Dr William Smith

Dr William Smith

Consultant Cardiologist


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I am I consultant cardiologist with expertise in all aspects of heart disease. My sub-speciality interests are in interventional cardiology (angioplasty and stenting of coronary arteries for angina) and adult congenital heart disease (including closure of PFO for stroke prevention.

My main research interest is percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO) or coronary arteries.

I have been a cardiologist in Nottingham since 2005. Before this I was a visiting Professor in Cardiology at University of Wisconsin, USA. I qualified in Cambridge in 1993 and trained in London, Nottingham and Leeds.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr William Smith at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Blackouts
  • High blood pressure
  • Treatment of angina and coronary heart disease by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

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Additional information


I see patients with heart complaints such as chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, heart rhythm disorders, blackouts or high blood pressure. My speciality is treatment of angina and coronary heart disease by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

MB BChir / School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge University / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

PhD / UK / 2001
Doctor of Philosophy

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2008
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of the British Cardiovascular Society

Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Tust