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Dr Edward Duncan

Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist
MB, BChir, MRCP, PhD

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Edward Duncan at Spire include:

Other treatments

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology), Atrial fibrillation, Sports Cardiology.

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Professional profile

I qualified from Downing College, Cambridge University in 1998 and have specialised in Cardiology since 2002. I was awarded a PhD from Kings College London in 2007. I completed a Masters degree in Sports Cardiology at St George’s, University of London, in 2018. I am currently the Clinical Lead for Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Bristol Heart Institute.

I specialise in the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms. I trained at two leading international centres (St Bartholomew's Hospital, London and L'Hopital Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France). I became a Consultant in 2011. I provide a full range of treatments for patients with heart rhythm problems, including catheter ablation, pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy. I have a particular interest in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.

I manage inherited cardiac conditions in a speciality NHS clinic at the Bristol Heart Institute. I care for survivors of cardiac arrest and screen family members for inherited causes. I was awarded a scholarship by the charity CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) to complete my Sports Cardiology Masters degree. I am a keen distance runner and through this have developed my interest in Sports Cardiology. I am trained in pre-participation screening of athletes and management of arrhythmia in athletes. I am particularly interested in arrhythmia in veteran athletes.

Clinical Interests


Palpitations, Blackouts and arrhythmia, Catheter Ablation (SVT, Atrial Fibrillation (AF), Atrial Flutter and VT), Sports Cardiology, Implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators (ICD), Cardiac Resynchronisation therapy (CRT), Inherited Cardiac Conditions. I also see general cardiology referrals.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Heart Rhythm Society (US)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Medical Defence Union (MDU)
British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
British Society of Echocardiography (BSE)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist, The Bristol Heart Institute.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Website http://www.bristolheartrhythmcentre.com/
Private secretary Felicity Lambert
Private secretary telephone 07596 162206
Private secretary email felicity.lambert@spirehealthcare.com