BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCP (UK), FRCP

Year qualified:


Country of qualification:


Registration & Memberships

Registration and licensing

  • GMC

Memberships and associations

  • British cardiac Society
  • British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council

Languages Spoken

  • English

Dr Raj Khiani

Consultant Cardiologist

BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCP (UK), FRCP

Dr Khiani is an experienced General Cardiologist committed to providing holistic patient focused care. He believes in making an accurate diagnosis and providing a clear explanation to his patients.  Dr Khiani will treat the whole patient and discuss the cardiac diagnosis along with its physical and emotional impact on your health.

He works as a sub-specialist in cardiac devices, arrhythmia and heart failure.

He also sees patients with all common cardiac symptoms including: chest pain, palpitations, shortness of breath and blackouts.  He is able to manage all common cardiac disorders including: atrial fibrillation, blood pressure, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure and valvular heart disease.

He is registered with all major insurance companies and also sees self-funding patients.

Having qualified from the Royal Free Hospital in 1995, Dr Khiani went on to perform junior doctor posts in and around North London.  He continued with Registrar posts in Papworth and completed 2 years of research in Manchester.  He then secured by Registrar training rotation in the South Thames Deanery and completed posts in Brighton, St Georges Hospital and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals, before completing his rotation and securing his first consultant post in Milton Keynes and Oxford.  Dr Khiani has recently moved his NHS practice to the Royal Free Hospital in London and continues to see private patients at the Private Patients Unit at the Royal Free.

Outside interests
Dr Khiani enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, walking and playing tennis with his two young sons.




Special interests:
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart Failure
  • ICD implantation
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • CRT implantation
Procedures offered:
  • Permanent pacemaker Implantation
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) implants
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
  • DCCV (cardioversion)
  • Implantable Loop Recorder Insertion (ILR)
Published papers:

Khiani, Raj & Daly, Kevin & McCollum, Charles. (2002). Re: Clinical and Imaging Findings in Cryptogenic Stroke Patients With and Without Patent Foramen Ovale. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation. 33. 2149-50; author reply 2149. 10.1161/01.STR.0000029273.61989.5C Khiani, Raj, Shingler, Sarah, Hasleton, Philip, 2003/02/01, 53,

Consent for autopsy [7],96, 10.1056/NEJM196602032740508. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.  Khiani, R & Shingler, S & Hasleton, Philip & McCollum, CN. (2003).

Coroner’s Post-mortems in a teaching hospital. 45A-45A. Khiani, R & Sastry, S & Mallon, S & Jones, M & Haselton, P & Heller, R & Heagerty, A & McCollum, C. (2004). Causes of sudden cardiac death in young adults. E256-E256.

Velupandian, U.M. & Khiani, R & Calderwood, R & Morris, J & G Ray, S & Heagerty, A.M. & McCollum, Charles. (2006). 475 Patent foramen ovale – an evaluation of diagnostic techniques and routes of contrast administration. European Journal of Echocardiography. 7. 10.1016/S1525-2167(06)60265-5.

Velupandian, U.M. & Khiani, R & Calderwood, R & Morris, J & G Ray, S & Heagerty, A.M. & McCollum, Charles. (2006). 474 Diagnosis of patent foramen ovale: femoral vein contrast administration is better. European Journal of Echocardiography. 7. 10.1016/S1525-2167(06)60264-3.