Dr Rossella Barbagallo is a Consultant Cardiologist at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, specialising in adult cardiology.
Dr Barbagallo qualified in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Catania, Italy, in 2003, with the highest academic score achievable (110 cum laude). She completed her specialist cardiology training at the Postgraduate School of Cardiology, University of Catania, Italy and was awarded the Diploma of Specialist in Cardiology in October 2007, with the highest academic score achievable (30 cum laude). She was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals (BTUH) NHS Foundation Trust in 2010. She was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London in 2013 and was awarded Level 3 Clinical Excellence Awards in 2017.
Dr Barbagallo is an enthusiastic, competent and experienced Cardiologist, practising at a consultant level for the past 13 years. Her special interests are imaging and heart valve disease. In addition, she diagnoses and treats a wide range of adult cardiac conditions, such as ischaemic heart disease, heart failure and rhythm abnormalities.
Dr Barbagallo has expertise in echocardiography, including:
- transthoracic echocardiography
- stress echocardiography
- transoesophageal echocardiography
and cardiac magnetic resonance, with accreditations awarded by professional societies.
Dr Barbagallo regularly sees patients in her NHS clinic at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre and she is also involved in the management of adult patients admitted with acute cardiac conditions.
Dr Barbagallo strongly believes in holistic patient centred care, which she successfully practices.
- Imaging (echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance)
- Heart valve disease
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Rossella Barbagallo at Nuffield Health
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Event monitor
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians London
- Member of the British Medical Association
- Member of the Medical Defence Unit
- Member of the British Society of Echocardiography
- Member of the British Cardiovascular Society
- Member of the British Heart Failure Society
- Member of the British Heart Valve Society
- Member of British Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
- Member of the European Society of Cardiology
Other posts held
- Consultant Cardiologist – Basildon University Hospital, Mid Essex & South Essex University Hospitals Group, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
Insurers Dr Rossella Barbagallo works with
Dr Rossella Barbagallo works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- Benenden Health
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Rossella Barbagallo does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Rossella Barbagallo does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Rossella Barbagallo does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.