Dr Mark Westwood

Dr Mark Westwood

MBBS, MD, FRCP, FESC

Cardiology

22 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Very thorough. I didn't feel at all rushed during my telephone consultations. A good listener and everything was explained clearly and precisely. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4431187
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1154 reviews

    About

    Dr Mark Westwood is a Cardiologist currently based at the private practices 120 Old Broad Street and London Bridge Hospital. His current post is St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. His areas of specialism are cardiac CT/MRI. His areas of interest include chest pain, shortness of breath and palpitations and cardio-oncology. He is the current present of the the British Society of Cardiac MRI, the UK's national representative body for cardiac MRI. He is alos the vice president for training and education in cardiology in the UK.

    Dr Westwood completed an MA at St John’s College, Oxford in 1994 and qualified in Medicine at St Bartholomew’s and London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1997, with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. In 2005 he completed a Doctorate of Medicine at Imperial College London. He is currently the Director of Medical Education at Barts Heart Centre, responsible for the training and education of junior medical staff. He is also the Training Programme Director for Cardiology for the North East Thames region in London.

    In addition, Dr Westwood is interested in research regarding cardiac MRI and offers courses to GPs.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Cardiac MRI
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardio-Oncology
    • ECG monitor (24 hours)
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (Cardiac MRI)
    • Chest Pain
    • Palpitations
    • Cardio-oncology
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Loss Of Consciousness (Syncope)
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    Medical procedures

    • Cardiac MRI
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • ECG Monitor
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Heart Scan
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    Special interests

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

    • MA - St John's College, Oxford 1994
    • MBBS - St Bartholomew's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry 1997
    • MD - Imperial College, London 2005

     

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Cardiac MRI
    3/6
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    2/6
    Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    1/6
    Atrial Fibrillation
    1/6
    Calcium Coronary Score
    1/6
    Cardiology
    1/6
    Chest Pain
    1/6
    ECG Monitor
    1/6
    Heart Murmurs
    1/6
    High Blood Pressure
    1/6
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiac MRI
    Very thorough. I didn't feel at all rushed during my telephone consultations. A good listener and everything was explained clearly and precisely. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Heart Murmurs
    Lovely to meet Mr westwood. Very charming and explained everything fully. Took his time and made sure I understood exactly. Would definatley recommend him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    CT Coronary Angiogram Cardiac MRI ECG Monitor
    Excellent professional. Accessible and clear explaining test results. Very good admin assistance as PA Michelle goes the extra mile to assist the patients. As new patient they both made me feel I was in good hands.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Calcium Coronary Score Cardiac MRI CT Coronary Angiogram
    My encounter with Dr. Westwood was outstanding! We had three consultations and each time he was honest, methodical in his explanations and all around outstanding! Truly excellent clinician! I am relieved to have him as my cardiologist and would HIGHLY recommend to colleagues and patients. I would also like to add, Michelle his PA was wonderful as well as the staff at 1 Wellbeck
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) Cardiology
    I had an excellent experience - I found Dr Westwood highly personable, explaining the process and later the results of investigations in plain English. He's clearly is passionate about his area of specialism and wants the best for his patients. Highly recommended.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    High Blood Pressure Chest Pain
    Dr Westwood was clearly very knowledgeable about my issues and made me feel very comfortable. He made it clear that any test would not be an issue. Considering the restrictions with COVID-19 he was very kind enough to allow my husband into the consultation room too. I would highly recommend him as a cardiologist.
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