Professor Sanjay Prasad is a consultant cardiologist based at Royal Brompton Hospital who treats private and NHS patients.

He studied at Harvard University in the USA from 1991 to 1993, and at Hospital Cantonal in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1994.

Clinical expertise

Professor Sanjay Prasad’s areas of expertise include:

He is the theme lead for advanced heart failure in the cardiovascular biomedical research unit (BRU).

Professor Prasad runs a regular familial screening clinic for cardiomyopathy at Royal Brompton Hospital. Read a BBC news article about the clinic.

Research interests

Professor Sanjay Prasad’s research is themed around determining the timing of intervention for patients with aortic stenosis.

He is a member of the International Myocarditis Consensus Panel and sits on the Fulbright selection committee.

Watch Professor Prasad talk about dilated cardiomyopathy and Trust research into the heart condition:


As well as contributing chapters on MRI in heart failure in several books, Professor Prasad is on the editorial board for the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

In the following video, Professor Prasad talks about myocarditis and Alexander Jansons Foundation:


Professor Sanjay Prasad gives regular talks on the role of cardiac MRI in the evaluation of patients with heart failure. He has also given presentations on his department’s research into the use of MRI in cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Professor Prasad has hosted international meetings on advances in cardiac MRI at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) with Professor Dudley Pennell.

He also teaches MSc students at Imperial College London.