Personal profile

Dr McAlpine qualified from University of Glasgow Medical School in 1979. He completed his post graduate training in Glasgow hospitals, and later as a Lecturer in Medicine at Dundee Medical School.

He has been a Consultant Cardiologist since 1992 at the Victoria Infirmary and more recently at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. Dr McAlpine has developed an interest in non-invasive cardiac imaging and stress echo assessment of coronary and valvular heart disease.

Clinical Interests

  • General cardiology
  • ECG
  • Treadmill exercise testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Contrast imaging
  • Stress echo
  • Ambulatory ECG and blood pressure monitoring
  • Electric DC cardioversion of rhythm disorders
  • Transoesophageal echo imaging

Professional Memberships

  • Scottish Society of Physicians
  • Scottish Society of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • New Victoria Hospital, Glasgow

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