Dr Varnava’s practice encompasses all aspects of adult cardiology, in particular the management of ischaemic heart disease (angina and the prevention of heart attacks), heart failure, and the evaluation of palpitations and faints. She is also experienced in the management of heart disease in women and pregnancy and is the only cardiologist working with the Portland Hospital - the country’s leading private hospital for women and children.
She is also expert in the evaluation and management of patients with hypertension and the non-invasive assessment of cardiovascular risk (including use of the latest state of the art CT coronary angiography).
Her area of specialist expertise is the inherited cardiac conditions, which may predispose young people to risk. As a result of her extensive experience she has established and leads the Inherited Cardiac Conditions service at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust.
She is also experienced in the evaluation of sports people and preparticipation screening and is the Football Association cardiologist for several premiership football teams including; West Ham, Fulham, Spurs, Watford and Stoke City Football Clubs.