Dr Shankar Sridharan

Consultant Fetal and Paediatric Cardiologist & Chief Clinical Information Officer


Dr Shankar Sridharan is a Consultant Fetal and Paediatric Cardiologist. He specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of all types of heart disease affecting babies, children and teenagers, including holes in the heart, child chest pain, valve problems and all complex forms of structural heart disease. 

Dr Sridharan is also the Chief Clinical Information Officer where his focus is to develop and implement a digital strategy for the care we deliver to our patients. 

Dr Sridharan was Highly Commended in the 2011 BMA (British Medical Association) Book Awards. 


• Paediatric cardiology 
• Fetal cardiology 
• Echocardiography 
• Heart murmurs 
• Child chest pain 
• Congenital Heart Disease 

• MBBS (Imperial College School of Medicine, London) 
• BSc Cardiology (Imperial College School of Medicine, London) 
• MRCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health) 
• CCST Paediatric Cardiology (Royal College of Physicians, London) 

• Fetal Tachycardia – Optimal therapy 

News & Publications

Dr Sridharan has written the following book: 

Cardiovascular MRI in Congenital Heart Disease: an Imaging Atlas (hardcover) 

He has also written a number of peer-reviewed articles including: 
Oswal N, Christov G, Sridharan S, Khambadkone S, Bull C, Sullivan I. 2014. berrant subclavian artery origin in tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary stenosis is associated with chromosomal or genetic abnormality. Cardiol Young. 24(3) pp. 478-84. 

Sridharan, S., Yates, R., Taylor, A.M., 2005. Optimising imaging after coarctation stenting: The clinical utility of Multi-Detector Computer Tomography Catheter Cardiovascular Interv. 66(3) pp. 420-3. 

Sridharan, S., 2010. Power Doppler three-dimensional visualisation of aortic arch interruption in fetal life.Heart. 96 (15) p. 1190 

Tsang, V., Yacoub, M., Sridharan, S., Burch, M., Radley-Smith, R., Khaghani, A., Savoldo, M.D., Amrolia, P.J., 2009. Late donor cardiectomy after paediatric heterotopic cardiac transplantation. Lancet. 374 (9867) pp. 387-92. 

Sridharan, S., Archer, N., Manning, N., 2009. Premature constriction of the fetal ductus arteriosus following maternal consumption camomile tea. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (Letter to-the-Editor). 34(3) pp. 358-9. 

Jowett, V., Hayes, N., Sridharan, S., Rees, P., Macrae, D., 2007.Timing of removal of pacing wires following paediatric cardiac surgery. Cardiol Young. 17(5) pp. 512-16. 

Sridharan, S., Coats, L., Khambadkone, S., Taylor, A.M., Bonhoeffer, P., 2006. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Transcatheter right ventricular outflow tract intervention: the risk to the coronary circulation.Circulation. 113(25) pp. e934-5. 

Coats, L., Khambadkone, S., Derrick, G., Sridharan, S., Schievano, S., Mist, B., Jones, R., Deanfield, J.E., Pellerin, D., Bonhoeffer, P., Taylor, A.M., 2006. Physiological and Clinical Consequences of Relief of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction late after repair of Congenital Heart Defects. Circulation. 113(17) pp. 2037-44.

Sridharan, S., Derrick, G., Deanfield, J., Taylor, A.M., 2006. Assessment of Differential Branch Pulmonary Blood Flow: A Comparative Study of Phase-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Radionuclide Lung Perfusion imaging. Heart. 92(7) pp. 963-8. 

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