Nuffield Health Leeds Heart Centre

Cardiology at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

Now available: Private Echocardiogram available in Leeds, West Yorkshire

Appointments typically available within 72 hours.

Prices start from £385*

If you have a referral and like to book, call: 0113 388 2071.

Now available: Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure surgery in Leeds, West Yorkshire

If you have a referral and like to book a consultation for a PFO Closure, call: 0113 388 2067

Why choose Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital for cardiology?

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital is the largest private hospital in Yorkshire. With our extensive facilities, your healthcare is all under one roof, under the care of one consultant: from initial enquiry right through to your aftercare, you will receive complete continuity of care.

Thanks to our highly skilled team and facilities we are able to offer complex cardiology services including: echocardiogram, paediatric cardiology, cardiac MRI scans, balloon valvuloplasty, open heart surgery and PFO closures.

Being based next to one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country, our highly specialist cardiac physiologists have had valuable experience of even the most unique heart pathologies. This vast experience is essential when working on complex cases, ensuring we put patient care at the forefront.

Heart symptoms we treat at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

We see patients with a range of heart symptoms including:

  • Angina symptoms
  • Atrial flutter
  • Breathlessness
  • Brugarda syndrome
  • Chest pain
  • Coronary artery disease 
  • Dizzy spells and blackouts
  • Heart failure
  • Heart palpitations
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol
  • Fast or irregular heart rate (atrial fibrillation)
  • Hole in the heart, heart murmur
  • Leaky heart valve / thickened heart valve (valvar regurgitation/ valvar stenosis)
  • Palpitations (arrhythmia)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
  • Wolf-Parkinson White syndrome

Paediatric Cardiology in Leeds

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital is the only private hospital in the area offering a Paediatric Congenital and Cardiology Service, attracting patients from right across the north of England including Manchester, Middlesborough, Newcastle and Nottingham. 


Outpatient appointments are available for children of all ages: from newborn to 16 years old. We treat the following heart symptoms and conditions in children:

  • Shortness of breath in children
  • Exercise intolerance in children 
  • Abnormal ECG  in children
  • Congenital abnormalities in children
  • Dizziness in children
  • Heart murmurs in children
  • Post-infection heart complications in children
  • Cardiomyopathy in children

Call to book an appointment with our Paediatric Consultant Cardiologist: 0113 388 2067.

Heart investigations available at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

We’ve invested £1.3 million in an exemplary CT scanner which offers advanced imaging: capturing 360-degree imagery of the heart, in a single heartbeat.

This along with our extensive facilities, our cardiac investigations are all carried out on site.

Investigative procedures include:

  • 24 Hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Ambulatory ECG (24, 48 or 72 hour, 5 day or 7 day)
  • Echocardiogram (including bubble or contrast study)
  • Carotid artery ultrasound scan
  • Coronary angiography
  • CT coronary angiography
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) 
  • Exercise tolerance testing (ETT)
  • MRI scan
  • Myocardial perfusion scanning (MPS)
  • Overnight pulse oximetry 
  • Stress echocardiogram (exercise or pharmacological)
  • Transoesophageal echocardiogram (TOE)

Heart procedures we treat at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

Our interventional suite (cath lab) uses cutting edge imaging, allowing us to offer minimally invasive alternatives to surgical treatment, which can reduce recovery time and shorten hospital stays.

With a level 3 Critical Care Unit (intensive care) with one-to-one nursing, allowing us to safely carry out complex operations that many smaller private hospitals cannot. 

Heart treatments in Leeds include:

  • Aortic valve surgery
  • ASD closure
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Coronary angiography 
  • Coronary angioplasty (PCI) or stenting
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • PFO closure (Patent Foramen Ovale)

Pacing and heart devices available at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

  • Pacemaker implantation and follow up, including complex devices and cardiac resynchronisation therapy

* Private echocardiogram price correct as of May 2021

How to book an appointment at the Nuffield Health Leeds Heart Centre: 


Contact us today to book an appointment with a Consultant Cardiologist: 0113 388 2067. 
(lines are open Mon-Thurs 8am-6pm, Fri 8am-5.30pm).

Or if you have a referral and need to book a diagnostic test, call: 0113 388 2071.
(lines are open Mon-Thurs 8am-6pm, Fri 8am-5.30pm).

Meet our Consultant Cardiologists at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital 

Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London), MD

Specialty Cardiology

Dr James R Bentham

BM BCh (Oxford), DPhil (Oxford), MA (Oxford)

Specialty Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiology

Dr Basel El Hanbali

MB Bs, MRCP, FRCP

Specialty Cardiology

Dr John Greenwood

MB ChB, PhD, MRCP(UK)

Specialty Cardiology

Dr Christopher Malkin

MB ChB (Hons), MD, MRCP (UK)

Specialty Cardiology

Dr Abdul Mozid

MBBS , BMedSci (Hons), FRCP MD

Specialty Cardiology

Dr Robert Sapsford

MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCP

Specialty Cardiology, General (internal) Medicine

Dr Arnd Dominik Schlosshan

MD, MRCP

Specialty General (internal) Medicine, Cardiology

Dr Alex Simms

MD, MBChB, BSc(Hons), MRCP

Specialty Cardiology

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