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Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, L14 3PE
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Dr Afshin Khalatbari

Date: 30 September 2015 09:49

Personal Assistant 

Michelle Jones   
Tel No:  0151 600 1150  
Fax No:  0151 600 1246 

Responsibilities at LHCH  

Clinical Lead in Cardiac Diagnostics and Echocardiography

Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in Cardiac Imaging

Area of Practice

Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT Coronary Angiography, Stress Echocardiography, Advanced 2D and 3D Transthoracic and Transoesophageal Echocardiography       

Special Clinical Interests 

Heart valve disease, cardiomyopathies, Marfan’s syndrome, congenital heart disease, assessment of chest pain.

Research Interests

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, non-compaction cardiomyopathy, heart valve disease, scar/fibrosis imaging with cardiac MRI and CT.

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies  

British Society of Echocardiography  
British Society of Cardiac Imaging  
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
British Heart Valve Society  
Royal College of Physicians

Languages Spoken 

English  
Persian (Farsi)

Training and Education

Cardiac MRI: Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK  
Cardiac CT: Harbor UCLA Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA and Harefield Hospital, London, UK  
Cardiology training: Mersey Deanery, UK  
PhD: Wales Heart Research Institute, Cardiff University  
MD: Shahid Beheshty University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran