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South Wales Heart Centre
In Association with Spire Cardiff Hospital, South Wales

South Wales Private Specialists in Heart Care

Dr Richard Wheeler

  • Specialties:

    Coronary Artery Disease
    Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)


    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

    Professional profile

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

    He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist in 2008 and perform most of the specialist echocardiography at the University Hospital of Wales. Dr Wheeler is clinical lead for echocardiography at Llandough where he also provides a general cardiology service. He is also the clinical lead for myocardial perfusion imaging at the University Hospital of Wales. 

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  • Personal profile

    Dr Wheeler is delighted to be working back in the city where he was born and brought up. All his spare time is devoted to looking after his young family.

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Dr Richard Wheeler

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