Dr Richard Watkin

Dr Richard Watkin

Consultant Cardiologist


Specialises in

  • General adult cardiology
  • Coronary intervention
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart failure and atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary angioplasty

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I am skilled in all aspects of coronary intervention having worked in several high volume centres. I have broad experience in all aspects of general adult cardiology and hold a national accreditation in echocardiography (heart ultrasound scanning).

I am a graduate of the University of Birmingham and completed his training in Cardiology in the West Midlands. I was awarded an MD in 2004 for my research into infective endocarditis.

I have published widely on this subject and am a national expert in infective endocarditis treatment and prevention.

General Medical Council Number: 4502018

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Richard Watkin at Spire include:


Other treatments

General adult cardiology (including evaluation and treatment of chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness and hypertension). Coronary heart disease risk factor evaluation and prevention. Heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Coronary angioplasty. Renal Sympathetic Denervation Therapy for Hypertension

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Additional information

Professional memberships

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

British Society of Echocardiography

British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Royal College of Physicians

Heart of England NHS Trust.

I enjoy sports and plays squash competitively, I enjoy climbing hills. I summited Mount Kilimanjaro at over 5900 metres last year and spend spare time on the hills of the Lake District, North Wales and the Scottish Highlands. I am a father of two children which has kerbed my golf handicap however I hope to return to improve upon this in later life.