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- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Menown MB BCh BAO MD MRCP(UK), FRCP(Edin), is Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Craigavon Cardiac Centre, Northern Ireland, is current President of the Irish Atherosclerosis Society and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast. His special interests include general and acute cardiology, chest pain assessment/coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology (angioplasty/stenting), electrophysiology (specifically management of atrial fibrillation), heart failure, cholesterol management and coronary prevention/risk reduction. In addition to a comprehensive acute cardiac care and outpatient service, Dr Menown successfully undertakes one of the highest annual volumes of interventional cardiology (stent) cases in the UK.
Dr Menown received his medical degree with distinction from the Queens University of Belfast and trained in Cardiology in Belfast before completing an interventional fellowship at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, BC, Canada. He obtained a postgraduate doctorate of medicine, the Purce medal and JD Williams prize for his research in improving early detection of acute coronary syndromes and has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
Dr Menown has been elected to serve on European Society of Cardiology expert groups of (i) Thrombosis, (ii) Acute Cardiac Care, (iii) Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Drug Therapy, (iv) Hypertension, and (v) Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology. He serves as interventional editor-in-chief of Cardiology and Therapy, cardiology editor of Advances in Therapy and is on the editorial board of Interventional Cardiology, Future Cardiology and Biomarkers in Medicine. Dr Menown is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings and has published over 90 papers and 100 scientific abstracts in fields including acute coronary syndromes, lipids/cholesterol, cardiovascular risk and percutaneous coronary intervention.
Areas of interest
Chest pain assessment; Angina; Myocardial infarction; Coronary heart disease; ischaemic heart disease; Interventional cardiology; Angioplasty; Coronary stenting; Hypertension; High blood pressure; High cholesterol; Lipids; Cardiac risk; Heart failure; Electrophysiology (specifically management of Atrial fibrillation); Palpitations
- Appointments - 3fivetwo
- Kingsbridge Private Hospital 3fivetwo 811-815 Lisburn Road BELFAST BT9 7GX
- 0845 600 6352
- 028 9024 9929
- Appointments - Hillsborough Private Clinic
- Hillsborough Private Clinic 2 Main Street HILLSBOROUGH BT26 6AE
- 028 9268 8899
- 028 9268 8811
- Clinical Care Queries
- Orthoderm Clinic 2 Ballynahinch Road Hillsborough BT26 6AR
- 028 9268 0940
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Craigavon Cardiac Centre, Northern Ireland
General and acute cardiology, chest pain assessment/coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology (angioplasty/stenting), atrial fibrillation, heart failure, cholesterol management and coronary prevention/risk reduction.
Undergraduate: Distinctions in Biochemistry (1st), Physiology, Pharmacology (& Whitla Medal), Pathology (&Musgrave Prize), and Microbiology. Arthritis & Rheumatism Council Prize, Sir John Henry Biggart Medal, Duke Elder Memorial Prize. Scholarships: 2nd MB , 3rd MB (1st), Royal College of Physicians, Sir Thomas Dixon, Mayne Reid Memorial, Hugh J Calwell Memorial. Postgraduate: Royal Victoria Hospital Research Fellowship, Purce Medal, JD William Prize, Robert Leathem Scholarship.
Courses offered to GPs
NICPLD cardiology updates
Very good (better than risk-predicted procedural outcomes on independent national BCIS audit)
- MB BCh BAO Queens University 1992
- FRCP(Edin) RCP Edinburgh 2004
- MRCP(UK) RCP 1995
- MD Queens University 1999
- MD Research training Queens 1995
- Interventional Fellowship Vancouver 2002
Reference number 3616712
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Director of Interventional Cardiology Craigavon 2005
- President of the Irish Atherosclerosis Society Irish Atherosclerosis Society 2007
- Honorary Senior Lecturer Queen's University, Belfast 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
Fellowship Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
Member Irish Cardiac Society
Member European Society Of Cardiology
Member British Cardiovascular Interventional Society
European Society of Cardiology expert groups of:
-Acute Cardiac Care,
-Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Drug Therapy,
-Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology.
- Hillsborough Private Clinic, BT26 6AE
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 028 9268 8899
- Kingsbridge Private Hospital, BT9 7GX
- 08:00 - 10:00
- 0845 600 6352
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
02838 334444 and ask to speak to Dr Menown or cardiology team on call.