Dr Christopher Baker

Dr Christopher Baker

PhD, FRCP

Cardiology

Recommended by  
1 specialist

30 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Dr Baker has been treating me for several years and I have the utmost confidence in him.“
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Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3477441
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Physicians Clinic

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

    The Harley Street Clinic

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

    About

    Dr Chris Baker qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1990 and completed his PhD in Myocardial Hibernation and Stunning at the Hammersmith Hospital.

    He was trained in cardiology at the London Chest and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals and is on the specialist register for both Cardiology and General Internal Medicine.

    Dr Baker is an Interventional Cardiologist and a Consultant at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He performs hundreds of coronary and other cardiac procedures each year.

    He has a special interest in the management of patients with complex coronary arteyr disease including chronic total occlusions, heart disease in those who are also affected by kidney problems and percutaneous treatments for the mitral valve including Mitraclip implants. He runs a specialist clinic at the North West London Renal Unit.

    He performs a variety of cardiac procedures including treatments for complex coronary artery disease, structural heart problems, pacemaker implantation and heart valve abnormalities.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Coronary angiography
    • Coronary intervention and stenting (angioplasty)
    • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) angioplasty and stenting
    • Cardiac biopsy
    • Single and dual chamber pacermaker implantation
    • Invasive assessment of valvular heart disease
    • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
    • Invasive Assessment of Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Treatment of complex coronary artery disease
    • Cardiorenal disease
    • Mitral valve disease, balloon mitral commisurotomy, edge to edge (Mitraclip) mitral valve repair
    • Cryptogenic stroke (stroke that occurs for no detectable reason)
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    Medical procedures

    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Angioplasty
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Endomyocardial Biopsy
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
    • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Valvuloplasty
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

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

    • MBBS BSc Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School 1990
    • PhD in Myocardial Hibernation and Stunning Hammersmith Hospital 1995
    • FRCP
    • British Cardiac Society
    • European Cardiac Society
    • British Cardiac Intervention Society
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
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    Atrial Fibrillation
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    Dr Baker has been treating me for several years and I have the utmost confidence in him.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Cardiology

    Dr Michael Bellamy
    Dr Michael Bellamy
    Cardiology

    21-08-2020

    Dr Baker is a highly valued doctor and colleague who provides first class patient care. He is a very talented and skilled Interventional Cardiologist who is able to achieve excellent results in the most challenging of cases. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For procedures: Coronary Angiography, Coronary Stent Insertion
    Connection: Is a colleague

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