Consultant Profile

Dr Amanda Varnava

Dr Amanda Varnava MA FRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Congenital heart disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Hypertension
Special clinical interests:

Cardiomyopathy, channelopathy, syncope, cardiology in the young, sports cardiology/athlete's heart, cardiology in women/pregnancy, heart failure

Research interests:

Inherited cardiac disease, ventricular ectopics, mitral valve prolapse

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant cardiologist - West Herts NHS Trust & St Mary's, Imperial College Healthcare Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Cardiovascular Society
Heart Rhythm UK
Association of Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions (AICC founder member)
Royal College of Physicians, London

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8901 5555
Private secretary telephone number:
07532 199693
Private secretary fax:
020 7299 0143
Private secretary email address:
Thursday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Amanda Varnava started her medical training at Oxford University and then qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital with triple honours. Following this she embarked on a training programme at the UK's leading cardiac centres (Royal Brompton Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and Barts and the London Chest Hospital). During her training she completed research into the genetic causes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. She has since gone on to develop a specialist expertise in this field of cardiology and has established the North West London Inherited Cardiac Disease service at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College. She also holds a busy general cardiology post at Watford General Hospital where she manages patients with a wide variety of complaints including chest pain, palpitations and heart failure. She also runs the pregnancy and heart disease service for West Hertfordshire, seeing pregnant women with known or suspected heart disease.

She is also experienced in the evaluation of sports people and preparticipation screening and is the cardiologist for several premiership football teams including West Ham, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs), Watford and Stoke City Football Clubs.

Dr Varnava has published numerous research papers in the leading cardiology journals and lectures both nationally and at international conferences.

Personal profile:

Dr Varnava is married and has three children.

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Dr Amanda Varnava

Dr Amanda Varnava Cardiology Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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