Dr Dan Sado
Heart Failure & Cardiac Devices
BM (Southampton) BSc MD FRCP (UK) PGCME
Dr Sado is a Cardiology Consultant who set up and is now the clinical and academic lead of the heart MRI imaging service at King's College Hospital - a large teaching hospital in central London. As well as general Cardiology, he has particular interests in heart failure, all aspects of heart imaging and inherited heart diseases.
He has won international, national and regional prizes, international scholarship and local and national funding for his cutting edge research. He has published over 80 articles in peer reviewed medical literature and was voted the international young investigator of the year by the society of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in 2012. His work spans fields including MRI, heart failure, hypertension, inherited heart disease, iron overloading and resuscitation.
Dr Sado has a strong involvement in medical education, both as an award winning teacher and a developer of learning events. He is the lead for specialist registrar heart imaging training for south London and was the first chair of the British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance training committee. He provides heart failure, MRI and general Cardiology training to consultants, general practitioners, junior doctors, students and allied health professionals.
Some of the important values his work with patients, research volunteers and colleagues are based on are integrity, honesty, openness, empathy and understanding. Using these and other skills, his overall aim is to strive to provide the highest possible quality of clinical care, research, teaching, leadership and management in healthcare.
Dr Sado performs heart MRI scans and out patient clinic consultations at three centres in London, both north and south of the river Thames: