Dr Alessandro Giardini MD, PhD

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Dr. Alessandro Giardini is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, UK.

Dr. Giardini joined GOSH in 2007 as Director of Cardiology Inpatient Services and he runs the cardio-thoracic ward and high dependency unit. Dr. Giardini has extensive expertise in the diagnosis of children and adolescents with heart disease. His areas of particular interest are children with single ventricles and children with inherited conditions/cardiomyopathies.

Dr Giardini obtained his medical degree from Bologna University Medical School in Italy and obtained his specialist training in Paediatric Cardiology from the University of Bologna in 2004 after 1 period of further specialisation at the University of California - San Francisco.

Dr Giardini has received a PhD in cardiology and is a senior Lecturer at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science - University College London.

Dr Giardini has a long track record as a researcher and is author of more than 120 peer reviewed publications on the most important international cardiology journals.