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Cardiology Consultants

The Cardiology consultants at London Bridge team deal with the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients with all forms of heart disease.

Alphabetical list of consultants in Cardiology

Dr Raj Amersey

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Angioplasty

Special Interests

Cardiology: general cardiology; coronary angioplasty/stenting, complex pacing including pacing for heart failure, use of CT and MRI and cardiac investigations including CT-FFR

Special Interests

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Transcatheter Valve therapy (TAVI) Cardiac CT, Transoesophageal Echocardiography, General Cardiology/Risk Factor Management, Hypertension

Special Interests

Heart failure, cardiomyopathy, inherited cardiac diseases, cardiac imaging (echo, CT, MRI and TOE), valve disease, general cardiology

Special Interests

Echocardiography, valve disease

Dr Brian Clapp

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Interventional cardiology and diagnostic angiography including transradial procedures. Diving Medicine.  Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale. 

Dr Richard Cooke

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Coronary angiography and stenting (transradial); general cardiology, echocardiography, pacemakers

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias: ablation, drug treatment, pacemakers, ICDs and cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Mr Ranjit Deshpande

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

Endoscopy Assisted Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (ENDO-MIDCAB), minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery, Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), total arterial coronary artery bypass surgery, thoracosocpic lung cancer and pleural surgery

Dr Mark Earley

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pacemakers, ICDs, cardiac resynchronisation therapy and left atrial appendage occlusion.

Dr Nicholas Gall

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Problems and blackouts/collapses of uncertain cause.

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias, ablation, pacing defibrillators, heart failure

Dr Jane Hancock

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Cardiology, valve disease, TOEs, TAVI programs, echos and stress echos

Dr Jonathan Hill

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Interventional cardiology, cardiovascular risk assessment, cardiac ct.

Dr Ross Hunter

Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Dr Ross Hunter specializes in heart rhythm management. He performs catheter ablation of arrhythmias (such as SVT, atrial flutter, AF and VT) and manages cardiac devices, implanting and extracting the full range of devices (including ICDs and biventricular devices/CRT).

Special Interests

Adult cardiology, cardio-vascular imaging (all aspects of cardiac MRI), coronary artery disease, ischemia and viability assessment, valvular heart and thoracic aortic disease, hypertension screening, cardiomyopathy, heart failure assessment and athletic heart syndrome.

Dr Ravi Kamdar

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Arrhythmias, cardiac pacing, heart failure, hypertension, defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) devices and coronary artery disease.

Special Interests

General cardiology, coronary artery disease, pacing, heart disease in pregnancy

Dr Guy Lloyd

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Echocardiography, valvular heart disease, cardiac imaging, cardiac CT, general clinical cardiology

Dr Melvin Lobo

Consultant Cardiovascular Physician and Clinical Hypertension Specialist

General Internal Medicine

Special Interests

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

Prof. Philip MacCarthy

Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Services

Cardiology

Special Interests

General cardiology, cardiovascular risk factor management, ischaemic heart disease (radial (wrist) access diagnostic techniques and percutaneous revascularisation), heart failure, valvular heart disease - in particular Trans-catheter (trans-femoral) aortic valve implantation. Percutaneous PFO/ASD closure.

Dr Paresh Mehta

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

General Cardiology, Heart failure, Pacing device therapy (including biventricular and defibrillator).

Special Interests

All aspects of general cardiology, cardiovascular risk factor management especially high blood pressure, ischaemic heart disease, coronary angiography (radial and femoral techniques) corononary angioplasty/stenting, heart valve disease, heart failure, percutaneous PFO/ASD closure, palpitations, atrial fibrillation

Prof. Mark Monaghan

Consultant Clinical Scientist

Cardiology

Special Interests

All forms of adult echocardiogram including stress and 3D.

Dr Naveen Mudalagiri

Consultant Cardiologist and Interventionist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Coronary artery disease: angiography & angioplasty (stent insertion) Cardiac risk management Heart rhythm disturbances Cardiac pacing Heart Failure Hypertension, Cardiac CT, ECHO

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias (including atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, sudden cardiac death) and their treatment (electrophysiologic study, catheter ablation, implantable pacemakers and defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy).

Dr Sundip Patel

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

General cardiology, hypertension, risk factor management, ischaemic heart disease, invasive / interventional cardiology

Special Interests

Complex Coronary Intervention, Angioplasty for Chronic Total Occlusions, Rotational Atherectomy, Transradial Intervention, General Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Dyslipidaemias, Hypertension.

Dr Divaka Perera

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Complex percutaneous coronary intervention, advanced coronary assessment,circulatory assist strategies to prevent and treat severe acute heart failure,cardiac MRI-guided management of coronary artery disease and ischaemic cardiomyopathy.

Special Interests

Valvular heart disease: diagnosis and management, ischaemic heart disease: diagnosis and management, cardiac catheterisation, interventional cardiology (coronary angioplasty, stent implantation, balloon valvuloplasty, transcatheter aortic valve implantation), infective endocarditis: diagnosis and management (including in-patient care)

Dr Asif Qasim

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Investigation and management of chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and dizziness. General Cardiology including angina, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. Interventional Cardiology including angiography, angioplasty and stent implantation. Cardiac risk assessment and sports cardiology.

Special Interests

President of British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS). General cardiology, complex interventional cardiology including intravascular ultrasound, physiological lesion assessment using pressure-sensor tipped wires, stent implantation, rotational atherectomy and laser angioplasty, percutaneous aortic valve treatment (TAVI).

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pacemaker & ICD implantation, cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Dr Paul Scott

Consultant Electrophysiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pacemaker & ICD implantation, cardiac resynchronisation therapy.

Dr Oliver R. Segal

Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Atrial fibrillation and SVT ablation, pacemakers, ICDs and pacing for heart failure (biventricular devices), palpitations and blackouts, left atrial appendage, occlusion devices.

Dr Rakesh Sharma

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

General cardiology, heart failure, pacing (including biventricular and ICDs), hypertension, arrhythmias, cardio-oncology and cardiac sarcoidosis.

Dr Simon Sporton

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, cather ablation, pacemaker & icd implantation and cardiac resynchorinisation therapy.

Special Interests

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Angioplasty). Specialist in all aspects of coronary artery disease/ screening, prevention, diagnosis, management and intervention, as well as general cardiology

Dr Ian Webb

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Chest pain, hypertension, valvular heart disease, palpitations and heart rhythm disorders, cardiovascular risk assessment, coronary intervention and pacing. 

Dr Mark Westwood

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology

Special Interests

Cardiology, Cardio-Oncology and Cardiac MRI (CMR).


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