Dr Richard Anderson

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MD, MRCP


  • Specialities Cardiology
  • Telephone 02920 836 714
  • Year of first qualification 1994
  • GMC Number 4105325
  • Fax 01443 449 222

Profile

In 2005, Richard 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 over the last 3 years.


Clinics

  • Weekly clinics

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust