Dr Neil Ruparelia

Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College NHS Trust & Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, trained in all aspects of cardiology with a specialist interest in coronary and structural intervention

Speciality Cardiology Sub Speciality: Structural and Interventional Cardiology

NHS Hospital Positions

Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College London NHS Trust

Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Interests

Dr Neil Ruparelia is a cardiologist trained in all aspects of general cardiology including the management of chest pain, valvular heart disease, high blood pressure, palpitations, breathlessness, blackouts and in cardiovascular risk reduction.

He has a sub-specialty interests in interventional cardiology including coronary intervention / stent implantation (including complex revascularisation – rotablation and chronic total occlusion (CTO) intervention) and structural heart intervention with a specific focus on transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure and paravalvular leak (PVL) intervention.

Education, Training and Research

Dr Neil Ruparelia was awarded his medical degree from University College London in 2004 and an intercalated degree (BSc) in Medical Law receiving numerous prizes. He completed specialist training in cardiology in Oxford with specialist interventional fellowships at the Hammersmith Hospital, London and a year in Milan, Italy at the world-famous San Raffaele Scientific Institute during which time he was awarded a MSc in interventional cardiology.

He was awarded a DPhil (PhD) from Balliol College, University of Oxford funded by a British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship. During this time, he was also the recipient of a British Heart Foundation travel fellowship to the Broad Institute (MIT) and Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA).

He was the winner of numerous prizes including President’s Gold Medical in Cardiology from the Royal Society of Medicine and investigator prizes from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), American Heart Association (AHA).

He is an author of over 100 publications including original papers, editorials, review articles and book chapters and is regularly invited to speak at both national and International conferences and act as a reviewer for a number of international medical journals.

In 2017 he was awarded Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and appointed Consultant Cardiologist between the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and the Hammersmith Hospital, London and in 2018 appointed Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London.


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