Dr Sanjay Prasad | Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Education

Dr Sanjay Prasad

Consultant cardiologist and cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Specialises in heart failure and ischaemic heart disease, magnetic resonance imaging and cardiomyopathy.

Dr Sanjay Prasad is a consultant in cardiology and cardiovascular magnetic resonance at Royal Brompton Hospital. In addition to this role, he is Professor of cardiomyopathy at Imperial College London.

Dr Prasad, is also a member of the International Myocarditis Consensus Panel and sits on the Fulbright Selection Committee.

Prior to this, he studied at Harvard University in the USA from 1991 to 1993 and at Hospital Cantonal in Geneva in 1994.

Clinical expertise

Dr Sanjay Prasad’s areas of expertise include magnetic resonance imaging, cardiomyopathy, heart failure and ischaemic heart disease,

One of Dr Prasad’s research themes is about determining the timing of intervention for patients with aortic stenosis He is theme lead for advance heart failure in the cardiovascular BRU.

Dr Prasad runs a regular familial screening clinic for cardiomyopathy at Royal Brompton Hospital.


Dr Prasad has contributed chapters on MRI in heart failure in several books.

Additionally, he is on the editorial board for the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.


Dr Prasad gives regular talks on the role of cardiac MRI in the evaluation of patients with heart-failure. Linking, he has also given presentations on his department’s research into the use of MRI in cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Dr Prasad has hosted international meetings on Advance in Cardiac MRI at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) with Professor Pennell.

In addition, he teaches overseas MSc students at both Imperial College and the NHLI.