Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick


FRCP, D.Phil

GMC number: 1631087

Practising since: 1973



Consultation times

  • Weekly Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
  • Other days and times by arrangement
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Dr Pitts-Crick trained at Kings College London and completed a D.Phil. qualification in Biomedical Engineering at Sussex University. He has worked at Guys Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital in London. In 1989 he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Dr Pitts-Crick helped to establish the angioplasty programme at the BRI and set up the electrophysiology department which was the first in the UK to undertake RF catheter ablation.

Other interests

At Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital Mr Pitts Crick offers an integrated approach to cardiovascular illness including  advice on all aspects of angina, stress testing (Exercise ECGs) pacemaker programming and optimisation, control of blood pressure to relieve symptoms.

He has a special interest in implanting hidden pacemakers and looking into the cause of breathlessness in people. Breathlessness is treatable by understanding the condition causing the problem, which can be corrected by retraining. When treating a patient, an integrated medicine approach is taken, by looking at the person and lifestyle and not just the disease. 

Personal interests

His personal interests include: photography, music and scuba diving

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick at Nuffield Health

  • Cardiac electrophysiology study and catheter ablation

Locations Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick works with

Related experience


His research has been in electrophsyiology, pacemakers and defibrillators as well as interventional cardiology, valve disease and technology.

Dr Pitts-Crick has three worldwide patents on pacemaker methods on pacemaker detecting, fluid overload and angina.


  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • Heart Rhythm UK (HRUK)
  • Royal College of Physicians

Other posts held

  • Consultant Cardiologist at the British Heart Institute
  • Clinical Lecturer at the University of Bristol


Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Jonathan Pitts Crick does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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