Consultant Profile

Professor Nick Curzen

Professor Nick Curzen BM(Hons), PhD, FRCP, FESC
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

Coronary Artery Disease
CT Coronary Calcium Scoring
Coronary stents
Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI)

Research interests:
  • Platelet function
  • Myocardial scar imaging
  • Computer modelling of stent optimisation
  • Remote device monitoring in heart failure and acute coronary syndromes

Professor Curzen has published over 120 peer review papers in medical literature, 17 book chapters and has edited three cardiology books, the latest of which was the Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology. He has been an invited member of faculty for a wide range of national and international scientific meetings.

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Cardiologist, Wessex Cardiac Centre, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor of Interventional Cardiology, University of Southampton
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Honorary Secretary of the British Cardiovascular Interventional Society (BCIS) 2011
Expert Advisor on behalf of BCIS, British Cardiovascular Society and Royal College of Physicians to NICE appraisal

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Donna Bulfin
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8076 4333
Private secretary fax:
023 8051 1551
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in coronary artery and aortic valve intervention at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, and Professor in Interventional Cardiology at the University of Southampton since June 2011.

I trained in cardiology at Southampton, Bournemouth, Royal Brompton, London Chest and St Bartholomews hospitals and completed a PhD in vascular biology at Imperial College, London between 1993-6. I have a particular interest in training and have been involved at a national and European level in developing training curricula in interventional cardiology.

Personal profile:

Married with two children
Active sportsman: five-a-side football, cycling, gym
Favourite holiday: mountains and beaches of Snowdonia

Recommended links:

In November 2010, Nick Curzen came top of a national poll of interventional cardiologist published in the Daily Mail. Please click on the link below to read the full article.

Prof Nick Curzen - Daily Mail article

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Professor Nick Curzen

Professor Nick Curzen Cardiology Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

Southampton Heart Service at Spire Southampton Hospital

Southampton Heart Service, Hampshire

The Southampton Heart Service offers an extensive range of services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions.

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Wessex Cardiology, Hampshire

Dr Nick Curzon is part of Wessex Cardiology, based at Spire Southampton Hospital. For more information please click here.

'Who's the best surgeon for unblocking your arteries?...'

Prof Nick Curzon, as recommended in The Daily Mail article, is listed in the Top 10.
Click here to read the full article.

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