Sundeep S Kalra, MA(Hons), MBBS, MRCP, PhD, FESC

Consultant Cardiologist

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Dr Sundeep Kalra is a dedicated and well-respected Consultant Cardiologist specialising in interventional cardiology. He is also the Cardiac Catheter Lab Lead at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, with extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of all heart problems. His main area of clinic expertise is in the diagnosis and management of patients with coronary artery disease who present with chest pain and heart attacks.

His focus of procedural skill is percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty), including complex and advanced techniques. He undertakes all procedures with contemporary physiological assessment and intravascular imaging.

Another area of clinical interest is the delivery of networked cardiac care, for which he contributes to several NHS advisory groups.

Conditions treated

  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • Angina
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac risk
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chest pain
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Dizziness
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Heart murmurs
  • Heart muscle disease
  • Heart valve problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Loss of consciousness (syncope)
  • Microvascular angina
  • Neurocardiogenic syncope (vasovagal)
  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Valvular heart disease


Areas of focus

  • Arrhythmia
  • Acute coronary syndrome (heart attack)
  • Angina
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac risk management
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chest pain
  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • Murmurs
  • Valvular disease


Dr Kalra graduated from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College School of Medicine in London. He then went on to train in cardiology and interventional cardiology at King's College Hospital in London, where he also was awarded a PhD in vascular calcification.

  • BA(Hons), University of Cambridge, 2000
  • MBBS, Imperial College London, 2003
  • MA(Hons), University of Cambridge, 2004
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians London, 2006
  • PhD, King's College London School of Medicine, 2019


Dr Kalra is involved in a number of current research initiatives, and his work is frequently published in major medical journals.

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Professional memberships

  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Member, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • Member, European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Intervention
  • Vice chair, Pan-London ACS Advisory Group (NHS London)
  • Board member, Pan-London Cardiogenic Shock Group (NHS London)
  • Cath Lab chair, North London Operational Delivery Network (NHS London)


  • English
  • Punjabi