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- General cardiology
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I have 25 years experience as a clinical consultant cardiologist and also have a doctorate in biomedical engineering. I introduced RF catheter ablation in the UK and have been active in developing invasive and pacemaker / ICD techniques.
Over the last 10 years I have become increasingly interested in cardiovascular illnes as a functional problem of the whole person and have developed a non-drug approach to the treatment for breathlessness.
Areas of interest
Cosmetic implantation of pacemakers and ICDs; pacemaker and ICD programming and optimisation; investigation and medical treatment of arrhythmias; catheter radiofrequency and cryo-ablation; medical treatment of angina, valve disease and heart failure; identification and treatment of reflex dyspnoea, complex clinical conditions and holistic cardiology.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute.
Device implantation technique
Breathing control for breathlessness
Technological development of implantable devices
Family, house in France, photography, SCUBA diving
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Basic
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly speak at meetings arranged by the Nuffield and Spire Hospitals. Happy to undertake seminars in practices at lunch times and evenings.
- MRCS, LRCP London Kings College Hospital 1973
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physycians 1990
- D.Phil. Biomedical Engineering University of Sussex 1984
Reference number 1631087
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 1989
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society
Heart Rhythm UK
- Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital-The...
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 0117 974 3880
- Spire Bristol Hospital, BS6 6UT
- 16:30 - 20:00
- 0117 980 4070
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
My mobile: 07860 111673