Dr Simon Pearse is an experienced consultant cardiologist who sees patients at Kingston Private Health and the New Victoria Hospital. Dr Pearse also sees patients at his NHS practice at Kingston and St George's Hospitals, where he is a key member of the cardiology team. He has a wide experience of general cardiology, and he also has a specialist interest in heart failure, pacemakers and complex device therapy. Dr Pearse is skilled at performing angiography and implanting pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDs), Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT/biventricular pacing) and Implantable Loop Recorders (ILRs/Reveal devices).
Dr Pearse graduated with distinction from Edinburgh University before completing foundation training in the west of Scotland. Dr Pearse had core medical training at Charing Cross and Hammersmith hospitals prior to training in cardiology on the north-west London rotation. This included specialist fellowships in heart failure and devices at Harefield and the Royal Brompton Hospital. Dr Pearse was awarded his MD (Res) from Imperial College London for research in heart failure, devices and sleep apnoea with Professor Cowie and the heart failure service at the Royal Brompton Hospital and National Heart and Lung Institute.
Dr Pearse has an interest in medical education and is a member of the BCS Education Committee. He is an active researcher and is the UK Chief Investigator for the PERSEPOLIS study and was the co-investigator for the IRONMAN and ISCOMAT trials. Dr Pearse recently won a Greenshoots research award for his contribution. Dr Pearse has published in leading international journals and has presented at international conferences.