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Dr Michael Van Der Watt
MB ChB, FRCP, FCP (SA)
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Adult Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

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General Medical Council: 3401525

LANGUAGES

english

About

Dr Michael van der Watt is a Consultant Cardiologist specialising in pacemaker implantation. He has a special interest in angina, valvular disease, and syncope.

Dr van der Watt completed his undergraduate training in Cape Town, South Africa, before specialising in internal medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital. He later moved to the UK and specialised in cardiology.

Alongside his clinical commitments, Mr van der Watt is also Medical Director of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Medical Procedures

  • Coronary angiography
  • Dual chamber pacemaker insertion
  • Single chamber pacemaker insertion
  • Reporting of echocardiography
  • Trans-oesophageal echocardiography
  • Transthoracic echocardiography

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Special Interests

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Pacing
  • Syncope
  • Echocardiography
  • Valve pathology
  • Angina
  • Heart Failure
  • Breathlessness
  • Chest Pain
  • Palpitations
  • Heart attacks
  • Dizzy spells
  • Fainting
  • High blood pressure

Education

  • MB.ChB University of Cape Town 1985
  • Fellow of the College of Physicians College of Medicine (SA) 1994
  • FRCP Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) 1995

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