Dr Oliver Guttmann

Dr Oliver Guttmann

BA (Hons), MA (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MD (Res)

Cardiology

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4 specialists

14 years of experience
4 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Brilliant communication and explanations throughout all of the appointments and tests with great flexibility for in-person and video appointments “
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Subspecialties

  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6129851
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    182 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    213 reviews

    About

    Dr Oliver Guttmann studied at Cambridge and University College London, graduating with a first-class BA (Hons) in Neuroscience and merit in Medicine. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians before completing his training in cardiology at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and the Barts Heart Centre. He obtained his MD (Res) for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at University College London.

     

    Dr Guttmann now works as a Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. He consults in general adult cardiology and has a special interest in chest pain management and coronary interventions. Dr Guttmann also treats all patients with suspected or confirmed cardiomyopathies and has particular expertise in myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Dr Guttmann also offers telephone and video consultations.

     

    Dr Guttmann also takes an interest in research and has published articles on inherited inflammatory heart disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention. 

     

    He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre. He also edits proposals for Cochrane Heart and is a member of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology and the Finance Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society.

     
     
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    Medical procedures

    • Chest pain management
    • Coronary angiography
    • Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
    • Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
    • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
    • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Right heart catheterisation
    • Endomyocardial biopsy
     
     
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    Special interests

    • General Cardiology (high blood pressure, palpitations, high cholesterol, chest pain, angina)
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Percutaneous coronary intervention
    • Inherited Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
    • Acquired Heart Muscle Disease
    • Myocarditis
    • Inflammatory heart muscle disease
     
     
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    Education

    Qualifications

    • BA (Hons) - University of Cambridge 2002
    • MA (Hons) - University of Cambridge 2005
    • MBBS - University College London 2005
    • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians 2008
    • Dr.med - Ludwig-Maximillians-University, Munich, Germany 2008
    • MD (Res) - University College London 2015

    Memberships

    • AICC - Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions
    • ESC Working Group for Pericardial and Myocardial Diseases
    • British Cardiac Society
    • British Medical Association
    • Medical Defence Union
    • Royal College of Physicians
    • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
     
     
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
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    Chest Pain
    11/62
    Palpitations
    10/62
    Angina
    4/62
    Cardiac MRI
    3/62
    Cardiology
    3/62
    Cardiomyopathy
    3/62
    Heart Attack
    3/62
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    3/62
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    3/62
    Atrial Fibrillation
    2/62
    Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI)
    2/62
    Dizziness
    2/62
    ECG (electrocardiogram)
    2/62
    ECG Monitor
    2/62
    Heart Muscle Disease
    2/62
    High Blood Pressure
    2/62
    24 hour blood pressure monitor
    1/62
    Angioplasty
    1/62
    Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    1/62
    ECG monitor (24 hours)
    1/62
    Echocardiogram
    1/62
    Heart Failure
    1/62
    Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
    1/62
    Interventional Cardiology
    1/62
    Video Consultation
    1/62
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    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations Cardiac MRI ECG Monitor
    Brilliant communication and explanations throughout all of the appointments and tests with great flexibility for in-person and video appointments
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain Cardiac MRI ECG Monitor
    Outstanding medical service & advise provided by Dr. Guttmann and the entire One Heart Clinic team. Dr. Guttmann really takes the time to get to know and understand his patients' concerns which creates a basis of trust. Dr. Guttmann excels at explaining complex medical concepts in plain language which allows his patients to truly understand the issue and become active stakeholders in finding an individual and suitable solution. Outstanding & timely communications also with regards to follow up requests, can highly recommend Dr. Guttmann, his team and One Heart Clinic.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Dr Guttmann has been an excellent consultant in diagnosing , explaining and coordinating the works of many other specialists who are working on may case and my son's case. He has been exemplary in explaining the complexities of my case and discussing in a very analytic fashion the pros and cons of various courses of treatment. We have the highest regard for Dr. Guttmann
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) Cardiomyopathy
    He's a very reliable and astute physician who provides great guidance and calm to his patients.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiac MRI
    Very good communicator, calm, offering clear explanations and giving ample time for follow up questions. A great experience - thank you Dr Guttman
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    Dr Oliver Guttmann is an extremely helpful doctor. He is always ready to help and keeps you updated. My first experience was really good and it definitely won't be the last. He is one of the best cardiologist in London, definitely recommended.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain Heart Attack
    Dr Guttmann was very clear and very caring. He was highly professional. I was close to having a major heart attack and he detected it before it happened. I had two stents and am back in normal life. Thank you very much
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology Palpitations Chest Pain Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI) Echocardiogram
    I had covid in March and still have very bad pain and shortness of breath. My heart is also racing. Dr Guttmann saw me on the same say and organised all the right tests. I am reassured now. Great service
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI) Interventional Cardiology Heart Attack
    I travelled for three hours to see Dr Guttman. It was really worth it. Outstanding.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology 24 hour blood pressure monitor ECG monitor (24 hours) Video Consultation
    Thank you for all your help Dr Guttmann. You have been outstanding.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    I had a Videoconsultation today. It worked really well and felt normal. Dr Gutmann then organised all the tests for the same day and called me back a day later. Everything was highly professional and well organised. I am very pleased.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Best doctor I have ever met!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Great service. Outstanding doctor. Amazing team.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    Dr Guttmann was so lovely. He took all the time in the world and answered all my questions. He saw me on time and was very compassionate. A real 10 out of 10 for this doctor.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation Palpitations
    I thought a telephone consult would be a waste of time but it so wasn’t. Dr Guttmann really is an expert in his field and immediately put me at ease. I am so glad I found him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation
    Thorough investigations and diagnosis. Very professional and friendly. Outstanding communication skills.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    In these difficult it was great to meet Dr Guttmann. He was so helpful and gave me confidence. He was spot on with his diagnosis and I feel good again.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Just outstanding *****
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    I was very impressed by Dr Guttmann. I will always come back to see him. He is truly outstanding.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Because of coronavirus I opted for a telephone consultation with Dr Guttmann today. Dr Guttmann put me at ease and took all the time in the world to go through all my issues. His team organised all my tests within days. I can’t get any better service.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 doctors for:
    4

    Cardiology

    Professor Melvin Lobo
    Professor Melvin Lobo
    General Medicine,Cardiology

    18-06-2020

    Dr Guttmann is an experienced general cardiologist who has specialised in heart muscle diseases. He provides a first rate clinical opinion allied to a very caring yet professional approach. All the patients I have referred to him have reported an excellent interaction in which careful assessment and thorough explanation are always undertaken.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Congestive Heart Failure
    For procedures: coronary angiography
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Afzal Sohaib
    Dr Afzal Sohaib
    Cardiology

    19-06-2020

    Dr Guttmann is a trusted authority on heart muscle disorders. I always find his advice on this sub-specialist group of patients informative and useful. He has an excellent manner with patients. All my colleagues also speak very highly of him!

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Congestive Heart Failure
    For procedures: Angioplasty
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Arjun Ghosh
    Dr Arjun Ghosh
    Cardiology

    20-06-2020

    A skilled specialist in interventional cardiology and an excellent colleague.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For procedures: coronary angiography, Angioplasty
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Sayan Sen
    Dr Sayan Sen
    Cardiology

    19-06-2020

    Dr Guttman is a leading expert in cardiomyopathy, pericarditis and interventional cardiology. He is loved by his patients who benefit from his high standards and caring and approachable manner.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For procedures: coronary angiography
    Connection: Is a colleague

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