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Dr Dan McKenzie

Daniel McKenzie

Cardiology

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Overview

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

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 investigation 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 492 cases in 2017 and 2018, compared to a national average of 244 cases) and perform the majority (93%) of my cases through the radial artery, which is proven to be the safest route. I have an excellent outcome and safety record with a complication rate well below those predicted in the British Cardiovascular Interventional Society (BCIS) statistical model (1.4% actual vs. 2.6% 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. This includes all forms of communication throughout.

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, swim and run regularly. I have run many half and full marathons, cycled London to Paris and participate in Sportives every year. My next goal is to complete a half IronMan. I have 4 children and spend as much time as possible with them, supporting their busy social and sporting lives.

Areas of interest

Complex coronary intervention; Elderly patients; Microvascular Angina;

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50) Circle Bath Hospital (1-5) BMI Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • AA963

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

    Circle Bath Hospital (1-5) Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • AA964

    Coronary angiography including intravascular ultrasound - radial - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • AA961

    Coronary angiography proceeding to angioplasty on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • K6581

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

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