Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Hamilton

Dr Mark Hamilton MBChB, MRCP, FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Cardiac radiology
Special clinical interests:
  • Acquired and congenital heart disease
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac Ultrasound (trans-thoracic and trans-oesophageal echocardiography)
Research interests:
  • Exercise cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac function in congenital heart disease
  • Aortic compliance
  • Computer modelling of cardiac investigations
  • Stem cell therapy in myocardial infarction
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiac Radiologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Heart Institute

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists
  • Secretary to the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Personal email address:
Friday afternoon, some evenings by arrangement
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Hamilton trained in cardiac radiology at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester and Green Lane and Auckland City Hospitals, Auckland, New Zealand. He is an Consultant Cardiac Radiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute and Bristol Childrens’ Hospital since 2005.

Dr Hamilton is Skilled in all aspects of paediatric and adult acquired and congenital heart disease and he is active in research.

He is secretary to the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging and clinical lead for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Dr Hamilton offera trans-thoracic and trans-oesophageal echocardiography, cardiac MRI and cardiac computed tomography.

Personal profile:

Dr Hamilton is a keen sportsman. He previously climbed extensively in Britain, the Alps and also the Himalaya. More recently Dr Hamilton has taken up kayaking and completed two Devizes to Westminster kayak marathons and is an active cricketer and cyclist.

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