Dr Brian Clapp is a highly regarded Consultant Cardiologist who offers care in both general cardiology and interventional and structural cardiology. Dr Clapp is based as a Consultant Cardiologist and Senior Lecturer at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, where he also provides private care. He also offers private services at The London Bridge Hospital. Dr Clapp has extensive experience and skill in all aspects of coronary intervention (angioplasty) and his experience includes the assessment and closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale, including for cryptogenic strokes.
After graduating with an honours degree from the University of Cambridge in 1991, followed by a medical degree from University College London in 1994, Dr Clapp went on to complete extensive training in a number of teaching hospitals around London. He achieved a PhD from the University of London thanks to a British Heart Foundation Fellowship, during which his research focus was in the association between inflammation and acute cardiac arrest. In 2005, Dr Clapp completed his specialist cardiology training with a significant focus on coronary and structural intervention. Dr Clapp is also passionate about cardiac diving medicine and is even registered on the Health and Safety Executive Register as a secondary specialist with an interest in diving.