Private cardiologist and heart specialist with broad
experience in all areas of cardiology, specialist interest in ischaemic heart
disease, percutaneous coronary intervention, cardiovascular risk assessment,
and perioperative cardiac assessment.
Dr Brull MBBS BSc MD FRCP is a Consultant Cardiologist who qualified at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 1992. Since then has worked in several London teaching hospitals (Guys Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and University College London Hospital). Following a period in clinical research, he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer to The Whittington Hospital and Heart Hospital, University College Hospitals in October 2003.
Dr Brull became Cardiology Clinical Lead at The Whittington
Expertise in angina, hypertension and other heart conditions
Dr Brull has broad experience in managing patients with all
common cardiac conditions including: angina (chest pain), hypertension
(high blood pressure), heart failure, referrals for investigation of
palpitations and collapse, cardiovascular risk assessment, perioperative
cardiac assessment and treatment of elevated cholesterol levels.
Dr Brull’s main interest and specialist training is in
percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty and stenting).
This procedure is designed to alleviate angina (chest pain caused by poor
blood flow to the heart), whereby a small balloon and expandable stent
("scaffolding") is inserted across blockages in the coronary arteries
to restore blood flow. This procedure is also the most efficient
method of treating heart attacks.
Following his appointment in 2003, Dr Brull played an
integral part in setting up the Primary PCI Service based at Heart Hospital
UCLH, providing immediate access and round the clock treatment for heart attack
patients throughout North and Central London. In April 2015 The Heart Hospital
services moved to The Bart’s Heart Centre, forming Europe’s largest
In addition to his work in the field of coronary artery
disease, Dr Brull has recently established a specialist perioperative risk
assessment clinic for patients prior to elective general and bariatric surgery,
working with a large multi-disciplinary team in order to reduce perioperative
Dr Brull has published widely in a large number of peer
reviewed journals, particularly in the field of cardiovascular genetics and on
the recovery from cardiac surgery.
British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship
Appointed Consultant Cardiologist The Whittington Hospital
and UCLH October 2003
- Higher IL-6 levels but not IL6 -174G>C or -572G>C genotype are associated with post-operative complication following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Sanders J, Hawe E, Brull DJ, Hubbart C, Lowe GD, Rumley A, Humphries SE, Montgomery HE. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Association of serum interleukin-6 concentration with a functional IL6 -6331T>C polymorphism. Smith AJ, D'Aiuto F, Palmen J, Cooper JA, Samuel J, Thompson S, Sanders J, Donos N, Nibali L, Brull D, Woo P, Humphries SE. Clin Chem. 2008 May;54(5):841-50. Epub 2008 Mar 20
Free Interleukin (IL)-18 levels, and the impact of IL18 and IL18BP genetic variation, in CHD patients and healthy men. Thompson SR, Novick D, Stock CJ, Sanders J, Brull D, Cooper J, Woo P, Miller G, Rubinstein M, Humphries SE. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Dec;27(12):2743-9. Epub 2007 Oct 19.
A cortical potential reflecting cardiac function. Gray MA, Taggart P, Sutton PM, Groves D, Holdright DR, Bradbury D, Brull D, Critchley HD. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.2007 Apr 17;104(16):6818-23. Epub 2007 Apr 9.
Dr Brull is Consultant Cardiologist jointly appointed
between The Whittington Hospital and The Barts
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7288 5290
Dr Brull sees patients in consulting rooms at 76 Harley
Street in Central London, at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and at The 999 Medical &
Diagnostics Centre in Golders Green, North London.
Inpatient procedures are carried out at The Harley Street
The Centre for Health and Human Performance
76 Harley Street
London W1G 7HH
Telephone: 020 7637 7677
Facsimile: 020 7631
Wednesday morning 9:00am - 12:30pm
The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
60 Grove End Road
London NW8 9NH
020 7806 4080
Facsimile: 020 7806 4081
999 Medical &
Telephone: 020 8455 9939
Fax: 020 8455 9989
Tuesday evening 6:30pm-8:00pm
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