Dr Carl Shakespeare

Dr Carl Shakespeare

MD, FRCP, FACC, FESC

Cardiology

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8 specialists

36 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

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Overall Experience

5

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5

Explanation

5

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“He is so “ human” and explains every single thing in layman’s/ woman’s!! terms.“
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  • General Medical Council: 2983785
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £225

    Follow-up appointment: £125

    About

    Dr Carl Shakespeare is a consultant cardiologist at St Thomas' Hospital London and was the Lead Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich for 18 years, and a Senior Fellow at the Royal Brompton Hospital London. He also provides consulting services at the Blackheath, Lister and London Independent Hospitals.

    Dr Shakespeare received his medical degree from Westminster Medical School, the University of London in 1984, undertaking specialist training at the National Heart Hospital, St Thomas', St George's and the Royal London Hospital, becoming an accredited specialist in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology in 1995.

    Dr Shakespeare was awarded a British Heart Foundation Fellowship in 1989, and is the author of over 40 research publications in peer-reviewed academic journals. He has been the Clinical Director of the SE London Cardiac Network, Regional Advisor to the British Cardiac Society and the Royal College of Physicians


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • I combine my experience in general medicine and specialist cardiology in getting to the root of cardiac and non-specfic symptoms
    • Cardiac imaging
    • Cardiac CT Angiography (US Board Certified)
    • Cardiovascular Risk Tools: especially in the evaluation of high cholesterol and hypertension, and women with atytpical cardiac symptoms
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (Cardiac MRI)
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor (24 Hours)
    • Echocardiogram
    • Hypertension 
    • Palpitations, dizziness, collapse
    • Arrhythmia
    • Syncope
    • Chest Pain
    • Heart Failure
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss Of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Tachycardia
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Procedures

    • Echocardiogram
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Chest Pain
    • Palpitations
    • Dizziness
    • Tachycardia
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    • MBBS BSc MD FRCP FESC FACC Westminster Medical School, University of London 1984
    • MD, University of London 2002
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
    • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the European Society of Hypertension
    • Society of Cardiac Computerised Tomography
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