Richard Anderson Consultant Interventional CardiologistDr Richard Anderson

MB BS, BSc (Hons), MD, MRCP
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer

Richard is a general and interventional cardiologist. He qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster hospitals in 1994 after attaining degrees in medicine and pharmacology. He then returned to Wales after working in London and Surrey before being appointed Registrar trainee in the Welsh deanery. He attained his doctorate specialising in free radicals and vascular function at the Wales Heart Research Institute.

In 2005, he became a consultant cardiologist at Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust seeing and treating patients both at the University Hospital of Wales and Llandough Hospital. He is specialised in coronary angiography and coronary angioplasty performing these procedures from the wrist allowing same day discharge for the majority of patients. These techniques were acquired during training in Newcastle, Toulouse, Southampton and Cardiff. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University participating in research and authoring numerous papers innovating and modifying best practice.

His specialist interests include hypertension, atrial fibrillation, angina, ultrasound visualization within the coronary arteries and chest pain after bypass surgery.

Richard performs clinic based cardiac assessment including exercise testing and cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography) and offers a full range of invasive cardiac tests and treatments including coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound, intra-coronary pressure measurements, coronary angioplasty and stenting.

In addition, Richard offers atrial fibrillation and hypertension clinics as previous successfully piloted in Llandough hospital Cardiff, Wales over the last 3 years.

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