Our Specialists

Dr Mick Ozkor

Dr Mick Ozkor

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

elliot smith

Dr Elliot Smith

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Boon Lim

Consultant Cardiologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

sundeep kalra

Dr Sundeep Kalra

Consultant Cardiologist

Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling

Consultant Cardiologist, Commercial Director, Founding Board Chairman and Partner

dr_narbeh_melikian

Dr Narbeh Melikian

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Iqbal Malik

Consultant Cardiologist, Medical Director, Founding Board Member and Partner

Dr Simon Sporton

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Founding Partner

professor nicholas peters

Professor Nicholas Peters

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

mark westwood

Dr Mark Westwood

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Jonathan Byrne

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Balvinder Wasan

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Ross Hunter

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Mark Earley

Dr Mark Earley

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Sunthar Kanaganayagam

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

neil chapman

Dr Neil Chapman

Consultant in General and Cardiovascular Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology

charlotte manisty

Dr Charlotte Manisty

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Deven Patel

Dr Deven Patel

Consultant Cardiologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

graham clark

Mr Graham Clark

Centre Director

Dr Amanda Varnava

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Ramzi Khamis

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

Dr Jamil Mayet

Professor Jamil Mayet

Consultant Cardiologist, Quality Director, Founding Member and Partner



Dr Mick Ozkor

Dr Mick Ozkor

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Chest pain, angina, high blood pressure, hypertension, valve disease, TAVI, murmurs, heart failure, referrals for investigation of palpitations and collapse, atrial fibrillation/arrhythmias, cardiovascular risk assessment, perioperative cardiac assessment and treatment of elevated cholesterol.
  • Dr Ozkor has a special interest in minimally invasive interventional procedures for heart valves, TAVI and complex coronary treatments such as balloon angioplasty and stenting.
  • He also has a keen interest in patient management and driving patient safety. He is a clinical director and has run and overseen multiple audit and major clinical governance projects including improving access and timing to the Heart Attack Centre for all Acute Coronary Syndromes.
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elliot smith

Dr Elliot Smith

Consultant Cardiologist

  • Specialist expertise: interventional cardiology.
  • His dedication to training the next generation of cardiovascular specialists has led him to set up and lead the Cardiovascular Training Institute at Barts Health NHS Trust, where he is also the director of training for interventional cardiology, and the director of the Barts Interventional Group (BIG).
  • He is widely-recognised as a national expert in complex angioplasty procedures, including rotational atherectomy and minimally invasive treatment of chronic total occlusions.
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Dr Boon Lim

Consultant Cardiologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Syncope, diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disturbances, catheter ablation for Atrial Fibrillation (AF), Pacing, Loop Recorder Implants.
  • Dr Lim is the clinical lead for the nationally-renowned Imperial Syncope Diagnostic Unit, with experience in reporting and reviewing over 5,000 tilt table tests, and has one of the largest volume dedicated practice in London and the UK for patients with syncope.
  • He is a heavy volume operator for catheter ablation, and has performed over 1,500 electrophysiology and ablation procedures and taught registrars on approximately 2,000 procedures. He has a strong research interest in mapping and improving catheter ablation techniques for atrial fibrillation based at Imperial College London.

“The exemplary patient experience at One Welbeck is driven by clinician leaders, each experts in their fields, who together, will come together to develop and deliver world-class cardiology care with a seamless patient journey”

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sundeep kalra

Dr Sundeep Kalra

Consultant Cardiologist

  • Specialist expertise: Coronary artery disease/ischaemic heart disease, myocardial infarction, coronary revascularisation, preventative cardiology, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, arrhythmia management and heart failure.
  • He is the lead consultant for cardiology training at the Royal Free Hospital, London: one of London’s dedicated heart attack centres, specialising in intracoronary imaging and coronary physiology.
  • He is technically experienced in advanced and complex angioplasty techniques and continues to be a keen clinical researcher in interventional cardiology.
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Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling

Consultant Cardiologist, Commercial Director, Founding Board Chairman and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Treatment of arrhythmia’s through Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation since 1998 and has been involved in the evolution and development of AF since its inception performing over 200 AF ablations a year.
  • He is a Professor of Cardiology at St Bart’s Hospital where he has previously held the positions of Director of Research and Director for Strategy and Commercial.

“Much of my later academic career has focused on improving outcomes for patients. Welbeck cardiology is for me, a golden opportunity to put much of this into practice, improving efficiency while working with some of the best cardiologists in the world to deliver amazing patient experiences.”

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Dr Narbeh Melikian

Consultant Cardiologist

  • Specialist expertise: interventional cardiology, particularly complex angioplasty and interventional management of myocardial infarction.
  • He has an international reputation in interventional cardiology and is recognised as being one of the highest volume interventional cardiologists in the UK, completing hundreds of percutaneous coronary interventions, every year.
  • He is an honorary senior lecturer in cardiology at King’s College London where he also co-supervises clinical PhD students.
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Dr Iqbal Malik

Consultant Cardiologist, Medical Director, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Assessment of chest pain, shortness of breath and valve disease. He performs simple and complex coronary angioplasty and is an expert in PFO, ASD and LAA closure as well as TAVI procedures to treat valve disease.
  • Dr Malik is a consultant cardiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where he is Director of Structural Heart Disease and Clinical Lead for TAVI procedures.
  • He also leads the West London Heart Attack Centre at Hammersmith Hospital and is on the Pan-London Heart Attack Group, delivering world class treatments at Hammersmith, Bupa Cromwell and Wellington Hospital.

“I strive to deliver effective, efficient and patient-centred care in a world class environment- hence I took on the opportunity of becoming Medical Director of OneWelbeck Heart Health.”

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Dr Simon Sporton

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Investigation and management of heart rhythm disorders involving drug treatment, catheter ablation, and device therapy – insertion of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices for heart failure, leadless pacemaker implantation and device extraction.
  • Dr Sporton has specialised since 1999 in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
  • He is the Deputy Medical Director of the Barts Heart Centre, the largest cardiac unit in the UK. He performed the first leadless pacemaker implant at Bart’s and directs the leadless pacing programme there.

“OneWelbeck Heart Health brings together a group of like-minded specialists dedicated to the creation of a state-of-the-art healthcare facility designed around the needs of patients. I am excited and honoured to be a founding member.”

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professor nicholas peters

Professor Nicholas Peters

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Treatment of heart rhythm disturbances and their underlying heart diseases – ablation, device implant, atrial fibrillation and all associated conditions.
  • He is a Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • Professor Peters established the Connected Care Bureau to drive rapid clinical implementation of tech-enabled care to improve standards and cost effectiveness of care offered. He has more than 220 peer-reviewed papers in the field and has a number of international research collaborations across Europe and the USA.
  • He is Clinical Adviser to Google Fit & Health.

“OneWelbeck represents the future of healthcare, focused on health not sickness, and providing the very best possible patient care and experience”

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mark westwood

Dr Mark Westwood

Consultant Cardiologist

  • Specialist expertise: cardiac MRI and cardio-oncology.
  • Dr Westwood is dedicated to developing the use of cardiac MRI for the assessment of heart disease in patients and sits on the board for leading CMR societies.
  • He is the director of education at Barts Heart Centre, where he jointly founded and developed the largest CMR service in the UK, and is also current chief examiner of the advanced level European CMR examination.
  • He is also the lead for the North and East London regional training programme in cardiology – one of the highest-ranking cardiology training programmes in the UK.
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Dr Jonathan Byrne

Consultant Cardiologist

  • Specialist expertise: interventional cardiology.
  • He is the current clinical director of cardiovascular services at King’s College Hospital, London, and performs over 500 coronary angiograms, 350 percutaneous coronary interventions and 150 transcatheter aortic valve implants a year.
  • A dedicated researcher, he is also committed to discovering state-of-the-art technologies and finding new approaches to improve patient experience, which is visible through his recent work on the structural programme at King’s College Hospital.
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Dr Balvinder Wasan

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Managing all aspects of cardiovascular disease. This includes screening high risk patients for ischaemic heart disease, identifying modifiable risks & aggressively managing these to reduce risk. Investigating patients with symptoms of coronary artery disease, and the subsequent diagnosis and management. He specialises in coronary angiography & coronary angioplasty (opening of narrowed or blocked arteries through the radial artery).
  • Dr Wasan was accredited as a Cardiologist in 2004 and was both appointed and continues to work as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth & St Thomas’ Hospitals.

“OneWelbeck is the future of private medical care in the UK. Patients will be managed by the best Consultant for their condition, with the knowledge that there are world renowned experts in each cardiac subspeciality to provide true multi-disciplinary care”

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Dr Ross Hunter

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Heart rhythm management including seeing patients with palpitations, dizziness or fainting. He also treats complex referrals from around the country for catheter ablation or pacemaker implantation.
  • He performs over 200 complex ablation procedures per year for conditions including atrial fibrillation. He also implants, upgrades and extracts all types of pacemakers including cardiac defibrillators (ICDs), biventricular pacemakers for heart failure and leadless pacemakers.
  • Dr Hunter’s completed a PhD in novel methods of mapping and ablating persistent atrial fibrillation. This remains his research focus and he is the atrial fibrillation lead at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, now the largest cardiac centre in Europe. He is also a senior lecturer and continues to supervise PhD students and run clinical trials in arrhythmia.
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Dr Mark Earley

Dr Mark Earley

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Atrial fibrillation, palpitations & loss of consciousness episodes. Interventions to correct abnormal rhythms of the heart including; catheter ablation, pacemakers & implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs).
  • Dr Earley is a specialist in disorders of the rhythm of the heart (arrhythmia). He is the Clinical Director of the Barts Heart Centre – the largest arrhythmia centre in Europe. He has particular focus on the management of atrial fibrillation – developing techniques to restore normal heart rhythm and prevent stroke.
  • In addition to his clinical work, he is chair of the certification committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association providing accreditation to arrhythmia specialists and hospitals across Europe.

“OneWelbeck is a unique collaboration of cardiology healthcare professionals who provide consistent, guideline driven investigation and treatment of patients’ symptoms. The quality of care delivered is paramount – and as a group of cardiologists we will continue to monitor and optimise our practice to ensure patients get the best care available anywhere.”

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Dr Sunthar Kanaganayagam

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Valvular heart disease, heart failure, and chest pain assessment using multi-modality imaging including advanced echocardiography, transoeophageal echocardiography, cardiac MRI and coronary CT.
  • Dr Kanaganayagam is a consultant cardiologist at Imperial College London, where he was appointed the Lead for Quality and Safety in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the clinical lead for a community heart failure service.
  • Dr Kanaganayagam also works at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust, where he is the lead for cardiac imaging.
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Dr Neil Chapman

Consultant in General and Cardiovascular Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology

  • Specialist expertise: Hypertension, resistant and hard-to-control hypertension and secondary hypertension.
  • He is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London and the lead clinician for the Peart-Rose Clinic, at St Mary’s Hospital, London: a tertiary referral centre which specialises in hypertension and cardiovascular disease prevention.
  • He is a dedicated researcher, with interests in primary and secondary cardiovascular disease prevention, and hypertension.
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charlotte manisty

Dr Charlotte Manisty

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Heart failure and is an expert in advanced cardiac imaging with a focus in MRI. She routinely sees patients with shortness of breath, valvular heart disease and heart murmurs, cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, chest pain, high blood pressure, palpitations and pre-operative risk assessments.
  • Dr Manisty has set up and leads the Cardiac MRI Centre at St Bart’s scanning a very high volume of patients including those with cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, and co-authored the national recommendations for MR imaging in patients with implantable cardiac devices. She also set-up and currently leads the specialist Cardio-oncology service at St Bart’s Hospital to assess and treat cancer patients with heart problems.
  • She is a Senior Lecturer at University College London, and leads the academic heart failure program at St Bart’s Heart Centre.
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Dr Deven Patel

Dr Deven Patel

Consultant Cardiologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Coronary angiography, intervention stenting with an interest in complex coronary intervention including rotablation, and assessment and management of cardiac risk status. Dr Deven Patel’s experience in invasive coronary angiography and imaging exceeds 16,000 cases and in coronary intervention and stenting over 3,000 cases. He also implants permanent pacemakers for bradycardia.
  • He regularly sees patients with chest pain, breathlessness, palpitation and heart murmurs. This includes established coronary heart disease, heart failure, arrhythmia, valvular disease and hypertension.
  • His research interests have been in the investigation and risk assessment of patients with chest pain syndromes, coronary intervention, and more recently in the role of CT coronary angiography in assessment of coronary disease.
  • He has been one of the leading cardiologists at Barnet and Royal Free NHS Hospitals for some years and currently co-leads on Clinical Governance.
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Mr Graham Clark

Centre Director

  • Graham is responsible for the safe management of the centre and is committed to ensuring each patient gets the best possible experience.
  • He trained as a cardiac physiologist at St Mary’s Hospital before taking a role as a department lead at the hospital. Most recently Graham was practice manager of the London Cardiovascular Clinic.
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Dr Amanda Varnava

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Chest pain, hypertension, palpitations and fainting, and specialist services for patients with inherited heart problems (such as cardiomyopathy, Brugada syndrome and aortopathies) and heart disease in women and through pregnancy.
  • She leads the Inherited Cardiac Disease Centre at Imperial College NHS Trust where she is an honorary senior lecturer, and undertakes an active research programme. She regularly lectures at international meetings and is widely published in leading medical journals.
  • She is an international expert in sports cardiology and is expert adviser to the Football Association. She currently provides cardiac services to several professional football and rugby teams.

“One Welbeck Heart Health is about state of the art, exceptional care for our patients. Uniquely this facility has brought together a peerless group of cardiologists of international standing, working together to optimise patient care and provide an excellent patient experience.”

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Dr Ramzi Khamis

Consultant Cardiologist and Founding Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Interventional cardiology and cardiovascular risk assessment. Treats angina, coronary artery disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, valve disease, palpitations and fainting as well as those at high risk of heart disease.
  • Dr Khamis is a consultant cardiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust with a joint academic appointment as a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
  • He has a deep interest and is a leader in the research field of cardiovascular risk stratification. He and his team work on the innovative development of interventional cardiology technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease which is the leading single cause of the death globally.
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Dr Jamil Mayet

Professor Jamil Mayet

Consultant Cardiologist, Quality Director, Founding Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Hypertension and the heart, cardiac screening, chest pain assessment and the heart in pregnancy.
  • Prof. Mayet is Head of Cardiology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Professor of Cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
  • With over 25 years of experience screening athletes for cardiovascular disease, he is a member of the Football Association Cardiac Consensus Panel and has performed cardiac assessments for previous England world cup squads and premier league football clubs.

“OneWelbeck is run by the Consultants, where we ensure that clinical quality and patient experience are at the centre of everything that we do.”

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