Dr Robert Ian Hatrick

Consultant Cardiologist

BSc Hons,MB BS, BSc, MRCP (UK), CCT, FRCP

Year qualified:1996

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Rob Hatrick is a Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in all aspects of adult Cardiology and a specialist interest in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (including angioplasty, stenting, complex coronary intervention, Rotablation, IVUS, Pressure wire assessment). He also maintains an interest in pacing for brady-arrhythmias.

He was appointed as a full-time consultant at the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Worthing Hospital) in March 2008 and gained practicing rights at BMI Goring Hall hospital shortly afterwards. He also practices at Brighton University Hospitals NHS Trust where he contributes to the delivery of the Primary Angioplasty Rota for the emergency treatment of heart attacks.

He trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals medical school in London before completing a series of prestigious training posts in London (A&E at St Thomas hospital, Renal medicine at Guy’s hospital, ITU at St Thomas’s hospital and Cardiology at the Royal Brompton hospital). His cardiology specialist registrar training was on the Wessex Rotation with 3 years spent on the Wessex Cardiac Unit in Southampton. He completed his training with two competitive Interventional cardiology fellowships at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK and the Green Lane Cardiovascular Unit, Auckland, New Zealand.

He has published peer reviewed papers in interventional cardiology and remains involved in interventional cardiology trials, acting as local Principal Investigator for a number of ongoing studies. He is currently the clinical lead for Cardiology at Worthing Hospital and is also the Royal College Tutor for Medicine at Worthing Hospital.

Dr Hatrick is married to a local teacher and has 2 children. Outside of medicine his interests include spending time with the family and outdoor pursuits including sailing, tennis, hockey, skiing and swimming.

Professional Memberships

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Cardiac Intervention Society
  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Intervention
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Royal College of Physicians (London)

Clinical Interests

Dr Hatrick specialises in all areas of adult Cardiology including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, blackouts and hypertension. His sub-specialist interest is in Interventional Cardiology (Complex angioplasty and stenting with specialist expertise in the use of a wide range of adjunctive techniques such as IVUS, pressure wire and rotablation for calcified coronary arteries.

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