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Professor Sanjay Sharma

St George's University of London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)

Professor Sanjay Sharma is head of research for the cardiology clinical academic group at St George’s, University of London. His interests include sudden cardiac death in the young, cardiomyopathies and cardiovascular adaptation in athletes. He leads a large inherited cardiac diseases programme serving South East England and is director of the largest sports cardiology unit in the UK. He is the chairman of the expert cardiac committee for the FA and Medical Director of the London Marathon. He has previously held posts as chairman of the ESC sports cardiology nucleus, board member for EACP, congress programme committee member of the ESC, and “Best of ESC” expert group. He is currently a senior member of the ESC media committee and an International Associate Editor for the European Heart Journal. Working with the charitable organisation, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), he leads the largest cardiac screening programme in the UK for young individuals.

Cardiac screening of athletes: an integral part of prevention?

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021

Topic: Pre-Competition Screening and Sports Eligibility

Session type: Debate Session

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Essentials of sports cardiology

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021

Topic: Sports Cardiology

Session type: Special Session

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Physical activity, exercise, and sports

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Physical Inactivity and Exercise

Session type: Rapid Fire Abstracts

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Cardiac evaluation of athletes to prevent sudden death

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Sports Cardiology

Session type: Advances in Science

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EAPC Young Community session - New Fields in Preventive Cardiology

Event: EuroPrevent 2018

Topic: Other

Session type: Special Session

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Evaluating athletes for cardiovascular disease - Challenging cases explained by the experts

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Sports cardiology

Session type: Special Session

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Updates in sports cardiology

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Sports cardiology

Session type: Symposium

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Arrhythmias in competitive and leisure sport

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Ventricular arrhythmias

Session type: Symposium

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