Dr Alex Pitcher

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine 06055370

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Alex Pitcher is a Consultant Cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital. He assesses, and where necessary monitors, people with concerns about the heart or blood vessels, and people with a family history of heart or blood vessels problems.

He seeks to address both the condition itself, and also the understandable worries and concerns that patients have about their condition. He can undertake or arrange heart scans and other heart procedures where needed.

He qualified from Oxford University, and undertook postgraduate training in Oxford, Cambridge and London.

He is particularly interested in diseases of the major blood vessels, including the pulmonary arteries and the aorta, and he undertakes research and teaching nationally and internationally on Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, and other diseases affecting the aorta.

Areas of interest

Family history of heart problems; Palpitations; Blackouts and dizzy spells; Chest pain; Breathlessness; High cholesterol; Concerns about Statins; Blood pressure issues (hypertension); Driving with heart disease; Heart murmurs; Blood clots (pulmonary embolism); Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Pulmonary Hypertension; Chronic Thrombo-embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

Medical secretaries

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  • John Radcliffe Hospital Department of Cardiology Headley Way Headington Oxford OX3 9DU
  • 01865 238789
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