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Dr Purushottam Vithoba Desai

Consultant Cardiologist


Practices at: The Priory Hospital

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Personal Profile


Dr Purushottam Desai is a consultant cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston Birmingham. After obtaining his MRCP(UK) qualification, he completed cardiology training in high volume centres in London and the Midlands. He holds dual accreditation in GIM & Cardiology and has won several prizes from British Cardiac Society.

Dr Desai was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston in 2010. 

His specialist interest in the field of heart failure and is closely involved with University of Birmingham providing undergraduate teaching. 

Dr Desai has a broad interest in the field of cardiology and accepts specialist referrals for general adult cardiology including heart failure, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and cardiac arrhythmias.

Clinical Interests

  • Adult cardiology
  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertensive heart disease

Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Heart Failure
  • British Cardiac Society
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • British Society of Echocardiography