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Last updated: 17 Apr 2020
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Subspeciality: Inherited and inflammatory heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), Interventional Cardiology
Qualifications: BA (Cantab, 1st class), MA (Cantab), MBBS, MRCP, MD (Res), Dr.med.
Dr Oliver Guttmann is a Consultant Cardiologist for Inherited and Inflammatory Heart Muscle Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at University College London.
He studied medicine at Cambridge and University College London and graduated with a first-class BA (Hons) in neuroscience in 2002 and with a merit in medicine in 2005. He was awarded membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008 and completed cardiology training at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and Barts Heart Centre in 2017.
His MD (Res) was awarded by University College London in 2016 for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy funded by the British Heart Foundation.
He has published several articles on inherited an inflammatory heart muscle disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and the study of outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention.
He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre. He is also an editor for Cochrane Heart and a member of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology.
Dr Guttmann consults generally in all areas of adult cardiology (hypertension, palpitations and hypercholesterolaemia) with a special interest in chest pain management and coronary intervention, including angioplasty and stenting. He also sees all patients with suspected and confirmed cardiomyopathies, especially myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Areas of interest
General Cardiology; Hypertension; Hypercholesterolaemia; Palpitations; Interventional Cardiology; Percutaneous coronary intervention/Stenting;Inherited and inflammatory heart muscle disease; Myocarditis; Cardiomyopathy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
St Bartholomew's Hospital
Barts Heart Centre
Inherited Heart Muscle Disease
Acquired Heart Muscle Disease
Percutaneous coronary intervention
(Additional) Languages spoken
- German - Native or bilingual
European Journal of Heart Failure
- BA (Hons) University of Cambridge 2002
- MBBS University College London 2005
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2008
- MA (Hons) University of Cambridge 2005
- Dr.med Ludwig-Maximillians-University, Munich, Germany 2008
- MD (Res) University College London 2015
Reference number 6129851
Affiliations / memberships
AICC - Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions
ESC Working Group for Pericardial and Myocardial Diseases
British Cardiac Society
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union
Royal College of Physicians
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
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