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My Specialities

I am fully trained in all aspects of cardiology and have particular interest in heart function and cardiac rhythm management.  I see patients with all manner of cardiac symptoms including patients with problems related to shortness of breath, palpitations, chest pain, dizzy spells and loss of consciousness.

Chest pain

Chest pain can be a worrying symptom that may develop at anytime in any person. Reassuringly not all chest pain is serious but it is recommended that.....read more

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a common symptom that people mention to their doctor and has a number of causes than can be caused by heart problems but also caused.....read more

High cholesterol

High cholesterol is a frequent cause of heart disease and stroke in the United Kingdom. Fortuitously, it is easily diagnosed and can be very effectively treated.....read more

Heart failure

Heart failure is used to describe a set of symptoms that are attributed to the heart’s inability to deliver enough blood for the body’s needs. People with.....read more

Swollen ankles

Palpitations

Normally we are not aware of our heart beating. However, occasionally we are and this is called a palpitation. It is quite common to experience  this. Most of the time palpitations..... read more

Fainting/blackouts

The commonest reason for someone passing out is a simple faint (also called a vaso-vagal syncope). However other heart conditions can also cause fainting. You may have ......read more

High blood pressure

The commonest reason for someone passing out is a simple faint (also called a vaso-vagal syncope). However other heart conditions can also cause fainting. You may have..... read more

Heart murmur

A heart murmur is the sound that is heard with a stethoscope when there is turbulent blood flow through the heart. Turbulent blood flow through the heart is.....read more

Swollen ankles are a common symptom than can suggest an underlying heart problem but it is important to note that not all people with swollen ankles have.....read more