Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

MBBS, MD, FRCP

Cardiology

Recommended by  
4 specialists

29 years of experience
19 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Prof Rinaldi has been looking after me for over ten years thanks to him I am well and alive thanks to him performing a difficult operation on my heart 3 years ago. “
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Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Preventative Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3497830
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1558 reviews

    The Cardiac Clinic

    St Olaf House 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    108 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
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    Tue
    13:00 - 20:00
    Wed
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    Fri
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    About

    Professor Aldo Rinaldi is a Consultant Cardiologist who qualified from King's College Hospital Medical School in 1990. He completed his General Medicine and specialist Cardiology training at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital.

    Prof Rinaldi is passionate about research and received his MD in 2001 following extended research at the University Hospital of Wales. His areas of special interest lie in cardiac resynchronisation therapy for heart failure, laser lead extraction and the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

    As an Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Prof Rinaldi performs electrophysiology/radiofrequency ablations and complex pacing.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • ECG Monitor
    • cardiac pacing
    • echocardiogram
    • cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    • ECG
    • defibrillator implantation
    • pacemaker implantation
    • cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    • AVRT Ablation 
    • Atrial Tachy Ablation  
    • AF Ablation
    • Flutter Ablation
    • (EP) study and catheter ablation 
    • WPW/AVRT Ablation
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac resynchronisation
    • atrial fibrillation
    • electrophysiology
    • defibrillators
    • CRT
    • long qt syndrome
    • wolff-parkinson white syndrome (WPW)
    • Super Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Ectopic beats (Extra Heart beats)
    • atrial tachycardia 
    • atrial flutter  
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    Medical procedures

    • Cardiac MRI
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Echocardiogram
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Cardioversion
    • Catheter Ablation
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Bradycardia
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Chest Pain
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    Education:

    • MBBS 1990 University of London (King's College Hospital)

    Memberships:

    • Heart Rhythm Society 
    • Royal College of Physicians 
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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    6/20
    Cardiac Pacing
    4/20
    Atrial Fibrillation
    3/20
    Bradycardia
    3/20
    Cardiac MRI
    3/20
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    2/20
    Catheter Ablation
    2/20
    Pacemaker Surgery
    2/20
    24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    1/20
    Echocardiogram
    1/20
    Pacemakers
    1/20
    cardiac pacing
    1/20
    pacemaker fitted
    1/20
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    Sort by:
    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pacemaker Surgery
    Prof Rinaldi has been looking after me for over ten years thanks to him I am well and alive thanks to him performing a difficult operation on my heart 3 years ago.
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for your amazing review, we aim to provide the highest standards of care for every patient and a quality service to each person who visits The Cardiac Clinic.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiac Pacing
    Always explains any procedure never feel rushed. Excellent doctor
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    We are so grateful for your lovely words; thank you for taking the time to share your review and experience with us and the community!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Echocardiogram
    Very clear and reassuring
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    We are appreciative of you sharing your positive experience with Prof Rinaldi. We will be sure to pass along your kind words!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation
    I felt fully reassured and confident about my treatment
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for the kind review of our clinic and Prof Rinaldi! We strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients and appreciate you sharing your experience.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation
    Very professional
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for sharing your experience with Prof Rinaldi! We will be sure to pass this along to the team.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    Very clear and precise
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    We thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Patient experience is important to us at The Cardiac Clinic!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) CT Coronary Angiogram Catheter Ablation
    The best. And caring.
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for sharing your experience with the team at The Cardiac Clinic. We appreciate your kind words. Your feedback is very valuable in helping future patients find the best care for themselves!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    A deep specialist, Prof Rinaldi is clear in his advice and makes time to understand my issues and concerns.
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for taking the time to share with us at The Cardiac Clinic; we are delighted by your experience and we appreciate your thoughtful words!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    Dr Rinaldi was welcoming, competent, professional and caring. Very delicate clear and supportive.
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    We thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Prof Rinaldi with us! Patient experience is important to us at The Cardiac Clinic!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) Cardiac Pacing
    Every ready to spend time to fully explain the procedures proposed, their risks and benefits.
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    Professor Christopher Aldo Rinaldi

    Thank you for your lovely review. We love to hear such positive words and experiences of our patients, we will be sure to pass this to our team!

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 doctors for:
    4

    Cardiology

    Dr Brian Clapp
    Dr Brian Clapp
    Cardiology

    11-11-2020

    Prof Rinaldi is one of the most skilled operators, particularly in the area of complex pacing, that I have ever worked with. This is backed up with a very broad cardiology knowledge and utilisation of evidence based medicine. He is an excellent colleague and would firmly recommend him.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    For procedures: Pacemaker Surgery, ECG (Electrocardiogram), Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy, Cardiac Pacing, Catheter Ablation, Cardioversion
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Prof. Gerald Carr-White
    Prof. Gerald Carr-White
    Cardiology

    27-01-2021

    Professor Rinaldi is a colleague of mine at Guy's and St. Thomas' where he is the Clinical Lead for Electrophysiology. He is a National and International leader in the field of cardiac devices. He is also an expert in the field of electrophysiological studies and ablation. He is an imminent academic with several hundred publications relevant to the field of electrophysiology and devices and an international lecturing reputation. He is an excellent communicator with colleagues and with his patients and comes highly recommended.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Heart Attack, Long QT Syndrome, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    For procedures: Pacemaker Surgery, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy, Cardiac Pacing, Catheter Ablation, Cardioversion
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Stephen Black
    Mr Stephen Black
    Vascular Surgery

    20-11-2020

    I have worked with Aldo for a number of years and have found him to be a thoughtful and considered clinician. I trust his views totally.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation, Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    For procedures: Pacemaker Surgery, Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy, Cardiac Pacing, Catheter Ablation, Cardioversion
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Guy Lloyd
    Dr Guy Lloyd
    Cardiology

    21-01-2021

    Aldo Rinaldi is an expert in cardiac eletrophysiology and has great expertise in complex pacing. I have over the years referred many patients requiring his skill set and they have been delighted with the outcomes of his interventions. His patient first care has been complimented by so many of my patients and I would not hesitate to refer to him for any patients needing pacing or electrophysiology treatment plans.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation, Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Long QT Syndrome
    For procedures: Pacemaker Surgery, Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy, Catheter Ablation, Cardioversion
    Connection: Is a colleague

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