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Cardiology

We provide a comprehensive adult inpatient and outpatient cardiology service, led by consultants with a range of specialty interests. Daily consultant ward rounds take place seeing patients under the care of the specialty, plus those referred while in hospital.

What we offer
We provide a range of services including:

  • general and community cardiology clinics
  • daily rapid access, direct referral chest pain clinic for patients with chest pain of likely cardiac origin
  • a consultant-led, direct access, one stop heart failure clinic
  • a consultant led advanced heart failure clinic
  • nurse-led clinics for the ongoing management of heart failure patients
  • electrophysiology clinics for the assessment of complex cardiac arrhythmias
  • investigation and treatment of patients with heart valve disease
  • cardiac rehabilitation programmes following heart attack, coronary intervention or cardiac surgery and for heart failure patients
  • post-surgery cardiothoracic clinic for the review of patients post cardiac surgery locally
  • non-invasive investigations which include echocardiography, exercise testing, ambulatory ECG monitoring, event recorders and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • tilt table testing for the investigation of blackouts
  • cardioversion for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • complex echocardiography and 3D echocardiography
  • transoesophageal echocardiography
  • stress echocardiography
  • cardiac catheterisation in our new, state-of-the-art cardiac laboratory,known as our cath lab, for the investigation of coronary artery disease and heart valve disease permanent pacemakers for the treatment of heart block and syncope
  • implantation of loop recorders for the investigation of arrhythmias
  • comprehensive follow-up for permanent

Key staff

Dr Mick Ozkor – specialty lead and deputy clinical director, consultant cardiologist with special interest in intervention and valve disease
Dr Syed Aysan – consultant cardiologist with special interest in pacing and electrophysiology
Dr Maneesh Bhargava - consultant cardiologist
Dr Tom Crake – consultant cardiologist with special interest in intervention
Dr Amal Muthumala - consultant cardiologist with special interest in heart failure and device implantation
Dr Antonis Pantazis - consultant cardiologist with special interest in echocardiography and inherited heart muscle disease
Dr Dushyant Maradia -  consultant cardiologist with special interest in echocardiography, valve disease, non-invasive investigation for coronary artery disease and acute cardiac care.
Dr Amir Sheikh - cardiothoracic surgeon
Dr Ron Simon – consultant cardiologist with special interest in pacing and electrophysiology
Chris Dinsdale – cardiology manager
Bibi Ford – cardiology lead nurse and cath lab manager

Location
The tower, level -1.

How to refer
Through a GP or doctor.

Contact us
Cardiac investigations       020 8887 3612
Outpatient enquiries         020 8887 2862
Cardiology secretaries      020 8887 3243 / 3497 

To cancel or change an appointment 
email northmid.centralappointments@nhs.net
or alternatively ring 020 8887 3663 / 3664 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)

Page last updated: January 2018