Dr Sehmi is a consultant cardiologist with expertise in all aspects of cardiology, who sub-specialises in advanced cardiac imaging. He qualified from Guys and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2003 winning numerous academic awards. Following this he completed junior doctor training on the Hammersmith medical rotation and at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge. He trained in cardiology on the coveted North West Thames rotation, having worked within several world-class centres. He completed three years of sub-specialist training in cardiac imaging as part of the prestigious Imperial College and the Royal Brompton fellowships. He is an accredited specialist in cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography. He was appointed as a consultant in 2017 at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS trust, where he is the lead for cardiac CT and heart failure. He has expertise in all aspects of general and preventive cardiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease.
His academic interests lie in population-based genomics and epidemiology. He completed an award winning PHD at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College in 2013 supervised by Prof Jaspal Kooner and Prof John Chambers. During this time, he investigated the genetic and environmental factors determining the increased risk of type-2 diabetes amongst South Asians. He presented his research at several national and international meetings, and his work is published in multiple prestigious scientific journals.