Dr Rodney Foale

Dr Rodney Foale

MBBS FRCP FACC FESC FCSANZ

Cardiology

47 years of experience
46 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very friendly relaxed and reassuring “
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Subspecialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 1726318
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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
    956 reviews

    About

    Dr. Rodney Foale is a Consultant Cardiologist at The Harley Street Clinic. His main clinical interests are general adult cardiology, arrhythmia, hypertension and percutaneous interventional treatment of coronary artery disease. He specialises in angioplasty - a procedure that can open up a blocked blood vessel in the arteries using a tiny stent.

    Dr. Rodney Foale was an Honours graduate from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1971. He completed further training at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, before travelling to India to work in rural Madras and Kashmir. After a training programme based in the UK at the Hammersmith and Royal London Hospitals, he took up the Registrar's post at the National Heart Hospital. He then spent two years at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA before returning to his Senior Registrar's post at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. In 1985 he was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at St. Mary's Hospital, London. He then became the Clinical Director of Surgery, which incorporates Cardiovascular Medicine and Intensive Care. He is also the Co-Director of the International Centre for Circulatory Health (ICCH) which supports research at St Mary's Hospital-Imperial College.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Angiography
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • ECG (electrocardiogram)
    • ECG monitor (24 hours)
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
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    Procedures

    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Echocardiogram
    • ECG Monitor
    • Angioplasty
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • Coronary Angiography
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
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    Education

    Qualifications 

    MBBS Melbourne University 1971

    Memberships

    Royal College of Physicians 

    European Society of Cardiology 

    American College of Cardiology 

    Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    9/20
    Echocardiogram
    4/20
    ECG Monitor
    3/20
    Angioplasty
    1/20
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    1/20
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    1/20
    Coronary Artery Disease
    1/20
    Coronary Stent Insertion
    1/20
    High Blood Pressure
    1/20
    Interventional Cardiology
    1/20
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    Very friendly relaxed and reassuring
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    (5/5)
    Very reassuring down to earth Doctor
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    Patient seen for:
    As I said before, Dr Rodney made me feel very relaxed and he was genuinely concerned with my issues.
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    Always has time to explain things and to listen to my concerns. Advice is reassuringly evidence based
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    All very good and clear with results
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    Patient seen for:
    Excellent. He clearly is very experienced. Couldn’t fault anything. All excellent and super charming too.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I experienced my consultation with Dr Foale as being in the care clearly of a significant expert , a wise and sensitive one of clear authority and fitting communication skills.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Dr Foale was kind and extremely friendly. He took his time to explain my results thoroughly. He provided his written report promptly. Overall, I had a very positive experience and would recommend him.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I have been seeing Dr Foale for a few years now. His manner, knowledge, care & patience is outstanding. It is always a pleasure to see him.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very clear and helpful.
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