Dr Sayan Sen leads the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust cardiology service for central and west London. The service has been developed to accommodate all cardiac conditions, with tertiary centre cardiologists providing sub-speciality expertise in interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure and imaging. Dr Sen is an interventional cardiologist at Hammersmith Hospital and is part of the primary angioplasty service. He routinely performs complex coronary angioplasty, pacemaker insertion and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). He is recognised as an international expert in this field and is often invited to perform these procedures in hospitals around the world or as a ‘live’ case operator to international conferences.
Dr Sen studied medicine at University College London (UCL), achieving a first class (honours) BSc degree in medical sciences and neuroscience in 2000. He graduated with distinction in his final MBBS examinations in 2003. Dr Sen’s academic awards include the Royal Society of Medicine Investigator of the Year Award (All Sections, 2013), the Royal Society of Medicine President’s Gold Medal (cardiology section, 2013), the prestigious Imperial College Armstrong Medal and Prize (2012), the Young Investigator Award at the British Cardiac Intervention Society Advanced Coronary Intervention meeting (2012), and the Young Investigator Prize at the Translating Coronary Physiology and Biophysics to Clinical Applications Symposium, Amsterdam (2010). He was shortlisted as a Young Investigator finalist at the British Hypertension Society and Artery meetings (2010).