Consultant Cardiologist and Physician
Dr Shannon graduated with Honours from the Queen's University Belfast in 2002, after gaining a number of undergraduate prizes. She began her cardiology training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, including a period of clinical research leading to the award of an MD and then completed a highly prestigious fellowship in Milan, under the mentorship of Dr Antonio Colombo, a world authority in interventional cardiology. Through this, Dr Shannon gained unparalleled experience in coronary and structural intervention including transcatheter valve procedures. She returned from Milan to complete her training at Imperial College London with a further fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Hammersmith Hospital.
Dr Shannon has a particular interest in ischaemic heart disease, especially coronary angioplasty and stenting for both stable angina and the emergency treatment of myocardial infarction. She also has an interest in structural intervention including PFO/ASD closures and in transcatheter valve procedures for patients considered high-risk candidates for conventual open heart surgery.
In addition, Dr Shannon have expertise in cardiac CT as a diagnostic tool in the assessment of patients with chest pain.
Area of Expertise
Adult Cardiology, Diagnostic and Interventional Angiography, TAVI
Main NHS appointment
Consultant Cardiologist, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust