Dr Oliver Guttmann is the Consultant Cardiologist for Inherited and Inflammatory Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the One Heart Clinic in London. He is also an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London.
Dr Guttmann sees patients related to all areas of adult cardiology (high blood pressure, high cholesterol and palpitations) for which he has a special interest in chest pain/angina management and coronary intervention, including angiography and stenting. Dr Guttmann also specialises in inherited cardiac conditions, especially hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and the management of myocarditis.
Dr Guttmann studied medicine at Cambridge University and University College London. Following this, he was awarded both his membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Dr.med qualification from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany in 2008.
His research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which was funded by the British Heart Foundation, gained him his MD (Res) degree from the University College London in 2016. Dr Guttmann completed his cardiology training at the London Chest Hospital, Heart Hospital and Barts Heart Centre in 2017.
He publishes routinely in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters and has written medical articles on inherited inflammatory heart muscle disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention. He is the Clinical Lead of the Coronary Care Unit at Barts Heart Centre and is a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society and the Working Group on Pericardial and Myocardial Disease of the European Society of Cardiology.