Prof Sanjay Sharma is a highly-reputable cardiologist based in London. He specialises in inherited cardiac diseases, sports cardiology, and cardiomyopathy. He has a special interest in echocardiography, and sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS). He practises at a number of prominent clinics in London, like LycaHealth, as well as performing NHS services through St Georges.
Throughout his career, Prof Sharma has used his sports cardiology expertise in roles with some of the UK’s biggest sports organisations. He serves as Chair of the Expert Cardiac Committee for the Football Association (FA) and as a cardiac advisor for the British Lawn Tennis Association and British Rugby League. He is also a medical director for Virgin London Marathon and the International Triathlon World Championships. He has been a cardiologist for the Olympic Medical Institute since 2001 and was the lead cardiologist at the London 2012 Olympics.
Prof Sharma is committed to research and training. He is the head of research and professor of inherited cardiac diseases and sports cardiology for St George’s University. He is also a senior tutor and lecturer for the Royal College of Physicians and examiner for both St George’s and Brighton and Sussex Medical Schools. He has written over 20 medical book chapters and has presented his research findings in over 150 peer-reviewed articles for medical journals.
He has won numerous prizes, including the McGill prize in surgery, two national clinical excellence awards, St George’s Excellence in Education Award, and the prestigious ESC Vivianne Conraads Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.