Simon Redwood

Honorary consultant cardiologist and professor of interventional cardiology


Simon Redwood is a professor of interventional cardiology and honorary consultant cardiologist. He was director of the cardiac catheter labs at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He was president of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society from 2012 to 2016. 

He has been performing percutaneous coronary interventions for over 25 years and is trained in all aspects of adult interventional cardiology, including:

  • intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • pressure wire
  • stent implantation
  • rotational atherectomy
  • laser angioplasty
  • trans-catheter aortic valve implantation
  • percutaneous mitral valve interventions
  • interventions for heart failure, such as the Parachute device

Education and training

  • Interventional training at The Washington Cardiology Center, Washington, DC and Guy's and St Thomas'
  • Cardiology training at The Royal London Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Medicine, St George's, University of London,1987

Research interests

  • Risk analysis and prediction of events after percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Evaluation of coronary stents
  • Coronary artery and myocardial physiology during ischaemia
  • Interventional management of out-of hospital cardiac arrest
  • Structural aortic valve implantation
  • Mitral research

He runs an active research team, has raised over £12 million in grant funding and has supervised over 20 MD and PhD theses.


Simon has over 300 publications and is lead editor of a major interventional cardiology textbook (Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, now in its 2nd edition).

Last updated: September 2022

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