Dr Ian Purcell 03492622


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Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

I am a consultant interventional cardiologist at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. I was appointed to this post in 2002. I held the post of Clinical Director of cardiothoracic medicine in Newcastle Hospitals from 2007-18. I graduated from the University of Edinburgh School of Medicine MB ChB with honours in 1990 after gaining a first class honours BSc in Medical Sciences. I then trained in medicine and cardiology in Edinburgh, Newcastle and London. I was a British Heart Foundation Research Fellow at the National Heart and Lung Institute and was awarded an MD by Imperial College. I am an experienced cardiologist with interest in all aspects of general cardiology and sub-speciality expertise in coronary intervention.

Areas of interest

Adult patients; Chest pain; Angina; Interventional cardiology (angiography, angioplasty and stents); Hypertension (high blood pressure); Heart failure; Valvular heart disease; Dyspnoea (shortness of breath); Palpitations; Loss of consciousness; Cardiomyopathy; Trans-catheter septal reduction.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Freeman Hospital (5-50)

  • K6582

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (5-50)

    Freeman Hospital (5-50)

  • K6513

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

    Freeman Hospital (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

    Freeman Hospital (1-5)

  • AA963

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

    Freeman Hospital (1-5)

  • K5040

    Rotablation of coronary vessel(s) percutaneous transluminal rotational atherectomy (PCRS) +/- insertion of stent - (1-5)

    Freeman Hospital (1-5)

  • K7510

    Coronary intravascular lithotripsy +/- angioplasty +/- insertion of stent - (1-5)

    Freeman Hospital (1-5)

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