Dr Simon Williams

Consultant Cardiologist

MB ChB 1995 (Hons) MRCP (UK) 1998 MD 2004 (Commended)

Specialises in

  • Breathlessness
  • Cardiovascular risk and prevention
  • General cardiology
  • Heart failure

I am a Consultant Cardiologist and I was appointed at Wythenshawe Hospital in 2005. I am a general cardiologist practising in all aspects of cardiology, with a specialist interest in heart failure. I hold the highest national position in heart failure: Chair of the British Society for Heart Failure (BSH). I also have an interest in cardiology and cancer (cardio-oncology) and hold an appointment at the Christie Hospital, Manchester.

I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and have published my research extensively in major international journals. I am frequently invited to give lectures both nationally and internationally.

General Medical Council Number: C4188434

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Simon Williams at Spire include:


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Clinical interests


General Cardiology Heart Failure and breathlessness Cardiovascular risk and prevention Hypertension (high blood pressure) Cholesterol problems palpitations and heart rhythm problems Assessment of chest pain Ischemic heart disease Investigation of dizziness Cancer and the heart

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Chair, British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) - 2019-2021

Board member, British Society for cardiac risk and prevention (BACPR)

Expert advisor to NICE for heart failure treatments (Sacubitril/Valsartan and Ivabradine)

Member of NICE panel for implementation of Heart Failure guidelines (2018)

Research and publications

Simon Williams was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester in 2007. His research group is currently investigating the influence of heart failure and cardiac transplantation on the immune system. Dr Williams has published over 100 scientific articles in leading journals.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Wythenshawe Hospital

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

Consultant Cardiologist, Christie Hospital, Manchester

Personal profile

Simon Williams lives in Hale with his long suffering wife and 2 children. He enjoys skiing, running, Coronation Street and following Altrincham Football Club

Contact information

Telephone 01625 505412/505406
Private secretary fax 01625 501 800
Private secretary email info@spireregency.com