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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.

Treatments

  • Cardiac arrhythmia treatment

  • Cardiac pacing

  • Cardiology diagnostics

  • Cardiovascular screening

  • Coronary angioplasty (PCI)

  • Coronary artery disease treatment

  • Echocardiography

  • Heart failure treatment

  • Hyperaldosteronism (Conn's syndrome)

  • Hypertension treatment

  • Non-invasive cardiology treatments

  • Phaeochromocytoma

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Additional information about Dr Robert Lowe

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.

1992

Angiograms

Angioplasty and stenting including advanced techniques

Pacemaker implantation

Management of angina/coronary artery disease

Hypertension, atrial fibrillation and valvular heart disease

Echocardiography

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 01225 569 106 from 8am to 7pm during the week and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships on your left take the first exit on the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then take the first left into Foxcote Avenue and the Bath Business Park. Sulis Hospital is located immediately on your right hand side and the entrance is opposite the entrance to Mercedes-Benz.

Parking

A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.