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Dr Linu Kuruvilla

Date: 16 June 2017 09:56


Personal Assistant 


Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Consultant in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Imaging

Areas of Practice        

  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • CT-guided lung biopsies

Special Clinical Interests 

  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Stress cardiac MRI to assess ischemia

Research Interests 

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, especially the prognosis and significance of spiral and non-spiral types
  • Interstitial lung diseases

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies   

  • The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging / British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCI / BSCCT)
  • Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)

Languages Spoken    

  • English, Hindi and Malayalam

Why choose LHCH?              

  • Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital is the best place to work for anyone with interest in cardiothoracic imaging, as the hospital is a highly specialised centre and provides excellent care to patients with cardiac and respiratory diseases.

Training and Education

  • MBBS - MIMER, Pune, India
  • MD / post-graduation in Radio-diagnosis - Sion hospital, Mumbai, India
  • DNB (Diplomate of National Board) in Radio-diagnosis - Delhi, India
  • Fellowship in Cardio-thoracic Imaging - Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR), UK
  • Level 2 certification in cardiac CT - BSCI / BSCCT

About you

  • I am married and have a 7-year-old son. My wife, Dr Jomol John, is a Paediatrician. I enjoy reading and travelling.

Number of publications:

  • 7 (in addition, two research papers have been submitted for publication)