Dr Peter Henriksen

Consultant Cardiologist

BSc, MB ChB, PhD, FRCP


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I qualified in medicine from Edinburgh University in 1996. I commenced my clinical training in Edinburgh and London before being awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellowship leading to a PhD examining mechanisms of injury and repair in atherosclerosis - the cause of angina and heart attacks. I completed my cardiology training in Edinburgh with sub-specialty expertise in coronary intervention.I was appointed as a consultant in 2008 working between the Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. I welcome referrals in all aspects of general cardiology including hypertension, chest pain, palpitations, heart failure and valvular heart disease.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Peter Henriksen at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • CT coronary angiograms
  • Echocardiograms
  • Interventional cardiology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cardiology
Interventional cardiology
Coronary artery disease

Special Clinical Interests: Interventional Cardiology; percutaneous coronary balloon angioplasty/stenting (PTCA); Cardio-oncology, cardiac complications of cancer therapy.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Cardiac Interventional Society

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

British Society of Echocardiography

British Cardiovascular Society

Research and publications

Coronary artery disease
Atherosclerosis

Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Lothian University Hospitals Division
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Personal profile

I enjoy a range of sporting activities and also keep fit by running after my two small children.

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary 0131 537 1849