Dr Anne Ringle Griguer is a Consultant Cardiologist and the lead heart failure consultant for West Herts Hospitals NHS trust and for the community heart failure service at CLCH NHS trust.
Dr Griguer is experienced in all fields of cardiology and specialised in heart function, heart valve diseases and cardiac imaging (echocardiography, stress tests, cardiac CT). She is invested in cardiovascular prevention, carrying out heart screening and using digital technologies to facilitate early and accessible diagnosis.
She undertook her medical training in France, working for 10 years in large teaching hospitals and research teams in Marseille (APHM), Paris (Diderot) and Lille (GHICL and CHRU Lille, ranked in World's top 100 and France's top 3 Hospitals).
She later studied the effects of diabetes on the heart at Imperial College, working alongside cardiologists and diabetes specialists at Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals and undertaking cardiac CT training from experts at Guy’s Hospital in London.
Dr Griguer has completed an MSc and a PhD in Cardiology. She was awarded a research grant from the French Federation of Cardiology for her research in the fields of heart valve disease and exercise echocardiography.
She combines her knowledge of multiple healthcare systems to provide holistic and personalised care, taking time to explain the disease, treatment and lifestyle strategies, and involving her patients in the decision-making.
Diploma of Specialised studies in Cardiology and Vascular diseases
MSc in Cardiovascular Physiology
PhD in Cardiology and Haemodynamics
EACVI certification in Transthoracic and Transoesophageal Echocardiography
SCCT certification in Cardiac Computed Tomography
University Diploma in Biostatistics
Member of the British Society of Heart Failure, European Society of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, French Society of Cardiology