Professor Peter Groves

Consultant Cardiologist

MBBS (Hons), MD, FRCP


Specialises in

  • Coronary and valvular heart disease
  • Heart rhythm disturbances
  • Heart failure

I have been a Consultant Cardiologist for 23 years and therefore have extensive experience in assessing and treating the full range of cardiac conditions. As a general Cardiologist, I manage patients with coronary and valvular heart disease (chest pain, breathlessness and heart murmurs) as well as those presenting with heart rhythm disturbances (palpitations) and heart failure (breathlessness and swelling). As an Interventional Cardiologist, my sub-specialist expertise is in the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease.

As an Interventional Cardiologist, I treat patients with coronary heart disease (coronary angiography and coronary angioplasty with stenting), valvular heart disease (TAVI and mitral balloon valvuloplasty) and congenital heart disease (ASD and PFO closure).

I am the Lead Clinician for Structural Heart Disease Intervention at Cardiff and Vale UHB, the tertiary referral centre for South-East Wales.

I was Director of Cardiothoracic Services at Cardiff and Vale UHB 2002-09.

Research interests: I have a longstanding interest in scientific and clinical medical research.  I have published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and have presented lectures to many National and International Medical meetings.

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General Medical Council Number: C2932758

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Peter Groves at Spire include:

Cardiology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Congenital heart disease
Coronary artery disease
Hypertension
Interventional cardiology

Qualification and professional memberships

Research and publications

Media Coverage

I have featured in two series of the BBC TV Series Hospital 24/7 undertaking cardiac procedures:

Cardiologist Dr Peter Groves performs two life-changing procedures on patients' hearts

Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Honorary Lecturer, Cardiff University

Personal profile

I enjoy spending my leisure time with my wife, family and ageing Labrador dog. We have a shared interest in walking, travelling, and sport. Music-making is an important source of pleasure and relaxation. If you would like to see me in action, you can view my video

Contact information

Telephone 0292 073 6011