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Dr R J Van Lingen - Cardiology

Dr Van Lingen is a Consultant Cardiologist in Truro, Cornwall.

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Dr Van Lingen carried out his undergraduate training at the University of Cape Town, and his post graduate specialisation in the South West. His sub-specialty interests are Interventional Cardiology and the expanding field of Cardiac CT. He also leads the Cornwall Heart Failure services, and is heavily involved in the development of cardiology research in Cornwall.

Academic background

His personal vision is to strive for excellence in patient centred cardiac care, delivered personally, with compassion and integrity. He has too many boring personal interests to list, ranging from charcuterie to surfing,but can usually be found mid-week evenings during the summer months losing enthusiastically on the cricket field with the rest of the Cornish healthcare community as a member of the Methigion Cricket Club.