Dr. Refai Showkathali

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lon), CCT - Cardiology (UK), FACC, Fellowship in TAVI/TAVR (Lon), FESC



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After finishing medical graduation in India, Dr. Refai moved to the UK for further training. His career in Cardiology was undertaken at World Class Tertiary Cardiac Centres like St.Bartholomew's Hospital (London), Imperial College Hospital (formerly called as Hammersmith Hospital, London), St George's Hospital (London), The Essex Cardiothoracic Surgeon Centre (Essex) and King's College Hospital (London). He moved back to India after 14 years of specialist training in advanced Interventional Cardiology. He is currently practicing in Apollo Main Hospital, Greams Road, Chennai. He is also currently holding the prestigious Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians, London (FRCP, London) and Fellowship of American College of Cardiology (FACC) and Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC).Immense experience in treating all forms of cardiac illness such as Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology such as Angiogram, Angioplasty (Stent placement), Device Implantation, Advanced Interventional Cardiology such as Rotablation, Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Angioplasty, Left main stem (LMCA), Bifurcation angioplasty, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Transcatheter valvular interventions and device closures (pinhole procedures).TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) Fellowship undertaken at King's College Hospital, London which is one of the high volume TAVI centers in the world performing TAVI's from 2007.He has published extensively in the field of Cardiology with more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in reputed International Journals. Invited Faculty in various national and International conferences. He also regularly reviews manuscripts for national and International journals for publication.

Adyar, Chennai

Chennai Cardiac Centre


5/2, Sastri Nagar, 1st Avenue, Landmark: Near Grand sweets & Near Telephone Exchange, Chennai

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06:30 - 07:00


Adyar, Chennai

Arka Center for Hormonal Health Pvt Ltd

5/2, Sastri Nagar, 1st Avenue, Landmark: Near Priyalab and Near Telephone Exchange, Chennai

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Tue, Thu

07:00 - 09:00


Mylapore, Chennai

Smrthi Health Care

# No.2/1, 2nd Cross Street, 1st Main Road, Basement Floor, Prashanthi Apartments, CIT Colony, Landmark: Near To CIT Ground., Chennai

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Mon, Wed, Fri

07:00 - 09:00


Greams Road, Chennai

Apollo Hospital


21/22 Greams Lane, Thousand Lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

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+ 58

Mon - Sat

08:30 - 05:30



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MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1999
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2004
FRCP (Lon) - Royal College Of Physician, London, 2017


2011 - 2012 Fellowship In Tavi at Kings College Hospital, London

Awards and Recognitions

Academic Poster Of The Year- East Of England Deanery - 2011
Research Proposal Of The Year (Runner-Up)- East Of England Deanery - 2011


Fellowship in Royal College Of Physicians
Fellowship of The American College of Cardiology
Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
British Cardiovascular Society


62799 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1999
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