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Medicine, Rehabilitation and Cardiac

Acute Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Acute General Medicine and Horton Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Geratology and Stroke Medicine
  • Therapies

The Department of Acute General Medicine and Geratology provides Emergency and Acute Medical Care for private patients.

Specialist expertise includes:

  • Parkinson's
  • falls
  • dementia

as well as the full breadth of Acute Medical Specialties.

Facilities provided include:

  • consultant-delivered care
  • outpatient access
  • rapid access to high quality speciality support services and opinions, such as:
    • ICU
    • Gastroenterology
    • Cardiology.


  • Dr A Darowski
  • Dr S Singh

Contact Acute Medicine and Rehabilitation

Nicola Stagnell
Tel: (+44) 1865 743246


Services based at the John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford Heart Centre) and Horton General Hospital:

  • cardiology
  • adult cardiac surgery
  • thoracic surgery
  • vascular surgery.

Here at the Oxford University Hospitals we make your health and wellbeing our priority.

Our expert teams of healthcare professionals provide a comprehensive range of cardiology, cardiac, thoracic (lung) and vascular surgery, all on one site. Your care is led by our team of consultants, many of whom have international reputations and are recognised as leaders in their field.

Our facilities are all available at the John Radcliffe Hospital site within the new Oxford Heart Centre development and the Horton General Hospital, based in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

The Oxford Heart Centre is part of the prestigious and internationally renowned Oxford University Hospitals; this means that you will have access to the most up-to-date treatments and cutting-edge technology that healthcare has to offer.

The Oxford Heart Centre opened in 2009, and received awards for its design. Within it we provide large single rooms, all with en-suite bathroom, TV and WiFi access. We can also provide facilities for relatives and carers to stay where necessary.

You and your family can be reassured that, whatever your healthcare needs, we can provide the highest quality experience, delivered by teams of staff who pride themselves in treating all of our patients and visitors with courtesy, dignity and respect.

Cardiology consultants

A list of our expert cardiology consultants is below.

  • Professor Adrian Banning (TAVI)
  • Dr Yaver Bashir
  • Dr Timothy Betts
  • Professor Keith Channon
  • Professor Robin Choudhury
  • Dr Joanna d'Arcy
  • Dr Sam Dawkins
  • Dr James Gamble
  • Dr Matthew Ginks
  • Dr Andrew Kelion
  • Dr Rajesh Kharbanda (TAVI)
  • Dr Andrew Lucking
  • Dr Saul Myerson
  • Dr James Newton (TAVI)
  • Dr Alex Pitcher
  • Dr Kim Rajappan
  • Dr Nikant Sabharwal (Nuclear)

Cardiothoracic Surgery consultants

A list of our expert cardiothoracic surgery consultants is below.



Mr Dionisios Stavroulias

Contact Cardiology and Thoracic Surgery

We have a range of information available to help you make your choices. To receive that, or to book your appointment, you can contact us.