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Last updated: 8 Jun 2020
- Complex Devices
- Structural/Heart failure
I am a Consultant Cardiologist working in the Oxford Heart Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
I see private patients with heart problems at the Manor Hospital Oxford, as well as at the John Radcliffe Hospital.
I particularly specialise in looking after patients with heart failure, and in the implantation of pacemakers and related devices (implantable defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy). I see patients with all cardiac conditions.
If you have breathlessness, leg swelling, palpitations (awareness of an abnormal heart beat), blackouts or collapse, or chest pain then I can help you.
Areas of interest
Heart Failure; Heart Rhythm problems; slow heartbeat (bradycardia); Blackouts
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford Heart Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
My main research interest to date has been in site selection for the left ventricular lead for cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
I am currently a co-investigator on trials of the CardioMEMS pulmonary artery pressure sensor and of left ventricular wireless endocardial pacing.
In addition, I am on the steering committee of a trial on the use of troponin blood tests in patients with chest pain
DM Doctorate of Medicine
MRCP Membership of the Royal College of Physicians
Gamble JHP, Herring N, Ginks M, Rajappan K, Bashir Y, Betts TR: Endocardial left ventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization: systematic review and meta-analysis. Europace 2018; 20:73–81.
Gamble JHP, Herring N, Ginks MR, Rajappan K, Bashir Y, Betts TR: Endocardial Left Ventricular Pacing across the Inter-Ventricular Septum for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy – Clinical Results of a pilot study. Heart Rhythm 2018 – in press
Sieniewicz BJ, Behar JM, Sohal M, Gamble JHP et al. Electrical latency predicts the optimal left ventricular endocardial pacing site: results from a multicentre international registry. EP Europace 2018;euy052–euy052.
Sawhney V, Domenichini G, Gamble JHP, et al. Thrombo-embolic events in left ventricular endocardial pacing: long-term outcomes from a multicentre UK registry. Europace 2018; in press
Behar,… Gamble JHP et al.: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Quadripolar Versus Bipolar Left Ventricular Leads for Cardiac Resynchronization Defibrillator Therapy in a Large, Multicenter UK Registry. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology 2017; 3:107–116.
Gamble JHP and Leeson PL – Reviewed and significantly revised three chapters for the Oxford Specialist Handbook of Pacing and ICDs 2018 second edition – due to be published 2018
Gamble JHP et al, Procedural success of left ventricular lead placement for cardiac resynchronization therapy – a meta-analysis. JACC: Cardiac Electrophysiology 2016; 2:69-77
Carlton, …, Gamble, et al. A Novel Diagnostic Protocol to Identify Patients Suitable for Discharge after a Single High-Sensitivity Troponin. Heart 2015;101:1041-1046
Behar,…Gamble, et al., Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Delivered Via a Multipolar Left Ventricular Lead Is Associated with Reduced Mortality and Elimination of Phrenic Nerve Stimulation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 2015; 26:540
Gamble JHP, Betts TR. Multi-site left ventricular pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy (review). Future Cardiology 2014; 10:469
Betts TR, Gamble JHP, et al. Development of a technique for left ventricular endocardial pacing via puncture of the interventricular septum. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 2014; 7:17-22
Courses offered to GPs
Talks on heart failure and related conditions, at the Manor Hospital Oxford
- BMBCh Oxford University 2005
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2008
- DM Doctorate of Medicine Oxford University 2017
Reference number 6128233
Details of entry to specialist register
- Consultant, Cardiology, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
British Heart Rhythm Society
British Society of Heart Failure
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.