Dr Piers Clifford

Dr Piers Clifford

FRCP MD BA MBBS

Cardiology

33 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.89

Bedside Manner

4.89

Explanation

4.89

Top feedback

“I found Dr Clifford professional, and was reassured by the excellent explanation of the issues, and the proposed follow up.“
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Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3259797
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    148 reviews

    About

    Dr Piers Clifford is a Consultant general cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His current NHS post is Imperial Hospitals NHS Trust and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. He is also the Clinical Lead for Cardiology at Wycombe; he performs over 350 coronary angioplasty procedures each year. His areas of interest include Atrial fibrillation; Hypertension; Interventional cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation.

    Dr Clifford qualified in Medicine with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees in 1987, in London. He completed his medical training in London, at the renowned St Mary’s Medical School. He also has a Doctor of Medicine in the genetics of ventricular hypertrophy. He has many professional memberships including British Cardiac Society and British Cardiac Intervention Society.

    In addition, Dr Clifford is also very active in the research field, focusing on molecular cardiology and coronary intervention. He has also received many awards including National Bronze Merit award, Council of British Cardiovascular Society and Finalist in HSJ Value in Healthcare Award.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Adult cardiology
    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary interventions
    • Cardiac risk assessment
    • Cardiac Screening, Rehabilitation and Prevention
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Modern treatment of hypertension
    • Syncope (fainting)
    • Inherited cardiomyopathies
    • Chest pain
    • Breathlessness
    • Research trials
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    Medical procedures

    • Echocardiogram
    • Angioplasty
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Endomyocardial Biopsy
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Dysautonomia
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Palpitations
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Tachycardia
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
    • Variable Blood Pressure
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    Education:

    • BA Oxford University 1984
    • MBBS University of London 1987
    • MD London 1997

    Memberships:

    • British Cardiac Society
    • British Cardiac Intervention Society
    • Chelsea Clinical Society
    • IDF
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
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    Reviews

    4.89 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Bedside Manner
    Explanation
    Cardiology
    5/9
    Echocardiogram
    4/9
    24 hour blood pressure monitor
    3/9
    Angioplasty
    1/9
    Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    1/9
    Exercise Stress Test
    1/9
    Heart murmurs
    1/9
    MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    1/9
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    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I found Dr Clifford professional, and was reassured by the excellent explanation of the issues, and the proposed follow up.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Clifford provided a clear, concise and reassuring consultation
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Clifford had a clear understanding of my medical condition and needs. He talked me through my treatment plan clearly and I feel much more at ease with how to manage myself going forward.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Piers Clifford has looked after me before and is a consultant I trust because of his straight-talking manner
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very pleasant and has a sense of humour which is somewhat lacking with other medical professionals. Explained everything clearly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I felt that Dr Clifford went out of his way to make me feel at ease, explain the chain of causation and suggest an investigatory route which I was completely comfortable with.
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    Overall Experience
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Clifford is very knowledgeable and understood my concerns and has put in a plan to hopefully rectify the issues. I look forward to seeing him again.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I felt absolutely confident, respected and understood by Dr Clifford. I understand he is the lead in cardiology hence the specific reason I chose to have a consultation with him specifically. He was sympathetic and direct and conveyed reassurance as to the next steps ahead for my diagnosis. Thank you immensly Dr Clifford 👍
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr. Clifford has the enviable knowledge not only about cardiology but also about a full rainbow of lines and medication He is very good in treating the cardiology handshaked with my other illness Dr.Clifford is an excellent consultat that put me at ease quickly He is also very professional in answering any questions I am still under his care, but I was immensely impressed about the next steps
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