Consultant Profile

Dr Simon Corbett

Dr Simon Corbett MA PhD MRCP(UK)
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

Coronary Artery Disease

Research interests:

Coronary Stenting

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Jane Ball
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8091 4444
Private secretary fax:
023 8051 1551
Private secretary email address:
Wednesday clinics
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a fully trained general cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in angioplasty and stenting (interventional cardiology). I am particularly interested in the use of adjunctive therapies such as pressure wire, intravascular ultrasound and rotablation to guide optimal stent implantation. I have a longstanding interest in research, from my PhD in antibody engineering with Sir Greg Winter FRS at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, through to ongoing participation in multi-centre randomised clinical trials in the Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre in Southampton. I have published numerous articles on outcomes with drug-eluting stents in humans in peer-reviewed medical journals and also presented my work at national and international meetings. My NHS practice is based at Southampton General Hospital where I am one of five Consultants delivering a 24/7 angioplasty service for heart attack patients. Privately, I offer interventional procedures at both Spire Southampton Hospital.

Personal profile:

I qualified from St John’s College, Cambridge in 1997 with a distinction in Medicine and a first class honours degree in Pathology. I subsequently trained in General (Internal) Medicine and Cardiology in Edinburgh, London and Milan, where I was privileged to spend a one year long fellowship with the internationally renowned pioneer and practitioner of coronary stenting, Dr Antonio Colombo. Prior to my appointment as a Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in Coronary Intervention at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust in June 2008, I was a Locum Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. Outside of medicine, I am a keen musician and met my violinist wife while playing the flute in the Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra. However, both our musical standards have subsequently slipped with increasing parental responsibilities incurred in the raising of our 2 sons.

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Dr Simon Corbett

Dr Simon Corbett

Southampton Heart Service at Spire Southampton Hospital

Southampton Heart Service, Hampshire

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Wessex Cardiology, Hampshire

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