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Dr Paul Kirk
Dr Paul Kirk
BSc, MBBS, FRCP, MD
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Interventional Cardiology
Electrophysiology
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4619785

LANGUAGES

english

About

Dr Paul Kirk is a Consultant Cardiologist based at Lister Hospital Stevenage, and is an Honorary Consultant working with advanced imaging techniques at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

He covers a wide range of heart conditions but mainly specialises in General Cardiology. He also has an interest in cardiac diseases during pregnancy and cardiac imaging techniques. He can perform coronary angiography, transthoracic echocardiography and transoesophageal echocardiography.

Dr Kirk graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School in 1999, and undertook his postgraduate higher specialist training in General Medicine and Cardiology. Following this, he completed a fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College under the guidance of Professor Dudley Pennell.

He actively carries out research and has published his work in cardiology in high ranking journals including Circulation. Furthermore he has presented both nationally and internationally and has successfully been awarded ‘Young Investigator of the Year’.

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiology
  • Diagnostic angiography
  • Exercise Bike Stress Echocardiography
  • Catecholamine Stress Echocardiography

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Special Interests

  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Arrhythmia
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Syncope, hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Advanced cardiac imaging techniques

Education

Qualifications

MBBS St George's Hospital Medical School (1999)

Professional Memberships

Fellow 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

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4.9

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4.9

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I have received excellent care from Dr. Kirk, my GP sent me to him after not being able to get rid of a chest infection, and she could hear other things going on in my chest, Dr.Kirk explained everything that had happened to my heart after having an ECG and bloods, he was understanding as the results came as a bit of a shock to me and took time to explain the procedure of the meds he was putting me on and what they would do to help my heart. He also explained that losing weight would help, so with the help of my wife I am eating more healthy foods. Its good to know if I needed medical attention for my heart he would be there. thank you Dr. Kirk and the nurses
Patient seen for:Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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30-03-2020
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What has been invaluable is Dr Kirk's comprehensive letters that follow-up on his consultations. As a layman it is sometimes difficult to follow all the technical detail during a consultation, but Dr Kirk's detailed letters provide the opportunity to read and understand all the results and advice.
Patient seen for:supraventricular ectopic beats
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29-03-2020
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Dr Kirk is an excellent cardiologist. I would highly recommend him as he is extremely knowledgeable and explained every step of my son's procedure in a clear and professional manner. I was impressed by the level of care that he received from Dr Kirk and his team.
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20-01-2020
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Dr Kirk was friendly & approachable and took the time to listen to my concerns. He was able to explain the tests I underwent fully & was able to reassure me upon diagnosis. I'd be delighted to recommend his services.
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20-01-2020
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I was seen within a couple of days he was very caring and professional. I required some tests to allow my Myringoplasty surgery to go ahead that week. Dr Kirk arranged this and all went well I look forward to seeing him in June for my follow up appointment.
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12-04-2017
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10-03-2017
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Paul Kirk and his team were considerate, calm and dealt with my needs extremely professionally. First rate.
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17-09-2016
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Could not have been more helpful, or informative.. Very easy as regards organising appointments. Thoroughly recommend.
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10-07-2016
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Dr Kirk was very professional and quickly was able to re-assure me as to the results of a previous test and my cardiac health. He arranged a timely follow-up appointment at the local NHS private clinic and personally carried out a stress echo test. He then went through the results and scans with me before I left and showed that all was well. At all times he was sympathetic and his "bed-side" manner was excellent. I hopefully won't need to meet him again, but would recommend him to those who have to.
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10-07-2016
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Dr Kirk was friendly & approachable and took the time to listen to my concerns. He was able to explain the tests I underwent fully & was able to reassure me upon diagnosis. I'd be delighted to recommend his services.
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22-03-2016
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