Dr Tarek Francis Antonios
Consultant Cardiovascular and General Physician
MBChB(Hons) MSc MD FESC FRCP
Dr Antonios is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Cardiovascular and General Medicine. He is the head of the Blood Pressure Unit at St George's Hospital, London. His research interests include the microcirculatory abnormalities in cardiovascular disease, particularly essential hypertension, pregnancy associated hypertension and microvascular angina. He is internationally acclaimed in this field of microcirculation research and has lectured in several international conferences. His clinical interests include management of severe and resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, malignant hypertension, pregnancy-associated hypertensive disorders including preeclampsia, and hypertensive heart failure.
Dr Antonios joined St George’s hospital medical school in 1993. He was appointed as a Senior Registrar honorary lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology and therapeutics and in General Medicine in 1996. Between 1996 and 2000 he undertook research funded by the British Heart Foundation under the supervision of Dr D Singer and Prof G MacGregor, studying the Microcirculation in Cardiovascular disease. He was admitted to the degree of Doctor of Medicine by the University.
Dr Antonios is internationally acclaimed in this field of microcirculation research and has lectured in several international conferences. Dr Antonios research interests include small blood vessels abnormalities in cardiovascular disease, particularly essential hypertension, pregnancy associated hypertension, microvascular angina pectoris and prediction of preeclampsia. Dr Antonios' research is funded by the British Heart Foundation.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Tarek Francis Antonios at Spire include:
MBBS BS MS MD FESC FRCP / Alexandria University / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Master of Science, Medical Doctorate, Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
British Hypertension Society
British Cardiovascular Society
European Hypertension Society
International Hypertension Society
British Microcirculation Society
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Physician in Cardiovascular & General Medicine, St George's, University of London.
Head of Blood Pressure Unit, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.