Prof. David Hildick-Smith



GMC number: 3337691

Practising since: 1989


General (internal) Medicine, Cardiology

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  • Weekly Friday PM (Haywards Heath)
  • Overview
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David Hildick-Smith is an interventional Cardiologist of national and international renown. He undertakes procedures such as angioplasty, patent foramen ovale closure, atrial septal defect closure, left atrial appendage occlusion, transcatheter valve implantation and transcatheter mitral valve interventions. He does echocardiography onsite for relevant patients. He undertakes over 300 interventions per year at the Sussex Cardiac Centre and is Structural Heart lead for the British Cardiovascular Interventions Society.

Treatments and tests offered by Prof. David Hildick-Smith at Nuffield Health

  • Echocardiogram
  • Event monitor

Locations Prof. David Hildick-Smith works with

Related experience


100 peer-reviewed publications in:

  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Journal of American College Cardiology
  • Circulation
  • European Heart Journal
  • Heart
  • BMJ


  • British Cardiovascular Interventions Society Council Member
  • NICE Interventional Cardiology Advisor
  • Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency, Novel Technologies Advisor

Other posts held

  • Consultant Cardiologist, Princess Royal and Royal Sussex County Hospital

Insurers Prof. David Hildick-Smith works with

Prof. David Hildick-Smith works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • HealthFund
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • WPA


Prof. David Hildick-Smith does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Prof. David Hildick-Smith does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Prof. David Hildick-Smith does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.