Dr Alessandro Giardini

Dr Alessandro Giardini for Chase lodge Hospital - Mill Hill, North West London NW7 2ED


Dr. Giardini is an expert in post-operative management of children with congenital heart disease and in particular hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He also works at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Special interests

  • paediatric echocardiography
  • exercise physiology
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • syncope and chest pain

Qualifications and training

Dr. Giardini completed medical school in Bologna, Italy, where he also got his PhD in the pathophysiology of heart failure in patients with congenital heart disease.He completed his specialist training in Paediatric Cardiology at the University of Bologna, Italy, and at the University of California in San Francisco.

Research interests

  • Usefulness of exercise testing to predict the risk of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease.
  • The genetic causes of congenital heart disease (in collaboration with USA centres).
  • Fontan operation.

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