Consultant Profile

Dr Neil Hobson

Dr Neil Hobson MB, ChB, MD, MRCP(UK)
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Atrial fibrillation
Special clinical interests:

Unexplained palpitations and blackouts

Sudden cardiac death

Heart failure

Electrophysiological ablation of cardiac arrhythmias

Biventricular pacing and cardiac defibrillators

Atrial  Fibrillation

Research interests:

Dr Hobson's previous research involved the utilization of stress echocardiography in assessing the heamodynamic profiles of native and prosthetic heart valves. This work provided publications of original papers as well as his MD award.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672456
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 672456
Tues 5.30pm - 8.15pm and Thu 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Hobson is a Consultant Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist, providing expertise in the management of serious heart rhythm.

His interest involves the investigation of patients with unexplained blackouts or falls as well as those with symptomatic palpitations.

Dr Hobson is also dedicated to the screening of patients with a family history of sudden cardiac death (SCD) as well as treating those deemed at high risk from SCD with the implantation of cardiac defibrillators/pacemakers.

He provides the service of electrophysiological ablation of cardiac arrhythmias (inc. atrial fibrillation ablations) to a regional population of 1.2 million.

Dr Hobson's other interest is treating heart failure with pioneering biventricular pacemakers. He implants the systems and follow up these patients performing optimisation of the devices utilising cardiac ultrasound (Echocardiography).

He was also very honoured to be one of the few Cardiologists to be awarded the certificate of accreditation from the British Society of Echocardiography. This was awarded in recognition for his practical and theoretical understanding of cardiac echocardiography.

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Dr Neil Hobson

Dr Neil Hobson Cardiology Consultant, Hull, East Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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