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Dr Richard Carroll

MB ChB MRCP

Consultant Cardiologist and Heart Specialist

Enquiries - 020 8869 3390 or privateenquiries@trustplus.co.uk

Areas of Expertise

Dr Carroll sees patients with all types of heart problems such as chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, high blood pressure, blackouts, fatigue and heart failure. Dr Carroll is an expert in complex diagnosis and he is regularly invited to provide second opinions on difficult cases.

Dr Carroll works closely with his patients to enhance their cardiovascular health. Each of his patients receives an individually tailored treatment plan that will address their medical needs and concerns. In addition, the satisfaction of his patients and their comfort is at the core of all his work.

Special/Research Interests

In cardiology, Dr.Richard Carroll’s particular interest is Coronary Heart Disease, such as Angina and Heart Attacks, and the prevention of this problem by the management of risk factors such as High Blood Pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiac conditions.

Professional and Personal profile

Dr Carroll graduated from Sheffield University Medical School in 1990. He was awarded the Gold Medal in Clinical Medicine, Clinical Surgery and Paediatrics. Thereafter, Dr.Richard Carroll studied post graduate general medicine on the Mersey regional rotation where he quickly gained MRCP and was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians of London. He was then appointed as Cardiology registrar in the West Midlands Deanery where he continued his training.

In 1997, Dr.Carroll took a three year sabbatical to complete his PhD in Molecular Cardiology at the University of London. His research interest was the role of the mitochondria in limitation of reperfusion injury of the Human Myocardium.

DR.Carroll returned to complete his sub-specialist training in interventional cardiology at the University of Birmingham and was appointed as Consultant Cardiology at Northwest London hospital and St Marys Hospital, Paddington in the summer of 2003.

Dr Carroll extended his training to ensure dual accreditation in both General Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology, making him unusual in this respect. This unique expertise ensures Dr Carroll can see the whole spectrum of emergency medicine illnesses, not just from the perspective of that of the interventional cardiologist.

Dr.Carroll see patients with all types of heart problems such as Chest Pain, Breathlessness, Palpitations, High Blood Pressure, Blackouts and Fatigue and Heart Failure.

In cardiology, Dr.Richard Carroll particular interest is Coronary Heart Disease, such as Angina and Heart Attacks, and the prevention of this problem by the management of risk factors such as High Blood Pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiac conditions.

Dr.Richard Carroll is currently Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Northwest London Hospitals & St Marys Hospital, Paddington. I have a particular interest in Coronary Intervention and special techniques of imaging the heart using ultrasound and x-rays.

Dr.Carroll current research is focused on the molecular mechanisms of myocardial injury and its prevention, newer imaging modalities in the assessment and management of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and the optimisation of the management of Ischaemic Heart Disease. His main management interests are the improvement of the patient pathway and the use of Audit in Clinical Governance to promote patient safety.

Dr Carroll trains undergraduate medical students and post graduate doctors to consultant level both from the UK and overseas. He is an invited lecturer within the NHS and international frameworks of healthcare. He is an examiner at Imperial College London.

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