Honorary consultant cardiologist and professor of interventional cardiology
Simon Redwood qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 1987. He trained in Cardiology at The Royal London Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and St George’s Hospital, London. Interventional training was obtained at The Washington Cardiology Center, Washington, DC and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals.
Simon is professor of interventional cardiology/honorary consultant cardiologist and director of the cardiac catheter labs at St Thomas’ Hospital. He was president of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society from 2012-2016. He has been performing percutaneous coronary intervention for over 25 years and is trained in all aspects of adult interventional cardiology including IVUS, pressure wire, stent implantation, rotational atherectomy, laser angioplasty, and trans-catheter aortic valve implantation and percutaneous mitral valve interventions as well as interventions for heart failure such as the parachute device.
His has particular interest in interventional cardiology based research including risk analysis and prediction of events post percutaneous coronary intervention, evaluation of coronary stents, coronary artery and myocardial physiology during ischaemia and the interventional management of out-of hospital cardiac arrest.
Education and training
Simon qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 1987. He trained in cardiology at The Royal London Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and St George’s Hospital, London.
He trained in interventional cardiology at The Washington Cardiology Center in the United States and at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals.
Interventional cardiology based research including:
- risk analysis and prediction of events post percutaneous coronary intervention
- evaluation of coronary stents
- coronary artery
- myocardial physiology during ischaemia
- interventional management of out-of hospital cardiac arrest.
Simon runs an active research team, has over 200 publications, is lead editor of a major Interventional Cardiology textbook (Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, now in its second edition), has raised over £10m in grant funding and has supervised >18 MD/PhD theses.
- Adult interventional cardiology IVUS
- pressure wire
- stent implantation
- rotational atherectomy
- laser angioplasty
- trans-catheter aortic valve implantation
- coronary sinus reducer for angina
- percutaneous mitral valve treatments.
Last updated: November 2019