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Dr Oliver Guttmann studied at Cambridge and University College London, graduating with a first-class BA (Hons) in Neuroscience and merit in Medicine. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians before completing his training in cardiology at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and the Barts Heart Centre. He obtained his MD (Res) for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at University College London.
Dr Guttmann now works as a Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. He consults in general adult cardiology and has a special interest in chest pain management and coronary interventions. Dr Guttmann also treats all patients with suspected or confirmed cardiomyopathies and has particular expertise in myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Dr Guttmann also offers telephone and video consultations.
Dr Guttmann also takes an interest in research and has published articles on inherited inflammatory heart disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention.
He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre. He also edits proposals for Cochrane Heart and is a member of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology and the Finance Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Chest pain management
- Coronary angiography
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
- Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
- Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
- Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
- Right heart catheterisation
- Endomyocardial biopsy
- General Cardiology (high blood pressure, palpitations, high cholesterol, chest pain, angina)
- Interventional Cardiology
- Percutaneous coronary intervention
- Inherited Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
- Acquired Heart Muscle Disease
- Inflammatory heart muscle disease
- 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
- Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
- CT Coronary Angiogram
- Calcium Coronary Score
- Cardiac MRI
- Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
- Coronary Angiography
- Coronary Stent Insertion
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- ECG Monitor
- Endomyocardial Biopsy
- Exercise Stress Test
- Myocardial Perfusion Scan
- Video Consultation
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Chest Pain
- Heart Attack
- Heart Muscle Disease
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Valve Problems
- High Blood Pressure
- Unstable Angina
- Valvular Heart Disease
- BA (Hons) - University of Cambridge 2002
- MA (Hons) - University of Cambridge 2005
- MBBS - University College London 2005
- MRCP - Royal College of Physicians 2008
- Dr.med - Ludwig-Maximillians-University, Munich, Germany 2008
- MD (Res) - University College London 2015
- AICC - Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions
- ESC Working Group for Pericardial and Myocardial Diseases
- British Cardiac Society
- British Medical Association
- Medical Defence Union
- Royal College of Physicians
- British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Dr Guttmann is an excellent clinician and is very approachable with a great bedside manner. I would highly recommend him as a cardiologist.
Tremendously capable colleague who is particularly expert in heart muscle and coronary disease. A kind and thoughtful cardiologist who is very popular with patients and colleagues alike - easy to see why. Recommended for a wide variety of cardiological problems.
Dr Guttmann is an experienced general cardiologist who has specialised in heart muscle diseases. He provides a first rate clinical opinion allied to a very caring yet professional approach. All the patients I have referred to him have reported an excellent interaction in which careful assessment and thorough explanation are always undertaken.
Dr Guttmann is a trusted authority on heart muscle disorders. I always find his advice on this sub-specialist group of patients informative and useful. He has an excellent manner with patients. All my colleagues also speak very highly of him!