Dr Deepa J ARACHCHILLAGE

Deepa ArachchillageDr Deepa J ARACHCHILLAGE
MBBS, MRCP, FRCPath, MD
Consultant Haematologist
Imperial College London, UK

Dr Deepa J Arachchillage (MBBS, MRCP, FRCPath, MD) is a consultant haematologist specialised in Haemostasis and Thrombosis and an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London, United Kingdom. She was awarded MD (res) from University College London in July 2015 for her research related to antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), complement activation and direct acting oral anticoagulants. Her clinical work is based at Hammersmith hospital in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Royal Brompton Hospital in London. She is a member of the British Society for Haematologists’ haemostasis and thrombosis Task Force and contributed for national and international guidelines.

Her principal research interests are inflammation and thrombosis, APS, anticoagulation and acquired bleeding disorders mainly related to cardiac surgeries and extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in both paediatric and adults.  She is the chief investigator of clinal and translational research studies including multicentre study assessing coagulopathy in COVID-19. She is a member of Research Advisory Group for autoimmune rheumatic diseases for Versus Arthritis, UK, and a member of International Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) Scientific Oversight Committee.