Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Telephone: 0151 600 1616
Address: Thomas Drive, Liverpool, L14 3PE
Website: http://www.lhch.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 15 ratings for this hospital

At Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital we are proud to have some of the most talented and experienced Consultants in the country, in the fields of heart medicine and surgery, chest medicine and surgery, anaesthesia and radiology.

They are true experts in their field and have both national and international reputations for the quality of their work.

Working in partnership with other dedicated professionals including nurses, healthcare professionals and both clinical and non-clinical support staff, LHCH recognises the importance of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in providing our patients with the best care along their journey.

 

Dr Mohamad Andron

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Clare Appleby

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Elective and Emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Primary PCI

Specialist Clinic Interest

  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Invasive Imaging

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Dr Adrian Chenzbraun

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Mike Fisher

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Dhiraj Gupta

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Specialist Clinic Interest

  • Substrate modification in atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Quality of Life assessment in Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Dr Mark Hall

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology (heart rhythm disorders)
  • Implantable cardiac devices (for the treatment for heart rhythm problems and heart failure)

Specialist Clinic Interest

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Implantable Devices
  • Inherited Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Paediatric Heart Rhythm problems

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Dr Julian Hobbs

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Aleem Khand

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Joe Mills

Consultant Cardiologist

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Clinical Lead for community cardiovascular services and cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Medical Director for Advanced Life Support

Area of Practice

Cardiology – general (tertiary and community based) and interventional (tertiary)

 

Special Clinical Interests

  • Primary PCI
  • Advanced life support training and education
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Primary and Secondary prevention of CVD
  • GP and Primary Care CVD education

Dr Simon Modi

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Arrhythmias
  • Ablation
  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators
  • Sudden Death Screening

Special Clinic Intrests

  • Sudden Death Screening
  • Ablation of supraventricular tachycardia
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia

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Dr John Morris

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Coronary Intervention (angioplasty and stenting)
  • General Cardiology

Special Clinic Intrests

  • Coronary Artery Disease

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Dr Lindsay Morrison

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • General and Interventional Cardiology
  • TOE
  • Pacing

Special Clinic Intrests

  • PFO & ASD Closure
  • PCI including Laser PCI, Rotablator Athorectomy, Stenting
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease / Structural Heart Disease
  • General Heart Disease including Valvular Heart Disease Heart Failure, and the interface with Cardiac Surgery and ITU

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Dr Mahmud Naffati

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Nick Palmer

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • General and interventional Cardiology

Special Clinic Intrests

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Angina
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • PC10
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • PFO/ASD Closure

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Dr Raphael Perry

Consultant Cardiologist

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Deputy Medical Director

Area of Practice

  • Interventional Cardiology

Special Clinic Interests

  • Complex PCI: Rotablation, CTO & LMS PCI
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy

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Dr Jason Pyatt

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr David Ramsdale

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • General cardiology
  • Invasive cardiology including cardiac catheterisation and coronary arteriography;
  • Coronary Intervention/PTCA/coronary stent implantation;
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation

Special Clinic Interests

  • Coronary Artery Intervention including Coronary Atherectomy
  • IVUS 
  • PCI in Acute MI
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Arrhythmias and cardiac pacing

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Dr Archana Rao

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Devices and Heart Failure

Special Clinic Interests

  • Management of Heart Failure

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  • Implantation of complex devices including ventricular resynchronisation devices and implantable defibrillators.
  • Extraction/revision of pacing systems

Dr Richard Snowdon

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Heart Rhythm Problems (Arrhythmias)
  • Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation and SVT
  • Pacemakers ICDs
  • Inherited Heart Rhythm problems (aborted sudden cardiac death)

Special Clinic Interests

  • Atrial Arrhythmias 
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia   

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Dr Rod Stables

Consultant Cardiologist

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories
  • Service Lead for Interventional Cardiology

Area of Practice

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • General cardiology

Special Clinic Interests

  • Coronary angioplasty and stent implantation
  • Minimally invasive procedures for aortic valve replacement (Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation – TAVI)
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy – including alcohol ablation for non-surgical septal reduction
  • Endovascular stent procedures for aortic and peripheral vascular disease

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Dr Derick Todd

Consultnat Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Heart Rhythm Problems (Arrhythmias)
  • Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation,
  • SVT and other heart problems.
  • Pacemakers and more sophisticated ICDs.

Special Clinic Interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White
  • Sudden Cardiac Death

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Dr P Velavan

Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Community Cardiovascular Service

Special Clinic Interests

  • Complex PCI
  • Trans Oesophageal Echo (TOE)

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Dr Johan Waktare

Consultant Cardiologist

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Clinical Lead for Electrophysiology 
  • Clinical Lead for IT
  • Clinical Lead for Implementation of Electronic Patient Records
  • LHCH Caldicott Guardian

Area of Practice

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology (including Cardiac Devices – PPM / ICD / CRT)
  • General Cardiology

Special Clinic Interests

  • Syncope
  • Inherited Conditions Predisposing to Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Atrial flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Dr Jay Wright

Consultant Cardiologist

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Lead Clinician for Heart Failure and Cardiac Devices (pacemakers, ICDs and CRT)
  • Chair of the LHCH Research Committee

Area of Practice

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Implantable Cardiac Devices

Special clinic Interests

  • Heart Failure Arrhythmia and Implantation of Cardiac Devices
  • Pacemaker Implantation and Removal
  • Sports Exercise and Physiology

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Latest reviews of this service

Extreme gratitude

Our journey started in December 2013 in a North Wales Hospital following an angiogram which diagnosed that I needed a triple heart bypass...

2 April 2014

Well organised outpatients dept.

I attended the outpatients dept two days ago and I was very impressed.My appointment was for pre admission investigations,for a cabg op.A...

21 March 2014

Outpatients department

When are you going to bring up the standard of your outpatients service to the levels of your inpatient services you laud with great fanf...

19 February 2014

Excellent in every way. Outstanding care

I recently underwent treatment for HOCM and was in hospital just short of a week.From start to finish all the staff were professional yet...

20 January 2014

Absolutely fantastic

This hospital is fantastic.I was admitted as an emergency patient,from Whiston A & E from the outset I was informed of everything that wa...

9 October 2013

Last updated on 04 March 2013.

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