Dr Peter McKavanagh

Dr Peter McKavanagh



19 years of experience
5 years as a specialist


  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6074372
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £175

    Follow-up appointment: £140

    Practices worked at

    Dundonald Consulting Rooms

    1 St. John’s Wood Park, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT16 1RS
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    Dr Peter McKavanagh is a Consultant Cardiologist with many years of experience in the treatment and management of general cardiac conditions, coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology and heart failure. He sees private patients at Dundonald Consultant Rooms.

    Dr McKavanagh earned his primary medical qualification at Queen’s University Belfast in 2003, and later went on to further his education, achieving his Master’s degree in Clinical Education and his PhD in Cardiac CT in 2016. During this time, he undertook his basic and advanced training, and gained his membership with the Royal College of Physicians by passing his exams. Upon completion of his exams, Dr McKavanagh undertook a Cardiology fellowship in Toronto, under the University of Toronto. He also gained a keen interest in improving cardiology practice in Africa, and spent 6 months volunteering in Kenya and Nigeria, with the Save a Heart Cardiac Surgery Mission.

    Upon completion of his volunteering, Dr McKavanagh returned to Ireland and was appointed Consultant at the Ulster Hospital, where he manages patients with cardiac conditions. He is also a keen researcher, authoring several peer-reviewed research papers in renowned clinical journals and presenting his research at national and international conferences. He has also been the recipient of the European Society of Cardiology Young Investigator, in 2013.


    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Angioplasty
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Heart Scan
    • Intravascular Ultrasound
    • Pressure Wire Study (Coronary Angiography)
    • Rotablation (Coronary Arteries)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Angina
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Bradycardia
    • Breathlessness
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Dyslipidaemia
    • Fainting
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Oedema
    • Palpitations
    • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education & Memberships

    Undergraduate Medical Degree- Distinction QUB 2003

    Membership of the Royal College of Physicians UK Royal College of Physicians UK 2006

    Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland Royal College of Physicians Ireland 2006

    Masters in Medical Education QUB 2010

    PhD QUB 2016

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