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Dr Alessandro Giardini

Speciality
Cardiology

Sub speciality
Paediatric Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease, Paediatric Echocardiography and Exercise Testing

Telephone
0207 034 8881

Email
HSCappointments@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Languages
English and Italian

Qualifications
M.D. Ph.D

NHS Base
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Research interests
Exercise testing, Echocardiography, Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart murmurs in babies and children, Children's cardiac surgery, Congenital heart disease in children

Biography
Dr Alessandro Giardini is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist. He received his training in Italy and America in Paediatric Cardiology.

Dr Giardini specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and on-going care of all types of heart disease affecting babies, children and teenagers (including atrial and ventricular septal defects, tetralogy of Fallot, valve problems and complex forms of congenital heart disease like transposition and single ventricle/Fontan surgery, heart murmurs, syncope/blackouts and heart murmurs).

Dr. Giardini is also an international expert in paediatric exercise physiology and exercise testing in children with congenital heart defects. He is a keen researcher and has published over 100 manuscripts in international peer reviewed journals and is an active reviewer for many prestigious publications.