Professor Christopher A Rinaldi

Professor Christopher A Rinaldi

MBBS, MD, FRCP

Cardiology

Recommended by 5 specialists
32 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Prof Rinaldi has been looking after me for over ten years thanks to him I am well and alive thanks to him performing a difficult operation on my heart 3 years ago. “
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Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Preventative Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3497830
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    Cardiac Screen

    Balppa House, 57-61 Newington Causeway, London, United Kingdom, SE1 6BD
    53 reviews

    Cleveland Clinic London

    33 Grosvenor Place, Belgravia, United Kingdom, SW1X 7HY
    11 reviews

    Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre

    24 Portland Pl, London, United Kingdom, W1B 1LU
    4 reviews

    About

    Professor Aldo Rinaldi is a Consultant Cardiologist who qualified from King's College Hospital Medical School in 1990. He completed his General Medicine and specialist Cardiology training at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital.

    Prof Rinaldi is passionate about research and received his MD in 2001 following extended research at the University Hospital of Wales. His areas of special interest lie in cardiac resynchronisation therapy for heart failure, laser lead extraction and the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

    As an Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Prof Rinaldi performs electrophysiology/radiofrequency ablations and complex pacing.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • ECG Monitor
    • cardiac pacing
    • echocardiogram
    • cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    • ECG
    • defibrillator implantation
    • pacemaker implantation
    • cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    • AVRT Ablation 
    • Atrial Tachy Ablation 
    • AF Ablation
    • Flutter Ablation
    • (EP) study and catheter ablation 
    • WPW/AVRT Ablation
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac resynchronisation
    • atrial fibrillation
    • electrophysiology
    • defibrillators
    • CRT
    • long qt syndrome
    • wolff-parkinson white syndrome (WPW)
    • Super Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Ectopic beats (Extra Heart beats)
    • atrial tachycardia 
    • atrial flutter 

    Procedures

    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardiac MRI
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Catheter Ablation
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Echocardiogram
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Cardioversion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Bradycardia
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Chest Pain
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    Education:

    • MBBS 1990 University of London (King's College Hospital)

    Memberships:

    • Heart Rhythm Society 
    • Royal College of Physicians 
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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.95
    Explanation
    5
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    6/20
    Cardiac Pacing
    4/20
    Atrial Fibrillation
    3/20
    Bradycardia
    3/20
    Cardiac MRI
    3/20
    CT Coronary Angiogram
    2/20
    Catheter Ablation
    2/20
    Pacemaker Surgery
    2/20
    Echocardiogram
    1/20
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prof Rinaldi has been looking after me for over ten years thanks to him I am well and alive thanks to him performing a difficult operation on my heart 3 years ago.
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for your amazing review, we aim to provide the highest standards of care for every patient and a quality service to each person who visits The Cardiac Clinic.

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always explains any procedure never feel rushed. Excellent doctor
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    We are so grateful for your lovely words; thank you for taking the time to share your review and experience with us and the community!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very clear and reassuring
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    We are appreciative of you sharing your positive experience with Prof Rinaldi. We will be sure to pass along your kind words!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I felt fully reassured and confident about my treatment
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for the kind review of our clinic and Prof Rinaldi! We strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients and appreciate you sharing your experience.

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for sharing your experience with Prof Rinaldi! We will be sure to pass this along to the team.

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very clear and precise
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    We thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Patient experience is important to us at The Cardiac Clinic!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    The best. And caring.
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for sharing your experience with the team at The Cardiac Clinic. We appreciate your kind words. Your feedback is very valuable in helping future patients find the best care for themselves!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    A deep specialist, Prof Rinaldi is clear in his advice and makes time to understand my issues and concerns.
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for taking the time to share with us at The Cardiac Clinic; we are delighted by your experience and we appreciate your thoughtful words!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Rinaldi was welcoming, competent, professional and caring. Very delicate clear and supportive.
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    We thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Prof Rinaldi with us! Patient experience is important to us at The Cardiac Clinic!

    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Every ready to spend time to fully explain the procedures proposed, their risks and benefits.
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    Christopher A Rinaldi

    Thank you for your lovely review. We love to hear such positive words and experiences of our patients, we will be sure to pass this to our team!

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 5 specialists
    Dr Brian Clapp
    Dr Brian Clapp
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "Prof Rinaldi is one of the most skilled operators, particularly in the area of complex pacing, that I have ever worked with. This is backed up with a very broad cardiology knowledge and utilisation of evidence based medicine. He is an excellent colleague and would firmly recommend him."

    11-11-2020

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "Professor Rinaldi is one of the premier arrhythmia specialists in the UK and internationally. He has outstanding clinical skills and he is very caring with his patients. I would strongly recommend him to any patient."

    06-11-2021

    Recommended for:
    Heart Muscle Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Heart Disease
    , Ventricular Fibrillation, Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Dizziness, Tachycardia, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    Dr Gerald Carr-White
    Dr Gerald Carr-White
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "Professor Rinaldi is a colleague of mine at Guy's and St. Thomas' where he is the Clinical Lead for Electrophysiology. He is a National and International leader in the field of cardiac devices. He is also an expert in the field of electrophysiological studies and ablation. He is an imminent academic with several hundred publications relevant to the field of electrophysiology and devices and an international lecturing reputation. He is an excellent communicator with colleagues and with his patients and comes highly recommended. "

    27-01-2021

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation
    , Loss of Consciousness (Syncope), Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Heart Attack, Long QT Syndrome, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    Mr Stephen Black
    Mr Stephen Black
    Vascular Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "I have worked with Aldo for a number of years and have found him to be a thoughtful and considered clinician. I trust his views totally. "

    20-11-2020

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations, Ventricular Fibrillation
    , Dizziness, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)

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