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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
30 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Dr Chris Baker qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1990 and completed his PhD in Myocardial Hibernation and Stunning at the Hammersmith Hospital.

He was trained in cardiology at the London Chest and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals and is on the specialist register for both Cardiology and General Internal Medicine.

Dr Baker is an Interventional Cardiologist and a Consultant at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He performs hundreds of coronary and other cardiac procedures each year.

He has a special interest in the management of patients with complex coronary arteyr disease including chronic total occlusions, heart disease in those who are also affected by kidney problems and percutaneous treatments for the mitral valve including Mitraclip implants. He runs a specialist clinic at the North West London Renal Unit.

He performs a variety of cardiac procedures including treatments for complex coronary artery disease, structural heart problems, pacemaker implantation and heart valve abnormalities.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary intervention and stenting (angioplasty)
  • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) angioplasty and stenting
  • Cardiac biopsy
  • Single and dual chamber pacermaker implantation
  • Invasive assessment of valvular heart disease
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Invasive Assessment of Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Treatment of complex coronary artery disease
  • Cardiorenal disease
  • Mitral valve disease, balloon mitral commisurotomy, edge to edge (Mitraclip) mitral valve repair
  • Cryptogenic stroke (stroke that occurs for no detectable reason)
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Cardiology
21 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

Biography

Dr Alexander Lyon studied medicine at the University of Oxford where he was awarded a first-class degree in physiological sciences in 1995, achieving second place in the final honours school. After qualifying from the John Radcliffe Medical School in 1998, he trained as a junior doctor in cardiology in Oxford, in London (at Royal Brompton Hospital) and in Sydney, Australia.

He joined the cardiac medicine research group of Professor Sian Harding and Professor Philip Poole-Wilson, where he studied the influence of cardiac gene therapy upon ventricular arrhythmia generation. In 2005, he was awarded an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship.

Shortly later he completed his PhD in 2008, where he spent his first postdoctoral year studying the spatiotemporal patterns of mitochondrial function in the lab of Fadi Akar and Roger Hajjar at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

He was appointed a Walport Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology at Imperial College London in October 2008, and he completed his cardiology training at St Mary’s Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital.

In 2012, Dr Lyon was appointed a senior lecturer and consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Clinical expertise

Dr Alexander Lyon’s clinical expertise includes:

  • heart failure
  • cardiovascular diseases caused by cancer treatments, known as cardio-oncology
  • chemotherapy-induced heart failure
  • Takotsubo syndrome
  • cardiac gene therapy
  • novel molecular and biological therapies for heart failure.

He runs a specialist clinic for patients with Takotsubo syndrome focusing on risk prediction and management of refractory symptoms.

He is also:

  • clinical lead for the cardio-oncology service, Royal Brompton Hospital (2011-present)
  • chair of UK Cardio-Oncology Consortium (2012- present)
  • a member of Heart Failure Association Translational Research Committee (ESC: 2012-present).

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Hypertension
  • Heart valve disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardio-Oncology - heart problems in cancer patients and cancer survivors
  • Takotsubo syndrome
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitations (racing heart)
  • Dizzy spells
  • General cardiac health checks to guide risk factor management
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Cardiology
26 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Professor Diana Gorog is a Consultant Cardiologist, working at The Harley Street Clinic in London. She is also a Professor at the University of Hertfordshire and a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London.

Professor Gorog qualified in 1993 from St Bartholomew’s Medical School, London, before completing her specialist cardiology training at a number of hospitals across London. She specialises in General and Interventional Cardiology, including patients with coronary heart disease. She also sees patients who suffer from angina, hypertension, heart failure and irregular heartbeats. She has experience in performing coronary angiography, angioplasty and interventional procedures.

Apart from her clinical work, she actively undertakes research in cardiology. She is specifically looking into thrombosis and preventing heart attacks.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • ECG monitor (24 hours)
  • Coronary angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Palpitations
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Angina
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
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Cardiology
30 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

I am an Interventional Cardiology Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London. I practice privately at The Harley Street Clinic.

I am Cardiac Catheter Lab lead and have also set up the TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) programme back in 2008 at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. I am Director of the annual Imperial Valve and Cardiovascular Meeting- IVCC meeting.

Alongside my clinical activities, I continue with my academic research work and have published widely and present at national and international cardiology meetings.

-I see patients with general cardiovascular problems including treatment of hypertension and hperlipidaemia.

-I see patients with coronary heart disease and perform coronary angiography and angioplasty.

-I see patients with valvular heart disease and have been performing the TAVI procedure since 2008.

-I have a special interest in Cardiovascular Disease in Women.

Areas of interest:

Interventional and general cardiology; coronary artery disease;coronary angiography and angioplasty; valvular heart disease, TAVI procedure (transcatheter aortic valve implantation); cardiovascular disease in women


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • TAVI - Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation
  • Aortic valvulopasty
  • ECG
  • ECG monitor (24 hours)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress Echocardiogram 
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI)
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Endomyocardial biopsy
  • Heart Valve Problems
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain /Angina 
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
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Cardiology
45 years of experience
Congenital Heart Disease, Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology + 1 more

John Deanfield is a Professor of Cardiology (University College London) specialising in congenital heart disease (children and adults), and screening of risk factors to prevent cardiovascular disease. He has a particular interest in paediatric cardiology. He focusses mainly on congenital heart disease and endothelial function.

Professor Deanfield qualified in 1975 from the University of Cambridge, where he also completed his training. He also undertook training at Middlesex Hospital in London, as well as Hammersmith Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

He holds memberships with many professional organisations, and he is a member of many editorial boards for cardiovascular journals. He has also published his research and work in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He actively undertakes research and his main area of focus is on vascular medicine. Professor Deanfield has also been successfully awarded many prizes throughout his career, including the Churchill College Anatomy Award.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Screening for congenital heart defects in children and adults
  • Foetal screening for cardiac problems
  • Screening and treatment of congenital heart disease (children and adults)
  • On-going care of Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease (GUCH)
  • Endothelial function
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Prevention
  • Risk profile (familial)
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Cardiology
Recommended by 6 specialists
14 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Interventional Cardiology

Dr Oliver Guttmann studied at Cambridge and University College London, graduating with a first-class BA (Hons) in Neuroscience and merit in Medicine. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians before completing his training in cardiology at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and the Barts Heart Centre. He obtained his MD (Res) for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at University College London.

Dr Guttmann now works as a Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. He consults in general adult cardiology and has a special interest in chest pain management and coronary interventions. Dr Guttmann also treats all patients with suspected or confirmed cardiomyopathies and has particular expertise in myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Dr Guttmann also offers telephone and video consultations.

Dr Guttmann also takes an interest in research and has published articles on inherited inflammatory heart disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention. 

 He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre. He also edits proposals for Cochrane Heart and is a member of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology and the Finance Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society.

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Cardiology
Recommended by 5 specialists
14 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Afzal Sohaib is a leading Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in the management of heart rhythm disorders, such as atrial fibrillation (AF), and causes of palpitations, shortness of breath, and blackouts. He implants pacemakers and defibrillators and performs ablation procedures for heart rhythm disorders.

His NHS practice is at the Bart’s Heart Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, one of Europe’s largest specialist heart centres, and he is Clincal Lead for the heart rhythm service at Barking, Havering & Redbridge Unversity Hospitals, one of London's busiest Trusts. He is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

He graduated from the University College London in 2005 with a distinction and numerous prizes including the Betuel Prize for finishing second in the University of London Gold Medal Examination. After graduating he completed his cardiology training at leading centres in London including Hammersmith Hospital, the Royal Brompton Hospital, and Harefield Hospital.

He was awarded a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship funded by the British Heart Foundation which funded his PhD at Imperial College London. Dr Sohaib’s PhD investigated how pacemakers improve symptoms in heart failure. He has published numerous articles in international peer reviewed scientific journals and regularly speaks at national and international cardiology meetings. He is author of the book "Decoding Cardiac Electrophysiology".

He enjoys teaching and training young aspiring cardiologists. He was President of the British Junior Cardiologists’ Association (BJCA) and was on the Council of the British Cardiovascular Society. You can learn more about his practice on www.drafzalsohaib.co.uk.

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Cardiology
Recommended by 2 specialists
13 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr Alessandro Giardini has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2007 where he is the Director of Inpatient Services. He oversees the care of all children admitted to the hospital for investigation and treatment of congenital or acquired heart defects. 

Dr. Giardini completed medical school in Bologna, Italy, where he also got his PhD in the pathophysiology of heart failure in patients with congenital heart disease. He completed his specialist training in Paediatric Cardiology at the University of Bologna, Italy, and at the University of California in San Francisco.

As he is an expert in the diagnosis and management of children with congenital heart disease, in particular hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He is the lead for cardiology in-patient services. He also runs specialist clinics for children with paediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Exercise physiology and the investigation and treatment of syncope and chest pain are also interests.

Dr. Giardini is particularly renowned in providing guidance for children with documented cardiac disease as well as those who complain of symptoms which arise during exercise, such as chest pain, palpitations or fainting/syncope. Dr. Giardini provides cardiology advice and assessment to children and adolescents who actively participate or are planning to participate in sports or those children who are practicing a sport at an athletic or competitive level. He is patient-focussed and very compassionate and understanding with children.

Dr Giardini says: "For me, families are an essential part of the One Team concept that underlies everything we do in treating children in the cardiac ward. Our care is highly technical but must be delivered in a humane, personalised way".

 

Research Interests Include;

  • Usefulness of exercise testing to predict the risk of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease.
  • The genetic causes of congenital heart disease (in collaboration with USA centres).
  • Results of surgery for children with single ventricles, hypo plastic left heart syndrome and Fontan operation.
  • Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and syncope/loss of consciusness
  • Chest pain

 

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Cardiology
Recommended by 2 specialists
25 years of experience

Dr Nickolaos Pantazopoulos is a Consultant Cardiologist at West Middlesex University Hospital, Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.  He is the West Middlesex Hospital Director of Clinical Studies for Medical Students of Imperial College School of Medicine.

He qualified in 1994 from the University of Queensland, Australia and later gained experience in general medicine as a hospital intern in Brisbane, Australia. He worked as a doctor in the Greek Armed Forces and as part of an acute emergency air retrieval service in the Greek islands. 

Later in his career, he specialised in cardiology at Athens University and pursued subspecialist training in stress echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation at St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He trained in Cardiac CT at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. 

His published work focuses on echocardiographic indices of valve disease and myocardial function. 

 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Cardiac Imaging (echo, stress echo, CT angiography)
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Hypertension
  • Heart valve disease
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Palpitations
  • Heart failure
  • General cardiology
 
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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Professor Pier David Lambiase is a Consultant Cardiologist currently working at The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital. His NHS base is Barts Health NHS Trust. He specialises in the treatment of rhythm disorders and pacemaker implantation. His areas of interests include ablation, implantable devices / device therapy, heart devices, arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation, cardiac electrophysiology and inherited heart rhythm disorders. 

Dr Lambiase graduated from Oxford University in 1992 with a Bachelor or Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree. Following graduation trained in General Medicine and Cardiology at St Georges Hospital, London and the Hammersmith Hospital. He undertook a PhD to study the processes which protect the heart from lack of blood supply at St Thomas’ Hospital. He became a Consultant Cardiologist and Senior Lecturer in Electrophysiology at the Heart in 2006.

Dr Lambiase received the award for Young Investigator Award of the British Cardiac Society for his research in 2002. He has co-written Heart Rhythm UK Guidelines on genetic testing and the management of these conditions and has published over 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He also has many affiliations and memberships including British Heart Rhythm Society, European Cardiac Society and Educational Steering Committee.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Heart Devices 
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) 
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