Dr Simon Woldman



GMC number: 3405316

Practising since: 1989



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Dr Woldman is the Director of Barts Heart Centre. He has a special interest in heart failure and the management of endocarditis. He qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1989 with commendation.

After working as a consultant for several years at The Ayr Hospital, he moved to London in 2006 as part of the University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (Heart Hospital) cardiology team. He led the heart failure team here.

Dr Woldman joined the Barts Cardiology team in 2015 when the merger occurred of the teams from UCLH (Heart Hospital), London Chest and St Bartholomew's Hospital occurred.

Barts Heart Centre is the largest cardiology and cardiac surgery centre on a single site in Europe. Dr Woldman became Director in 2019.

Special interests

  • Heart failure
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Ankle swelling
  • Collapse episodes

Other interests

  • New models to diagnose and manage endocarditis
  • Community heart failure models to improve management

Languages spoken


Locations Dr Simon Woldman works with

Related experience


  • British Cardiac Society
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • British Society for Heart Failure

Insurers Dr Simon Woldman works with

Dr Simon Woldman works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Dr Simon Woldman does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Simon Woldman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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