Dr Chris Steadman

Dr Chris Steadman

MB ChB MD FRCP

Cardiology

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
23 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Fantastic service. Dr Steadman was very knowledgeable and took time to understand my symptoms and identify my condition. He explored all possibilities and explained fully his diagnosis and conclusions. This provided immense reassurance. He was very prompt and professional and i would definitely recommend Dr Steadman to anyone. Thank you so much. “
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Subspecialties

  • Heart Failure
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4624206
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Bournemouth

    67 Lansdowne Road Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH11RW
    119 reviews

    The Harbour Hospital

    St Marys Road, Poole, United Kingdom, BH15 2BH
    51 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    08:00 - 12:30
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    17:00 - 20:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Steadman graduated from the University of Bristol and stayed in Bristol to complete his MRCP. He moved to Birmingham for specialist training in Cardiology including 4 years at tertiary cardiac centres, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. He also spent 2 and half years as a clinical research fellow for the British Heart Foundation and National Institute for Health Research, at the Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit. He was awared his research degree, Doctor of Medicine (MD), from the Univerity of Leicester. He is also now a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

    He is an expert in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, including CT coronary angiography, cardiac MRI, and all forms of echocardiography (transthoracic, stress, bubble and transoesophageal). He is accredited with national and international societies for these techniques, and was one of the first in the UK to gain Level 3 Accreditation in cardiac MRI from the European Society of Cardiology. He also has Level 3 Accreditation in cardiac CT from the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, and is one of the few specialists to hold this in addition to MRI.

    As an imaging specialist he is an expert in diagnosis and sees patients with a wide range of symptoms including chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and blackouts.

    Procedures

    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Heart Scan
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardioversion
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Bradycardia
    • Palpitations
    • Chest Pain
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Angina
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Pericarditis
    • Tachycardia
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    MB ChB, University of Bristol, 1999

    MRCP (UK), Royal College of Phyicians, London, 2003

    Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Leicester, 2013

    Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), Cardiology and General Internal Medicine, 2013

    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, 2016

    Memberships

    British Cardiovascular Society

    British Society of Echocardiography

    British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

    British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

    British Medical Association

    Medical Protection Society

    Royal College of Physicians, London

    Society of Cardiovascular CT

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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.98
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    5
    Atrial Fibrillation
    19/47
    ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    13/47
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    10/47
    Heart Valve Problems
    10/47
    Cardiovascular Disease
    5/47
    ECG Monitor
    5/47
    Bradycardia
    4/47
    Echocardiogram
    4/47
    Heart Scan
    3/47
    Palpitations
    3/47
    Chest Pain
    2/47
    Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    2/47
    Angina
    1/47
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    1/47
    Cardiac MRI
    1/47
    Coronary Artery Disease
    1/47
    Exercise Stress Test
    1/47
    Heart Attack
    1/47
    Heart Failure
    1/47
    Heart Murmurs
    1/47
    Pericarditis
    1/47
    Preventative Cardiology
    1/47
    Tachycardia
    1/47
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    Sort by:
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Fantastic service. Dr Steadman was very knowledgeable and took time to understand my symptoms and identify my condition. He explored all possibilities and explained fully his diagnosis and conclusions. This provided immense reassurance. He was very prompt and professional and i would definitely recommend Dr Steadman to anyone. Thank you so much.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Steadman has been excellent throughout my treatment. He took time to carefully explain every issue and the likely outcomes for me. He has a very calm and reassuring demeanour and I felt completely comfortable with his diagnosis, treatment plan and recommendations. I cannot speak highly enough of Dr Steadman and would recommend him to any prospective patient.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Chris is an excellent and highly professional consultant who explains things very clearly and welcomes questions and conversations about the personal situation. He is thorough in his analysis / diagnosis and provides detailed explanations of possible options going forward. He appears committed to individuals with follow up consultations and care. Highly recommended. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Steadman explained to me clearly the process that was being taken, what was happening at each step, the reasons why each step was taken, and explained the results of my tests clearly and concisely.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Steadman listens carefully, then clearly gives his opinion based on current signs and symptoms. He clearly outlines future management. The practice manager is readily available and is both efficient and gracious. I have every confidence.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Extremely helpful and always has time to explain any questions regarding my heart, and goes out of his way when I need to see him.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Explains any issues clearly and in both medical language and language understandable by us non medically trained. I feel I know what is going on with my heart and feel at ease with the knowledge that I will be reviewed at regular intervals.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Steadman is a good communicator. The consultations were all straight-forward with clear, precise explanations and treatment that was exactly as indicated. He was happy to take questions and provide further information about the condition. The treatment was conducted speedily and successfully.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I felt very confident at my first meeting with Dr Steadman and felt assured he would help resolve the issues I was having.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    As a patient of Dr Steadman for several years he has always been very a professional kind and caring doctor who always takes time to listen and explain medical information.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr Richard Steeds
    Dr Richard Steeds
    Cardiology
    I trained them

    "Dr Steadman is an excellent doctor who is approachable, understanding and thoughtful. He has a Phd specializing in heart valve disease, so is at the front of his field. I highly recommend him to you."

    23-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Murmurs

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