Simon Kennon

Simon Kennon

Simon Kennon

Consultant cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital

I trained in interventional cardiology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the London Chest Hospital (London, UK) and St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne, Australia).

I was appointed as a consultant cardiologist in 2005 and am now based at the Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital with outpatient clinics at The Royal Free and Barnet Hospitals.

I am an experienced coronary interventional cardiologist and TAVI operator. I perform around 100 TAVIs and 100-150 coronary interventions a year.

I am Head of structural heart disease research at the Barts Heart Centre and Editor-in-Chief of ‘Interventional Cardiology Review’.

Procedures performed

  • TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention.
  • Diagnostic coronary angiogram.
  • Pressure wire assessment of coronary artery narrowings.
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) assessment of coronary artery narrowings.


  • MB ChB Manchester University Medical School 1992
  • MRCP 1995
  • MD Manchester University Medical School 2002
  • FRCP 2007


Leadership roles

  • Head of structural heart disease research at Barts Heart Centre.
  • Editor-in-Chief of ‘Interventional Cardiology Review’