Dr Michael O'Sullivan

Consultant Cardiologist

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Michael O'Sullivan at Spire include:

Other treatments

Coronary stent implantation, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)

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Professional profile

Dr Michael O'Sullivan has worked as a consultant cardiologist in Cambridge for 10 years and is based at Addenbrooke's Hospital and Papworth Hospital. He has extensive experience in all aspects of general cardiology and a subspecialty interest in interventional cardiology.

Following undergraduate training at Cambridge University, Dr O’Sullivan undertook postgraduate medical training at The Royal Brompton National Heart & Lung Hospital and the Oxford University Teaching Hospitals. He returned to Cambridgeshire in 1996 and trained in all aspects of cardiology, with particular emphasis on interventional cardiology, at Papworth and Addenbrooke's Hospitals. During this period he was awarded a PhD, and the British Cardiac Society Young Research Worker's Prize, for research into mechanisms of coronary stent failure. From 2003-2004, he worked in the Department of Interventional Cardiology at University of British Columbia, Vancouver gaining extensive experience in advanced interventional techniques and strategies for the treatment of coronary disease.

Following his return Dr O’Sullivan was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Papworth and Addenbrooke's Hospitals. In this position he provides secondary and tertiary centre care to patients with general cardiac problems (valve disease, heart failure, heart rhythm problems), in addition to those with coronary disease. He is one of the members of the Papworth transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) team. Dr O’Sullivan was Director of the Addenbrooke's Cardiology Department from 2006 to 2014.

Dr O'Sullivan maintains a keen research interest, with a particular focus on coronary physiology, novel techniques for treatment of coronary disease, and percutaneous techniques for treatment of valvular heart disease

Echocardiography and exercise testing are available at the time of consultation Dr O’Sullivan’s Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital clinic.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Professional leadership

Royal College of Physicians Regional Specialty Representative for Cardiology (East Anglia)
'Clinical Lead for Coronary Intervention, Papworth Hospital, 2016 onwards

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire. Consultant Cardiologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

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Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990
Private secretary Michele Potter
Private secretary telephone 01480 364140
Private secretary fax 01480 364746
Private secretary email