Redwood, Simon – honorary consultant cardiologist and professor of interventional cardiology

 

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Professor Simon RedwoodContacts

Secretary: Ms Della Spencer
Tel: 020 7188 1083
Email: gst-tr.cardiology@nhs.net

Area of expertise: interventional cardiology

  • Biography

    Professor Simon Redwood is professor of interventional cardiology and honorary consultant cardiologist and director of the cardiac catheter laboratories at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

    He is also President of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society and a recognised Fellow of the Amercian College of Cardiology (FACC), Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)

    Simon has been performing percutaneous coronary intervention for over 20 years. He also runs an active research team, has raised over £7.8 million in grant funding and has supervised over 14 MD and PhD theses.

  • Education and training

    Professor 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.

    He trained in interventional cardiology at The Washington Cardiology Center in the United States and at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals.

  • Specialist interests

    • adult interventional cardiology IVUS
    • pressure wire
    • stent implantation
    • rotational atherectomy
    • laser angioplasty
    • trans-catheter aortic valve implantation.
  • Research interests

    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.
  • Publications

    Professor Redwood has produced over 160 publications and is lead editor of a major interventional cardiology textbook (Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology).