Dr Teresa Castiello

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Castiello is a passionate clinician with multi-faceted experience gained in over 20 of work between Italy, the United Kingdom and Developing Countries.

Her goal, as a clinician, is to provide prevention, early diagnosis and excellent management of cardiovascular disease. She promotes holistic approach where the person comes before his/her disease, with careful attention to the psychological and social environment.

Dr Castiello’s main areas of expertise are heart failure, inherited and acquired cardiomyopathies and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance imaging, however she has solid experience in general cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and exercise prescription, built on-top of the obvious substrate of good general medicine.

Dr Castiello works in a multidisciplinary team providing excellent standard of care throughout the entire patient journey.

Dr Castiello took her Medical Degree cum laude in 2001, at La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy and Specialisation in Cardiology, at University Campus Bio-Medico, Rome 2009. After completion of Specialisation in Cardiology and a long humanitarian mission in Africa, she earned a consultant post at San Raffaele in Rome, before relocating to London.

Dr Castiello is now NHS Consultant Cardiologist, lead of heart failure and cardiomyopathy services, which both set up, at Croydon University Hospital. Her imaging speciality is Cardiac MRI , which perform in Kings College London, being internationally certified with the CMR level 3 accreditation by ESC and SCMR .

Alongside clinical duties she is very active in national and international Societies and board committees. She is currently member of the advanced heart failure and palliative care task force of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. And Heart Failure Educational Lead for Cardiology Trainees with the Royal Society of Medicine, being responsible of organisation and delivery of cardiology training across Londoner trainees

Given her specific interest in inflammatory cardiomyopathy is part of the ESC Myocardial and Pericardial Disease Working Group and London Myocarditis Interest Group.

Dr Castiello research interest focus on her areas of clinical expertise; she is principal investigator of a number of trials and author and co-author of  peer review papers and on line educational sources. She is head of Cardiology trials at the Heart and Lung Trial Centre, Fitzrovia Hospital .

Dr Castiello’s active collaboration in the national and international society , granted the honour to be Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Heart Failure Association.

Finally, Dr Castiello is the founder of M.I.A.L Healthcare (Medici Italiani A Londra) , a social business venture , that will be launched by the end of 2022; M.I.A.L is a multidisciplinary team providing excellent standard of care throughout the entire patient journey. 

You may wish to contact Dr Castiello for:

  • Heart Failure
  • Inherited or acquired Cardiomyopathy ( such as Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy , Dilated Cardiomyopathy , Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, Amyloidosis, Sarcoidosis )
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Long COVID
  • Second opinion / Interpretation of diagnostic tests in clinical context
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation post cardiac surgery , exercise prescription and nutrition advice
  • Hypertension dn cardiovascular prevention
  • Family screening
  • Myocarditis and Pericaridis
  • General Cardiology , including cardiovascular prevention, hypertension , valvular disease, ischaemic heart disease, arrhythmia

Diagnostic tests:

–  Electrocardiogram

  • Echocardiogram
  • ECG Holter
  • BP Holter
  • Exercise Test
  • Cardiac MRI

Further test available thought the network.

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