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Dr Kshama Wechalekar
Lead consultant in nuclear medicine
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Dr Kshama Wechalekhar is Lead consultant in nuclear medicine at Royal Brompton Hospitals.

Dr Welchalekar trained as a nuclear physician at the Radiation Medicine Centre in Mumbai, with further training at the Royal Brompton and Royal Marsden Hospitals in the UK, which provided her with specialist knowledge in nuclear cardiology and oncology. She also teaches students at Imperial College and King's College London, providing training for nuclear cardiology.

She has several international publications in these fields and has been a faculty for various national and international conferences. She is immediate past president of British nuclear cardiology society and is an executive committee member or British nuclear medicine and British cardiac society, imaging council.

Dr Wechalekar is the treasurer of the British Nuclear Cardiology Society. She has presented both nationally and internationally, and has been on the review panel for several nuclear medicine journals.

Dr Wechalekar has extensive experience in myocardial perfusion imaging. She led development on a new method of gauging lung function for patients undergoing lung surgery.

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Medical Procedures

  • Nuclear imaging of the heart and lungs
  • PET-CT

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Special Interests

  • Scans
  • Imaging


Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 1996 Nagpur University


Specialist Register entry date

Nuclear medicine From 23 Aug 2006