Specialist heart care from expert surgeons
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Monday to Thursday 8am - 7pm, Friday 8am - 4pm

The Heart Centre
Spire Bristol Hospital, The Glen

A Centre of Excellence for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Our Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons

  •  Our Cardiologists

    Dr Shahid Aziz
    Southmead Hospital

    Specialties: Ischaemic heart disease, coronary angioplasty, heart failure, high blood pressure, valvular heart disease, heart rhythm abnormalities

    Dr Andreas Baumbach
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Chest pain, coronary artery disease, heart failure cardiac risk assessment, diagnostic catheterisation, angioplasty, cardiac CT

    Dr Philip Boreham
    Frenchay Hospital

    Specialties: Interventional cardiology for coronary heart disease, balloon coronary angioplasty and stents, electrophysiology and ablation for tachyarrhythmias, pacemakers for bradyarrhythmias

    Dr Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Cardiology, cardiac MRI, other cardiac modalities

    Dr Timothy Cripps
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Arrhythmias, ablation, pacemakers, defibrillators, heart failure

    Dr Stephanie Curtis
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Adult congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, echocardiography, valve disease, cardiomyopathy, Marfan’s syndrome and related conditions

    Dr Geoff Dalton
    Weston General Hospital
    Specialties: Cardiology, general medicine

    Dr Edward Duncan
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Ablation (cautery) of abnormal heart rhythm curcuits within the heart.  Especially Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)


    Dr Lance Forbat

    Specialties: Ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, heart failure, home monitoring with telemedicine for remote management and long term conditions, valvular disease, echocardiography including TOE, palpitation, faints, blackouts and pacemakers.

    Dr Tom Johnson
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Interventional cardiology, diagnosis and treatment of ischaemic heart disease, cardiovascular risk assessment, hypertension, valvular heart disease, heart failure.

    Dr Robin Martin
    Bristol Children’s Hospital, Bristol Heart Insitute
    Specialties: Paediatric cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, interventional catheter, treatment of congenital heart disease, stroke prevention (PFO and LAA closure), inherited cardiac conditions.

    Dr William McCrea
    Great Weston Hospital
    Specialties: Cardiovascular medicine, syncope, ischaemic heart disease

    Dr Angus Nightingale
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Cardiac imaging including 2D / 3D echocardiography and stress echocardiography

    Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick
    Bristol Royal Infirmary
    Specialties: Ablations, EPS, angioplasty, clinical cardiology, pacemakers, murmurs, hypertension

    Dr Andrew Skyrme-Jones
    North Bristol Trust

    Specialties: Angioplasty, valvular heart disease, hypertension, heart failure, chest pain

    Dr Julian Strange
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Interventional cardiology, hypertension, chest pain, non- invasive assessment of cardiac disease, cardiovascular MRI

    Dr Graham Stuart
    Bristol Children’s Hospital and Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Paediatric and adult congenital heart disease, arrhythmia disorders, inherited cardiac conditions, heart disorders in pregnancy, sports cardiology

    Dr Glyn Thomas
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Cardiac electrophysiology especially atrial fibrillation ablation (paroxysmal and permanent), general heart rhythm management, pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation, inherited cardiac diseases, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

    Dr Mandie Townsend
    Bristol Royal Infirmary
    Specialties: Valve disease, heart failure and echocardiography

    Dr Mark Turner
    Bristol Heart Institute

    Specialties: Adult congenital heart disease (PFO), heart failure, pacemakers, heart valve disease,
    percutaneous valve implantation, SCUBA diving medicine

    Dr Paul Walker
    Southmead Hospital

    Specialties: Coronary artery disease, heart failure

    Click here to view our full list of Cardiologists
  • Our Cardiac Surgeons

    Prof Raimondo Ascione
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Mitral valve repair surgery, bypass surgery on the beating heart, arterial revascularisation, valve surgery, ablation
    of arterial fibrillation

    Mr Alan Bryan
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Coronary artery disease, valve surgery
    Mr Franco Ciulli
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Cardiothoracic-beating heart coronary bypass, mitral valve repair, aortic valve surgery, atrial fibrillation ablation, minimally invasive valve surgery

    Mr Andrew Parry
    Bristol Royal Infirmary
    Specialties: Congenital cardiac surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, GUCH surgery

    Mr Mark Yeatman
    Bristol Heart Institute
    Specialties: Coronary artery surgery, valve surgery, lung surgery

    Click here to view our full list of Cardiac Surgeons

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