Dr Mark Westwood

Dr Mark Westwood

MBBS, MD, FRCP, FESC

Cardiology

23 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

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5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I see Dr Westwood every 3 or so years following a minor cardiac event. He is always courteous and friendly and most importantly extremely knowledgeable. He explains things well and the whole process of review MRI etc is as painless as it could be. Many thanks“
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4431187
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1559 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 president of the British Society of Cardiac MRI, the UK's national representative body for cardiac MRI. He is also 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
    • Heart Scan
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
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    Special interests

    • Heart Murmurs
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Chest Pain
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • 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
    • 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
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    Cardiac MRI
    5/13
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    3/13
    ECG Monitor
    3/13
    Heart Murmurs
    2/13
    Calcium Coronary Score
    1/13
    Chest Pain
    1/13
    Coronary Artery Disease
    1/13
    Heart Scan
    1/13
    Heart Valve Problems
    1/13
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    (5/5)
    I see Dr Westwood every 3 or so years following a minor cardiac event. He is always courteous and friendly and most importantly extremely knowledgeable. He explains things well and the whole process of review MRI etc is as painless as it could be. Many thanks
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good experience, Dr Westwood explained it well so that I could understand and gave the best advice. Thank you Doctor!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I am very happy with my experience with Dr Mark Westwood. I couldn’t have asked for anything more. He was very clear, understanding, patient and a easy to talk to. I’m very glad I did my due diligence in selecting him as my cardiologist. I highly recommend!
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent service, very clear what was happening and why and with a great manner
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
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    (5/5)
    I needed to see a Cardiologist urgently, and Dr Westwood, and his efficient secretary, quickly arranged an appointment for the following day. It was clear that he understood the situation at the appointment, and arranged for 2 important tests to be done while I was still at the clinic. Once the results were available, he explained his findings and the follow up options clearly and sent me a letter setting it all out. He was very helpful and responded to my request for advice in thoughtful way, appreciating the position I was in.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Extraordinarily prompt consultation. Very approachable manner and excellent at explaining what an MRI scan would involve and what it could detect. Listened to my problems and concerns, and made me feel confident in his judgment. Very efficient service and scan at One Welbeck and then excellent follow up consultation from Dr Westwood where he again went out of his way to explain what had or had not been seen and what it meant. Must also mention his medical secretary Michelle who was ultra efficient and very helpful throughout. Would have no hesitation recommending Dr Westwood.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Mark Westwood is probably one of the best doctors I have come across. He is knowledgeable on his subject and more importantly gets to know his patients and genuinely cares about their wellbeing. He makes you feel at ease and takes thorough time to answer questions. He quickly arranged the appropriate tests and quickly fed back the results. An outstanding doctor and gentleman who is clearly one of the best in his field. I would also like to say his medical secretary Michelle is fantastic with fantastic communications and ensure all necessary arrangements are made quickly. Thank you !
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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 Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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 Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    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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