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Foxcote Avenue Peasedown St John, Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 8SQ - 12.36 miles
Circle Bath Hospital - 12.36 miles
Foxcote Avenue Peasedown St John, Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 8SQ
Recommended by 4 specialists
39 years of experience
Atrial Fibrillation, Echocardiogram, Angina, High Blood Pressure + 26 more

Dr Jacob Easaw is a Cardiologist currently based at the private practices Circle Bath Hospital and BMI Bath Clinic. His current NHS post is Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust. His areas of specialism are general cardiology and structural/heart failure. His areas of interest include Echocardiography; Dobutamine and bicycle stress echo; Transoesophageal Echocardiography; Heart failure specialist and Valvular Heart Disease.

Dr Easaw qualified in Medicine at Madras University in 1982 with MBBS degrees. He has an MD in General Medicine from Kasturba Medical College, India, 1988. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians London and a Fellow. He has many professional fellowship and memberships including Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology, Member of the British Society of Echocardiography, Member of the European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging and Member of the Medical Defence Union. He was trained as a Cardiologist at University Hospital, Cardiff, Wales.

In addition, Dr Easaw is interested in research regarding Echocardiographic assessment of the right ventricle. He has received many awards and has published in peer-reviewed journals. He also offers courses to GPs and has given lectures regarding his areas of expertise. He was the receipent of the 2017 'Lifetime Achievement Award' from the British Society of Echocardiography.

Dr Easaw is also certified by the European Society of Cardiology in Heart Failure.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Heart Scan (Advanced Echocardiography for Transthoracic, Tranoesophageal Echo and Dobutamine/Exercise Stress Echocardiography with and without contrast agents)
  • Prolonged ECG Monitoring
  • Exercise Stress testing on threadmill.
  • Heart Failure. (European Society of Cardiology Certified in Heart Failure Speciality)
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angina
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Cardiomyopathy
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Dr Glyn Thomas - Cardiologists
Redland Hill Durdham Down, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS6 6UT - 1.67 miles
Spire Bristol Hospital - 1.67 miles
Redland Hill Durdham Down, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS6 6UT
Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat), Atrial Fibrillation, Catheter Ablation, 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor + 33 more

Dr. Glyn Thomas is an award-winning Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute. He trained at University College London Medical School and worked in various London teaching hospitals before returning to university to begin research into the causes of abnormal heart rhythms. After gaining his doctorate from Cambridge University in 2006 he returned to London to sub-specialise in heart rhythm treatment at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Dr. Thomas was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist & Cardiac Electrophysiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute in 2009. He has a special interest in treating heart rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation and performs several hundred ablation procedures per year. He practises a patient-centred approach, ensuring individuals needs are understood and anxieties accommodated, incorporating an understanding of patient's lifestyles into his treatment plan. He has a wealth of experience in the cardiac aspects of Dysautonomia including Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and increasingly, the post-viral, multisystem disorder known as 'Long COVID'.

Dr. Thomas is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and has also written two books, Cardiology in Focus (Churchill Livingstone, 2004) and Ready Reference: Cardiology (Elsevier 2010). He has over 100 publications in scientific press specifically relating to the mechanisms and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, and is a regular contributor to popular media.

In addition to Cardiology, he has a special interest in Critical Care Medicine. He undertook further training in Anaesthesia/Paediatrics and gained the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2017. He is now a full-time member of the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity, respoding to medical emergencies/accidents across the Southy West by helicopter or rapid response car.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

General cardiology

Complex Devices


pacemaker/defibrillator implantation

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia

Cardiac arrhythmia management

Ablation (cautery) of complex heart rhythm abnormalities including atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT). Implantation of pacemaker and defibrillator devices. Mechanisms of heart rhythm abnormalities

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Dr. Nikhil Joshi - Cardiologists
Redland Hill Durdham Down, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS6 6UT - 1.67 miles
Spire Bristol Hospital - 1.67 miles
Redland Hill Durdham Down, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS6 6UT
Recommended by 3 specialists
17 years of experience
Cardiac MRI, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor + 48 more

Nik Joshi is a Consultant Cardiologist with extensive experience in general cardiology and a special interest in coronary artery disease (such as angina and heart attacks) as well as valvular heart disease. His particular focus is prevention, management and treatment of coronary disease. He specialises in invasive treatment of heart artery blockages (coronary angioplasty) and has particular expertise in treatment of heart valve diseases with keyhole procedures such as TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve replacement/implantation).

His primary cardiology training was in Edinburgh, where Dr Joshi also undertook a highly successful PhD, followed by training in interventional and general cardiology. After undertaking the British Cardiology Interventional fellowship in Vancouver Island, Canada, he has been appointed as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at University Hospitals Bristol. This post has allowed Dr. Joshi to undertake high volume complex coronary intervention (performing more than 300 percutaneous coronary interventions per year) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (performing more than 100 per year). Dr Joshi is very active academically as honorary senior lecture at the University of Bristol and was recently awarded the highly competitive Clinical Academic Research Partnership Award by the Medical Research Council.

Dr Joshi believes in empowering patients with current clinical evidence about their condition so as to enable them to make a well-informed decision about the treatment options available to them.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Blood Pressure Test

Cardiac Catheterisation

Cardiac CT Scan (heart CT)

Cardiac MRI

Cardiomemo Recording


Cholesterol Level Test

Coronary Angiography

Coronary Angioplasty

Complex PCI

Exercise ECG

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)


Aortic Stenosis

Artificial Intelligence and Heart Disease

Cardiac Imaging - Molecular Imaging PET/CT and MR Novel Tracers

Angioplasty and stents

Transcatheter heart valves (TAVI)

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The Chesterfield, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 1BN - 1.20 miles
Nuffield Health Bristol - 1.20 miles
The Chesterfield, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 1BN
21 years of experience
24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Angina, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) + 38 more

Dr. Ashley Nisbet is a Consultant Cardiologist and electrophysiologist with many years of experience in the treatment and management of heart rhythm issues including palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ectopic beats, ventricular tachycardia, and atrial flutter. She specialises in atrial fibrillation in congenital heart disease patients and sees private patients at the Spire Bristol Hospital and the Bristol Heart Institute. 

Dr. Nisbet earned her primary medical qualification at the University of Aberdeen medical school, after which she undertook her cardiology training in Glasgow. During this time, she was awarded a scholarship with the British Heart Foundation, where she focused her research on electrophysiology of the mammalian atrioventricular node, for which she was awarded her Ph.D. in 2008. She later completed further training in cardiac electrophysiology in Glasgow, at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, in addition to two further years of fellowship in Cardiac Pacing under Professor Jon Kalman at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. 

Upon completion of her training and fellowships, Dr Nisbet was appointed Consultant in 2014 at the Bristol Heart Institute and has since also been an active member of the medical education community. Dr Nisbet regularly partakes in the training and education of future cardiologists, as the Cardiology Training Program Director in Severn Region.

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Dr Alastair Douglas Kerr - Cardiologists

Dr Alastair Douglas Kerr

General (Internal) Medicine

Claverton Down Road, Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 7BR - 12.70 miles
BMI Bath Clinic - 12.70 miles
Claverton Down Road, Bath, United Kingdom, BA2 7BR

Dr Alastair Douglas Kerr

General (Internal) Medicine

26 years of experience
Dizziness, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Low Blood Pressure + 1 more

Dr Alastair Kerr is a Consultant Geriatrician & General Physician with nearly a decade of experience in managing conditions that effect the elderly population, such as loss of consciousness, falls, dizziness and poor balance. He sees private patients at the BMI Bath Clinic.

Dr Kerr gained his primary medical qualifications at Birmingham University, after which he trained in within the South West of England. Upon completion of his training, he was appointed Consultant Physician at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. Since his appointment, he has also been made the Lead Consultant for the NHS Falls clinic at St Martin’s Hospital, and also attends major International and National Conferences to present his work.

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What is a Cardiologist? 

A cardiologist has special training and skills in discovering, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and associated blood vessels, in other words the cardio-vascular system. They sometimes work alone, other times in private group practices. Many have a special teaching interest, working at prestigious universities and teaching hospitals where they also carry out research and look after patients.

Cardiologists work with adult patients, paediatric cardiology being a separate speciality all of its own. A lot of the everyday emphasis is placed on improving the survival rates and quality of life of patients after heart attacks, heart failures and disorders of the heart’s rhythm. This essential speciality sits right at the cutting edge of innovative new therapies and technologies, emergency procedures and treatments, and also involves palliative care at the end of a cardiac patient’s life.

When to see a Cardiologist?

If your GP feels you may be suffering from a significant heart or heart and vein-related condition, they might refer you direct to a cardiologist. You might be experiencing shortness of breath, chest pains, even dizzy spells, and this will require tests. You may have a heart murmur or an ECG change that merits specialist attention. If so your cardiologists can help you return to a full and useful life. They can counsel you in the risks you face and how to prevent heart disease, as well as treating heart attacks, heart failure, and serious heart rhythm issues.

What procedures can you find at a Cardiology clinic? 

What should you expect at a cardiology clinic?

You will probably be referred by your GP or family doctor. Your cardiologist will ask questions and review your medical history in detail. They might carry out a physical examination, including blood pressure, weight, heart, lungs, and blood vessels. They might take an ECG, X-ray, or blood test, and potentially carry out more sophisticated testing if required since every heart case is unique. They can also recommend heart-led changes to your diet and lifestyle.