Dr Duncan Hogg
Dr Duncan Hogg, Consultant Cardiologist, qualified in medicine at the University of Aberdeen in 1994, and in 1997 he became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians. Dr Hogg was a British Heart Foundation sponsored junior research fellow, during which time he closely studied coagulation platelet activity changes in patients with atrial fibrillation pre- and post electrical cardioversion. He then received his general cardiology training at Aberdeen Royal Infimary and completed specialist training in Cardiology & General Internal Medicine (GIM) in 2007, Dr Hogg has Specialist Registration with the General Medical Council for Cardiology & GIM. Prior to taking up his permanent Consultant post he was a fellow in interventional cardiology at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada, where he had intensive specialist training in all aspects of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Dr Hogg took up his permanent position as a Consultant Cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infimary in April 2009. He practises in general cardiology with sub-speciality interest in PCI. and also in Inherited Cardiac Conditions and Obstetric Cardiology. At BMI Albyn Hospital Dr Hogg routinely sees patients with a wide range of known cardiac problems, including; angina, heart failure, valvular heart disease and arrythmmias; and, for investigation of symptoms from potential ones, including: chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations and collapse. He also sees patients for pre-operative cardiac assessment and for evaluation of the occupational implications of cardiac disease. Dr Hogg also an increasing interest and practise in Sports Cardiology. Dr Hogg is the Cardiology component of the Cardiac CT service at BMI Albyn, he is level II accredited. Dr Hogg is committed in all aspects of his practise to providing the highest standards of patient care and communication.