Dr Peter Currie

Consultant Cardiologist & Physician

MB ChB, MRCP (UK) MD, FRCP


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I obtained my medical qualification at Liverpool University Medical School in 1981. I became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1984. I undertook cardiology research at the Royal Liverpool Hospital in the field of silent myocardial ischaemia which led to the award of the Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1993. I was awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 1999. I trained in clinical cardiology from 1989-94 at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh and the Middlesex Hospital in London. I was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist and Physician at Wirral University Teaching Hospital in 1994 and have also had practicing rights as a Consultant Cardiologist and Physician at Spire Murrayfield Hospital (Wirral) since 1994.

I am a general Cardiologist with a special interest in ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and heart failure. I undertake a number of investigations including echocardiography, exercise treadmill testing, ambulatory ECG and blood pressure monitoring and cardiac CT coronary angiography.

I am clinical service lead for cardiology at Wirral University Teaching Hospital.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Peter Currie at Spire include:

Cardiology

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Clinical interests

Atrial fibrillation
Hypertension
Congenital heart disease
Cardiology
Echocardiography
Interventional cardiology

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Liverpool University Medical School / 1981
MB ChB

MRCP (UK) / Royal College of Physicians London / 1984
MRCP (UK)

MD / Liverpool University Medical School / 1993
MD

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians London / 1997
FRCP


Professional memberships

British Cardiovascular Society

Fellow Royal College of Physicians of London

British Society of Echocardiography

British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

Birkenhead Medical Society


Professional leadership

Clinical Service Lead in Cardiology (Wirral University Teaching Hospital)

Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist & Physician, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am married with two children. I am a keen golfer and am a member of Heswall Golf Club. I also have a great interest in football and have had a season ticket at Liverpool FC for most of my life. I am also a keen skier.

Contact information

Telephone 0151648 7000
Private secretary Jackie Hignett
Private secretary telephone 0151 604 7227
Private secretary email jackiehignett@nhs.net