Dr Clive Handler

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine


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Last updated: 17 Apr 2020

About me

Dr Clive Handler BSc (Hons), MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC is an experienced senior NHS consultant cardiologist working at the Royal Free Hospital and he is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. He is an Honorary Associate Professor in the Division of Medicine, UCL. He graduated from Guy's Hospital Medical School and was awarded a MRC Scholarship to study for a BSc Honours degree in Pharmacology. He trained in cardiology and general medicine in major London teaching hospitals and in the USA. He was awarded his MD research degree from the University of London on "Exercise testing after myocardial infarction".
He has particular experience in the diagnosis and treatment of breathlessness, chest pain, palpitation, dizzy turns, loss of consciousness, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

He has written or edited 13 textbooks and published numerous papers. He is a member of the FLARRE research group at UCL, a founder and faculty member of the annual UCL international vascular biology conference, the founder and chairman of the St Paul's School Medical Conference for widening participation in medicine, and a Freeman of the City of London.

He is an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology.

All his fees have been agreed with BUPA and are within the BUPA rates.

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Dr Handler has extensive experience in investigating and treating chest pain, high blood pressure, breathlessness, palpitations, dizzy turns, loss of consciousness, prevention of heart disease, (high cholesterol, exercise, management of stress, and diet). He is consulted for second opinions to see whether heart surgery or medical treatment is the
He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension.

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Procedures completed

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (5-50)

  • 20132

    Exercise or dobutamine stress echocardiography (including ECG and reporting) - (5-50)

  • 20130

    Exercise ECG (including base line 12 lead ECG and reporting) - (5-50)

  • 20141

    Continuous ambulatory ECG for up to 72 hours (including reporting) - (1-5)

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