Dr Richard Jones

Consultant Cardiologist

Practising at

Spire Portsmouth Hospital

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Treatment information

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

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Professional profile

I studied medicine at St Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, which proved to be a most enjoyable and stimulating experience. My first house job was for the Professor of Surgery at that hospital, as well as an attachment to the cardiothoracic unit where my deeper interest in cardiology was first stimulated. Following general medical training in the West Country, I went on to become a research fellow at the University Hospital of Wales in my hometown of Cardiff. I spent two years specialising in heart scanning (echocardiography) with particular reference to disease of the mitral valve. After this I joined the Wessex Specialist Training scheme, during which I worked in Jersey, Portsmouth and the Wessex Cardiac Unit at Southampton. I started working as a Consultant in Cardiology for Portsmouth NHS Trust in January 1999.

I deal with all aspects of emergency and elective adult cardiology.

I have been the Clinical Director of Cardiology for Portsmouth for the last 3 years and am currently Chief of Medicine for the NHS in Portsmouth.

Clinical Interests


All aspects of general cardiology. Mitral valve disease, heart valve disease.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Alexandra, Portsmouth. Clinical Director of Cardiology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. Chief of Medicine, Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth.

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Personal Profile

In my spare time, my main interests are sailing and walking with my family.

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Financial Interests

Owns 10% of the cardiology equipment he uses at Spire Portsmouth Hospital. (The remaining share of the equipment is owned by other clinicians).

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Private contact details

Private secretary Carol Longland
Private secretary telephone 023 9245 6050
Private secretary fax 023 9200 3932
Private secretary email carol.longland@spirehealthcare.com