Dr Rodney Foale

Dr Rodney Foale

MBBS FRCP FACC FESC FCSANZ

Cardiology

47 years of experience
46 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“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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Subspecialties

  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional Cardiology
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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
    756 reviews

    About

    Dr. Rodney Foale is a Consultant Cardiologist at The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital. 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
    • Defobrillator Implantation 
    • ECG (electrocardiogram) 
    • ECG monitor (24 hours)
    • Coronary Artery Disease 
    • High Blood Pressure 
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    Medical procedures

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

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • 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
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    8/13
    Angioplasty
    1/13
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    1/13
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    1/13
    Calcium Coronary Score
    1/13
    Coronary Stent Insertion
    1/13
    ECG Monitor
    1/13
    Echocardiogram
    1/13
    Exercise Stress Test
    1/13
    Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
    1/13
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Echocardiogram
    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
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    ECG (Electrocardiogram) Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) ECG Monitor
    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
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    ECG (Electrocardiogram) Calcium Coronary Score Exercise Stress Test
    Very clear and helpful.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
    Dr Foale was exceptional from start to finish. He helped to explain clearly what was going on and gave his honest opinion about the best course of action to take. He helped to put me at ease during a stressful time and can’t thank him enough for his patience and amazing care.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    A friendly clearly spoken and knowledgeable gentleman.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Coronary Stent Insertion
    Friendly, professional, put me at ease immediately
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    I had about 30 minutes with Dr Faole and he made me feel so at ease , amazing man.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    Dr Foale has monitored my condition for some years . I have complete confidence in his expertise, and I always enjoy his company. I was delighted that he could perform the procedure for me.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    Dr Foale is a very nice person, he was amazing at explaining my ailments to me, he was professional and caring at all times. I would definitely ask to see him for any future visits I may need. Please pass on my upmost gratitude to him 🙏 Thank you all.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Angioplasty
    Pleasure meeting Dr Foale
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