Professor James Spratt is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, based at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital. He is a specialist in the treatment of complex coronary artery disease, having taught in over a hundred hospitals worldwide.
Professor Spratt is one of a small number of Interventional Cardiologists worldwide who are pioneering techniques to unblock coronary arteries by Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). This keyhole procedure is particularly suited to those who are turned down for surgery due to risk or are concerned about prolonged recovery following a sternotomy, or cannot have regular angioplasty owing to occlusion of coronary vessels. Further specialist areas include hypertension, angiography, cardiomyopathy coronary and ischaemic heart disease.
Professor Spratt lectures and teaches widely on cardiac conditions to medical students, junior Physicians and experienced Consultants. More details on his educational activites can be found on www.optimaskills.com
The definitive opinion on complex angioplasty, James has built up a skill base in chronic total occlusions. He can offer potential solutions where surgery is either too risky or not desirable. One of the foremost exponents of this highly technical specialty area