Dr Dan McKenzie: Cardiology
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Dr Dan McKenzie

Cardiology

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About me

I am a Consultant Cardiologist based in Bath and Bristol with a specialist interest in complex angioplasty. I work full time at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust and contribute to the 24/7 Emergency Service at the Bristol Heart Institute, which covers the regional heart attack service.

I provide a contemporary, evidence-based service, which is patient focused, to investigate and treat a broad range of cardiovascular problems. These include the investigations and management of chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and fainting.

My sub-specialty is coronary intervention – using wires, balloons and stents to treat narrowing’s within coronary arteries. I am a high volume operator (I performed 246 cases in 2016, compared to a national average of 123 cases) and perform the majority of my cases through the radial artery, which is proven to be the safest route. I have an excellent outcomes and safety record with a complication rate well below those predicted in the British Cardiovascular Interventional Society (BCIS) statistical model (0.75% actual vs. 2.3% predicted).

The most important person during any investigation or procedure is always the patient and I am strongly engaged with governance and quality improvement to ensure that teams work effectively to provide the best patient care possible.

I am closely involved in the education and training of Junior Doctors and contribute to a number of National and International research trials and registries. I sit on the National BCIS Council and I am a member of the BCIS Training and Education Group.

Outside work, I am a keen sportsman and cycle and run regularly. I have run many half and full marathons, cycled London to Paris and participate in cycling Sportives every year. I have three children: Thomas, Alex and Emily, and spend as much time as possible driving them to and supporting their busy social and sporting lives.

Areas of interest

Complex coronary intervention

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Procedures completed

  • K6581

    Coronary angioplasty following angiography with fractional flow study on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - femoral or brachial access - (1-5)

    BMI Bath Clinic (1-5) Royal United Hospital (1-5) Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    BMI Bath Clinic (1-5) Royal United Hospital (1-5) Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • K6582

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

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