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Dr Robert Lowe

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Lowe is a senior consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Sulis Hospital Bath and the Royal United Hospital in Bath. He specialises in advanced interventional techniques having done over 4000 angioplasties. He initiated the interventional service at the Royal United Hospital in 2006. He has been part of the regional heart attack service at the Bristol Heart Institute for 10 years.

General Cardiology

Robert remains provides cardiology assessment and treatment of conditions such as:

  • Chest pain, breathlessness and angina
  • Palpitations, irregular heart rhythms including atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiological causes of blackouts and light-headedness (syncope/pre-syncope)
  • Heart failure and related symptoms e.g. ankle swelling and shortness of breath
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart valve abnormalities and heart murmurs

He performs a full range of diagnostic tests including ECGs, 24-hour and seven-day heart monitoring (Holter), exercise tolerance testing and echocardiography.

Specialised Cardiology

He is a nationally recognised angioplasty operator performing the complete spectrum of complex modern procedures including all CTO (chronic total occlusions) techniques, rotablation and laser therapy.

He has been implanting pacemakers for 20 years, initially at the Cardiothoracic Centre in Liverpool and currently at the Royal United Hospital.

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Additional information about Dr Robert Lowe

General cardiology, Ischaemic heart disease, Heart failure, Hypertension, Arrythmia, Valve disease, Syncope, Interventional cardiology, Complex angioplasty

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the RUH for the last 12 years having spent 6 of those as Clinical Director of Cardiology.

Consultant international cardiologist at Bristol Heart Institute participating in the regional 24-hour heart attack service.



Angioplasty and stenting including advanced techniques

Pacemaker implantation

Management of angina/coronary artery disease

Hypertension, atrial fibrillation and valvular heart disease


Royal College of Physicians

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Interventional Society

During his time in Vancouver Robert was involved in stem cell research and myocardial regeneration.

His MD thesis was related to bypass graft disease and was awarded by the University of Liverpool in 2009.

He has extensive peer-reviewed research publications and continues to play an active part in research within the RUH.

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.