Dr Eric Holroyd

Cardoiologist and Clinical Lead in Cardiology

BA, MB, BChir, MA, MRCP, MD

Year qualified:2000

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Eric Holroyd is a consultant cardiologist with training in centres of excellence in the UK and USA.

He studied medicine at the University of Cambridge, before training at centres including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, the University Hospital of the North Midlands (UHNM, Stoke) and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA.

He is an interventional cardiologist and performs over 200 Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI or angioplasties) a year at the University Hospital of the North Midlands. He has a weekly general cardiology clinic at the UHNM and look after in-patients, as well as perform on-call duties delivering emergency procedures such as primary angioplasty to patients suffering acute heart attacks.

At Mid Cheshire NHS Trust, he is the Clinical Lead for Cardiology. Dr Holroyd is involved in managing and improving the service we provide to the local community. He also provides general cardiology clinics and ward rounds.

Dr Holroyd is trained in the investigation of breathlessness, chest pain and palpitations, among other cardiovascular symptoms, and in the management of angina, valvular heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and coronary artery disease.

Professional Memberships

Clinical Interests

  • Breathlessness
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Management of angina
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary artery disease
Mr Holroyd is an interventional cardiologist and performs diagnostic coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI or stenting) usually via a radial approach (in the wrist) for patients with angina and ischaemic heart disease. He is familiar with the use of intravascular imaging, pressure wire assessment and other percutaneous procedures.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

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