This is an overview of the services offered. Should you have any questions, please get in touch via:


Julie Gayfer

Tel: 07850 308182






Most patients come to see a Cardiologists for a diagnosis of their symptoms. For example, patients may have palpitations, breathlessness, chest pain or blackouts. All of these can usually be diagnosed easily without recourse to special investigations.

Ultrasound examinations

For patients with heart murmurs or a previous cardiac problem, an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) is often needed to clarify the exact problem and help direct treatment. Echocardiography can be done during the consultation and so there is no need to make a separate booking.

Dr Hildick-Smith offers the following additional services


  • Cardiac and circulatory examinations
  • Laboratory blood tests
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • 24-hour ECG
  • 7-day cardiac monitor
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac CT or MRI
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  • Closure of patent foramen ovale
  • Closure of atrial septal defect
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion
  • Paravalvular leak closure
  • Balloon aortic vavluloplasty
  • Balloon mitral valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Mitraclip

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