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Simon C Sporton

Cardiology

33 years of experience
33 years of experience

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify

About

Dr Simon Sporton is a Consultant Cardiologist at London Bridge Hospital and he also sees patients privately. He has specialised in Cardiology since 1994 and in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders ('arrhythmias') since 1999.

He graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London in 1991 and undertook postgraduate training in Leeds and London, sub-specialising in the management of heart rhythm problems. In 2003 he was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist to University College London Hospitals before moving to St. Bartholomew's Hospital. He is Deputy Medical Director of the Barts Heart Centre, one of the largest specialist heart centres in Europe.

Dr Sporton specialises in the investigation and treatment of heart rhythm problems with treatments including catheter ablation, permanent pacemaker implantation (including leadless pacemakers) , Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for the treatment of heart failure.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Cardiac electrophysiological study
  • Catheter ablation
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Leadless pacemaker implantation
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
  • Defibrillator implantation
  • ICD implantation
  • Lead extraction
  • ECG (Electropcardiogram)
  • ECG monitor (24 hours)
  • ECG monitor (7 days)
  • Implantable loop recorder
  • Arrhythmia
  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Tachycardia
  • Bradycardia
  • Palpitation
  • Dizzy spells
  • Blackouts
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Syncope
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrial tachycardia
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Early repolarisation syndrome

Subspecialities

Electrophysiology

All procedures

  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Pacemaker Surgery
  • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • ECG Holter Monitor
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • Bradycardia
  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

Languages

English

Qualifications

BSc MBBS MD FRCP

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3549854

Locations

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £220

Follow-up appointment: £160

Reviews

Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify