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Dr. Refai Showkathali

Dr. Refai Showkathali

Dr. Refai Showkathali

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19 Years Experience

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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 and practising in India for last 4 yrs. He is currently practising in Apollo Main Hospital, Greams Road, Chennai. He is 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). He is an Examiner for the MRCP PACES exam being conducted by the Royal College of Physicians, London. He also holds an academic title of "Professor" at Apollo Hospital Educational and Research Foundation.Specialist in Angioplasty (Stent placement), Transradial Rotablation, Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Angioplasty, Left main stem (LMCA), Bifurcation angioplasty, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Transcatheter valvular interventions, Pacemaker, ICD, CRT implantation and ASD closures . 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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Tue, Thu

06:30 - 07:00

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Interventional Cardiologist
Invasive Cardiologist

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


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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
FACC - American College of Cardiology, 2017


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


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


62799 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1999

Trainings and Certifications

FRCP (Lon) - Royal College Of Physician, London, 2017
CCT - Cardiology (UK) - General Medical Council, 2012
Fellowship in TAVI/TAVR (Lon) - Kings College Hospital, London, 2013
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