Dr Amanda Varnava

Dr Amanda Varnava

MBBS MA FRCP MD

Cardiology

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1 specialist

29 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“I was very grateful for the patience and time taken to explain my condition and to offer information about how to proceed to try to improve it. I now have a much better understanding of what I must do and what is available to me if my condition deteriorates.“
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Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3498439
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £225

    Follow-up appointment: £185

    Practices worked at

    The Physicians Clinic

    13-14 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AE
    52 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    449 reviews

    About

    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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    Medical procedures

    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Exercise Testing in Children
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Bradycardia
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Tachycardia
    • Valvular Heart Disease
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    • MA Oxford University
    • MB BS University of London 1990
    • FRCP
    • MD University of London
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Atrial Fibrillation
    1/3
    Cardiomyopathy
    1/3
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    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation
    I was very grateful for the patience and time taken to explain my condition and to offer information about how to proceed to try to improve it. I now have a much better understanding of what I must do and what is available to me if my condition deteriorates.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy
    Lovely empathetic Doctor who is very thorough and spoke my language ... Not full of "medicalease"
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    have found Dr Varnava conscientious and helpful. She quickly solved for me a problem I had not been able to deal with otherwise.
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    Dr Amanda Varnava

    Thank you for your kind words. Thrilled to have such positive feedback and glad that we could help.

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Cardiology

    Dr Mark Vanderpump
    Dr Mark Vanderpump
    Endocrinology

    30-06-2020

    An excellent and well-respected cardiologist

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    Connection: Is a colleague

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