Current Research Fellows

Dr Joyee Basu...

In 2010, Joyee graduated from Oxford university and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2013.  Following appointment as a Cardiology registrar in the Oxford Deanery, she joined St George’s Hospital as a CRY clinical research fellow in Autumn 2016. Her sub-speciality interests include inherited cardiac conditions, imaging and sports cardiology. Joyee […]

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Dr Bode Ensam...

I qualified in 2007 and gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2010. I have been training in cardiology at various sites across the country including Dorset, Hampshire and the West Midlands. Prior to joining the unit here at St Georges I was undertaking a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia at Queen […]

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Dr Gherardo Finocchiaro...

Dr Finocchiaro completed his undergraduate training and qualified from Trieste University (Italy) in 2007. He completed his fellowship in Cardiology in Trieste in April 2012, with particular interest in cardiomyopathies. He then spent one year at Stanford University (CA, US), focusing on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and athlete’s heart, gaining a post-doctoral diploma in 2013. Subsequently he […]

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Dr Tracey Keteepe-Arachi...

Tracey completed her undergraduate training in Medicine at Imperial College School of Medicine in 2006 during which she also attained an intercalated BSc (Hons) in Immunobiology and Pathology. She gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2010 and went on to secure a national training number in Cardiology. She commenced her specialty cardiology […]

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Dr Chris Miles...

Chris completed his undergraduate training at Imperial College London and the University of Bristol Medical School in 2009. After obtaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians, he commenced specialist training in cardiology in 2013, most recently working as a registrar in cardiac electrophysiology at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He is interested in the investigation […]

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Dr Stathis Papatheodorou...

Dr Papatheodorou graduated from University of Athens, Greece, in 2007. He completed general cardiology training in Greece. Soon after his graduation, he joined the Unit of Inherited Cardiovascular Disease of the University of Athens, gaining significant experience in the management of patients with inherited forms of heart disease and families with SADS victims. Since 2008 […]

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Dr Gemma Parry-Williams...

Having qualified from The University Birmingham Medical School in 2006, Gemma gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2010. Having finished her basic training in 2010, she ventured to France in pursuit of a life-long dream, where she worked at a tertiary centre as an intern in heart muscle diseases and electrophysiology. On […]

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Dr Keerthi Prakash...

BSc (1st Class Hons), MBChB, MRCP Keerthi qualified from Leeds University in 2005 and in addition to her medical qualification, achieved 1st Class Honours in an Intercalated BSc in Clinical Sciences. She completed her Foundation training and Core Medical training in Yorkshire and in 2009 gained a National Training Number in Cardiology in the West […]

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Past Research Fellows

Dr Navin Chandra...

CRY Research Fellow (2008 to 2010) Navin was born in Scotland and brought up in the West Midlands. He trained at Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’s School of Medicine and graduated in 2004 with MBBS and BSc (Hons). Prior to choosing to specialise in cardiology, Navin trained in general medicine in London, the West Midlands […]

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Dr Andrew D’Silva...

Andrew graduated from Royal Free and University College Medical School in 2007 with distinction, having also completed an intercalated BSc degree in Molecular Medicine, achieving 1st Class honors and placement on the Dean’s List. Andrew spent his Foundation years working in his home county of Essex, later returning to London where he attained membership of […]

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Dr Harshil Dhutia...

Harshil completed his undergraduate medical training and intercalated BSc in Cardiovascular Sciences at Imperial College, London in 2007. He achieved membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2010. He gained a National Training Number in cardiology in 2011 in the East Midlands Deanery. Harshil is currently based at St George’s Hospital, London, where he […]

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Dr Sabiha Gati...

I graduated in medicine (MBBS) at Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ School of Medicine, London in 2004. Prior to this I completed a BSc degree in Physiology/Pharmacology at University College London for which I was awarded a 1st Class Honours. After completing my junior medical training as a doctor, I obtained membership of the Royal […]

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Dr Saqib Ghani...

I completed my medical graduation (MBBS) from Dow Medical College (now known as Dow University of Health Sciences) in Karachi, Pakistan. In 2004 I moved to UK and started working as a junior doctor in medicine. I rotated through various hospitals in the Midlands and North West England thus completing my core medical training. I […]

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Dr Aneil Malhotra...

Dr. Aneil Malhotra MBBChir, MA(hons), MRCP, MSc. Aneil qualified from the University of Cambridge (Emmanuel College) in 2006 and spent his Foundation years working in Cambridge and Papworth. He achieved his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (2009) when he moved to Oxford to continue his specialist training in cardiology. Along the way, he […]

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Dr Greg Mellor...

DR Greg Mellor MA MB BChir MRCP Dr Mellor qualified from Cambridge University in 2004 with a MA in Pathology in addition to his medical qualifications.  He worked in the East Anglia region, achieving membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007.   He gained a National Training Number in cardiology in 2009 since when […]

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Dr Ahmed Merghani...

Ahmed graduated from Barts and the London Medical School in 2005, having also accomplished an intercalated BMedSci (hons) degree in Molecular Therapeutics. He attained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008 and went on to achieve a National training number in Cardiology at the West Midlands Deanery. Since then, he has worked for […]

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Dr Lynne Millar...

Dr Lynne Millar is originally from Northern Ireland and completed her medical degree at Queen’s University in Belfast. During this time she obtained a competitively obtained a scholarship to represent her university on a six month medical student exchange to the University of Oslo. After graduation, she worked for two years in the Northern Ireland […]

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Dr Martina Muggenthaler...

After qualifying from medical school in Germany, Dr Martina Muggenthaler completed her House Officer and Senior House Officer training in and around London. In 2005 she became a Cardiology Specialist Registrar. She finished her CRY Research Fellowship in October 2012. She is currently working at St. George’s University of London. Martina’s research focuses on the genetic […]

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Dr Rajay Narain...

After his graduation from Patna Medical College Hospital in India, Dr Narain came to the UK to pursue further career in Cardiology. He finished his MRCP (UK) exam and soon became the lead for junior doctors taking the MRCP exam at various Birmingham Hospitals. Dr Narain has been involved in screening, especially for heart disease, […]

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Dr Michael Papadakis...

CRY Research Fellow (2008 to 2010) Dr Papadakis qualified at Imperial College School of Medicine, London in 2001 and obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007. In 2008 he was awarded a CRY junior research fellow grant and was registered for a Medical Doctorate at King’s College London and subsequently at St […]

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Dr Hariharan Raju...

Dr Raju qualified at Leeds Medical School in 2001, and completed his general medical training in Yorkshire before securing membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2004. He subsequently pursued specialist cardiology training in Cardiff, where he developed his interest in electrophysiology and inherited cardiac conditions. This interest culminated in the award of a […]

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Dr Nabeel Sheikh...

Born and brought up in SW London, I graduated from University College London with my Medical Degree (MB BS) and a BSc in Neuroscience (with 1st class Honours) in 2002. After completing my junior and general medical training in London and Nottingham, I underwent 3 years of Specialty training as a Cardiology Registrar on the […]

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Dr Alexandros Steriotis...

Alexandros received his medical qualification from the University of Padua in Italy in 2003 and then completed his specialist degree in Cardiology in 2008. During the four years following his Cardiology specialization, he worked in the inherited arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy unit of the University of Padua, completing his PhD in cardiovascular sciences in 2011. During that […]

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Dr Leonie Wong...

Dr Wong qualified from University of Cambridge Medical School in 2004, having completed a prior BSc. Hons. degree in Pharmacology at University College London in 2001. He completed his general paediatric SHO training in Nottingham and London before securing membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health in 2007. He continued his general […]

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Dr Abbas Zaidi...

Abbas completed his undergraduate medical training at Imperial College London in 2002, including an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience. He worked in New Zealand for a year before gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006, and a National Training Number in Cardiology in 2007. He was a CRY Clinical Research Fellow from 2010-2013, […]

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