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Clinical profile

Subspeciality: Inherited and inflammatory heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), Interventional Cardiology

Dr Oliver Guttmann is a Consultant Cardiologist for Inherited and Inflammatory Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College London.

Dr Guttmann sees all patients with suspected and confirmed cardiomyopathies, especially myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He also consults generally in all areas of adult cardiology with a special interest in chest pain management and coronary intervention, including angioplasty and stenting.

Research & qualifications

Qualifications: BA (Cantab, 1st class), MA (Cantab), MBBS, MRCP, MD (Res), Dr.med.

He studied medicine at Cambridge and University College London and graduated with a first-class BA (Hons) in neuroscience in 2002 and with a merit in medicine in 2005. He was awarded membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008 and completed cardiology training at the Heart Hospital, London Chest Hospital and Barts Heart Centre in 2017.

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September 12th 2017

"Doctor Sen and all the personnel he works with, at the various locations where I was tested or treated, were excellent, professional and friendly. I never have thought I would say this... but I actually enjoyed the experience."

February 6th 2018

"Dr Fakhar Khan, I would like to thank you for my successful surgery. You have been very patient and outstanding."

August 9th 2017

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May 2nd 2019

"Dr Fakhar Khan, thank you for the excellent treatment I received fro you and your staff. I am very grateful for the considerate and expert treatment and advice."

August 7th 2017

"I cannot stress how great Dr Sen was and still is as my cardiac consultant. Though everyone on the NHS team has been brilliant, Dr Sen was the problem solver when things went wrong and was the grease in the wheels when things slowed down. I'm very grateful to have Dr Sen looking out for me, it's like having my own private doctor, he's quite remarkable!"

February 7th 2018

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September 9th 2018

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February 6th 2018

"Dr Ravi Assomull is great doctor very experienced and friendly, it’s a pleasure to meet him and get seen by him, I look forward to see him again.."

May 28th 2019

"You and all your staff imbued me with confidence and I am deeply grateful for the remarkable service I received. My grateful thanks for your professionalism and, incidentally, quiet humour - so much appreciated."

September 12th 2017

"Dr Assomull explained everything to us very clearly and went through the proposals for treatment. There was no feeling of being rushed and questions were answered in a clear easily understandable way."

May 15th 2019

"Thank you for all your help and care. I am very grateful for your kindness and help in my road to recovery."

September 18th 2017

"One of the best if not the best cardiologist in the city. Due to many health issues I have seen a ton of doctors over the years and he is the all-time best. Dr. Assomull and his staff are very responsive, should you have a problem or questions. You can't find a cardiologist this good. You need to know him and stay with him as long as you can."

July 22nd 2014

"Dr Assomull was very personable and approachable as a consultant. My appointment went really well."

July 4th 2017

"Dr Fakhar Khan, thank you for all your help and care. I am very grateful for your kindness and help in my road to recovery."

September 18th 2017

Awards & publications

His MD (Res) was awarded by University College London in 2016 for research in atrial fibrillation and stroke in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy funded by the British Heart Foundation.

He has published several articles on inherited an inflammatory heart muscle disease, risk stratification in cardiomyopathy and the study of outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention.

He is also a proposal editor for Cochrane Heart and a member of of the working group on pericardial and myocardial disease of the European Society of Cardiology.

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