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Dr Heather Joanne Shannon

Dr Heather Joanne Shannon

Consultant Cardiologist
MB BCh BAO, MRCP, MD

Practising at

Spire Clare Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Heather Joanne Shannon at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I graduated with Honours from the Queen's University Belfast in 2002, after gaining a number of undergraduate prizes. I began my cardiology training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, including a period of clinical research leading to the award of an MD. I then completed a highly prestigious fellowship in Milan, under the mentorship of Dr Antonio Colombo, a world authority in interventional cardiology. Through this, I gained unparalleled experience in coronary and structural intervention including transcatheter valve procedures. I returned from Milan to complete my training at Imperial College London with a further fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Hammersmith Hospital.

I took up a Consultant post at Frimley Park Hospital in October 2012. I am a Cardiologist with a particular interest in ischaemic heart disease, especially coronoary angioplasty and stenting for both stable angina and the emergency treatment of myocardial infarction. I also have an interest in structural intervention including PFO/ASD closures and in transcatherter valve procedures for patients considered high-risk candidates for convential open heart surgery.

In addition I have expertise in cardiac CT as a diagnostic tool in the assessment of patients with chest pain.

Clinical Interests

Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology
Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation
Congenital heart disease
Echocardiography
Hypertension

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
European Association of Percotaneous Cardiovascular Intervention (EAPCI)
British Cardiac Society
Irish Cardiac Society

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Current NHS posts

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Hammersmith Hospital, London (Honorary contract).

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Personal Profile

I enjoy keeping fit by going on long walks in the local countryside with my dog, and am a keen skier. I also enjoy travelling.

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Private contact details

Telephone Self-funding: 01252 895 490
Private secretary Hazel Jones
Private secretary telephone 01252 342 602

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