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Why see Dr Banypersad?

Dr Banypersad is the Clinical Lead for advanced cardiac imaging at the East Lancashire NHS Trust

Why see Dr Banypersad?

Academically, Dr Banypersad’s work is internationally recognised with the 2nd highest ResearchGate score and H-index in the entire East Lancashire NHS Trust.

There are number of reasons why you should see Dr Banypersad. Some of them include:

  • Dr Banypersad regularly assess patients with chest pains, breathlessness, palpitations, dizziness and blackouts in his clinics. 
  • Outside the NHS, Dr Banypersad can typically offer cardiac CT, MRI and transthoracic echocardiography within a few days, thereby providing timely exclusion (or risk stratification) of significant heart disease.
  • Dr Banypersad will listen to you. For this reason, he has received excellent feedback from both his patients and his colleagues. This has been collated independently, averaging 4.97/5.
  • Dr Banypersad is the only Cardiologist in the North West to run an advanced cardiac imaging service that offers all the imaging modalities (i.e. cardiac MRI, cardiac CT and all types of echocardiography) on-site at a District General Hospital as part of his regular NHS practice.
  • Dr Banypersad works closely with several Consultant Cardiologist colleagues in both Lancashire and Greater Manchester should you require more specialist therapeutic interventions (e.g. stents, ablations, etc).
  • Academically, Dr Banypersad’s work is internationally recognised (see also prizes / publications and credentials sections) and he holds the 2nd highest ResearchGate score and H-index in the entire East Lancashire NHS Trust.


Dr Banypersad is an authorised provider for all the major insurance companies, including BUPA (fee-assured). 

All consultations, tests and scans take place at: BMI Beardwood and The Spire Manchester.

Self paying?

Self paying patients do not need a GP referral letter in order to have a consultation with Dr Banypersad (whether it be telephone or face to face). 

"Thank you for your kind attention at the consultation and speed in managing the appointments thereafter. Fantastic!"

Tests with Dr Banypersad

Cardiac MRI

A non-invasive test that uses an MRI machine to create magnetic and radio waves to show detailed pictures of the inside of your heart.

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Cardiac CT

A heart-imaging test that uses CT technology with intravenous (IV) contrast (dye) to visualize the heart anatomy, and coronary circulation.

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A test that uses ultrasound waves to produce live images of your heart which show how your heart and its valves are functioning.

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Dr Banypersad can help you with these tests. Through an appointment he will be able to advise you on the best course of action.

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