Consultant Profile

Dr Heather Joanne Shannon

Dr Heather Joanne Shannon MB BCh BAO, MRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Clare Park Hospital
  • Cardiology
    Special clinical interests:
    • General cardiology
    • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
    • Cardiac CT
    • Structural heart disease
    • Interventional cardiology
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    • Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 
    • Hammersmith Hospital, London (Honorary contract)
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
    • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    • European Association of Percotaneous Cardiovascular Intervention (EAPCI)
    • British Cardiac Society
    • Irish Cardiac Society
    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Hazel Jones
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01252 342 602 / 01276 501 123
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Shannon enjoys keeping fit by going on long walks in the local countryside with her dog, and is a keen skier. She also enjoys travelling.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Shannon graduated with Honours from the Queen's University Belfast in 2002, after gaining a number of undergraduate prizes. She began her cardiology training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, including a period of clinical research leading to the award of an MD. She then completed a highly prestigious fellowship in Milan, under the mentorship of Dr Antonio Colombo, a world authority in interventional cardiology. Through this, she gained unparalleled experience in coronary and structural intervention including transcatheter valve procedures. She returned from Milan to complete her training at Imperial College London with a further fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Hammersmith Hospital. Dr Shannon took up a Consultant post at Frimley Park Hospital in October 2012.

    Dr Shannon is a Cardiologist with a particular interest in ischaemic heart disease, especially coronoary angioplasty and stenting for both stable angina and the emergency treatment of myocardial infarction. She also has an interest in structural intervention including PFO/ASD closures and in transcatherter valve procedures for patients considered high-risk candidates for convential open heart surgery. In addition she has expertise in cardiac CT as a diagnostic tool in the assessment of patients with chest pain.

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    Dr Heather Joanne Shannon

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