Dr Peter Henriksen

Dr Peter Henriksen

Consultant Cardiologist

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Hypertension
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Valvular heart disease
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Wednesday: 3pm - 7pm (Shawfair)

An initial consultation with Dr Peter Henriksen is from £180.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Peter Henriksen at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • CT coronary angiograms
  • Echocardiograms
  • Interventional cardiology
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Professional profile

I qualified in medicine from Edinburgh University in 1996. I commenced my clinical training in Edinburgh and London before being awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellowship leading to a PhD examining mechanisms of injury and repair in atherosclerosis - the cause of angina and heart attacks. I completed my cardiology training in Edinburgh with sub-specialty expertise in coronary intervention.

I was appointed as a consultant in 2008 working between the Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. I welcome referrals in all aspects of general cardiology including hypertension, chest pain, palpitations, heart failure and valvular heart disease.

General Medical Council Number: C4321187

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Interventional cardiology
Coronary artery disease

Special Clinical Interests: Interventional Cardiology; percutaneous coronary balloon angioplasty/stenting (PTCA); Cardio-oncology, cardiac complications of cancer therapy.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Cardiac Interventional Society
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
British Society of Echocardiography
British Cardiovascular Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Lothian University Hospitals Division
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Personal profile

I enjoy a range of sporting activities and also keep fit by running after my two small children.

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary 0131 537 1849
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