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Dr Stuart Russell

Consultant Cardiologist


Practises at: The Alexandra Hospital


Personal Profile

Dr Stuart Russell is a Consultant cardiologist with a specialist interest in heart failure and device therapy.

He leads the heart failure service in East Cheshire and also implant complex devices (defibrillators and CRT) along with pacemakers at Wythenshawe Hospital. Dr Russell also performs diagnostic coronary angiography.

Dr Russell's specialist interest is pacing the heart (biventricular pacing/cardiac resynchronisation therapy) as a method of treating heart failure.  He has published research trials in international journals on resynchronisation therapy after cardiac surgery.

Clinical Interests

  • Heart failure diagnosis and management.
  • Cardio-metabolism including Type I and Type II diabetes.
  • Pre-operative assessment prior to non cardiac surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation/ anticoagulation.
  • Palpitations and abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Coronary artery disease and risk factor management.
  • Heart valve disease.

Professional Memberships

  • British Heart Rhythm Society
  • British Society of Heart Failure