Professor Gerald Carr-White, Consultant Cardiologist is currently situated in London working within the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS trust. He is highly specialised in the treatment of heart failure, and inherited cardiac diseases, as is highly competent in general cardiology including the assessment of palpitations, chest pain and valvular heart disease. He is currently the Clinical Lead for hear failure and inherited disease and Medical Director of the cardiovascular, respiratory and critical care unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Trust.
Professor Carr-White qualified in Medicine from St George’s Medical School, with UCL honours. He then proceeded to train in general medicine at Brompton, Hammersmith and St Mary’s hospitals, prior to his admission to the Royal College of Physicians in 1996. During his training he undertook a research degree in the mechanics of ventricular function and was awarded a PhD for his work in 2000, for his work alongside Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub and Dr Derek Gibson. Following this qualified from his Higher Speciality Training in 2006 in both Cardiology and General medicine.
He is a very active member of the research community, holding the position of Professor in heart failure and inherited diseases at King’s College London. He is asked to lecture at many international institutions. He has a substantial publication history with over 120 peer-reviewed articles focused on heart failure, inherited cardiac diseases, cardiac imaging and valve disease. He has been able to secure over 7 million pounds for his research in grants.
Currently, he is sat on 2 national leadership groups responsible for developing guidelines and service specifications for cardiology across the UK. He is also one of 2 cardiologists involved in the pan London Oversight Board which manages strategy, patient pathways and Covid management and recovery. He is also the VP for Cardiomyopathy UK, and elected member of the National Association of Inherited Cardiac Disease. Additionally, he works with both King’s Health Partners and the NHS England South London Cardiac Network as the Network Clinical Lead. HCA have also appointed him National Lead for Heart Failure.