Consultant Profile

Dr Iain Simpson

Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Coronary Artery Disease
Special clinical interests:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Valve disease
  • Imaging
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Cardiologist, Wessex Regional Cardiac Unit, University Hospital Southampton
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Member and President, British Cardiovascular Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • American College of Cardiology
  • European Society of Cardiology
Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8091 4444
Private secretary fax:
023 8051 1551
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Qualified in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1980, Dr Simpson has been a Consultant Cardiologist at the Wessex Regional Cardiac Centre, Southampton University Hospitals Trust since 1992. A specialist in interventional cardiology, valve disease and cardiac imaging, he is currently President with the British Cardiovascular Society and was previously Divisional Clinical Director for Specialist Services at Southampton University Hospitals Trust as well as Commissioning Editor for international cardiovascular journal, Heart. One of the founding Partners of Wessex Cardiology, he has an expertise in all aspects of modern cardiology. A previous British-American Research Fellow with the British Heart Foundation and American Heart Association working in San Diego, California, USA, he has published or contributed to over 20 textbooks in Cardiology and has almost 100 full publications in various areas of cardiovascular research.

Personal profile:

Dr Iain Simpson is married, has two children and is a keen but infrequent golfer.

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Dr Iain Simpson

Dr Iain Simpson Cardiology Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

Southampton Heart Service at Spire Southampton Hospital

Southampton Heart Service, Hampshire

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Wessex Cardiology, Hampshire

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