Dr Guy Lloyd
Dr Guy Lloyd studied medicine (MBBS) at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, University of London. He was awarded a doctorate of medicine from King College London and has dual accreditation in cardiology and general internal medicine. He has worked in the NHS since 1991 and has been employed as a consultant cardiologist at Eastbourne DGH since 2002; he also holds honorary contracts at St Thomas’ Hospital, Royal Sussex Hospital and the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford. Dr Lloyd has a particular interest in imaging the heart using echocardiography (ultrasound). This encompasses both simple and complex studies such as stress echocardiography and transoesophageal echocardiography. He has a special interest in exercise stress echo in a number of clinical settings especially valvular heart disease. He has established a local high volume cardiac CT scanning service and undertakes other techniques such as nuclear perfusion cardiac scanning. In addition he performs coronary angioplasty and implants permanent pacemakers. Dr Lloyd is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and served for six years on the council of the British Society of Echocardiography; he served on the education and departmental accreditation committees and led the communications committee. He is now President Elect of this organisation. His contribution to echocardiography has been in the areas of education, clinical standards and quality assurance. He is one of the founding members of the British Heart Valve Society and has contributed to work streams for the British Cardiovascular Society, the Royal College of Physicians and the Department of Health. Dr Lloyd has a wide teaching and training role and continues to undertake research into many aspects of heart disease and particularly imaging the heart. He has authored more than fifty papers and articles and is also a senior lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.