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Professor Simon Redwood MB BS MD FRCP FACC

Professor of Interventional Cardiology, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

The Rayne Institute
4th Floor, Lambeth Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
London SE1 7EH


Simon Redwood qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School. He trained in Cardiology at The Royal London Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and St. George’s Hospital, London. Interventional training was obtained at The Washington Cardiology Centre, Washington, DC and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He obtained Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology in 2001 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003.

Professor Redwood is Senior Lecturer/Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cardiac Catheter labs at St. Thomas’, one of the highest volume catheter labs in the UK. He is also Lead Clinician for Research and Development and a Council Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society. He is a member of the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee for National Institute of Clinical Evidence and an International Editorial Board member for the journal Heart. He is trained in all aspects of adult interventional cardiology including intravascular ultrasound, physiological lesion assessment using pressure-sensor tipped wires, stent implantation, rotational atherectomy and laser angioplasty including the laserwire for chronic total occlusions.

His MD thesis was on the subject of the pathophysiology of acute myocardial ischaemia and he currently has particular interest in interventional cardiology based research including risk analysis and prediction of events post percutaneous coronary intervention, evaluation of coronary stents and coronary artery physiology.

Research interests

For further information on his research interests and recent publications, please see Coronary Disease Research Centre (CDRC).

Group members

Clinical Research Fellows

  • Dr Kaleab Asrress
  • Dr Aung Myat (co-supervised with Prof Michael Marber)
  • Dr Tiffany Patterson 
  • Dr Rupert Williams (co-supervised with Prof Michael Marber and Dr Divaka Perera)
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