Dr Simon Hetherington

Dr Simon Hetherington

Dr Simon Hetherington is a Consultant Cardiologist in Northamptonshire

NHS base
Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust
GMC Number
4513528
Clinic Timetable
Wednesday afternoon
Clinical interests

Dr Hetherington is an Interventional Cardiologist based at Kettering General Hospital. He graduated from the University of Leicester School of Medicine and has undertaken training in Cardiology at hospitals in Leicester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Middlesbrough and Dublin, Ireland.

He has broad experience in General Cardiology including the management of angina/ischaemic heart disease, heart failure/cardiomyopathy, hypertension (high blood pressure), cardiac rhythm disorders and valve disease. Dr Hetherington's special interest is in the invasive assessment and management of coronary artery disease including coronary angiography, pressure wire and intravascular ultrasound assessment of equivocal coronary stenoses, balloon angioplasty and stenting.

He predominantly undertakes angiography and interventions on a day case basis and by the radial artery (wrist) route.

Hypertension, Coronary heart disease including stable angina and acute coronary syndromes, Coronary interventions via transradial vascular access, Echocardiography, palpitations and heart failure.

Dr Hetherington is a Geordie living in south-east Leicestershire with his wife and two children.

He is an enthusiastic supporter of Gateshead Rugby Club, Newcastle United Football Club and has a passion for motorsport. He enjoys “tinkering” with cars and is trying to modify a road car for track use. Other interests tend to revolve around entertaining his young family.

Professional Memberships

British Medical Association

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

Royal College of Physicians

Academic Background

MBChB(Hons) - University of Leicester

FRCP - London MD - University of Leicester

Website

NHS base

Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust

GMC Number

4513528

Clinic Timetable

Wednesday afternoon

Clinical interests

Dr Hetherington is an Interventional Cardiologist based at Kettering General Hospital. He graduated from the University of Leicester School of Medicine and has undertaken training in Cardiology at hospitals in Leicester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Middlesbrough and Dublin, Ireland.

He has broad experience in General Cardiology including the management of angina/ischaemic heart disease, heart failure/cardiomyopathy, hypertension (high blood pressure), cardiac rhythm disorders and valve disease. Dr Hetherington's special interest is in the invasive assessment and management of coronary artery disease including coronary angiography, pressure wire and intravascular ultrasound assessment of equivocal coronary stenoses, balloon angioplasty and stenting.

He predominantly undertakes angiography and interventions on a day case basis and by the radial artery (wrist) route.

Hypertension, Coronary heart disease including stable angina and acute coronary syndromes, Coronary interventions via transradial vascular access, Echocardiography, palpitations and heart failure.

Dr Hetherington is a Geordie living in south-east Leicestershire with his wife and two children.

He is an enthusiastic supporter of Gateshead Rugby Club, Newcastle United Football Club and has a passion for motorsport. He enjoys “tinkering” with cars and is trying to modify a road car for track use. Other interests tend to revolve around entertaining his young family.

Professional Memberships

British Medical Association

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

Royal College of Physicians

Academic Background

MBChB(Hons) - University of Leicester

FRCP - London MD - University of Leicester

Website

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