Miss Braganza is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Fitzwilliam Hospital
Areas of interest : general cardiology; assessment of new onset cardiac chest pain; assessment of angina, Procedures performed: Diagnostic coronary angiography; angioplasty and stenting; pressure wire assessment (FFR) of coronary arteries; OCT and IVUS; implantation of reveal devices; implantation of single and dual chamber pacemakers
Dr Denise Braganza, born in Manchester, studied medicine at the University of Bristol, graduating in 1994. During her undergraduate years, she obtained a B.S. C. in Biochemistry and later went on to undertake a further period of research into the role of statins in plaque composition, funded by a Medical Research Council Fellowship and was awarded a PhD for this work by the University of Cambridge in 2006.
She undertook postgraduate medical training initially in the South West of England before moving to Cambridgeshire for he SHO and registrar rotations. Following an interventional training fellowship at the Hôpital Europeén Georges Pompidou in Paris, Dr Braganza took up a Consultant position based jointly at Papworth and Peterborough Hospitals in 2008. She is dually accredited in General Medicine and in Cardiology and as such her work embraces general cardiology (including rapid access chest pain assessment, palpitations, heart failure, cardiac assessment of renal transplantion candidates, murmurs and valvular heart disease) as well as sub-specialising in coronary intervention (angioplasty/stenting and the use of IVUS/pressure wire techniques to assess the clinical significance of angiographically-detected narrowings). She undertakes angioplasty procedures both radially and femorally. Dr Braganza is a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society and an active committee member at the British Cardiovascular Society.
Education and Training
1991BSc, Biochemistry, University of Bristol 1994 MB ChB, University of Bristol 1997 MRCP 2006 PhD, University of Cambridge
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
Member of the General Medical Council
Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Member of the British Cardiovascular Society