Dr Robin Northcote | Consultant Cardiologist | The Edinburgh Clinic

Dr Robin J Northcote (m)

Consultant Cardiologist

QualificationsMBChB, MD, FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Lond), FFSEM

Member of:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Principal Educator of the Academy of Clinical Educators (ACE)
  • Registrar of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of British Cardiovascular Society

Clinical interests:

Coronary Artery Disease/Chest Pain/Myocardial Infarction/Angina
Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty/Stents
Effect of Exercise on the Cardiovascular System
Dr Northcote welcomes referrals in patients suffering chest pain, palpitations, hypertension, Breathlessness, and High Cholesterol. He also undertakes Medico-Legal work


Coronary Artery Disease – Angina, Myocardial Infarction, Chest Pain
Cardiac Arrythmias/AF/Palpitations
Exercise and the Heart
Heart Failure

Training & background:

Dr Northcote is one of the country’s most experienced cardiologists. He has worked as a Consultant within the NHS for more than 20 years.  He has a depth of experience and expertise in the management of angina and myocardial infarction particularly the use of angiography and angioplasty to treat these conditions.

He has an international reputation in the field of exercise and it’s effect on the heart and has published widely on this topic. This experience led him to develop an interest in disorders of cardiac rhythm, particularly Atrial Fibrillation, and the causes of sudden death during exercise.

He has been Clinical Director for Medicine in South Glasgow and currently holds the position of Registrar at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has developed a role within Education at the College and is Course Director of a number of Post Graduate Educational Events in Cardiology.

Clinic Times

Clinic Times: By appointment only

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