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Paul-Kirk-Cardiologist

Dr Paul Kirk

MBBS, BSc, MD, FRCP

Consultant Cardiologist

Specialty
Sub-Specialties
  • Heart rhythm, Cardiac diagnostics, Heart Failure
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Kirk works as a cardiology consultant with specialist interests in angina, arrhythmia, valvular heart disease, syncope, hypertension, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, cardiac disease in pregnancy and advanced cardiac imaging techniques.

    He currently works at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage as a consultant cardiologist. He regularly performs transthoracic echocardiography, Cardiac MRI, transoesophageal echocardiography and other advanced imaging modality. He cares for inpatients and outpatients suffering from syncope, palpitations, heart failure, chest pain, breathlessness, angina, palpitations, arrhythmia and hypertension.

    Dr. Kirk qualified from St Georges Hospital Medical School, London in 1999 with a medical degree (MBBS) and an intercalated degree (BSc). He completed his post graduate higher specialist training in general medicine and cardiology in hospitals throughout London and the Eastern deanery.

    He completed a NIH (National Institute of Health, America) funded fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College contributing to a doctorate of medicine under the supervision of Professor Dudley Pennell. He has a keen interest in advanced imaging such as 3D echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography and stress echocardiography.

    Dr Kirk has published extensively on cardiology, including high profile journals such as Circulation. He has also presented nationally and internationally for which he was awarded the prestigious accolade of “Young Investigator of the Year” in the USA.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    • Advanced cardiac imaging
    • Angina
    • Heart Failure
    • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
    • Arrhythmia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Complex cardiac imaging
    • Cardiac MRI
  • Awards and recognitions icon plus

    - Young Investigator of the year (SCMR, Atlanta, USA, 2009)

    - Awarded at the yearly international CMR conference held in the USA, where 10 of his submitted abstracts were invited for prize presentations for more detailed examination - making him the first ever UK trainee to be given this prestigious international award.

    - National Institute of Health (America) Junior Fellowship award to fund research in “Magnetic Resonance of Heart Iron: T2*/T2 Calibration and Application”.

    - British Taekwondo National Champion 1990 – 1992.

  • Professional bodies icon plus

    - Fellow of Royal College Physicians

    - British Society of Echocardiography

    - Society of Cardiovascular CT

    - British society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

    - British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation.

    - Level 2 Accreditation in Cardiac CT

    - Doctorate of Medicine for research into advanced cardiac imaging

Practice locations

NHS base

Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Consults at

Friday
Afternoon (12 - 5pm)
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