Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Clinical Senior Lecturer





Block B Hammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





Dr Rasha Al-Lamee is an Clinical Academic Interventional Cardiology Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, UK.  Dr Al-Lameeā€™s research interests are complex coronary intervention, coronary physiology and invasive intravascular assessment. She designed, conducted and led the ORBITA trial and is lead author of the primary publication in The Lancet and 2 secondary publications both in Circulation. At Imperial College is actively involved in the development and recruitment for a number of multi-centre clinical trials. Dr Al-Lamee has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and has presented at international Cardiology conferences worldwide throughout her clinical career.  

She studied at the University of Oxford and University College London. She completed her training in clinical cardiology on the North West London Cardiology rotation in 2013 and completed her PhD at Imperial College London in 2018.

Dr Al-Lamee has over 14 years of Cardiology experience and completed three years of Interventional Fellowship training at Hammersmith Hospital in London. She also spent a year training as an Interventional Fellow under the supervision of Professor Antonio Colombo in Milan. She completed specialist training in Cardiology in 2013. 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Al-Lamee R, Howard JP, Shun-Shin MJ, et al., 2018, Fractional Flow Reserve and Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio as Predictors of the Placebo-Controlled Response to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Stable Single-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease., Circulation, Vol:138, Pages:1780-1792

Al-Lamee R, Thompson D, Dehbi H-M, et al., 2018, Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable angina (ORBITA): a double-blind, randomised controlled trial, The Lancet, Vol:391, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:31-40

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