Dr Oliver Guttmann

Dr Oliver Guttmann

BA (Hons), MA (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MD (Res)

Cardiology

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4 specialists

14 years of experience
3 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

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5
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5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Dr Guttmann has been an excellent consultant in diagnosing , explaining and coordinating the works of many other specialists who are working on may case and my son's case. He has been exemplary in explaining the complexities of my case and discussing in a very analytic fashion the pros and cons of various courses of treatment. We have the highest regard for Dr. Guttmann“
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Subspecialties

  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6129851
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    BMI The London Independent Hospital

    1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL
    0 reviews

    One Heart Clinic

    68 Harley Street, Marylebone, United Kingdom, W1G 7HE
    293 reviews

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth

    60 Grove End Road, London, United Kingdom, London
    196 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    143 reviews

    About

    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.

     
     
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    Medical procedures

    • 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
     
     
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    Special interests

    • 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
    • Myocarditis
    • Inflammatory heart muscle disease
     
     
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    Education

    Qualifications

    • 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

    Memberships

    • 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
     
     
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    Reviews

    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann has been an excellent consultant in diagnosing , explaining and coordinating the works of many other specialists who are working on may case and my son's case. He has been exemplary in explaining the complexities of my case and discussing in a very analytic fashion the pros and cons of various courses of treatment. We have the highest regard for Dr. Guttmann

    Patient seen for:
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    10-11-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    He's a very reliable and astute physician who provides great guidance and calm to his patients.

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    Cardiomyopathy
    09-11-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Very good communicator, calm, offering clear explanations and giving ample time for follow up questions. A great experience - thank you Dr Guttman

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiac MRI
    07-11-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    Dr Oliver Guttmann is an extremely helpful doctor. He is always ready to help and keeps you updated. My first experience was really good and it definitely won't be the last. He is one of the best cardiologist in London, definitely recommended.

    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    06-11-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann was very clear and very caring. He was highly professional. I was close to having a major heart attack and he detected it before it happened. I had two stents and am back in normal life. Thank you very much

    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    Heart Attack
    08-09-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I had covid in March and still have very bad pain and shortness of breath. My heart is also racing. Dr Guttmann saw me on the same say and organised all the right tests. I am reassured now. Great service

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology
    Palpitations
    Chest Pain
    Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI)
    Echocardiogram
    26-08-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    I travelled for three hours to see Dr Guttman. It was really worth it. Outstanding.

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology
    Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Scan (cardiac MRI)
    Interventional Cardiology
    Heart Attack
    25-08-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Thank you for all your help Dr Guttmann. You have been outstanding.

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology
    24 hour blood pressure monitor
    ECG monitor (24 hours)
    Video Consultation
    18-08-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I had a Videoconsultation today. It worked really well and felt normal. Dr Gutmann then organised all the tests for the same day and called me back a day later. Everything was highly professional and well organised. I am very pleased.

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    02-08-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Best doctor I have ever met!

    29-07-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Great service. Outstanding doctor. Amazing team.

    19-07-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann was so lovely. He took all the time in the world and answered all my questions. He saw me on time and was very compassionate. A real 10 out of 10 for this doctor.

    Patient seen for:
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    19-07-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I thought a telephone consult would be a waste of time but it so wasn’t. Dr Guttmann really is an expert in his field and immediately put me at ease. I am so glad I found him.

    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation
    Palpitations
    06-07-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Thorough investigations and diagnosis. Very professional and friendly. Outstanding communication skills.

    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation
    04-06-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    In these difficult it was great to meet Dr Guttmann. He was so helpful and gave me confidence. He was spot on with his diagnosis and I feel good again.

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    27-05-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Just outstanding *****

    13-04-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    I was very impressed by Dr Guttmann. I will always come back to see him. He is truly outstanding.

    Patient seen for:
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    05-04-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    Because of coronavirus I opted for a telephone consultation with Dr Guttmann today. Dr Guttmann put me at ease and took all the time in the world to go through all my issues. His team organised all my tests within days. I can’t get any better service.

    30-03-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Absolutely incredible. Dr Guttmann and his team are second to none. I asked for a video consultation and everything was perfectly organised. All my tests were sorted within a day. Truly outstanding.

    19-03-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann was incredible and attentive. He took his time and explained my condition in simple language and took as much time as I needed. He really cared about me.

    09-03-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    5

    I would give Dr Guttmann more than 5 stars if I could. Great service

    02-03-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    My mother has cardiomyopathy and I needed to test my genes. Dr Guttman made it all so easy. So impressed. Thank you.

    Patient seen for:
    Heart Muscle Disease
    01-03-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    My Consultant referred me to see Dr Guttmann as a second opinion. He was so knowledgeable, efficient and pleasant. He made such a difference to my care and treatment.

    Patient seen for:
    Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
    19-02-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I had a BUPA health check and was told that there was a problem with my ECG. I was worried. Thankfully I met this delightful doctor. He was just great.

    Patient seen for:
    ECG (electrocardiogram)
    15-02-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    This doctor is unique. All my problems are sorted. Thank you so much!

    Patient seen for:
    Angina
    04-02-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I saw Dr Gutmann complaining of chest pain. He took some blood tests and diagnosed a heart attack. I was admitted to hospital and everything was fixed on the same day. I am very impressed.

    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    18-01-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    My cardiologist recommended Dr Guttmann as a specialist in myocarditis. I am very happy and grateful. Splendid!

    08-01-2020
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Just a wonderful doctor

    Patient seen for:
    High Blood Pressure
    26-12-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann is an outstanding doctor. He took all the time in the world to speak to me and immediately responded to all of my queries after my appointment. He really cares about his patients and is just so so good.

    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    23-12-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    ***** Thank you for looking after me so well

    10-12-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttman was so approachable and knowledgeable. It is the first time that I understand what is wrong with me. A great great doctor.

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy
    08-12-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Patient focussed care Knowledgeable Kind Outstanding

    Patient seen for:
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    05-12-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann performed my angiogram and sorted out my problems. He was outstanding.

    Patient seen for:
    Angina
    Angioplasty
    21-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    A 5* service!

    15-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    There is just one thing to say: amazing doctor!

    13-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I was so worried when my GP told me to go and see Dr Guttmann. He was well worth waiting for. He was just outstanding and so pleasant. He organised some investigations for me. I am so relieved and grateful. Thank you so much.

    Patient seen for:
    ECG (electrocardiogram)
    13-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I was so scared when my doctor told me I had ‘cardiomyopathy’. Dr Gutmann has been looking after me and my children. He is so attentive and knowledgeable. A really good doctor.

    07-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Just the best doctor I have met. He took so much time to explain everything to me. He made something very complicated so easy for me to understand. Thank you Dr Guttmann

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    07-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Great doctor

    02-11-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Lovely experience. Dr Guttmann was so polite and attentive. My blood pressure is now under control.

    30-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Very good overall

    Patient seen for:
    Angina
    24-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    I came to London for just a few days and did not expect to be seen and sorted this well. Extremely thorough and knowledgeable. Just a great doctor.

    Patient seen for:
    Cardiomyopathy
    23-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Very friendly and professional. Dr Guttmann has treated my angina and I feel so much better now.

    Patient seen for:
    Angina
    23-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Outstanding. Great doctor!

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    21-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Lovely doctor. Caring. Intelligent. Great team.

    Patient seen for:
    Dizziness
    19-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann has been looking after me and my family for some years now. He is incredibly attentive and knowledgeable and really is one of the best physicians I have ever met.

    Patient seen for:
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    14-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Just wonderful.

    Patient seen for:
    Chest Pain
    11-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    This is an excellent doctor. He knew what to do and listened to all my problems. He has a great team as well.

    Patient seen for:
    Dizziness
    08-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann is truly special. So pleasant and nice. He immediately knew what to do and found out what my problem was. Thank you very much!

    Patient seen for:
    Palpitations
    Chest Pain
    02-10-2019
    Overall
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5

    Dr Guttmann greeted me with a smile. He listened to my problems and discussed each one in detail. He is an excellent physician and a great person. I feel privileged that he is looking after me.

    Patient seen for:
    Heart Failure
    27-09-2019

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 doctors for:
    4

    Cardiology

    Professor Melvin Lobo
    Professor Melvin Lobo
    General Medicine,Cardiology

    18-06-2020

    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.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Congestive Heart Failure
    For procedures: coronary angiography
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Afzal Sohaib
    Dr Afzal Sohaib
    Cardiology

    19-06-2020

    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!

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Congestive Heart Failure
    For procedures: Angioplasty
    Connection: I have referred patients to them
    Dr Arjun Ghosh
    Dr Arjun Ghosh
    Cardiology

    20-06-2020

    A skilled specialist in interventional cardiology and an excellent colleague.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For procedures: coronary angiography, Angioplasty
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Sayan Sen
    Dr Sayan Sen
    Cardiology

    19-06-2020

    Dr Guttman is a leading expert in cardiomyopathy, pericarditis and interventional cardiology. He is loved by his patients who benefit from his high standards and caring and approachable manner.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For procedures: coronary angiography
    Connection: Is a colleague

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