Raj’s varied roles have included working as a GP partner since 2004, Clinical Commissioning Director for Bucks CCG in planned care, and now Bucks/Ox/Berks West ICS, Cardiac Lead for the Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network, primary care cardiology lead for the Oxford Academic Health Science Network and atrial fibrillation champion for NHSIQ Thames Valley. He is also a member of the national expert advisory group for heart failure and heart valve disease and is currently the national primary care workstream co-lead for the Cardiac Pathways Improvement Programme. Raj is CKD lead and president elect for the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society. He is also a medical director for healthy.io.
Raj has worked as a presenter on BBC Radio and is a medical writer, speaker, and advisor. He has written and published over 200 articles and several books including the MIMS consultation guide which won the BMA book of the year award in the category of medicine – 2012. Raj was awarded Tyco GP registrar of the year in 2003, two atrial fibrillation pioneer awards, was a national finalist for GP of the year in 2017 and a national HSJ finalist – 2019 for his work in atrial fibrillation.