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Dr Thirumaran Rajathurai

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

BMedSci(Hons), BM BS, MD, MRCP(Lon)

Practices at: BMI The Meriden Hospital

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Dr Rajathurai, known as Dr Raj, is a Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. He has a specialist interest in complex coronary intervention (angioplasty and stenting). He is the clinical lead for the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) service and for the chronic total occlusion (CTO) service.

He qualified from the University of Nottingham where he also obtained a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree with Honours. Following general medical training he undertook specialist cardiology training in south-west England. He was then awarded a Senior Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, where he developed his interest and skills in complex coronary intervention. He completed a British Heart Foundation Research Project at the Bristol Heart Institute, and was awarded an MD for this work. He has authored several research papers and has presented at national and international meetings. Dr Raj’s busy work life is balanced by playing sport and spending time with his young family.

Clinical Interests



  • Treatment of angina and myocardial infarction (heart attack)

  • Heart valve disease

  • Angioplasty and stenting

  • Complex coronary intervention (including the treatment of chronic total occlusions)

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Physicians, London

  • British Cardiovascular Society

  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

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