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Dr Oliver Guttmann

Dr Oliver Guttmann

Dr Oliver Guttmann

Qualifications: MA (Cantab), MBBS (London), MRCP (UK), MD (Res),

Special Interests: General Cardiology (high blood pressure, chest pain, palpitations, high cholesterol), Inherited Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Myocarditis, Interventional Cardiology, Percutaneous coronary intervention (stenting)

NHS: Barts Health NHS Trust

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Consultant Biography

Dr Oliver Guttmann studied at Cambridge and University College London, graduating with a first-class BA (Hons) in Neuroscience and merit in Medicine. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians before completing his training in cardiology at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and the Barts Heart Centre. He obtained his MD (Res) for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at University College London.

Dr Guttmann now works as a Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Heart Centre and an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. He consults in general adult cardiology and has a special interest in chest pain and coronary interventions. Dr Guttmann also treats all patients with suspected or confirmed cardiomyopathies and has particular expertise in myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Dr Guttmann also takes an interest in research and has published articles on inherited inflammatory heart disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention.

He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre. He is an editor for Cochrane Heart and is a member of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology and the Finance Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society.