Dr Francesco Lo Giudice is a highly experienced consultant cardiologist. His specialist interests include cardiac intensive care, the management of patients with acute and chronic ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathies, advanced heart failure and complex arrhythmias. His profession encompasses the execution of a range of procedures such as vascular ultrasound and thoracic-echo and right heart catheterisation. He frequently performs echocardiographic examinations such as trans-thoracic, stress echo, trans-oesophageal, contrast ultrasound and stress echo.
Dr Lo Giudice used his extensive experience to direct the team at the pulmonary hypertension service at the cardiovascular department of Trieste from 2009 until 2017. Much of his expertise is rooted in his academic years at the worldly renowned University of Palermo in Italy where he graduated with his summa cum laude medical qualification there in 1993 and later progressed to achieving full marks in his specialist training in cardiology, in 1998.
He spent various months at St Georges Hospital Medical School in London for a research fellowship in cardiology, having received a grant from The Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies and another grant from The British Heart Foundation. This prestigious fellowship allowed him to expand his knowledge and develop his strengths to their full potential. As of 2017, Dr Lo Giudice has worked as a consultant cardiologist for the historic and reputable Hammersmith Hospital at Imperial College Healthcare, part of the NHS Trust. Dr Lo Giudice is an active researcher, he is passionate about staying up to date with state-of-the-art surgical techniques and continues to contribute to various highly regarded peer-reviewed medical journals.