Dr Simon Sporton, Cardiologist

Dr Simon Sporton


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Dr Simon Sporton


Dr Simon Sporton


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  • London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

About Dr Simon Sporton

GMC number: 3549854

Year qualified: 1991

Place of primary qualification: University of London

Dr Simon Sporton is a highly experienced Consultant Cardiologist at London Bridge Hospital, where he also offers private consultations. He has been specialising in cardiology since 1994 and has focused on the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, known as arrhythmias, since 1999.

Dr Sporton graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, in 1991. He then completed his postgraduate training in Leeds and London, with a sub-specialisation in managing heart rhythm problems. In 2003, he was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at University College London Hospitals before moving to St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Currently, he serves as the Deputy Medical Director of the Barts Heart Centre, one of the largest specialist heart centres in Europe.

Dr Sporton is an expert in the investigation and treatment of heart rhythm issues. His treatments include catheter ablation, permanent pacemaker implantation (including leadless pacemakers), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for heart failure.

Areas of Expertise
- Cardiac electrophysiological study
- Catheter ablation
- Pacemaker implantation
- Leadless pacemaker implantation
- Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
- Defibrillator implantation
- ICD implantation
- Lead extraction
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- ECG monitor (24 hours)
- ECG monitor (7 days)
- Implantable loop recorder

Conditions Treated
- Arrhythmia
- Abnormal heart rhythm
- Tachycardia
- Bradycardia
- Palpitation
- Dizzy spells
- Blackouts
- Loss of consciousness
- Syncope
- Cardiac arrest
- Atrial fibrillation
- Atrial flutter
- Atrial tachycardia
- Supraventricular tachycardia
- Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
- Ventricular tachycardia
- Ventricular fibrillation
- Long QT syndrome
- Brugada syndrome
- Early repolarisation syndrome

Dr Sporton is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care to his patients, utilising the latest advancements in cardiology to treat complex heart rhythm disorders. His extensive experience and commitment to patient care make him a leading specialist in his field.