Dr Konrad Grosser

Consultant Cardiologist

Qualifications:
State Examination Medicine at Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany, PHD, Friedrich Alexander University, FRCP, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
Year qualified:
1995
Speciality:
Cardiology
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Clinical interests

General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology. 

I am happy to see any patient with cardiac symptoms or conditions. I have also a sub-speciality interest in interventional cardiology with a focus on coronary heart disease, angina and stent insertion where I often get  patients referred to me who were previously rejected for stent insertion due to risk or procedural complexity. 

My second sub-specialty is coronary CT scanning which is a non-invasive assessment of the arteries supplying the heart itself.

One of my other favourite tasks is to implant pacemakers as this is such a wonderful and life changing intervention allowing patients to go out again without fear to pass out and to regain their confidence and enjoy life.

Personal profile

Dr Grosser is an internationally-trained cardiology specialist with his subspecialty being interventional cardiology/acute heart attack treatment. He also provides general cardiology services, cardiac CT, heart failure, pacemaker and arrhythmia management.

He came to England and completed his junior doctor training between 1997 and 2000, passing both parts of the prestigious membership examination for the Royal College of Physicians, London, as first passes.

This was followed by cardiology speciality training in Maastricht, Holland, under Professor Wellens, benefiting from world-leading arrhythmia expertise in this pioneering unit.

In 2004, after successfully completing his speciality training, he returned to England working as a Cardiologist in Barnsley and Leeds - the busiest UK centre for interventional cardiology where he undertook additional subspeciality training in interventional cardiology.

This was then followed by an international fellowship at the Petie Salpetriere Hospital in Paris, one of France's most prestigious hospitals. He trained under Professor Montalescot, a world-leading authority in acute coronary syndromes/heart attacks.

Returning to England, he took up a substantive post at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) and delivers cardiology services in Margate, Canterbury and Ashford. In 2010, he successfully undertook the first primary angioplasty for an acute heart attack patient and helped to establish this transformational and award-winning service in East Kent. He is also the local priority group lead for cardiovascular research at EKHUFT and has been able to enrol in multiple international cardiovascular trials.