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Dr Neil Davidson

Consultant Cardiologist
MB BS, MD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Neil Davidson at Spire include:

Cardiology

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Cardiologist, specialising in heart rhythm management and have worked at Wythenshawe Hospital (University Hospital of South Manchester) since 2002. I trained in the UK and in Australia, completing specialist fellowships in Sydney and Melbourne.

My clinical practice covers a wide range of heart conditions with a particular focus on heart rhythm abnormalities. I aim to provide a holistic assessment and management plan which can include pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. I am experienced in the use of radio-frequency and cryo-ablation, pacemakers and implantable defibrillators and I have trained consultants in the use of cryo-ablation for atrial fibrillation across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. I also have a special interest in Sports Cardiology at the elite and amateur levels and will use a range of treatment and monitoring options to enable patients to maintain and develop physical fitness whenever possible.

I have been the lead for Heart Rhythm for the Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria Strategic Clinical Network. I have been the Clinical Director of Cardiothoracic Services at UHSM from 2010 – 14 and I am currently the Deputy Medical director of UHSM and a Clinical Lead for the Single Hospital Service project in Manchester.

As an honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester I have supervised a range of research projects with topics including the management of atrial fibrillation, optimisation of cardiac device therapy and the effect of omega 3 fish oils on atrial electrophysiology.


Clinical Interests

Cardiology

Special Clinical Interests: Palpitations, Atrial fibrillation, Dizziness and blackouts, Heart rhythm abnormalities, Ventricular tachycardia

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne / 1990
Medical Degree

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh / 1993
Membership of Royal College of Physicians

MD / University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne / 1998
Postgraduate Medical Research Degree

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh / 2003
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians


Professional memberships

Member of British Cardiovascular Society
Member of British Heart Rhythm Society


Professional leadership

Deputy Medical Director UHSM - this involves clinical leadership for the hospital and for the development of a single hospital service for Manchester with the merger of Central, South and North Manchester hospitals.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital of South Manchester

Deputy Medical Director, UHSM

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

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Personal Profile

I am married with three daughters and I enjoy watching them play sport as well as trying to keep fit myself. This involves walking our dog, cycling, going to the gym and skiing.

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Private contact details

Private secretary Jayne Bailey
Private secretary telephone 0161 393 3053
Private secretary fax 0161 850 1270
Private secretary email Neil.Davidson@consultantcare.com