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Mr Matthias Schmitt

Consultant Cardiologist



Sub specialty

Cardiac imaging

Research Interests

Heart muscle disorders and inherited cardiac conditions, the breathless patient, chest pain syndromes including angina pectoris, heart valve disease and pre-operative risk stratification, neurocardiology, cardio-oncology, heart transplant disease


MD, PhD, SEM, MRCP. Qualified in 1994

NHS Base

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Consulting address

The Wilmslow Hospital


English, German, French, Latin

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Dr Schmitt graduated in 1994 from the Goethe University in Frankfurt and subsequently trained as Junior Doctor in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology in Frankfurt, Freiburg, Ludwigshafen, Blackpool, Cardiff, Manchester and Leicester. In 2008 he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of South Manchester where he practises as a general cardiologist in addition to leading one of the largest cross-sectional cardiac imaging services in the UK. Dr Schmitt has set up an active research programme, currently supervising five PhD students and postdoctoral lecturers, is an elected board member of the British Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (BSCMR) and is an honorary senior lecturer at the UoM. He has authored more than 70 original publications, won several national and international research prizes and continues to be involved in service innovation as well as development of new therapeutic strategies. Dr Schmitt has in depth knowledge of the management of all common cardiac conditions and his interest is the diagnostic challenge, specifically cardiac related chest pains and breathlessness.

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