Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Wheeler

Dr Richard Wheeler MB ChB, MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Echocardiography
Special clinical interests:

Transthoracic echocardiography
Transoesophageal echocardiography
Dobutamine stress echocardiography
Myocardial perfusion imaging

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff
Consultant Cardiologist, Llandough Hospital Cardiff

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

Royal College of Physicians of London
British Society of Echocardiography
British Nuclear Cardiology Society
Medical Defence Union

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary:
Melinda Young
Private secretary telephone number:
029 2074 3938
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I trained in medicine at the University of Birmingham. I began my specialist cardiology training in the West Midlands before moving back to Wales in 2003. I completed my subspecialty training in echocardiography at the University Hospital of Wales.

I was appointed Consultant Cardiologist in 2008 and perform most of my specialist echocardiography at the University Hospital of Wales. I am clinical lead for echocardiography at Llandough where I also provide a general cardiology service. I am also the clinical lead for myocardial perfusion imaging at the University Hospital of Wales.  

Personal profile:

I am delighted to be working back in the city where I was born and brought up. All my spare time is devoted to looking after my young family.

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Dr Richard Wheeler

Dr Richard Wheeler Cardiologist at Spire Cardiff Hospital in South Wales

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