Dr d'Arcy is a Consultant Cardiologist, with sub-specialty interests in Cardiovascular Imaging (echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT), and in Aviation Cardiology.
Dr d’Arcy has extensive experience in cardiovascular imaging, which is an essential part of the diagnosis and optimal management in a broad range of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease, valve disease and heart failure. As part of her training, Dr d’Arcy undertook research involving the use of echocardiography and cardiac MRI.
Through her involvement in Aviation Medicine clinics, Dr d’Arcy has accrued a wealth of experience in Aviation Cardiology. She is familiar with civilian and military requirements for licensing, for both pilots and ATCOs. She holds the Diploma in Aviation Medicine, and regularly teaches on a variety of Av Med courses. She has presented at national and international meetings on Aviation Cardiology, and is part of an international working group developing guidelines in this area.
Dr d’Arcy qualified from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, and undertook her specialist training in Oxford. She holds a consultant post with Oxford University Hospitals, and works at both the John Radcliffe Hospital and the Horton Hospital in this capacity.
Blood pressure tests, Cardiac stress testing, Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, Contrast echocardiography, Stress echocardiography, ECG recorders.
Triathlon, aviation, travel and reading.
English and French
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Joanna d'Arcy at Nuffield Health
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
- Coronary Angioplasty (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or PCI)
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
- Event monitor
- CT scan (or CAT scan)
Dr d'Arcy has published in the fields of valvular heart disease, cardiac MRI, Aviation Cardiology and Military Medicine.
- British Heart Valve Society
- British Society of Echocardiography
- Aerospace Medicine Association
- British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
- Royal College of Physicians
Insurers Dr Joanna d'Arcy works with
Dr Joanna d'Arcy works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Bupa On Demand
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Joanna d'Arcy does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Joanna d'Arcy does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Joanna d'Arcy does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.