations. He is the Cardiovascular Research Lead at Worthing Hospital, and he is a co-investigator for several multicentre and multinational research trials.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Other post held

  • Worthing Hospital, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (Honorary Contract)

Insurers Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait works with

Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Sukhbir Dhamrait does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.