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Dr Jane Caldwell

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), PhD, MRCP (Glasgow)

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Jane Caldwell at Spire include:

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Professional profile

Having completed my training in general medicine and general cardiology in Glasgow, I obtained a PhD in cardiac cellular electrophysiology looking at the progression of ventricular fibrillation in ischemia, an area in which I have published widely. Following this, I became a clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester and began my training in clinical electrophysiology and device implantation at the Manchester Heart Centre. During this time, I researched and published on many aspects of atrial fibrillation and inherited arrhythmia. To further my clinical experience I undertook a clinical electrophysiology fellowship at the prestigious Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. I have been working as a consultant cardiologist at Castle Hill Hospital since Feb 2014, and alongside Neil Hobson, have expanded the regional arrhythmia service.

As an experienced practitioner, I delighted to offer thorough examination and work-up of all arrhythmic conditions including inherited arrhythmias. I perform the full spectrum of cardiac ablations including complex ablations of conditions such as atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia. For heart failure and inherited arrhythmia patients I can offer implantation of all cardiac rhythm management devices including defibrillators and biventricular pacemaker/defibrillators.

In recognition of my on-going research activities, I have been made an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Cardiology at Hull York Medical School. I am establishing collaborations with the Engineering department to advance the knowledge of signal processing of cardiac rhythm in health and disease.

I am passionate about increasing the coordination of arrhythmia services across Yorkshire. To facilitate this I have been instrumental in establishing the biannual Yorkshire EP meetings.


Clinical Interests

Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation

Palpitations, arrhythmia and their management, Inherited cardiac arrhythmias, Cardiac syncope and collapses, Device management of heart failure.

Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Cardiology Office
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 456
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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (hons) Medical Biochemistry / University of Glasgow / 1995
Bachelor of Science

MBChB (hons) / University of Glasgow / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine

PhD in cellular electrophysiology / University of Glasgow / 2007
Masters

Diploma of Electrophysiology / Kingston, Ontario / 2013
Diploma


Professional memberships

British Heart Rhythm Society
Association of Inherited Cardiac Conditions
International Society of Electrocardiology
ESC Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Research and Publication


Articles

Atrial fibrillation is under recognized in heart failure – Insights from a heart failure cohort treated with CRT therapy.
Jan 2009

What are the thromboembolic risks of heart failure combined with chronic or paroxysmal AF?
Jan 2010

The clinical management of relatives of young sudden unexplained death victims; implantable defibrillators are rarely indicated.
Jan 2012

Ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms in catheter ablation for AF; where have we been and where are we going?
Jan 2012

Prolonged P wave duration is associated with atrial fibrillation recurrence after successful pulmonary vein isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Jan 2014

Voltage-directed cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation using novel ablation catheter mapping technology.
Jan 2015

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Personal Profile

As a true Celt, I can’t stop my feet from tapping along to folk music. Along with my flute and penny whistle I can often be found taking part in jam sessions across the East Ridings.

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