Dr Simon John Winterton

Consultant Cardiologist and Interventional Cardiologist


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

Personal profile

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.

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