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Professor Philip MacCarthy, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Prof. Philip MacCarthy




Consultant Cardiologist



Site specialisation

Coronary angioplasty, stenting

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

General cardiology, coronary angioplasty, stenting, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, trans-catheter valve intervention

Background Information

Trained in Bristol, Oxford and London. PhD in endothelial function (MRC Clinical Training Fellowship). Interventional cardiology training at King's College Hospital and Cardiovascular Centre Aalst in Belgium.

Languages spoken


Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: pm/eveThurs: Fri: pm/eveSat: am

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



British Cardiovascular Society, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

NHS hospitals

King's College


Hon. Senior Lecturer in Cardiology

Research interests

Applied coronary physiology, endothelial function, LV function

Key published papers

Tonino PAL, De Bruyne B, Pijls NHJ, Siebert U, Ikeno F, Van't Veer M, Klauss V, Manoharan G, Engstrom T, Oldroyd KG, Ver Lee PN, MacCarthy PA, Fearon WF for the FAME study investigators. Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease. N Eng J Med 2009; 360(3): 213-224. Melikian N, Chowienczyk P, MacCarthy PA, Williams IL, Weatcroft S, Sherwood R, Gale C, Shah AM, Kearney MT. Determinants of endothelial function in asymptomatic subjects with and without the metabolic syndrome. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Mar;197(1):375-82. Melikian N, Kearney MT, Thomas MR, De Bruyne B, Shah AM, MacCarthy PA. A simple thermodilution technique to assess coronary endothelium-dependent microvascular function in humans: validation and comparison with coronary flow reserve.  Eur Heart J 2007; 28(18): 2188-94. MacCarthy PA, Shah AM. Impaired endothelium-dependent regulation of ventricular relaxation in pressure-overload cardiac hypertrophy.  Circulation 2000; 101: 1854-1860. MacCarthy PA et al.  Contrasting inotropic effect of endogenous endothelin in the normal and failing human heart: studies with an intracoronary ETA receptor antagonist.  Circulation 2000; 101: 142-147.


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.