Dr. Mark Belham, a consultant cardiologist practising at the Cambridge Heart Clinic to pioneer a new maternity cardiology service

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, 1 December, 2016: Dr. Mark Belham, a consultant cardiologist practising at the Cambridge Heart Clinic – a subsidiary of Regent’s Park, to pioneer a new maternity cardiology service at the Cambridge Heart Clinic in 2017. Dr Mark Belham will focus his new clinics on Maternity Cardiology, Symptomatic Sinus Tachycardia and Postural Tachycardia Syndrome – sometimes known as ‘PoTS’ (Postural orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).

His Maternity Cardiology clinic will target women with known or suspected heart disease, providing counselling at both the pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy and post-partum phase. His service provides consultations and outpatient investigations such as bloods, ECG’s, echocardiograms and holter monitoring, all with a formal chaperone.

His Symptomatic Sinus Tachycardia clinic is aimed at patients experiencing palpitations, breathlessness or dizziness that are known or suspected to relate to tachycardia. His diagnostic service includes consultations, outpatient investigations and specialised treadmill assessment +/- stand testing, pharmacological titration and monitoring.

Finally, patients with known Postural Tachycardia Syndrome who are experiencing palpitations, breathlessness or dizziness occurring on standing will be offered a diagnostic service to include consultations, outpatient investigations such as stand testing and tilt testing. A therapeutic service to include pharmacological therapy advice and co-ordination with a physical therapist for structured exercises will also be on offer to patients attending this clinic.

Dr Belham’s clinic shall run between 4pm and 7pm on Mondays at the Cambridge Heart Clinic.

For more information please contact the Cambridge Heart Clinic office on 01223 349349 or email enquiries@cambridgeheartclinic.co.uk