Dr Francesco Lo Giudice

Dr Francesco Lo Giudice

MD

Cardiology

22 years of experience
22 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.95

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.9

Top feedback

“Extremely good “
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Subspecialties

  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Preventative Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3698569
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £140

    About

    Dr Francesco Lo Giudice is a consultant cardiologist at the Hammersmith Hospital.

    He graduated with honors from the University of Palermo, Italy, in 1992. He then undertook the specialist training in cardiology which he completed in 1998 with full marks. Subsequently, he spent 18 months at St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London as a research fellow in cardiology supported by grants from the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialised Therapies and the British Heart Foundation. Upon his return to Italy, Dr Lo Giudice worked as a consultant cardiologist at San Raffaele-Giglio Hospital of Cefalu’ (2000-2004) and at the University Hospital of Trieste (2004-2017) where he was in charge of the Pulmonary Hypertension Service at the cardiovascular department, but he has a vast experience in the field of cardiac intensive care and management of acute and chronic ischaemic heart disease, cardiomyopathies, advanced heart failure and complex arrhythmias.

    Dr Lo Giudice currently works in London at the Hammersmith Hospital since 2017, in the Cardiology department and he is part of the Pulmonary Hypertension National service team.

    His main areas of interest are: pulmonary hypertension, congestive heart failure, ischaemic heart disease, cardiomyopathies, valvular heart disease, non-invasive and invasive cardiac investigations. He is also actively involved in national and international clinical research.

    Dr Lo Giudice offers a range of services, including: cardiological consultation, electrocardiograms (ECG), echocardiographic examinations (trans-thoracic, trans-oesophageal, stress echo, contrast ultrasound), vascular ultrasound, right and left heart catheterization, invasive cardiopulmonary exercise test.

    His private activity is carried out at Hammersmith Hospital in White City, Wellington Hospital in St John's Wood, One Heart Clinic in Harley Street, and Dottore London Clinic in Holborn.

    Date and times can be agreed according to specific needs. Indeed, Dr Lo Giudice believes in the importance of a person-centered care and it would be useful to specify the reasons for the consultation when requesting an appointment. Please send your request to: cardioflg@gmail.com

    Dr. Lo Giudice is registered with major health insurance companies (Bupa, Axa, Vitality, Aviva).

    Direct payers' fees are as follows:

    - first consultation with ECG £200.00

    - standard consultation £160.00

    - follow up with ECG £180.00

    - standard follow up £140.00

    - full consultation with ECG and echo-scan £260.00

    Procedures

    • Heart Scan
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Echocardiogram
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • Cardioversion
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Tachycardia
    • Chest Pain
    • Chest Pain
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Palpitations
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Valvular Heart Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Unstable Angina
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    Education

    • MD - University of Palermo, Italy - 1992
    • Specialist training in cardiology (CCT) - University of Palermo, Italy - 1998
    • GMC specialist registration from Feb 1999
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