Dr Derek Connolly

DR DEREK CONNOLLY

BSc[1st cl Hons] MB ChB[Edin] PhD[Cantab] FRCP

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

"My passion is to make peoples lives better by finding, treating and protecting them from the harm that cardiovascular disease causes. "

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REGULATORY BODIES

General Medical Council 3299874

EXPERTISE

Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Risk [including cholesterol, blood pressure]

Chest pain / Angina

Cardiac CT angiography and FFRCT

Coronary Intervention [angioplasty / stents]

INTERESTS

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment

Risk Factors [Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, AF]

Research Trials to improve care

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Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Birmingham City Hospital

Birmingham

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EDUCATION

University of Edinburgh BSc{1st Cl Hons Pharm] 1985

University of Edinburgh MB ChB [Brunton Medal] 1988

University of Cambridge PhD 1999

Carnegie Scholar UCSD, USA

LANGUAGES

French

English

Dr Derek Connolly is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Birmingham City Hospital (UK) and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham. His main clinical and research interest is the detection and treatment of coronary heart disease. He qualified from the University of Edinburgh summa cum laude in Pharmacology in 1985 and in Medicine in 1988 where he was the Brunton Medalist. As a Carnegie scholar at the University of California San Diego, USA he saw the early promise of angioplasty and changed his career plan from cardiac surgery to coronary intervention. After junior medical jobs in London and Nottingham, he then spent a decade training in Cardiology in Cambridge where he held a British Heart Foundation PhD Fellowship at the University of Cambridge and was Senior Registrar at Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospitals.. He was appointed to his current role in Birmingham in 2000 and has been integral to the early development of both primary angioplasty and cardiac CT programs. He was UK Chief Investigator for the Fourier and Ebbinghaus Trials in cholesterol reduction and has been an investigator in over 30 large landmark trials in the field of cardiovascular disease research. Dr Connolly is a sought after speaker and has presented to conferences in over 50 cities worldwide. He is a Senior Academy Teacher at the University of Birmingham Medical School. He was recently co-opted to the committee of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society and has a large role in the education of Primary Care physicians. He is keen to provide the latest evidence based, state of the art tests and treatments that he would want for his family and friends. His twitter feed is at @DrDerekConnolly

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • BUPA Fee Assured
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Exeter Friendly Society
  • Freedom Health Insurance
  • Healix
  • Legal and General
  • Lloyds TSB Insurance Limited
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
  • PatientChoice Medical Insurance
  • Police Mutual Assurance Society
  • PruHealth
  • Saga Health Insurance
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Standard Life Health Insurance
  • Vitality
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of the British Cardiovascular Society

Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Member of the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

Member of the British Society of Cardiac CT

Sorry, there are no locations for this practitioner

No reviews yet

REGULATORY BODIES

General Medical Council 3299874

EXPERTISE

Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Risk [including cholesterol, blood pressure]

Chest pain / Angina

Cardiac CT angiography and FFRCT

Coronary Intervention [angioplasty / stents]

INTERESTS

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment

Risk Factors [Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, AF]

Research Trials to improve care

love NHS

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Birmingham City Hospital

Birmingham

ABOUT
EDUCATION

University of Edinburgh BSc{1st Cl Hons Pharm] 1985

University of Edinburgh MB ChB [Brunton Medal] 1988

University of Cambridge PhD 1999

Carnegie Scholar UCSD, USA

LANGUAGES

French

English

Dr Derek Connolly is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Birmingham City Hospital (UK) and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham. His main clinical and research interest is the detection and treatment of coronary heart disease. He qualified from the University of Edinburgh summa cum laude in Pharmacology in 1985 and in Medicine in 1988 where he was the Brunton Medalist. As a Carnegie scholar at the University of California San Diego, USA he saw the early promise of angioplasty and changed his career plan from cardiac surgery to coronary intervention. After junior medical jobs in London and Nottingham, he then spent a decade training in Cardiology in Cambridge where he held a British Heart Foundation PhD Fellowship at the University of Cambridge and was Senior Registrar at Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospitals.. He was appointed to his current role in Birmingham in 2000 and has been integral to the early development of both primary angioplasty and cardiac CT programs. He was UK Chief Investigator for the Fourier and Ebbinghaus Trials in cholesterol reduction and has been an investigator in over 30 large landmark trials in the field of cardiovascular disease research. Dr Connolly is a sought after speaker and has presented to conferences in over 50 cities worldwide. He is a Senior Academy Teacher at the University of Birmingham Medical School. He was recently co-opted to the committee of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society and has a large role in the education of Primary Care physicians. He is keen to provide the latest evidence based, state of the art tests and treatments that he would want for his family and friends. His twitter feed is at @DrDerekConnolly

INSURERS

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • BUPA Fee Assured
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Exeter Friendly Society
  • Freedom Health Insurance
  • Healix
  • Legal and General
  • Lloyds TSB Insurance Limited
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
  • PatientChoice Medical Insurance
  • Police Mutual Assurance Society
  • PruHealth
  • Saga Health Insurance
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Standard Life Health Insurance
  • Vitality
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of the British Cardiovascular Society

Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Member of the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging

Member of the British Society of Cardiac CT