Dr Christopher Boos


Profile

Dr Boos has been an NHS Consultant Cardiologist at Poole Hospital and the Royal Bournemouth Hospitals since 2008. He is dual accredited in General Internal Medicine. After qualification at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1994 he undertook Junior Doctor Training posts at St Mary’s, the Royal London, the Royal Brompton and Portsmouth Hospitals. Thereafter, his specialist training in Cardiology was initially with Wessex (2001 - 2005) followed by the West Midlands Deanery (2005-2008) where he completed an MD in cardiac research and sub-specialty training in heart failure and complex device therapy.

Dr Boos has a strong academic interest and has published more than 130 papers in peer reviewed journals. He is a visiting Professor at Leeds Beckett University and a visiting research fellow at Bournemouth University and Kings College London. He leads the Cardiac trials unit at Poole Hospital. His main research interests are in the field of Sport and Exercise Medicine and Cardiovascular Risk. He is the lead for the heart failure, cardiac pacing and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Services at Poole Hospital.  His other clinical interests include patients with unexplained breathlessness and atrial fibrillation. Dr Boos is the current Civilian Consultant Advisor in Cardiology to the British Army.


Clinics

  • Alternate Tuesday 2pm-8pm
  • Friday 2pm-9pm
  • Adhoc evening if required

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Cardiologist Poole Hospital NHS Trust and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interests

  • Heart Failure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Sports Cardiology
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • General Cardiology and Cardiovascular Risk

Other interests

  • High Altitude Medicine
  • Mediolegal Work

Personal interests

Dr Boos enjoys sports and excercise, running, film and travelling.


Member of

  • British Society of Heart Failure
  • British Heart Rhythm Society
  • Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • Cardiomyopathy Association
  • Atrial Fibrillation Association and the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Research

Boos CJ et al. The relationship between anxiety and acute mountain Sickness PLoS One 2018.

Gifford RM, Boos CJ, Reynolds RM, Woods DR. Recovery time and heart rate variability following extreme endurance exercise in healthy women. Physiol Rep 2018.

Boos CJ et al. High Altitude Affects Nocturnal Non-linear Heart Rate Variability:PATCH-HA Study. Front Physiol 2018.

Boos CJ et al. The Effect of Sex on Heart Rate Variability at High Altitude. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2017.

Boos CJ et al. The effect of high altitude on central blood pressure and arterial stiffness. J Hum Hypertens 2017.

Boos CJ et al. Assessment of Cardiac Arrhythmias at ExtremeHigh Altitude Using an Implantable Cardiac Monitor: REVEAL HA Study (REVEAL High Altitude). Circulation 2017.

Brown LAE, Boos CJ. Atrial fibrillation and heart failure: Factors influencing the choice of oral anticoagulant. Int J Cardiol 2017.

Lane DA, Boos CJ, Lip GY. Atrial fibrillation (chronic). BMJ Clin Evid 2015.

Boos CJ, Nam M, Camm AJ. Novel oral anticoagulants and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and chronic heart failure. Heart Fail Rev 2014.


Declaration

Dr Christopher Boos works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Dr Christopher Boos does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Christopher Boos does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Christopher Boos does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.