Consultant Profile

Dr Niall Keenan

Dr Niall Keenan MA(Oxon) BM BCh MD MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Echocardiography
    • Hypertension
    • Stroke prevention
    • Vascular medicine
  • General medicine
    • Radiology
      • Cardiac radiology
    Special clinical interests:
    • Cardiac imaging (echocardiography, TOE, stress echo, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT)
    • Heart failure
    • Valvular heart disease
    Research interests:

    Application of non-invasive imaging within cardiology, in particular cardiac MRI.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    • Consultant Cardiologist West Herts NHS Trust
    • Honorary Consultant Cardiologist Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
    • Honorary Lecturer, Imperial College.
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • British Cardiovascular Society
    • European Society of Cardiology
    • British Society of Echocardiography
    • Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
    • British Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
    • British Society of Cardiac Imaging
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary telephone number:
    020 8950 0534
    Private secretary fax:
    020 8420 4155
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Keenan is a consultant cardiologist at West Herts NHS Trust as well as an honorary consultant cardiologist at Hammersmith Hospital, and an Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College, London. He qualified from Oxford University in 2001 and then trained in cardiology and general medicine in London. He carried out specialised training and research in cardiac MRI at the Royal Brompton Hospital, in cardiac CT at the London Chest Hospital, and in echocardiography both at Hammersmith Hospital in London, and also at Hopital Bichat in Paris. He has also undetaken advanced heart failure training at Harefield Hospital.

    At Spire Bushey Hospital, Dr Keenan sees patients with the full range of cardiological problems including coronary artery disease, hypertension, and arrhythmia, but with a particular interest in heart failure and valvular heart disease, as well as patients being investigated for symptoms such as chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and blackouts. Non-invasive testing performed at Spire Bushey Hospital  includes echocardiography, stress echocardiography, and cardiac CT.

    He emphasises a caring and holistic approach, focussed on the individual, with an emphasis on carefully listening to the patient, a thorough assessment, clear explanations, and shared decision making.

    Personal profile:

    Outside work my interests include sailing, music and literature, and I am active in a several charities that seek to assist the sick and the marginalised.

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    Dr Niall Keenan

    Dr Niall Keenan Cardiology, General medicine & Radiology Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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