Consultant Profile

Dr John Caplin

Dr John Caplin BSc(Hons), MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty, Stents, Valvuloplasty, Closure devices, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Research interests:

Nuclear cardiology, coronary angiography, atrial fibrillation

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Retired from NHS practice - Independent Practitioner

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

Fellow Royal College of Physicians
Member British Cardiac Society
Member British Nuclear Cardiology Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672456
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 672 456
Mon 6pm - 9pm and Thu 9am - 1pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I qualified at University College Hospital London in 1976 and after Houseman and Senior Houseman jobs I worked as Resident Medical Officer at the National Heart Hospital, general medical registrar at St Thomas' and cardiology registrar posts at St Bartholomew's Hospital followed this. I went to the Wessex regional cardiac unit at Southampton in 1986 as senior registrar and spent a year at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1988-9. I was appointed as senior consultant cardiologist in Hull in 1990 specialising in cardiac intervention (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, valvuplasty, pericardial balloons and atrial septal defect closure devices)
I have noe retired from NHS practice butI maintain an interest in valvula heart disease, echocardiography, pacing and nuclear medicine.
I have previously served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, and was previously clinical co-ordinator for cardiology, and Royal College of Physicians district tutor. I remain involved in training as deputy chairman of the Yorkshire cardiology training group.

Personal profile:

I am married to Aedeen and have two young sons,Max and Leon. We live in Swanland and I claim to be a passive gardener. I am a sports fan and am honorary vice president at Hull Ionians RUFC,honorary regional cardiologist to the English Football Association.

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Dr John Caplin

Dr John Caplin Cardiology Consultant, Hull, East Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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