Dr Mark Westwood

Consultant Cardiologist

MBBS MD FRCP FESC

Specialties Cardiology

Special interests General Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology including Angioplasty and Stenting, All aspects of adult cardiac MRI (CMR) including indications, image acquisition and interpretation

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    Dr Mark Westwood is currently a Consultant Cardiologist at London Chest Hospital, part of Bart"s and the London NHS Trust and is the Cardiovascular Divisional Director for Education. He was educated at St John"s College, Oxford and St Bartholomew"s Hospital, London.

    Dr Westwood specialises in the assessment of common cardiological conditions such as chest pain and coronary artery disease. He is lead clinician for Cardiac MRI at the London Chest Hospital where he has initiated, set up and developed one of the largest UK cardiac MRI services with a particular focus on the assessment of coronary artery disease.

    Dr Westwood is Deputy Treasurer of the British Society of Cardiovascular MRI, the national society for cardiac MRI and also co-founded London CMR, the second largest UK Cardiac MRI meeting. He is involved at national and international level in the delivery of training and education in Cardiac MRI and is co-chair of the Education Committee of SCMR, the International Society for Cardiac MRI. He lectures regularly both nationally and internationally. He has a strong interest in the assessment of trainees and is the current chair of the European advanced cardiac MRI examination. He has also lectured on how to assess trainees.

    In addition, Dr Westwood is an interventional cardiologist and regularly performs coronary interventions including primary angioplasty for the treatment of myocardial infarction.

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    General Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology including Angioplasty and Stenting, All aspects of adult cardiac MRI (CMR) including indications, image acquisition and interpretation

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