Dr Oliver Guttmann

Dr Oliver Guttmann

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

Cardiology

Recommended by  
2 specialists

Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
5
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5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“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.“
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Subspecialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 6129851

Consultation fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £180

Practices worked at

The Wellington Hospital

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

OneWelbeck

1 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
0 reviews

Highgate Hospital

17-19 View Road, United Kingdom, N6 4DJ
3 reviews

St Bartholomew's Hospital

West Smithfield, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 7BE
15 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

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
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5

Just outstanding *****

13-04-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
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
Bedside Manner
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I can just say: outstanding !!!

Patient seen for:
Chest Pain
24-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I saw this doctor to help me with my high blood pressure. He was excellent and thorough. Everything is perfect and sorted now. Really really good doctor.

Patient seen for:
High Blood Pressure
23-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
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5

Dr Guttmann saved my husband’s life. My husband came to Barts with a heart attack and his heart had stopped. Dr Guttmann and his team put a stent into his heart. He went home after a few days and is fine. I can’t thank him enough.

Patient seen for:
Heart Attack
23-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Brilliant - thank you so much

Patient seen for:
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
18-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I just want to say thank you to Dr Guttmann and his team for looking after my husband. Very professional and clear. Just fantastic!

Patient seen for:
Heart Muscle Disease
14-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I am so impressed by this doctor. I had chest pain and was very worried. He immediately knew what the problem was, organised some tests and treated me. Pure genius. Thank you so much

Patient seen for:
Chest Pain
04-09-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Outstanding bedside manner - Extremely professional and courteous - I have full confidence in his care - I can highly recommend him to anyone.

Patient seen for:
Palpitations
20-08-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Dr Oliver Guttmann is absolutely incredible! Dr Oliver Guttmann is knowledgeable and caring. He is personable as well as gives me an opportunity to ask questions, most of all he is sincere and compassionate.

30-07-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Dr Oliver Guttmann is absolutely incredible! Dr Oliver Guttmann is knowledgeable and caring. He is personable as well as gives me an opportunity to ask questions, most of all he is sincere and compassionate.

30-07-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I was seen by Dr Guttmann. He is truly outstanding. He spent a lot of time with me in the consultation and explained everything in detail. He is clearly a brilliant mind. Finally someone understood what was wrong with me. I would sent all my family and friends to see him.

Patient seen for:
Chest Pain
22-07-2019

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 2 doctors for:
2

Cardiology

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

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

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