Prof. Gerald Carr-White

Prof. Gerald Carr-White

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

Cardiology

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27 years of experience
15 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.91

Explanation

4.94

Top feedback

“He was very understanding and empathetic and gave me excellent care.“
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Subspecialties

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1919 reviews

    The Cardiac Clinic

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

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    12:30 - 18:00
    Tue
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    Wed
    08:00 - 19:00
    Thu
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    Fri
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    Sat
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    Sun
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    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

    Procedures

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

    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Failure
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Palpitations
    • Chest Pain
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Angina
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • 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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