DR DEREK CONNOLLY
CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGIST BIRMINGHAM UK
Dr Derek Connolly BSc [1st Cl. Hons] MB ChB [Edin] PhD [Cantab] FRCP is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham UK. He trained in Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and San Diego where he was a Carnegie Scholar. He has a first class degree in Pharmacology from the University of Edinburgh where he was the Brunton medallist and Keasbey Bursary holder. His PhD in molecular cardiology is from the University of Cambridge. He is the Chief or Primary Investigator of multiple large trials in Cardiovascular medicine. He developed one of the UKs first primary angioplasty programmes, and one of the UKs largest cardiac CT programmes.
Dr Connolly specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of heart disease. Since his Consultant Appointment in 2000 he has developed a large practice with a reputation for high quality, evidence based medicine. He is friendly and sympathetic . His twitter feed at DrDerekConnolly has many letters of thanks from patients.
INVESTIGATIONS AND TREATMENTS
Dr Connolly undertakes and can access all the modern investigation and tools for the investigation of heart disease. He has personally undertaken over 10000 investigations and implanted over 4000 stents. In doing so he has saved many lives. However his main aim is to catch heart disease early and stop it causing problems.
Dr Connolly is a very active researcher and has been the Chief or Principal investigator in many landmark trials that have improved the treatment of heart disease. He has a first class degree in Pharmacology from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is often in the Newspapers