Dr John Caplin

Dr John Caplin

BSc(Hons), MD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr John Caplin at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I qualified at University College Hospital London in 1976 and after Houseman and Senior Houseman jobs I worked as Resident Medical Officer at the National Heart Hospital, general medical registrar at St Thomas' and cardiology registrar posts at St Bartholomew's Hospital followed this. I went to the Wessex regional cardiac unit at Southampton in 1986 as senior registrar and spent a year at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1988-9. I was appointed as senior consultant cardiologist in Hull in 1990 specialising in cardiac intervention (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, valvuplasty, pericardial balloons and atrial septal defect closure devices). I have now retired from NHS practice butI maintain an interest in valvula heart disease, echocardiography, pacing and nuclear medicine. . I have previously served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, and was previously clinical co-ordinator for cardiology, and Royal College of Physicians district tutor. I remain involved in training as deputy chairman of the Yorkshire cardiology training group.

Clinical Interests

Congenital heart disease
Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology

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Current NHS posts

Retired from NHS practice - Independent Practitioner.

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Personal Profile

I am married to Aedeen and have two Sons ,Max and Leon. We live in Swanland and I claim to be a passive gardener. I am a sports fan and am honorary vice president at Hull Ionians RUFC,honorary regional cardiologist to the English Football Association.

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Financial Interests

100% ownership of the mini echo machine used at Spire Hull & East Riding Hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 456

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