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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is a medical specialty that deals with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and congenital heart defects.

Our Cardiology department

Our department provides inpatient and outpatient care for cardiac patients. Some investigations are provided on site but we also link to our tertiary centre at Papworth Hospital for more invasive procedures.

Sub-specialist services

Our sub-specialist services include:

  • Outpatient cardiology clinics
  • Cardiac rehabilitation service providing both inpatient and outpatient care for patients with coronary heart disease
  • Cardiorespiratory department providing echocardiography, exercise tolerance testing, ECGs and continuous ECG recording and analysis
  • Continuous blood pressure monitoring

Our specialist team

Our cardiology team specialists include:

  • Dr Nata
  • Dr Kumar
  • Dr Petch
  • Dr West
  • Dr Heck
  • Dr Ramachandran (Clinical Fellow)
Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist Nurses
  • Kate Sidell
  • Christine Blake
  • Penny Doy
  • Sarah Smith
Cardio/respiratory Service Manager
  • Sarah Williams

Contact details for our Cardiology department

Our cardiology secretaries can be contacted on 01553 613781 or 01553 613610.

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