Carr-White, Gerald - consultant cardiologist and clinical lead for cardiology and inherited cardiac diseases

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Gerry Carr-White


Tel: 020 7188 9256 (secretary)
Fax: 020 7188 1011

Area of expertise: cardiology

  • Biography

    Dr Gerald Carr-White is a consultant cardiologist. He is clinical lead for heart failure and inherited diseases at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, leading one of the largest inherited cardiac disease and heart failure services in the UK.

    After qualifying from St George’s Hospital with University of London honours in Medicine, Gerry trained in general medicine at the Brompton, Hammersmith and St Mary’s hospitals before becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996. He then obtained a PhD in the mechanics of ventricular function from the Brompton Hospital in 2000, working with Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub and Dr Derek Gibson. His specialist cardiology training was at the Brompton and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. He obtained his higher certification in cardiology and general medicine in 2006. 

    He has helped develop regional and national guidelines and service specifications for NHS England and is currently the vice president for Cardiomyopathy UK, leading patient education events across the country. He is the network clinical lead for both King’s Health Partners and the NHS England South London Cardiac Network, coordinating patient pathways across a population of 8 million people. Alongside his clinical work, Gerry is a reader in heart failure and inherited diseases at King's College London, and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, in the fields of heart failure, inherited cardiac diseases, cardiac imaging and valve disease, and has been granted several million pounds in research grant income.


  • Specialist interests

    • Heart failure
    • Inherited cardiac diseases and cardiomyopathies
    • Cardiac imaging (echo, CT and MRI)
  • Research interests

    • Echo and MRI assessment of cardiomyopathies and heart failure
    • Assessment and optimisation of cardiac resynchronisation therapy