Dr Richard Oliver

Dr Richard Oliver


Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Richard Oliver at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I was appointed Consultant cardiologist at the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk in August 1993. Whilst providing a local cardiological service to a large district general hospital, I provided all invasive and interventional cardiological services to the local population of East Suffolk with sessional commitments at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. I qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School, London in 1980 and began my cardiological training as Cardiology Research Fellow at Southampton University in 1987. My DM thesis involved the use of radionuclide techniques in the assessment of right ventricular function. I was Registrar and later Senior Registrar at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. I have a special interest in acute myocardial infarction, thrombolysis and the management of acute coronary syndromes. I have extensive experience in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and looks forward to contributing to the expansion of this service in patients requiring coronary artery revascularisation.

Interventional cardiology, echocardiography, coronary artery disease, acute cardiac chest pain/angina, acute myocaridal infarction

Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology

Acute cardiac chest pain / angina, Acute myocardial infarction, Acute coronary syndromes, Valvular heart disease, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Diagnostic coronary angiography, Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), Permanent pacemaker implantation, DC cardioversion, Treadmill exercise stress testing, Ambulatory ECG rhythm monitoring, Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring ( ABPM ).

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Londo
Fellow of European Society of Cardiology
British Cardiac Societ
Member of British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
British Nuclear Cardiology Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust. 

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Financial Interests

Dr Richard Oliver owns 100% of the ECG machine he uses in clinic at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672444
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 456

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