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Dr Simon John Winterton

Consultant Cardiologist and Interventional Cardiologist

MA MB BS FRCP

Practices at: BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

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Dr Simon Winterton runs clinics at BMI The Winterbourne in Dorchester, Dorset. His interests include: interventional cardiology, insertion of coronary stents, pacemaker implantation, chest pains, palpitations, heart valve disease, high blood pressure, echocardiography.

Dr Winterton spent three years researching the electrophysiological effects of heart failure, funded by the British Heart Foundation. He was appointed as the first Consultant Cardiologist in Dorchester in 1993 and built a new Cardiology Department from nothing so that it now provides a full invasive and non-invasive service.

Dr Winterton was clinical lead of the Dorset County Cardiac Centre for 17 years before taking up the role as Dorset Cardiac Network Clinical Lead and then British Cardiovascular Society clinical Network Advisor.

He is a full-time acute Cardiologist with major interests in percutaneous coronary intervention, pacemaker treatment, complex device therapy and ICD treatment.

He was also the Cardiac Registrar at Hillingdon Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and The London Chest Hospital. Lecturer in cardiology at The National Heart and Chest Hospitals, The London Chest.

Clinical Interests


General Cardiology with special interests in Coronary Artery Disease (Angina) and Pacemaker/Device therapy. I undertake Percutaneous Coronary Procedures in acute and planned settings and have experience in the latest intracoronary imaging techniques. I undertake pacemaker procedures as well as cardiac resynchronisation therapy and all types of implanted defibrillators.

I am pleased to offer a full Heart Failure service, treatment for Atrial Fibrillation and other heart rhythm disturbances.

Professional Membership



  • British Cardiovascular Society

  • British Cardiac Intervention Society

  • European Society for Cardiology

  • European Association for Cardiac Intervention

  • British Medical Association

  • Royal College Physicians (UK)

  • International Society for Heart Research

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