Dr Claudia Montanaro

Consultant Cardiologist in London


Dr Claudia Montanaro areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Claudia Montanaro is a highly distinguished consultant cardiologist who practices privately at both the Royal Brompton Hospital and 77 Wimpole Street Outpatient & Diagnostics. Additionally, she holds the position of senior honorary lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College. Her extensive expertise spans various areas within cardiology, including congenital heart disease, cardiac MRI, heart failure, and valvular heart disease, with a particular focus on heart disease during pregnancy.
Having received her cardiology training at San Rafael University Hospital in Milan with honours, Dr Montanaro later specialised in adult congenital heart disease and cardiac MRI at the Royal Brompton Hospital. She possesses Level 3 European MRI accreditations in general cardiac and congenital heart disease MRI, along with a European Congenital Echocardiogram certification.
Dr Montanaro offers counselling services for high-risk family planning and provides care for high-risk patients, especially those dealing with cardiac issues during pregnancy. Her professional journey includes training stints at various prestigious hospitals, including the Royal Brompton Hospital, Barts Heart Centre, Great Ormond Street Hospital, and Guys and St Thomas Hospital.
As an esteemed figure in the field, Dr Montanaro serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Cardiology and the International Journal of Cardiology Congenital Heart Disease. She is also a respected reviewer for leading cardiovascular journals and has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications, including prestigious journals such as The Lancet, Circulation, and the European Heart Journal.

She holds board certification in adult congenital heart disease echo (ESC) and her academic pursuits involve analysing outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease, particularly focusing on pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect. Additionally, she holds a keen interest in 3D-CMR reconstruction of intricate heart lesions.

Furthermore, Dr Montanaro has authored chapters for several acclaimed cardiology textbooks, including the fourth edition of "Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Management," which stands as the world's best-selling textbook in this specialised cardiovascular domain.
Dr Montanaro regularly speaks at international cardiology conferences, and has contributed to health-focused podcast with her peers, recently appearing on an NHS Innovation Podcast discussing diagnostics and treatment for heart disease.
Alongside her colleagues, she recently spoke at The Arab Health Exhibition 2024 in Dubai, UAE, sharing her thoughts on innovations in cardiovascular health prevention and treatment. Additionally, she was an invited speaker at the CPP 2023 conference. 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

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