Prof. Gerald Carr-White

Prof. Gerald Carr-White

MBBS (Hons) 1993, University of London (St George’s Hospital)

Cardiology

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9 specialists

27 years of experience
15 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.88

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“Pr Carr-White is an excellent and very experienced Consultant. Always have the time to listen and explain things clearly, well articulated and with compassion to his patients.“
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Subspecialties

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

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4012216
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    The Cardiac Clinic

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

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1549 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    13:00 - 16:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    08:00 - 19:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Professor Gerald Carr-White is a leading London consultant cardiologist. He specialises in conditions of the heart, including heart failure, inherited cardiac diseases, general cardiology including the assessment of palpitations, chest pain and valvular heart disease.

    Professor Carr-White, the clinical lead for heart failure, and inherited diseases at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, leading one of the largest services in the UK for the last 14 years; is now the medical director of the cardiovascular, respiratory and critical care unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS trust.

    After qualifying from St George’s hospital with University of London honours in Medicine, Professor Carr-White trained in general medicine at the Brompton, Hammersmith and St Mary’s hospitals before becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996. He then obtained a PhD in the mechanics of ventricular function from the Brompton Hospital in 2000, working with Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub and Dr Derek Gibson. His specialist cardiology training was at the Brompton and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He obtained his higher certification in both cardiology and general medicine in 2006.

    He has sat on the 2 main national leadership groups for cardiology helping develop regional and national guidelines and service specifications for NHS England and is currently one of 2 cardiologists sitting on the pan London oversight board for strategy, patient pathways and Covid management and recovery.

    Professor Carr-White is currently the vice president for Cardiomyopathy UK, leading patient education events across the country, and is an elected member of the national association of inherited cardiac diseases. He is the network clinical lead for both King’s Health Partners and the NHS England South London Cardiac Network, coordinating patient pathways across a population of 8 million people. He is also the HCA national lead for heart failure.

    Alongside his clinical work, Dr Carr-White is a Professor in heart failure and inherited diseases at King's College London, and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, in the fields of heart failure, inherited cardiac diseases, cardiac imaging and valve disease, and has been granted over 7 million pounds in research grant income.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Heart failure
    • Cardiomyopathies
    • Cardiac imaging
    • Valvular heart disease
    • Genetic Cardiac Diseases 
    • Inherited Cardiac Conditions
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    Medical procedures

    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Cardioversion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Heart Scan
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Palpitations
    • Heart Failure
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Angina
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    • MBBS (Hons) University of London 1993 (St. George's Hospital)
    • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians 2012
    • PhD - Mechanics of Ventricular Function 2000 (Royal Brompton)
    • Higher Certification in Cardiology and General Medicine  2006
    • Vice President - Cardiomyopathy UK
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    Reviews

    4.92 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    6/24
    Cardiovascular disease
    6/24
    Cardiomyopathy
    5/24
    Heart Failure
    4/24
    High Blood Pressure
    4/24
    Echocardiogram
    2/24
    Palpitations
    2/24
    14 day coronary harness
    1/24
    24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    1/24
    24 hour blood pressure monitor
    1/24
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    1/24
    Cardiac MRI
    1/24
    Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    1/24
    Cardio-pulmonary Exercise Testing
    1/24
    Cardiology
    1/24
    ECG Monitor
    1/24
    Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
    1/24
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    1/24
    Myopathy
    1/24
    Right bundle branch block
    1/24
    cardiac pacing
    1/24
    left branch bundle block
    1/24
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    Sort by:
    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy Heart Failure High Blood Pressure
    Knowledgeable.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

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

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy
    Pr Carr-White is an excellent and very experienced Consultant. Always have the time to listen and explain things clearly, well articulated and with compassion to his patients.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Prof Carr-White 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:
    Heart Failure
    I have already covered the grrounds fo my opinion.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    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!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy Echocardiogram Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
    excellent care, knowledgeable, friendly and professional
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    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!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    14 day coronary harness Cardiac MRI CT Coronary Angiogram
    Prof. Carr-White has been very helpful and responsive, making sure that all possible avenues are explored and that the patient's concerns are addressed.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    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:
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Very pleasant to deal with. Suggests solutions and works toward an ultimate aim to improve my condition. Explains clearly what is going on and why, encourages questions and is helpful.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    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:
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Dr Carr White is A- Class !
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    Thank you for your amazing review of Prof Carr-White, 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
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    High Blood Pressure Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Top cardiac specialist.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    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!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Right bundle branch block
    Dr Carr-White gives very clear and easy to understand advice combined with a very reassuring calm manner.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

    We thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Prof Carr-White with us! Patient experience and care is important to us at The Cardiac Clinic!

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    I feel very fortunate to be under the care of Prof Carr-White, he is very knowledgeable and thorough which means I was always clear about the stages from diagnosis to procedure.
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    Prof. Gerald Carr-White

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

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 9 doctors for:
    9

    Cardiology

    Dr Gerry Carr-White is an internationally renowned expert in the field of: cardiomyopathy and heart failure. I have worked closely with him for many years, and he is always patient centred in his care. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Valvular Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Heart Valve Problems, Coronary Artery Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Angina, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Long QT Syndrome, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
    For procedures: Echocardiogram, Exercise Stress Test
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Professor Mark O'Neill
    Professor Mark O'Neill
    Cardiology

    20-11-2020

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Heart Muscle Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Heart Valve Problems, Heart Murmurs, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Pulmonary Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Angina, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Long QT Syndrome, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat), Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
    For procedures: Echocardiogram, Exercise Stress Test
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Cardiology

    23-11-2020

    Dr Carr-White is one of the premier heart failure and cardiomyopathy specialists in the UK and internationally. He has excellent clinical skills and he is very caring and compassionate with his patients. I would unreservedly recommend him to any patient.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Heart Muscle Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Heart Murmurs, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Pulmonary Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Angina, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Long QT Syndrome, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
    For procedures: Echocardiogram, Exercise Stress Test, ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Nickolaos Pantazopoulos
    Dr Nickolaos Pantazopoulos
    Cardiology

    23-11-2020

    Dr Carr-White is an excellent colleague. I have referred patients to him and they have received excellent care. Highly recommended.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Heart Muscle Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Heart Murmurs, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Pulmonary Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Angina, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Long QT Syndrome, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
    For procedures: Echocardiogram, Exercise Stress Test, ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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