Dr. Valentina Puntmann

Dr. Valentina Puntmann


Cardiology, General (Internal) Medicine

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19 years of experience
10 years as a specialist


  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Rheumatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6046527
  • Royal College of Physicians: 121930
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £125

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    945 reviews

    Working hours

    17:00 - 19:00
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    Dr Puntmann is board-certified cardiologist and physician. She specialises in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging and early recognition of heart disease. She is an interntionally renowned expert in inflammatory heart conditions (COVID, myocarditis, cardio-oncology, cardio-HIV and cardio-lupus), hypertension and hypertrophic heart disease. She also provides health assessment of athletes and amatuer sportspeople.

    She runs the Long COVID & Heart Clinic at the Lister Hospital (appointments upon request).

    Dr Puntmann is Assoc. Professor at University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. She authored over 100 papers, held > 500 conference presentations and received numerous research prizes. She serves as Member of EuroCMR Board of Examiners and is past Member of SCMR Clinical Trial Committee. She directs Goethe CVI® Academy at the University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. She is founder of Goethe CVI® Approaches, standardized operating procedures and imaging protocols for cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging.

    She has been elected a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2014.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor

    Calcium Coronary Score

    ECG (Electrocardiogram)

    Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (Cardiac MRI)

    ECG Monitor (24 Hours)


    Specialist interest and expertise

    • heart failure
    • ischaemic heart disease
    • COVID19 myocarditis
    • cardio-oncology
    • cardio-HIV
    • cardio-rheumatology
    • valvular disease
    • hypertension and hypertrophic heart disease
    • athlete's heart


    • Cardiac MRI
    • Exercise Advice
    • Lung Function / Spirometry
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Heart Scan
    • Video Consultation
    • Echocardiogram
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Heart & Lung Health Assessments
    • ECG Monitor
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Cardiac CT
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Health Assessments
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
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    Special interests

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • COVID and Heart
    • CardioOncology
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren’s Syndrome
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Long COVID
    • Myocarditis
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Failure
    • Pericarditis
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Breathlessness
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Palpitations
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Attack
    • Fainting
    • Dyslipidaemia
    • Dizziness
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Tachycardia
    • Unstable Angina
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Low Blood Pressure
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    2019 CCST (Board Exam), Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Germany

    2011 CCST (Board Exam), Internal Medicine/Clinical Pharmacology, United Kingdom

    2006 MRCP (RCP-UK)

    2004 PhD (Doctor of Science); St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London

    2000 Medical Licence and Professional Registration, Slovenia

    1999 MD (Doctor of Medicine), University Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Professional Accreditations:

    British Society of Echocardiography (2006)

    EACVI TTE (2018)

    EuroCMR level III (since 2011)

    SCMR level III (since 2011)

    SCCT level II (since 2011)

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