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Last updated: 12 May 2020
- Complex Devices
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Dr McIntosh completed his medical degree in Scotland before undertaking specialist training in London, working at cardiac centres of excellence including Imperial College and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust. Prior to his appointment as a UK consultant he completed two years of international fellowship training based in New Zealand.
Dr McIntosh specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease by angioplasty (stenting) and in the implantation of cardiac rhythm management devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators. He holds a special interest in the management of heart failure and in the implantation of cardiac resynchronisation therapy to optimise cardiac contraction. He has pursued a number of research interests in these fields and was previously recognised as national ‘Scientific investigator of the Year,’ by the British Society of Echocardiography.
In his NHS practice Dr McIntosh is based at The Royal Derby Hospital where he leads the Cardiac Devices and Heart Failure Service. He also acts for the Heart Attack and Interventional Cardiology Service in Derbyshire, treating both emergencies and stable patients who have coronary artery disease.
Dr McIntosh is happy to see patients with all routine cardiac problems including those with chest pain, rhythm disorders, heart failure, heart valve disorders, faints, breathlessness or any other symptoms potentially relating to a cardiac complaint.
Personal Profile -
I moved to the East Midlands in 2015 and live in a village in the Peak District with my wife and three children. I have a son and non-identical twin girls.
In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors and walking in particular. I have previously spent time exploring the mountains of Scotland, Wales, the Alps and the Himalayas. I recently learnt to sail and am very keen to do more of this in future.
Areas of interest
Heart Failure; Coronary Artery Disease; Coronary Artery Angioplasty; Heart Rhythm Disorders; Pacemakers; Implantable Defibrillators; Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy; Faints and Blackouts; Hypertension; Employer's Healthchecks; Personal Healthchecks; Chest Pain; Palpitations; Ankle swelling and fluid retention; Inherited Cardiac Conditions; Hypercholesterolaemia; Cardiac Diagnostics; Remote Monitoring.
- Ms Rebecca Kilburn
- Spire Nottingham Hospital Tollerton Lane Tollerton Nottingham NG12 4GA
- 0115 937 7684
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist. Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Devices and Heart Failure. Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist. Implantable Cardiac Devices. Trent Cardiac Centre. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Implantable Cardiac Devices.
Coronary Artery Disease.
Historic Property and Architecture.
Fatherhood (I have 3)!
• Scientific Investigator of the Year, British Society of Echocardiography, October 2009.
• First Class in Medical Finals, Aberdeen University, July 2003.
• The John and Gladys Colhoun Award, Aberdeen University, July 2000.
• First Class in Core BSc Examinations, Aberdeen University, July 1999.
Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to act as an invited speaker on topics relevant to cardiology.
- MB ChB Aberdeen University 2003
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2006
- EEGC (European Examination in General Cardiology) European Society of Cardiology 2014
- MD (Res) University of London (St Georges) 2018
- Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Device Implantation Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust 2014
- Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease Waikato DHB, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand 2013
- Fellowship in Cardiac Device Implantation and Electrophysiology Capital and Coast DHB, Wellington Hospital, New Zealand 2012
Reference number 6071697
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2015
- General (Internal) Medicine, 2015
- Nuffield Hospital Derby, Rykneld Rd, Derby DE23...
- 10:30 - 13:00
- 0300 790 6190
- Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby,...
- 16:00 - 18:00
- 01332 783423
- Spire Hospital Nottingham, Tollerton Lane,...
- 10:30 - 13:00
- 0115 937 7801
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
0771 307 8602