Dr Paul Kirk is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Lister Hospital Stevenage as his NHS base. He also works as an honorary consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital in advanced imaging techniques.
Dr Kirk is experienced in general cardiology, treating a broad range of heart conditions. He has also has specialist interests in cardiac disease in pregnancy and is a practioner of advanced cardiac imaging techniques. He regularly performs coronary angiography, transthoracic echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography and other advanced imaging modality. He cares for patients both in an outpatient clinic and inpatient setting.
Dr. Kirk qualified from St Georges Hospital Medical School, London in 1999. He completed his post graduate higher specialist training in general medicine and cardiology in hospitals throughout London and the Eastern deanery. He completed a NIH (National Institute of Health, America) funded fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College contributing to an doctorate of medicine under the supervision of Professor Dudley Pennell.
He has held a long-standing interest in advanced imaging, such as 3D echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography and stress echocardiography. All techniques that he employs in his daily practice.
Dr Kirk beievs strongly in the value of research and has published extensively in cardiology including high profile journals such as Circulation. Dr Kirk has presented nationally and internationally for which he was awarded the prestigious accolade of “Young Investigator of the Year” in the USA.
Valvular heart disease
Cardiac disease in pregnancy
Advanced cardiac imaging techniques
Member of Royal College Physicians
British Society of Echocardiography
Society of Cardiovascular CT
British society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation.
Level 2 Accreditation in Cardiac CT
Doctorate of Medicine for research into advanced cardiac imaging