Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Gherardo Finocchiaro

Dr Gherardo Finocchiaro is a consultant cardiologist and honorary senior lecturer at St George’s University Hospital and Consultant Cardiologist at Lanserhof at The Arts Club.

Dr Finocchiaro has clinical interests and expertise in preventive cardiology, sports cardiology, and inherited heart conditions. He deals with the many aspects of cardiology, including hypertension, heart failure, coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. He is part of the nucleus of the European section of Sports Cardiology and Exercise.

He has also contributed to international projects that have shaped education in preventive cardiology, and he is course director of the MSc degree in Sports Cardiology, which was launched in 2016 at St George’s University of London. To date he has been credited with more than 100 publications in peer reviewed medical journals, and numerous presentations in national and international conferences.

Dr Finocchiaro is also consultant to Cardiac Risk in the Young (a charitable organisation that annually screens more than 30,000 young individuals for heart disease).