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Cardiac Interventional 

Lead for Governance & Member of Medical Advisory Committee 

at Peninsula Heart Clinic


Peninsula Heart Clinic

University Hospitals Plymouth
Derriford Hospital
Derriford Road

About Dr Sangaraju

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Dr Sangaraju was appointed a Consultant Cardiologist in 2016 and was appointed Membership of the Medical Advisory Committee at Peninsula Heart Clinic in 2019.

Dr Sangaraju is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust. After graduating from the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, he undertook postgraduate medical training in various NHS hospitals across the UK.


Cardiology training was obtained in the South West Peninsula deanery, sub-specialising in percutaneous coronary intervention/stenting and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI).

Dr Sangaraju sees patients with general cardiology problems including chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, heart valve problems, hypertension and heart failure. His sub-speciality expertise is in management of coronary artery disease, performing coronary intervention and stenting via radial (wrist) artery and treatment of aortic valve disease including TAVI. He undertakes coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty and stent insertion, pressure wire measurements, intracoronary imaging, complex coronary interventions and TAVI procedures with excellent outcomes.

As the Lead for Clinical Governance at Peninsula Heart Clinic and at the Trust, he has a special interest in quality and safety in patient care.

He is a member of the British Cardiovascular Society, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society and Royal College of Physicians.

He has presented at National and International conferences, published original research and maintains active interest in continuing professional development and cardiac research.

Areas of Clinical expertise
General Cardiology
Coronary Angioplasty
Complex Coronary Interventions

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations

Current position
Consultant Cardiologist & Governance Lead in Cardiology
South West Cardiothoracic Centre

Declaration of interests

Dr Sangaraju has declared that he does not hold a share or any financial interest in Peninsula Heart Clinic or any company owned by Regent’s Park Healthcare. This statement conforms with guidance set out by the Competition and Markets Authority.

Areas of Expertise

Coronary Intervention

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Optical Coherence Tomography

Research & Articles

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Sivasankar Sangaraju 

Practice Location

Peninsula Heart Clinic

University Hospitals Plymouth
Derriford Hospital

Derriford Road

Tel: +(44)1752 278140


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