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Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
21 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr. Paraskevi Theocharis is a Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist with over five years of experience in the diagnosis of paediatric heart conditions. Dr. Theocharis is an expert in the use of advanced cardiac imaging including deformational imaging, structural echocardiography, Transoesophageal echocardiogram. She centres her practice around providing crucial imaging information and guidance to interventionists and congenital cardiac surgeons to achieve optimal results.

Dr. Theocharis specialized in Paediatrics and obtained her Ph.D. in Greece, followed by her extensive Paediatric Cardiology training in the UK. Her interest in research began early on in her career and, resulting in her publishing numerous articles and book chapters in paediatric cardiology, echocardiography, early stages of atherosclerosis from childhood, pulmonary hypertension, and neonatology.

Dr. Theocharis is based at The Portland Hospital and at Evelina London Children’s Hospital (ELCH), one of the leading centers for Paediatric Cardiology in Europe since 2017. She has specialized in advanced echocardiography, structural echocardiography, inpatient patient management, pulmonary hypertension, and Kawasaki Disease.

Dr. Theocharis provides extended outpatient consultations for the majority of heart problems in children including heart murmurs, chest pain, palpitations, valve disease, pulmonary hypertension, endothelial disease. She is also a member of the Multidisciplinary Kawasaki team and the recently described Multi Inflammatory syndrome at ELCH which is unique in the country and leading in the cardiology section of it. Dr. Theocharis is also a keen researcher, and her extensive scientific background supports her to provide up-to-date, evidence-based care and management to your children.

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Cardiology
46 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 2 specialists
23 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Based at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2007, Dr Alessandro Giardini is a highly experienced Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and the Director of Inpatient Services. Dr Giardini is in charge of the cardiac ward and the cardiac high dependency unit and is responsible for overseeing the care of all children admitted to the hospital for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of congenital or acquired heart defects.

Dr Giardini graduated with a medical degree from the School of Medicine at the University of Bologna, Italy, where he also completed a PhD centred on the pathophysiology of heart failure in patients with congenital heart disease. He then went on to specialist paediatric cardiology training at the University of Bologna and also at the University of California in San Francisco.

With over 10 years of expertise in the diagnosis and management of children with congenital heart defects, particularly in hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). Dr Giardini his particularly highly regarded for his expertise in providing guidance for children and adolescents with documented cardiac disease and for those who complain of symptoms arising during exercise, such as palpitations, chest pains or fainting/syncope. He also leads specialist clinics for children with paediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Dr Giardini's care is heavily patient-focussed and he is extremely compassionate and understanding with children. Speaking on his practice, Dr Giardini explained, "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".

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

Prof. Guido Pieles is a childrens and adult congenital cardiologist with expertise in inherited cardiac conditions and sports and exercise cardiology. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Marburg/ Germany, and a DPhil at Oxford University in cardiovascular genetics he trained in childrens and adult congenital cardiology/ inherited cardiac conditions/ echocardiography at the Bristol Heart Institute and the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiomyopathies and other inherited cardiac conditions and in the cardiac performance assessment and care of paediatric and adult athletes. He is working as an internationally recognised sports cardiologist with special interest in Football cardiology.

He is also the director of Cardiac Health & Performance Ltd., a sports cardiology consulting company https://www.cardiac-hp.com/. His research centres on the development of innovative methods to monitor cardiac performance in elite athletes and young people with inherited heart disease.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Diagnostics, Follow Up and Therapy of inherited cardiac conditions for children and adults
  • Advanced Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiography
  • Resting and exercise stress ECG
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and Cardiac Performance Assessment
  • Adult and Paediatric Sports Cardiology
  • Exercise and Performance Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Inherited cardiac conditions
  • Congenital Heart Disease
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Cardiology
Recommended by 2 specialists
31 years of experience
Electrophysiology, Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr Amanda Varnava graduated from Oxford University and then Barts Hospital in 1990. She specialised in cardiology training at the top cardiology centres including Royal Brompton Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and Barts and the London Chest Hospital. Dr Varnava also sees patients privately at a number of locations.

She has completed a research degree in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and genetics and has since gone on to develop a specialist expertise in inherited cardiac conditions and sudden death syndromes - she established the Inherited Cardiac Conditions service at Imperial College.

She also runs the pregnancy and heart disease service for West Hertfordshire, seeing pregnant women with known or suspected heart disease. Dr Varnava offers specialist services for patients with heart failure, pregnancy and heart disease, and inherited heart problems. She also specialises in evaluating sports people/athletes and performs pre-participation screening for the FA and many premiership Football clubs . She is on the expert advisory panel for the FA and the Cardiomyopathy Association and undertakes an active research programme in the sudden death syndromes.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • Echocardiogram (cardiac ultrasound)
  • 24 hour Holter (ECG monitor)
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitor
  • Exercise stress test (ECG)
  • Exercise or stress echocardiogram
  • CT Coronary angiogram
  • Invasive coronary angiogram
  • Heart failure
  • Pregnancy and heart disease
  • Inherited heart problems
  • Evaluating sports people
  • Pre-participation screening for sports events
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Channelopathies (long QT and Brugada syndrome)
  • Athlete’s heart
  • Heart failure
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ventricular ectopics
  • Research interests
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Ventricular ectopics
  • Sports cardiology
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Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
33 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr Daubeney is a Consultant Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist. Having completed his initial medical training at Oxford and St Thomas's Hospital, he went on to train in paediatric cardiology in Southampton, Melbourne and Toronto. In 1999 he was appointed as consultant in paediatric and fetal cardiology at the Royal Brompton and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals. His subspecialty training was in paediatric and fetal echocardiography (scanning of the unborn child's heart). He was recommended as one of the top 250 private doctors in the Tatler guide; a testament to his excellence.

Professor Daubeney's clinical expertise is the care of infants, children and teenagers with all forms of heart disease as well as in the unborn child.

He also has an international reputation and has lectured all over the world, published over 50 scientific papers, written numerous chapters and edited 2 books.

Dr Daubeney is passionate about research into the causes and effects of heart disease in children and infants. He was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine from Oxford University in 2007 and has his own dedicated research team at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College. In 2009 he became Honorary Reader at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College.. He has founded CHUKRA, the Congenital Heart Research Association (UK). He represents paediatric cardiology on the national Medicines for Children Clinical Research network and previously sat on the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

Dr Daubeney is married with 4 children. In his spare time away from his busy practice, his interests include bridge, skiing and rowing. He is President of the Phoenix Boat Club and Vice-President of United Hospitals Boat Club.

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Cardiology
46 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr John Walker is a Consultant Cardiologist at The Harley Street Clinic, HCA UK at University College Hospital and for the Barts Health NHS Trust. He specialises in cardiac rehabilitation, cardiovascular disease associated with inherited haemoglobinopathies - Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell disease.

He graduated from the University of Birmingham (honours in pre-clinical sciences) before specialising in cardiology at St.Thomas' Hospital & the Brompton Hospital, London and at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. His MD in 1983 involved studying the mechanical performance of human heart muscle.  In 1987 he was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist to University College and the Middlesex Hospitals.

As a consequence of his interest in patients with inherited diseases of haemoglobin, he established The Thalassaemia and Sickle Cardiac Centre at the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, UCLH. This was the world's first cardiology clinic dedicated to diagnosing and treating young patients with inherited haemoglobinopathies.

Dr Walker is highly active in clinical research, with more than 60 publications in scientific and medical journals. He has made numberous book contribitions, including authorship of the cardiovascular disease chapeters of a major English language textbook of medicine. He was the Treasurer and then President of the British Association of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation from 2001 to 2006, as well as a Council member of the British Cardiovascular Society.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Cardia Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardaic MRI) 
  • ECG (electrocardiogram) 
  • Paediatric congenital heart disease (CHD)
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Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
31 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr Beverly Tsai-Goodman studied medicine at the University of Southampton. In 2004 she was awarded a doctorate from the University of Bristol where she trained in paediatric cardiology and practised as a consultant until 2016. Additionally, from 2004 to 2014, Dr Tsai-Goodman was the leading cardiologist for the Barth Syndrome Specialist Services in Bristol.

Dr. Tsai-Goodman spent 15 months at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School as a senior clinical fellow, receiving the highest quality monitorship and adding to her skillset as a clinician. During this time, she trained in cardiac MRI, echocardiography and foetal cardiology.

Since 2017 Dr Tsai-Goodman has been a consultant paediatric and foetal cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Dr. Tsai-Goodman was recently awarded a master’s (MSc) degree in genomics medicine at Imperial College London. Her aim is to combine her expertise in paediatric and foetal cardiology with the latest in human genomics. she continues to better herself professionally at every opportunity, and is also active in research and teaching.

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Cardiology
31 years of experience
Electrophysiology, Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr Martin Lowe, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist is currently working within the Barts Heart Centre, and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is highly specialised in the treatment and management of a wide range of cardiological issues, with special interest in arrhythmias in both adults and children with catheter ablation and pacemaker (defibrillator) implantation.

Dr Lowe began his medical education a St George’s Medical School in which he qualified in Medicine. He then went on to do specialist training in London and Cambridge, before going on to do a fellowship abroad at the Mayo Clinic in the US.

Dr Lowe is a well-respected educator, holding the position of Honorary senior lecturer at University College London. He is also an active researcher, being regularly asked to partake in clinical research resulting in numerous per-reviewed publications. His current research interests focus on ablation techniques in patients with arrhythmias accompanying cardiomyopathy or congenital heart disease, risk stratification in patients and families at high risk of sudden cardiac death, and multisite pacing in patients with heart failure.

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Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
18 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Dr Anshoo Dhelaria has completed comprehensive specialist training in Paediatrics, managing children from birth to the ages of 16 for the last 10 years. She has also acquired training in managing preterm neonatal babies. Dr Dhelaria performs an initial cardiological assessment, does screening heart scans and links in with tertiary cardiologists. She believes in providing a holistic approach to the care of children. She understands family issues, various backgrounds and seeks greater involvement of families in the care of their children. 

Dr Dhelaria completed placements in various renowned hospitals during her training including The Royal London Hospital and St. George's Hospital. She has a special interest in cardiology and has completed training in renowned Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool and Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. She has made various publications and given wide-ranging presentations in several regional, national and international conferences on various topics of child health. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • exercise testing in children
  • screening for congenital heart defect (CHD)
  • Paediatric congenital heart disease (CHD)
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