Dr Daniel Sado

Consultant in Cardiology

Year Qualified



BM, BSc, MRCP, MD, Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education



Special Interests
  • Cardiovascular magnetic resonance
  • Education and research
  • General cardiology
  • Heart failure
  • Inherited heart disease
  • Resuscitation

Dr Sado is a Cardiology Consultant and the clinical and academic lead of the cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging service at King's College Hospital. As well as general Cardiology, he has particular interests in heart failure, heart imaging and inherited heart diseases.

He has won international, national and regional prizes for his research and published over 80 articles in peer reviewed medical literature. His work spans fields including CMR, heart failure, hypertension, inherited heart disease, iron overloading and resuscitation.

Dr Sado has a strong involvement in medical education, both as a teacher and a developer of learning events. He is the first chair of the British Society of CMR training committee and he organises and leads the London specialist registrar training days in cardiovascular imaging. He provides heart failure and CMR training to consultants, junior doctors, students and allied health professionals. He has formal medical education qualifications and has won awards for his teaching.

Some of the important values his work with patients, research volunteers and colleagues are based on are integrity, honesty, openness, empathy and understanding. Using these and other skills, his overall aim is to strive to provide the highest possible quality of clinical care, research, teaching, leadership and management in healthcare.

Professional Memberships
  • British Cardiac Society
  • British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (board observer)
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • British Society of Heart Failure
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
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