Specialist cardiac care from Spire Leeds Hospital

Your heart is in our hands. There is no greater trust and at Spire Leeds, we take caring for it very seriously.

The heart is the engine of our bodies, pumping nutrient and oxygen rich blood to every cell. The constant demands we make on it can lead to disease. We offer a range of procedures and have dedicated, specialist cardiology teams to help keep your heart running as it should.

Ablation of arrhythmia

Uses radio frequency energy to correct an abnormal heart rhythm.

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Blood clot or thrombosis test

Tests to assess whether your blood is clotting correctly.

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Blood pressure test

Measuring the pressure inside your arteries as your heart pumps blood.

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Cardiac catheterisation

An X-ray of your heart's arteries to help make an accurate diagnosis.

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Controlled electric shock to reset your heart's normal rhythm.

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Cholesterol level test

Check your level of risk in developing a range of health problems.

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Coronary angioplasty

Widen blocked or narrow arteries for angina or following a heart attack.

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Pacemaker implantation

A common procedure which helps regulate your heartbeat.

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ECG monitoring or event recorder - 24/48 hour

Tracks your heart's electrical activity and rhythm over a period of time.

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Cardiac CT scan (heart CT)

Checks your heart using a CT scanner to investigate cardiac conditions.

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Contrast echocardiogram

A type of scan using sound waves to diagnose any heart problems.

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Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Measures the electrical activity of your heart to detect abnormalities.

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Exercise ECG

Measures your blood pressure and heart’s response to exercise.

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Transesophageal echocardiogram

An alternative way to perform an echocardiogram.

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Sleep apnoea test

If you have trouble breathing when asleep, causing tiredness, you may have …

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Stress electrocardiogram

Tests how your heart reacts when you’re physically exerting yourself.

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What is Spire Leeds' cardiology and respiratory centre?

Spire Leeds’ cardiology and respiratory centre is one of the largest private heart centres in the region and provides a comprehensive heart testing and treatment service for patients from Leeds, Harrogate, York and the surrounding areas in Yorkshire.

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality specialist cardiac care and superior service. From your first contact with us, through to the completion of your treatment and after care, you will be in safe hands.

We offer a full range of outpatient diagnostic tests and interventional therapies for a variety of conditions in our state of the art cardiology catheterisation suite. As a private hospital with a high dependency unit, we are able to support all aspects of cardiology.

We have a selection of skilled cardiology and respiratory specialists who have met stringent standards and are at the top of their profession. Our consultants have a wealth of experience from holding specialist NHS posts and have proven expertise in complex sub-specialities.

Spire Leeds’ cardiology and respiratory centre operates with a multidisciplinary team that includes consultant cardiologists, consultant respiratory physicians, anaesthetists, physiologists and radiologists. You can be assured you will receive some of the best care available.

Is heart surgery and treatment for you?

Heart problems can affect anyone at almost any age. They can be caused by a natural defect, genes or an unhealthy lifestyle. For many people, heart surgery provides relief from symptoms such as breathlessness and a lack of energy – giving them the chance to enjoy a fuller life. We provide the highest quality specialist care – from the first moment you are in touch with us through to the completion of your treatment and aftercare. Whether you use private medical insurance or you’re paying for treatment yourself, we provide expert heart care for everyone.

Why choose Spire for heart surgery or treatment?

We provide specialist heart care from expert, caring surgeons. All of our cardiac surgeons and cardiologists are among the best in their field. To be part of our cardiology team, our consultant cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and specialist clinical staff must be at the top of their profession. We chose our heart surgeons on their proven expertise in complex cardiac surgery and their chosen sub-speciality, their dedication to what they do and their skill to meet our stringent requirements. With Spire, you can choose your own expert cardiac consultant and they, along with a specialist nursing support team, will be with you every step of the way. You’ll be treated in an immaculate, modern, well-equipped hospital where care will be shaped around you. You can choose the treatment time and hospital that suits you – without having to wait. We're proud to have been recognised for achieving excellence in patient care, staff training, nursing practice and healthcare outcomes.