Alexander Lyon

Alexander Lyon
Consultant Cardiologist
Royal Brompton Hospital, UK


Dr Alexander Lyon is a leading London-based consultant cardiologist, specialising in the field of heart failure, cardiomyopathy, cardio-oncology and Takotsubo syndrome. He is highly experienced, and is well-versed in all aspects of cardiology. Along with his private clinics at Royal Brompton Hospital and in central London, he is also senior lecturer for the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London.

Dr Lyon graduated with a first class degree from Oxford University, and gained experience doing post-graduate training in London and Sydney, Australia before setting up private practice in London. He also holds a PhD. He is renowned for his research into heart failure and Takotsubo syndrome, and is lead for the heart failure research theme of the Biomedical Research Unit at the Royal Brompton Hospital, funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). 

Research areas

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (broken heart syndrome)

Heart problems in cancer patients (Cardio-oncology)

Heart failure

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy


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