Dr. Mark Westwood

Consultant Cardiologist

Detail CV

Dr Mark Westwood - Consultant CardiologistDr Mark Westwood was educated at St John's College, Oxford and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. His interest in cardiac MRI (CMR) started in 2001 with his MD thesis on CMR. He has been a Consultant Cardiologist at The London Chest Hospital for 5 years.  As lead clinician for CMR at The London Chest Hospital he has initiated, set up and developed the CMR service into one of the largest UK CMR services with a particular focus on the assessment of coronary artery disease.

Dr Westwood is a board member and the Deputy Treasurer of the British Society of Cardiovascular MRI. He co-founded 'London CMR', the first UK clinically focused CMR meeting and now the second largest UK CMR meeting. He has a strong interest in training and education and in 2011 was appointed as Cardiovascular Director of Education at Barts Health. He maintains a strong interest in the assessment of trainees and is the current chair of the European Specialist examination in cardiovascular MRI. He is also an interventional cardiologist and regularly performs coronary interventions including primary angioplasty for the treatment of myocardial infarction.

Special interests

General adult cardiology, interventional cardiology including angioplasty and stenting, all aspects of adult cardiac MRI (CMR) including indications, image acquisition and interpretation.

Areas of interest
General cardiology • Cardiovascular MRI • Coronary Angioplasty • Coronary stenting • Ischaemic heart disease • Interventional cardiology • Invasive cardiology • Preventative cardiology • Valvular heart disease • Heart failure • Cardiac rhythm management • Echocardiography • Cardiovascular medicine •  Hypertension
Qualification & Training

MA (Oxon.) University of Oxford 1994

MBBS University of London 1997

MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians London 2000

MD University of London 2004

FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2008

FESC European Society of Cardiology 2012

Details of entry to specialist register

Cardiology, 2008

Affiliations / memberships

Deputy Treasurer, The British Society of Cardiovascular MRI
FRCP Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
FESC Fellow of The European Society of Cardiology
Member of The British Cardiovascular Society

Private Appointments

Dr. Mark Westwood provides private treatments at following Hospitals.

London Bridge Hospital - Click Here

Alliance Medical Harley Street Centres, Bulstrode Place - Click Here