Dr William J Penny

Consultant Cardiologist


"I enjoy working at Spire because of it's excellent facilities and I feel well supported by an excellent team."

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart failure
  • Angina

Also available for:

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I have been a Consultant Cardiologist for nearly 30 years and I am an expert in all aspects of adult cardiology.

In addition to my training in Cardiff, I have also trained in world class cardiac units in London and USA. I am recognised by the CAA to provide assessments for airline pilots and air traffic control staff.

I specialise in adult cardiology and provide assessments for people with high blood pressure, palpitations and atrial fibrillation, heart failure and angina and heart attack.

I provide reports and assessments to the legal profession on complex medico-legal issues.

General Medical Council Number: C1390182

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr William J Penny at Spire include:


Other treatments

Cardiac assessments for CAA and DVLA

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Additional information

Interventional cardiology

Valvular heart disease assessment, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, diagnostic coronary angiography, percutaneous coronory intervention

MB, BCh, BAO / University College Cork, Ireland / 1976
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of the Art of Obstetrics
These are the basic degrees awarded by the Medical School in Cork.

Professional memberships

British Society of Echocardiography

Royal College of Physicians

British Cardiac Society

I have published widely in peer reviewed journals nationally and internationally.

University Hospital of Wales, recently retired.

I enjoy spending my spare time with my family, playing golf and fishing.

Telephone 029 2073 6011
Private secretary Mrs Tracy Gibbs
Private secretary telephone 029 2054 2574
Private secretary fax 029 2054 2575
Private secretary email tracy.gibbs@spirehealthcare.com