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Dr Tushar Salukhe, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialising in:

Management and ablation of all types of cardiac arrhythmias. Pacemakers and defibrillators and vasovagal syncope

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Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Tushar Salukhe

Qualifications

BSc MBBS MRCP MD

Title

Consultant Cardiologist

Tushar Salukhe
Specialties

Cardiology

Site specialisation

Cardiac arrhythmias, ablation, pacemakers and defibrillators, syncope

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Management and ablation of all types of cardiac arrhythmias. Pacemakers and defibrillators and vasovagal syncope

Background Information
Biography

Dr Salukhe specialises in cardiac arrhythmias, including ablation and cardiac devices including defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers. His clinical focus is in the ablation of atrial arrhythmia, and in particular atrial fibrillation and also the care and treatment of patients with vasovagal syncope (fainting). 
He obtained a first class B.Sc. and qualified in first place in medicine with distinctions in 1998 at Imperial College London. He obtained his doctorate in pacing therapies for heart failure at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College in 2008. 
He trained and specialised in cardiac electrophysiology and advanced ablation at prominent centres such as the Royal Brompton and St Mary's Hospitals in London and the renowned Universitatsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany.

Languages spoken

English

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: eveTue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1998

Memberships

Heart Rhythm Society, Royal Society of Medicine, Royal College of Physicians

NHS hospitals

Royal Brompton/Harefield

Posts

Honoray Senior lecturer, National Heart Lung Institute, Imperial College

Research interests

Mechanisms of and ablation outcomes for atrial fibrillation. Novel treatments of vasovagal syncope.

Key published papers

Salukhe TV, Willems S, Drewitz I, Steven D, Hoffmann BA, Heitmann K, Rostock T. Propofol sedation administered by cardiologists without assisted ventilation for long cardiac interventions: an assessment of 1000 consecutive patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation. Europace. 2012 Mar;14(3):325-30. Epub 2011 Oct 23 
Rostock T, Salukhe TV, Steven D, Drewitz I, Hoffmann BA, Bock K, Servatius H, Mullerleile K, Sultan A, Gosau N, Meinertz T, Wegscheider K, Willems S. Long-term single- and multiple-procedure outcome and predictors of success after catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Sep;8(9):1391-7 
Rostock T, Drewitz I, Steven D, Hoffmann BA, Salukhe TV, Bock K, Servatius H, Aydin MA, Meinertz T, Willems S Characterization, mapping, and catheter ablation of recurrent atrial tachycardias after stepwise ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Apr;3(2):160-9 
Salukhe TV, Briceno NI, Ferenczi EA, Sutton R, Francis DP. Is there benefit in implanting defibrillators in patients with severe heart failure? Heart. 2010 Apr;96(8):599-603. 
Salukhe TV, Dimopoulos K, Sutton R, Coats AJ, Piepoli M, Francis DP. Life-years gained from defibrillator implantation: markedly nonlinear increase during 3 years of follow-up and its implications. Circulation. 2004 Apr 20;109(15):1848-53

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Media coverage

Our health professionals regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.

Palpitations and tachyarrhythmia: the role of the electrophysiologist 
Bupa Cromwell Hospital
MEDIscene magazine Issue 3