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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Cardiovascular Physician and Clinical Hypertension Specialist

Dr Melvin Lobo

Dr Melvin Lobo

Consultant Cardiovascular Physician and Clinical Hypertension Specialist

General Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Hypertension

Dr Mel Lobo is a Consultant Physician in Cardiovascular Medicine and General Internal Medicine.  He has a specialist interest in hypertension in all its forms, in particular resistant hypertension and device-based therapies thereof - and is an accredited Clinical Hypertension Specialist of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH).

Dr Lobo is the Director of the internationally renowned Bart's Blood Pressure Clinic which has been recognised as a Hypertension Centre of Excellence by the European Society of Hypertension and receives referrals of complex hypertensive patients on a national and international basis. The clinic is allied to the world renowned William Harvey Research Institute and has participated in several landmark studies in hypertension. These include the ground-breaking ASCOT study which led to a change in UK Hypertension guidelines as well as the Symplicity HTN-2 study of renal denervation for treatment-resistant hypertension and most recently the ROX Control Hypertension Study of a novel central iliac arteriovenous anastomosis to treat uncontrolled hypertension.

Since October 2011 he has co-hosted and chaired the annual UK Symposia on Renal Denervation at the Royal College of Physicians with a distinguished panel of international authorities in hypertension medicine and interventionists.

Dr Lobo is a member of the Joint UK Societies steering committee on renal denervation and author of the JUKS 2014 Consensus Statements on Renal Denervation. He has also participated in formulating international guidance for renal denervation with the European Clinical Consensus Collaboration.

He has lectured and published extensively on hypertension and novel therapies of resistant hypertension.

Access a list of all recent publications here: hypertensionspecialist.co.uk/publications

Dr Lobo holds the following positions of responsibility: Director Barts Blood Pressure Centre of Excellence, Chief Investigator EnligHTN II study, Chief Investigator Wave VI study, Chief Investigator ROX, Coupler Study and ROX Global Registry, Principal Investigator Symplicity HTN-2 Study, Special Adviser to NICE: Renal Denervation/Baroreflex Activation, ESH Working Group on Interventional treatment of Hypertension, Steering Group UK National Registry for renal denervation and Chair of the Bart’s Health Trust Joint Prescribing Group.

Special interests

Clinical Hypertension Specialist treating all forms of hypertension, research into novel therapies of hypertension and new BP measurement technologies.

Consulting Address

London Bridge Hospital

3rd Floor, St Olaf House

London

SE1 2PR

Consulting Sessions:

Wednesday PM/EVE, Friday PM/EVE Available weekday evenings by appointment

Secretary:

Bibi Warren

Telephone:

020 7234 2652

Fax:

020 7234 2653

Email:

bibi.warren@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Website:

www.hypertensionspecialist.co.uk

Qualifications:

MB ChB PhD FRCP

NHS Base:

St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The Royal London Hospital