Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: London UK
Dr Amanda Varnava is a Consultant Cardiologist and Lead for Inherited Cardiac Conditions at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust. Dr Varnava undertook her medical training at Oxford University and St Bartholomew’s Hospital and completed with Honours. She went on to train in cardiology at The Royal Brompton Hospital & St George's Hospital, where she undertook an MRC research fellowship. She is a consultant cardiologist and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College and the lead for Inherited Cardiac Conditions where she runs a busy service seeing over 2000 adult and paediatric patients a year.
She also has a specialist interest in sports cardiology, and is on the Football Association expert advisory panel and cardiologist to many premiership football teams including Arsenal and Watford football clubs.
Dr Varnava is the Trust lead for cardiac sarcoid disease and runs a multi-disciplinary service.
Dr Varnava has an interest in cardiology in pregnancy and runs a specialist pregnancy and heart disease service. She has extensive experience in managing patients with heart failure. Her research interests are in the non-invasive risk stratification of the sudden death syndromes, especially Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Brugada syndrome. She is council member for the Association of Inherited Cardiac Conditions, and expert advisor to Cardiomyopathy UK. She regularly lectures at international meetings and has published widely in leading medical journals.