Dr Simon Sporton

Dr Simon Sporton



31 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

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“Froom our first consultation, Dr Sporton was able to describe my condition in simple, clear terms. His demeanour was excellent as he took me through all the questions I had with patience and understanding. Fast forward to the surgery, once again he was a calming and reassuringly confident practitioner and made the procedure a relative breeze to experience. Follow up was as expected, painless and simple, and thankfully fuss free. Thank you Dr Sporton for taking such great care for me.“
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  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3549854
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,785 reviews


    Dr Simon Sporton is a Consultant Cardiologist at London Bridge Hospital and he also sees patients privately. He has specialised in Cardiology since 1994 and in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders ('arrhythmias') since 1999.

    He graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London in 1991 and undertook postgraduate training in Leeds and London, sub-specialising in the management of heart rhythm problems. In 2003 he was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist to University College London Hospitals before moving to St. Bartholomew's Hospital. He is Deputy Medical Director of the Barts Heart Centre, one of the largest specialist heart centres in Europe.

    Dr Sporton specialises in the investigation and treatment of heart rhythm problems with treatments including catheter ablation, permanent pacemaker implantation (including leadless pacemakers) , Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for the treatment of heart failure.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Cardiac electrophysiological study
    • Catheter ablation
    • Pacemaker implantation
    • Leadless pacemaker implantation
    • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    • Defibrillator implantation
    • ICD implantation
    • Lead extraction
    • ECG (Electropcardiogram)
    • ECG monitor (24 hours)
    • ECG monitor (7 days)
    • Implantable loop recorder
    • Arrhythmia
    • Abnormal heart rhythm
    • Tachycardia
    • Bradycardia
    • Palpitation
    • Dizzy spells
    • Blackouts
    • Loss of consciousness
    • Syncope
    • Cardiac arrest
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Atrial flutter
    • Atrial tachycardia
    • Supraventricular tachycardia
    • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    • Ventricular tachycardia
    • Ventricular fibrillation
    • Long QT syndrome
    • Brugada syndrome
    • Early repolarisation syndrome


    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Bradycardia
    • Tachycardia
    • Dizziness
    • Palpitations
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    BSc (Class I) University of London 1988

    MB BS University of London 1991

    MD University of London 2000

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2008


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