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Dr Sam Srivastava

Date: 16 September 2020 01:25


Personal Assistant 

Email: susan.potts@lhch.nhs.uk

Tel: 0151 600 1106

Responsibilities at LHCH:

  • Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in Cardiac Imaging

Areas of Practice:

  • Transthoracic, transoesophageal, stress and 3D echocardiography
  • Cardiac CT
  • General Cardiology

Special clinical interests:

  • Valvular heart disease
  • TAVI
  • Aortic valve repair

Research interests:

  • Computer-based models predicting heart failure outcomes
  • Scar/fibrosis imaging in advanced valvular heart disease
  • Use of multi-modality imaging to predict suitability for aortic valve repair

Current membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies:

  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (USA)
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • British Medical Association
  • British Heart Valve Society

Training and Education:

  • University of Wales, College of Medicine (MBBCh)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians 2005
  • Cardiology Training: West Midlands and Mersey Deanery
  • MD: University of Liverpool
  • TAVI/Structural heart disease CT: American College of Radiology

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Why choose LHCH:

  • We are dedicated to ensuring positive patient experiences, are proud of our patient satisfaction surveys and positive feedback and our sole focus is on being the patients’ advocate. Our Consultant group possesses national leaders within their field resulting in an outstanding multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.


  • Multiple peer reviewed papers (see Pubmed) ranging from valvular heart disease, hypertension, cardiac resynchronisation therapy and a book chapter on management of acute coronary syndromes.

About me:

  • I have been a recording musical artist in the past, have an ongoing interest in percussion, piano and guitar, and have a keen interest in football. My physical participation in the latter has been hampered by a moderate impairment in athletic capability.