Dr Robert McIntosh: Cardiology

Dr Robert McIntosh



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About me

Professional Profile -

I completed undergraduate medical training in Aberdeen, Scotland before training as a Cardiologist based in North-West London. During this period I worked at Imperial College NHS Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS trust. Prior to my appointment as a consultant in the UK, I spent two years completing international fellowships focused on Complex Cardiac Device Implantation and on Coronary Artery Intervention. These were based in the Wellington and Waikato regions of New Zealand.

I specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, in the management of heart failure and in the implantation of cardiac devices including pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices. I have a history of research in the field and was previously recognised as national Scientific investigator of the Year, by the British Society of Echocardiography.

I enjoy seeing patients with all routine cardiac complaints or those who are experiencing suspected cardiac symptoms such as chest pain, palpitations, ankle swelling, breathlessness, dizziness or faints. I am also accredited in general internal medicine and am able to provide a medical overview for patients whom have both cardiac and general medical conditions.

Personal Profile -

Having moved to the East Midlands in 2015 I 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. I also have a developing interest in building restoration and conservation.

Areas of interest

Heart Failure; Coronary Artery Disease; Coronary Artery Angioplasty, Cardiac 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 and Remote Monitoring.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5) Spire Nottingham Hospital (1-5)

  • AA963

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

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • K6513

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

  • K6015

    Implantation of biventricular pacemaker - (1-5)

    Spire Nottingham Hospital (1-5)

  • AA964

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

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

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