Dr Digoarachi S Bulugahapitiya

Cardiologist in Bingley

MB ChB MRCP FRCP (Glasg) FRCP (London) PG (Dip)

Dr Digoarachi S Bulugahapitiya areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Digoarachi S Bulugahapitiya is a leading consultant cardiologist based in Bingley, Bradford, who specialises in cardiac imaging, heart failure and cardiac risk stratification alongside echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT. He privately practises at the Yorkshire Clinic and his NHS base is Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

Dr Bulugahapitiya is highly qualified. He has a MB ChB from Leeds Medical School, a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and and FRCP (London). Dr Bulugahapitiya, who is fully registered as a cardiology and general internal medicine specialist, also has an MRCP and an FRCP (Glasgow).

Dr Bulugahapitiya, who is clinical lead for heart failure services at his NHS base, has developed an in-hospital and community management services for heart failure patients. He is also highly experienced in medicolegal work and is a local principal investigator (PI) and co-investigator for various multi-centre trials. 

Further to his clinical achievements he's a leading name in teaching, education and research. He is a personal tutor at University of Leeds Medical School, a supervisor for junior doctors and provides clinical and educational supervision for non-training departmental fellows. He has been an examiner, is a member of the Royal College off Physicians mentorship program and is a course organiser and faculty member for the Meduc8 group. Furthermore Dr Bulugahapitiya organises and leads a Level 1 Nuclear Cardiology Training Course. 

Dr Bulugahapitiya's research has been published in various peer reviewed journals and presented at national and international seminars and events. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians Research Panel.  He's a member of various professional organisations. These include the British Medical Association, the British Society Of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology. He's also a member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, the Society of Cardiac CT and is the founding member of the Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology.

Furthermore, he is a member of the Irish Cardiac Society, the ESC Council on Hypertension, the European Association of Heart Failure and the Federation of Forensic and Expert Witnesses. He's also a member of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care and the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. 

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