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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.
- 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
- 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
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.
Best doctor I have ever met!
Great service. Outstanding doctor. Amazing team.
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.
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.
Thorough investigations and diagnosis. Very professional and friendly. Outstanding communication skills.
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.
Just outstanding *****
I was very impressed by Dr Guttmann. I will always come back to see him. He is truly outstanding.
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.
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.
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.
I would give Dr Guttmann more than 5 stars if I could. Great service
My mother has cardiomyopathy and I needed to test my genes. Dr Guttman made it all so easy. So impressed. Thank you.
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.
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.
This doctor is unique. All my problems are sorted. Thank you so much!
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.
My cardiologist recommended Dr Guttmann as a specialist in myocarditis. I am very happy and grateful. Splendid!
Just a wonderful doctor
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.
***** Thank you for looking after me so well
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 focussed care Knowledgeable Kind Outstanding
Dr Guttmann performed my angiogram and sorted out my problems. He was outstanding.
A 5* service!
There is just one thing to say: amazing doctor!
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.
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.
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
Lovely experience. Dr Guttmann was so polite and attentive. My blood pressure is now under control.
Very good overall
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.
Very friendly and professional. Dr Guttmann has treated my angina and I feel so much better now.
Outstanding. Great doctor!
Lovely doctor. Caring. Intelligent. Great team.
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.
This is an excellent doctor. He knew what to do and listened to all my problems. He has a great team as well.
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!
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.
I can just say: outstanding !!!
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.
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.
Brilliant - thank you so much
I just want to say thank you to Dr Guttmann and his team for looking after my husband. Very professional and clear. Just fantastic!
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
Outstanding bedside manner - Extremely professional and courteous - I have full confidence in his care - I can highly recommend him to anyone.
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.
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!
A skilled specialist in interventional cardiology and an excellent colleague.