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Dr.Refai Showkathali

Dr.Refai Showkathali

MBBS, Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK (MRCP UK), CCT - Cardiology, Fellowship in TAVI (Lon), Fellow of American College of Cardiology, FRCP


17 years experience

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.Bartholomews Hospital (London), Imperial College Hospital (formerly called as Hammersmith Hospital, London), St Georges Hospital (London), The Essex Cardiothoracic Surgeon Centre (Essex) and Kings College Hospital (London). He moved back to India after 14 years of specialist training in advanced Interventional Cardiology. He is currently practising in Apollo Main Hospital, Greams Road, Chennai. 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), Bioabsorbable Stent placement, device implantation, Advanced Interventional Cardiology such as Rotablation, Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Angioplasty, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Transcatheter valvular interventions and device closures (pinhole procedures).TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve implantation) fellowship undertaken at Kings College Hospital, London which is one of the high volume TAVI centres in the world performing TAVIs 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. You can get the phone number of Dr. Refai Showkathali on


  • MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) - 1999
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians - UK (MRCP UK) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians - london - Uk - 2004
  • CCT - Cardiology - General Medical Council - 2012
  • Fellowship in TAVI (Lon) - Kings College Hospital - London - 2012
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology - American College of Cardiology - 2017
  • FRCP - Royal College Of Physician - London - 2017


  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Invasive Cardiologist
  • Arrhythmia Specialist
  • 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


  • Fellowship in Royal College Of Physicians
  • Fellowship of The American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • European Society of Cardiology


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


  • 62799 - Tamil Nadu Medical Council - 1999
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