Cardiovascular disease prevention

Our cardiac consultants are all experts in the interpretation of diagnostic tests. With the right management, heart disease can be prevented entirely, so everyone in our team works diligently to help keep this risk as low as it can be.

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About the clinic


We use the latest genetic and biochemical lipoprotein markers, and non-invasive imaging, to help diagnose the risk of a heart attack or stroke. It’s critical that the outcomes of these diagnostic tests are interpreted quickly and accurately so we can any risks.

Our cardiac consultants and lipidologists are all experts in the interpretation of these cutting edge diagnostic tests. Early management with diet, exercise, drug therapy, and regular follow-ups have been proven to significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. With this being the case, everyone in our team works diligently to provide services which help to keep this risk as low as it can be.

For a specialist Consultant appointment (no Doctor’s referral required) or to get a second opinion Call +44 (0)800 0483 330 Email info@londonmedical.co.uk

How we can help


  • Services:

    • LDL subfractionation advanced lipid profile, with LDL and HDL particle number measurements
    • Early detection and monitoring of arteriosclerosis
    • Special blood tests for the metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and pre-diabetes
    • Experience and use of the new PCSK9 inhibitors (Repatha and Praluent)
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    • Special genetic markers for hyperlipidaemia, cardiovascular markers and statin myopathy
    • Medical nutrition therapy education for patients with lipid disorders and heart disease
    • Full lipid profile and risk factor assessment

Cardiovascular disease prevention Consultants


Professor James Scott

Professor Scott is a Consultant Physician and Professor of Medicine at Imperial College. He's interested in lipidology, cardiovascular risk, type 2 diabetes, and memory treatments in Alzheimer’s.

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Dr David Levy

Dr Levy has written several books on diabetes, most recently 'Type 1 diabetes', and 'Practical Diabetes Care, 3rd edition'. He is currently writing an e-book for Type 2 diabetes patients.

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Dr Simon Woldman

Dr Woldman, a cardiac imaging expert, chairs the North Central London Heart Failure group. He was president of the British Nuclear Cardiology Society, and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

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Mr Obiekezie Agu

Mr Obi Agu is a leading Vascular and Endovascular surgeon, with an interest in the keyhole approach to complex vascular problems. He trained at University College London Hospital and the Royal Free.

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Mr Toby Richards

Mr Richards specialises in vascular surgery with a strong interest in interventional radiology in open surgery. He has clinical expertise in traditional vascular surgery and angioplasty and EVAR.

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Dr Martin Thomas

Dr Thomas specialises in General Cardiology, with particular emphasis on advanced heart failure management, including pacemakers, ICDs, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.

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Dr Catherine Lunken

Dr Catherine Lunken specialises in Diabetes and Lipid Metabolism. She's the Clinical Lead for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia at University College London Hospital Trust.

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Dr Ralph Abraham

Ralph has a lifetime's clinical experience, and has treated patients all over the globe. He is a renowned diabetes specialist, and founded London Medical in 1991.

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Dr Malcolm Walker

Dr Walker specialises in general and interventional cardiology, cardiovascular health and rehabilitation, cardiovascular complications, and haemoglobin disorders.

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Dr Alex Sirker

Dr Sirker's clinical practice involves a combination of General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology procedures. He sees patients with a variety of heart-related symptoms.

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