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Dr Tom Snow is a Cardiologist in Torquay and Exeter
Dr Tom Snow was awarded a MBBCh with Honours from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2005 having previously studied for a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences and a MPhil in Molecular and Cellular Biology (on a BBSRC Studentship) at the University of Birmingham. Early clinical training took place in South West London, completing his advanced Cardiology training in London at St Thomas’ Hospital and Kings College Hospital. He completed a period of clinical research focusing on transcatheter valve intervention and coronary artery disease at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, where he was the first Transcatheter Valve Fellow involved in all aspects of patient assessment and treatment. Tom completed his subspecialty training in interventional cardiology on a prestigious fellowship at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital where he acquired expertise in the treatment of complex coronary artery disease. He is well versed in the use of rotational atherectomy, intravascular imaging and the invasive physiological assessment of coronary artery disease. Dr Snow was appointed as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in February 2017.
Dr Snow has a specific interest in the treatment of chronic total occlusion (CTO) coronary stenting, complex coronary angioplasty procedures and valvular heart disease, having been involved in the implantation of 110 TAVIs (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations) and more than 15 MitraClip procedures whilst a fellow at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He is very experienced in all aspects of general cardiology and sees patients with a variety of symptoms, including chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and dizziness/collapses.
Dr Snow (BSc (Hons) MPhil MBBCh (Hons) MRCP) has actively participated in research at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, writing his thesis on voltage operated calcium channel modulation. He has published papers in highly respected peer reviewed journals, written review articles and book chapters on coronary artery disease and transcatheter valve intervention and presented at International conferences in Europe and North America.
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS)