Laura-Ann McGill

Consultant cardiologist


Laura-Ann McGill has been a consultant cardiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2019.

Before joining us Laura-Ann spent a year as a locum consultant in the heart failure unit at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She also jointly ran a cardiorenal clinic, designed to manage complex patients with combined kidney and heart failure.

Laura-Ann has extensive teaching experience and has supervised junior doctors and students. She is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine cardiology council and is jointly responsible for delivering the heart failure section teaching programme.

She has also been a successful triathlete, competing as part of the Great Britain triathlon squad in international competitions.

Education and training

  • Cardiology certificate of completion of training, 2018
  • Level 3 cardiac magnetic resonance accreditation, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Level 2 cardiac CT accreditation, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Transthoracic accreditation, British Society of Echocardiography
  • PhD on new cardiovascular magnetic resonance phenotyping of the myocardium, Imperial College London, 2017
  • Cardiology speciality training in the north east Thames region, completing her final 2 years of training through the pan London heart failure rotation
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2008
  • General medical training, Barts Health NHS Trust and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Medicine and surgery (MB ChB) with commendation, University of Glasgow, 2005
  • BSc in clinical neuroscience, University of Glasgow, 2003

Research interests

  • Heart failure
  • Myocardial mechanics
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Cardiorenal syndrome


  • Graduated with commendation, University of Glasgow Medical School
  • Numerous PhD prizes, Imperial College London, including the 3-minute thesis award and public engagement award

Last updated: December 2023

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