Interventional cardiologist, cardiologist
Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College London, London, United Kingdom
Divaka Perera is a Professor of Cardiology at King's College London and an Interventional Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Professor Perera's research interests include ischaemic cardiomyopathy, coronary physiology and microvascular disease.
He is involved in designing and performing multicentre clinical trials and is the chief investigator of the recently completed REVIVED-BCIS2 trial, which sought to clarify the role of revascularisation in patients with ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction.
He also chairs the UK coronary microvascular dysfunction working group which has developed harmonised national protocols for invasive and noninvasive diagnosis of this condition. In addition to these roles he supervises postgraduate researchers towards MSc, MD and PhD degrees at King’s College London.