Areas of Expertise
Dr Elliot Smith performs a range of treatments, including:
- Cardiac electrophysiology
- ECG monitoring or event recorder – 24/48 hour
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Stress electrocardiogram
- Coronary angioplasty and stenting
- Chronic occlusion angioplasty
- Rotational atherectomy
- Trans radial coronary interventions
Some of the most common conditions he treats are:
- Chronic Total Occlusion
- Valvular heart disease
- Heart failure
- Chest pain
- Coronary artery disease
Dr Elliot Smith (BSc, MBBS, MD, MRCP), completed a BSc degree in basic medical sciences and psychology at University College London in 1991, later going on to qualify in medicine in 1994, from Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital.
His specialist training in general and interventional cardiology was undertaken at the Manchester Heart Centre (Manchester Royal Infirmary) and The London Chest Hospital.
He then became a member of the Royal College of Physicians, in 1997, and was awarded his MD in 2007, from Queen Mary, University of London.
Dr Smith was appointed as a consultant in 2008, and now works at Barts Heart Centre (Barts Health NHS Trust) and Royal Free Hospitals Foundation Trust.
He was actively involved in the development of the London Chest Hospital’s Heart Attack Centre – now one of the largest centres for heart attacks in the UK.
Research and Awards
Dr Smith is a keen researcher. Some of his most recent work is investigating technologies to help support the heart through surgery and in the treatment of heart failure.
His main focuses are:
- Chronic total occlusion angioplasty
- Advancing the management of heart attacks
- Percutaneous haemodynamic support
- Acute coronary syndromes
- Simulator training in interventional cardiology
Getting to know Dr Elliot Smith
He is passionate about sport, and keen cyclist on and off-road.