Professor Kausik Ray

BSc (hons), MBChB, FRCP (Lon), FRCP (Ed), MD, MPhil (Cantab), FACC, FESC, FAHA

Consultant Cardiologist

Specialties at a glance

Professor Kausik Ray is one of the most pre-eminent preventative cardiologists in the world. He is a third-generation doctor who cares deeply about making a difference to people’s lives and cardiovascular health. Professor Kausik Ray is passionate about bringing innovative risk assessments and treatments to the entire population, to impact as many people’s health and quality of life as possible. Specialities Include:

  • Preventative cardiology
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Lipids
  • Lipoproteins
  • HDL
  • Glucose
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiometabolic traits
  • Inflammation
  • Biomarkers
  • Epidemiology
Professor Kausik Ray

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      About Professor Ray

      Professor Kausik Ray is one of the most pre-eminent preventative cardiologists in the world, with over 100,000 citations for his research and over 280 publications in top-quality peer-reviewed journals.

      ​Having completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and an MPhil in epidemiology from the University of Cambridge, Professor Kausik Ray is the lead investigator for several major global medical trials of novel therapies for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. With papers published the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, his research focuses on the prevention of coronary disease, in particular cholesterol, lipids, diabetes, biomarkers, and risk prediction.

      In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Royal Colleges of Physicians (London and Edinburgh), he is also a member of the British Cardiovascular Society and President of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS).

      ​The pioneer of the EAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) Studies collaboration – the first and only global registry of FH – he has also served on the EAS Consensus panel for European Guidelines for the past 10 years, with key original research contributions having influenced European and American guidelines on prevention and having changed warning labels for common therapies by the FDA and EMEA.

      NHS and Academic Posts

      Professor Kausik Ray is the Professor of Public Health, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Head of Commercial Trials, and Deputy Director of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit at Imperial College London.

      Articles & Videos

      Professor Kausik Ray’s publications are included in the NEJM, Lancet, JAMA, Circulation, JACC and EHJ amongst others and have received over 54,000 citations (2019 H index of sixty-eight, i10 of 159) and in 2018 he was listed by Clarivate Analytics as among the top 1% of authors cited globally in clinical medicine.

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