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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
42 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Professor Jaswinder Gill is a highly experienced consultant cardiologist who splits his time between BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, BMI The London Independent Hospital, and the London Arrhythmia Centre at London Bridge Hospital. His clinical interests are in all aspects of general cardiology, ischaemic heart disease, and arrhythmia. His specialist expertise is in arrhythmia treatment including radio-frequency ablation, pacemaker implantation, and defibrillator implantation.

Professor Gill graduated in 1979 with his medical degree from Cambridge University, before undertaking his basic and specialist training. In 1995, he was appointed as Consultant for the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, where he was responsible for implementing the electrophysiology and arrhythmia services.

Professor Gill has made significant contributions to research and has published 92 peer-reviewed papers. He has also written numerous book chapters and delivered many national and international lectures.

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Cardiology
45 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Geriatric Medicine + 5more

Professor Clive Handler is an experienced consultant cardiologist working in the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London, and an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital.  He is an Honorary Clinical Professor, Division of Medicine, UCL. His first NHS consultant appointment was at Northwick Park and St Mary's Hospitals and he was also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College.  

He has considerable experience in general adult cardiology with expertise in pulmonary hypertension and unexplained breathlessness, cardiovascular prevention, high blood pressure, heart failure, chest pain, palpitation and dizzy turns.

He is a tutor and examiner at UCL, he serves on the selection panel for UCL Medical School and King’s College School of Medicine, and is an expert adviser to NICE, the Medical Research Council, and an appointed reviewer of papers submitted to the European Society of Cardiology; his opinion is sought in complex medico-legal cases. 

Professor Handler was educated at Dulwich College and qualified in medicine from Guy's Hospital Medical School where he also did an Honours BSc degree in pharmacology. He trained in general medicine and cardiology at the Royal Brompton, London Chest, Charing Cross, Guy's, and University College and the Middlesex Hospitals, and did additional training in cardiology in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has longstanding links with Yale University School of Medicine.

Professor Handler was awarded an MRC Fellowship to do an intercalated degree in Pharmacology at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, University of London and was an MRC Fellow at Guy's Hospital, where he was awarded his MD degree for his research thesis on exercise testing after heart attacks.

He is an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Professor Handler is a founder member and committee member of the UCL/King’s/ Queen Mary’s faculty for the annual cardiovascular biology conference at the Royal College of Physicians and the Founder and Chairman of the St Paul's School Medical Conference for widening participation in medicine. 

He is a member of the British Cardiovascular Society and Physicians group of the UK and Ireland Pulmonary Hypertension Society. He is also a member of the FLARRE research cross-faculty research group at UCL and active in clinical research trials and a member of an international safety and clinical events committee for drug trials. 

Professor Handler is the author or editor of 13 textbooks for scientists, students, GPs and patients, he has written numerous scientific papers and is a Freeman of the City of London.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Cardiac catheterisation and coronary angiography
  • Risk stratification after heart attacks
  • Prevention of Heart Disease
  • Stress echocardiography
  • 24 hour ambulatory ECG
  • Chest Pain
  • Management of high Blood Pressure
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitation and atrial fibrillation
  • Dizzy Turns and loss of consciousness
  • High Cholesterol
  • Exercise
  • Management of Stress
  • Diet
  • Breathlessness
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Cardiology
36 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, General (Internal) Medicine

Dr Richard Cooke is a renowned and respected Consultant Cardiologist at Guys's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, along with a private role at the London Bridge Hospital, part of the HCA Healthcare group. He offers in-depth consultations and assessments to clients suffering from all cardiology conditions and is skilled at the technical insertion of pacemakers and other cardiac devices. He was one of the first doctors to offer transradial angioplasty

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Bubble Echocardiography
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stenting 
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Pacemaker Insertion
  • General Cardiology
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Cardiology
22 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure + 2more

Dr Paul Kirk is a Consultant Cardiologist based at Lister Hospital Stevenage, and is an Honorary Consultant working with advanced imaging techniques at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

He covers a wide range of heart conditions but mainly specialises in General Cardiology. He also has an interest in cardiac diseases during pregnancy and cardiac imaging techniques. He can perform coronary angiography, transthoracic echocardiography and transoesophageal echocardiography.

Dr Kirk graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School in 1999, and undertook his postgraduate higher specialist training in General Medicine and Cardiology. Following this, he completed a fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College under the guidance of Professor Dudley Pennell.

He actively carries out research and has published his work in cardiology in high ranking journals including Circulation. Furthermore he has presented both nationally and internationally and has successfully been awarded ‘Young Investigator of the Year’.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiology
  • Diagnostic angiography
  • Exercise Bike Stress Echocardiography
  • Catecholamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Arrhythmia
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Syncope, hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Advanced cardiac imaging techniques
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Cardiology
28 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Wajid Hussain is a consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.

He graduated from the University of Birmingham with honours in both physiology and medicine. He trained in general cardiology in London before undertaking research in basic science projects relating to heart rhythm disorders at Imperial College London and Columbia University, New York. This work led to him being awarded a Young Investigator Prize at the European Society of Cardiology.

He was appointed as consultant cardiac electrophysiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals to facilitate the expansion of ablation services, particularly in treating atrial fibrillation.

He is interested in the application of digital tools to transform healthcare delivery. He is the Clinical Director for Digital Health at the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Chief Clinical Information Officer for his trust.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • The management of arrhythmias ranging from simple palpitations to complex arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation and the role of ablation in managing this condition
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome
  • Single and dual chamber pacemaker insertion
  • Transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography
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Cardiology
29 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Vias Markides is a consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital who treats both NHS and private patients. He studied at Imperial College London, qualifying in 1992 with distinction in all subjects. He was awarded the University of London Gold Medal. He continued his training in a number of teaching centres in London, including St Mary’s, St Thomas’ and Hammersmith hospitals.

In 2002, he was appointed as consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital. From 2005 until 2014, he led the arrhythmia service at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals. During that time, the arrhythmia service developed into the largest service of its type in the UK, a considerable achievement.

Dr Markides has led the Heart Division at the Royal Brompton Hospital as Divisional Director since October 2014 and was also appointed as deputy Medical Director for the Trust in 2019.

Dr Vias Markides specialises in the management of all arrhythmias, but especially the ablation of complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. He is also experienced in the implantation of pacemakers, ICDs and devices for cardiac resynchronization.

Dr Markides is involved in education others in his speciality and has been a writing member for the National Service Framework for CHD and serves an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London. For a number of years he was also the clinical lead for arrhythmias/devices for the Northwest London Cardiovascular and Stroke Network, before taking overall leadership for cardiovascular services for the same network.

His particular clinical and research interest is in individualised mapping of atrial fibrillation to guide therapy and improve outcomes. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology complex cardiac ablation
  • Electrophysiology intervention
  • Electrophysiology simple cardiac ablation
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Cardioversion
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • ICD (defibrillator) implantation
  • Cardiac resynchronisation
  • Laser lead extraction
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Ablation
  • Pacing (cardiology)
  • Defibrillators
  • Cardiac resynchronisation
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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
18 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Dr Sundeep Kalra is a consultant cardiologist with a specialist interest in interventional cardiology. Having qualified from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College School of Medicine, London, he undertook specialist training in cardiology and interventional cardiology at King’s College Hospital, London.

His full-time NHS practice is based at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He is the currently the cardiology training lead for the Royal Free Hospital Trust.

Dr. Kalra is a dedicated and well-respected professional. He is experienced in investigating and treating all cardiac conditions, and sub-specialises in interventional cardiology. He has procedural expertise in percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty), including advanced and complex techniques. He also maintains involvement in various ongoing research projects and his work is regularly published in prestigious medical journals including the Lancet and EMJ.

Dr. Kalra is multi-lingual and proud to be fluent in Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • CT coronary angiogram
  • Coronary angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Vascular calcification
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Biosorbable vascular scaffolds

 

  • Heart attack
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Angina
  • Stable angina
  • Chest pain
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Hypertension
  • General cardiology
  • Cardiac risk
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Coronary angiography
  • Angioplasty


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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
30 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Mr Masood is a Consultant Cardiologist with over 15 years of experience. He is based at West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust, where he was Head of Department for some years, and Imperial College Hospitals Trust. He specialises in interventional cardiology, a branch of cardiology that focuses on the treatment of coronary disease using angioplasty and stents. His other special areas of interest include heart palpitations, dizziness and high blood pressure as well as angina and coronary angiography.

Following his medical qualification at the University of Cambridge, he trained in Cardiology in world renowned hospitals in London, gaining expertise in all aspects of General Cardiology. He developed a special interest, and undertook advanced training percutaneous coronary intervention. During this time he undertook research investigating myocardial blood flow in humans using a novel scanning technique.

Mr Masood was appointed as a consultant in 2005. He has expertise in cardiac CT, and is able to offer FFRCT testing, a recently introduced method to assess the severity of coronary narrowings just by CT scanning.

Alongside his clinical work, he is actively involved in research, helping to recruit patients and carry out research studies on a regular basis. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and a member of many prestigious societies. 

Mr Masood is passionate about providing a professional and caring service to all of his patients. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Angioplasty
  • Calcium Coronary Score
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Coronary Stent Insertion
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • ECG Monitoring (24 hours)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Pacemaker Implantation 
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Arrhythmia (Irregular heartbeat)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
  • Tachycardia
  • Valvular Heart Disease 


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Cardiology
17 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

 

Dr Vasileios Panoulas is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, where he treats private and NHS patients.

After graduating from the School of Medicine at the University of Ioannina, Greece, Dr Panoulas completed his PhD in genetic regulation of hypertenion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis at Russells Hall Hospital in Birmingham and the University of Ioannina.

From 2008-10, he underwent his core medical training at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital. This was followed by his cardiology core training at Hammersmith Hospital where he was appointed as a National Heart and Lung Institute academic clinical fellow (2010-13).

He then undertook an interventional cardiology fellowship at San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy for a year (2013-14). He completed his MSc in interventional cardiology from Universita Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Subsequently, he returned to London and was a North West London interventional fellow for two years at Hammersmith Hospital (2014-16). At this time, Dr Panoulas was a NIHR clinical lecturer in cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He continues his academic work there now as an honorary senior clinical lecturer. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Complex PCI
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
  • Impella implantation
  • Complex coronary angioplasty
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • Percutaneous mechanical assist devices for treatment of acute cardiogenic shock.


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Cardiology
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Nicholas Gall is a Consultant Cardiologist at King’s College Hospital, specialising in the management of cardiac rhythm disorders, including both fast and slow heart rhythms and the investigation, management and prevention of both blackouts and Sudden Cardiac Death. He is practised in invasive treatments including Pacemakers, Cardioversion and Implantable Loop Recorder insertion.

Dr Gall qualified in 1993 from Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, began training in cardiology in 1996 and became a Consultant in 2004.

Dr Gall has particular expertise in causes of collapse and loss of consciousness and in particular autonommic cardiovascular conditions such as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS), Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Orthostatic Intolerance. He runs the Neurocardiology service at King's College Hospital.

Dr Gall has diverse reserach interests and in particular in PoTS. He has published widely in the field of Cardiology and speaks at National and International conferences. He runs the PoTS masterclass with colleagues and the London Syncope meeting. He is a Patron of PoTS-UK and a medical adviser to STARS. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Blackouts
  • Faints
  • Funny turns
  • Collapses of uncertain cause
  • Inherited heart problems
  • Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome POTS
  • Inappropriate sinus tachycardia
  • Orthostatic intolerance
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Sudden death prevention
  • Autonomic dysfunction
  • Postural hypotension
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Autonomic failure
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