Professor Marc Dweck

Professor Marc Dweck

Consultant Cardiologist


Specialises in

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

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I am a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the University of Edinburgh. My main clinical interests are in coronary atherosclerosis, heart valve disease, cardiac device implantation (pacemakers, implantable automated defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy) and imaging the heart (echocardiography, computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance and nuclear imaging).

I went to medical school at the University of Edinburgh and completed my clinical training in Edinburgh and London (Royal Brompton Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital). I have also performed several international training fellowships in the United States at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles and Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. I have been awarded numerous national and international awards (eg 2021 William W. Parmley Award Journal American College of Cardiology 2021, Michael Davies Early Career Award, British Cardiovascular Society 2016, Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2015, Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research 2015; British Heart Foundation Outstanding Investigator Award 2015). I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

I have authored more than 400 scientific manuscripts and am on the Editorial Board of several of the world’s leading cardiology journals. I am a co-author on multiple Expert Consensus Statements for the European Society of Cardiology including the recent European Society of Cardiology Guidelines on Myocardial Infarction. I am Vice President Elect of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and am regularly invited to give lectures on cardiology around the world.

I welcome referrals in all aspects of general cardiology including hypertension, chest pain, palpitations, heart failure and valvular heart disease.


General Medical Council Number: C6071957

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Marc Dweck at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
  • Implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD)

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Additional information

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation
Coronary artery disease
Stroke prevention

Special clinical interests: Heart attack prevention, vascular medicine, valvular heart disease.

Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

European Society of Cardiology

British Cardiac Society

European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Honorary Consultant Cardiologist Edinburgh Heart Centre.

Reader in Cardiology, University of Edinburgh.

In my spare time I enjoy life with my wife and three kids and enjoy sports in the back garden of all descriptions.

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Lyndsey MacFarlane