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Dr Andrew Elkington

Dr Andrew Elkington

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc, MD, MRCP

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

Spire Clare Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Elkington at Spire include:

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Professional profile

Dr Andrew Elkington was trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, qualifying in 1997. He gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2000. He completed my MD thesis in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance at The Royal Brompton Hospital in 2006, and trained in cardiology in London, Bristol and Australia.

He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and visiting Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in 2009. He is a clinical lead for cardiac imaging at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, and has established a successful cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) service in Reading and overseen a rapid expansion of the CMR service at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

He has been asked to speak at regional and national CMR meetings and review manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. He was made Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2013.

I am trained in all aspects of general cardiology, with particular interest in the non-invasive assessment of chest pain, breathlessness and cardiac dysfunction.


Clinical Interests


General cardiology, valvular heart disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, echo (including stress echo and TOE), cardiovascular MRI, and cardiac CT

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
Bristish Cardiovascular Society
British Society of Echocardiography
British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist – Royal Berkshire Hospital

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Personal Profile

When not at work he likes to spend time with his wife and four young children.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0118 955 3433
Private secretary Sue Adams
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3433
Private secretary email sue.adams@privatepractice.co.uk