Dr Rachana Prasad

Consultant Cardiologist


Professional Memberships

  • European Society of Cardiology

Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Palpitation
  • Ventricular ectopics
  • Atrial ectopics
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Heart failure
  • Syncope
  • Blackouts
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • SVT
  • VT
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (Biventricular Pacing)
  • Pacemaker implants
  • Injectable Loop Recorder Implants
  • External Cardioversion
  • Internal Cardioversion

NHS and/or University Posts

  • Consultant Cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital with special interest in Cardiac Device therapy
  • Lead for Heart Failure at Kettering General Hospital

Personal profile

Dr Rachana Prasad is a Consultant Cardiologist in Northamptonshire with a busy NHS practice at Kettering General Hospital where she has been awarded 2 Clinical Excellence Awards. She runs her private practice from the BMI Three Shires Hospital Northampton and sees patients with all cardiac conditions.

Career History and Clinical Interests

Dr Prasad completed undergraduate training at Oxford University.  She started Cardiology training in 2006 and over the next 6 years trained in all aspects of Cardiology with particular emphasis on Cardiac Device Therapy (pacemakers, complex device therapy for heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms) at the Royal Papworth Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge.

From 2012-2013, she completed a fellowship at the tertiary cardiac centre, Morriston Hospital and gained extensive experience in advanced rhythm management and cardiac device therapy.

She was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2013 and over 4 years developed the Heart Failure and pacing service there.

In 2017, she was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital.  She is the Lead Cardiologist for the Heart Failure service and practices in Cardiac Device therapy and general cardiac problems (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, heart valve disease).

Dr Prasad maintains a keen interest in advanced novel techniques for cardiac pacing and device therapy, and tailors therapy to the individual patient to provide the best symptomatic and longevity outcomes.


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