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Dr James Shand MBBS MD FRCP is a Consultant Cardiologist based in St Vincent’s University Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin. He graduated with distinction from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2003 and after completing his training in the UK and Ireland, was appointed as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in Derry, Northern Ireland in 2014. Over 7 years, Dr Shand established a complex PCI (stenting) programme and led a team delivering a pioneering cross border reperfusion service for patients suffering heart attack. Dr Shand has been actively involved in many multicentre research studies, as well as taking an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate education. He has a particular interest in quality and safety having been clinical governance lead for the cardiac service in Derry during his tenure. In Early 2022, Dr Shand relocated his cardiology clinic to Dublin, bringing his expertise and wealth of experience to St Vincent’s Hospital Group.


Newcastle University Qualification
Queen's University Belfast Qualification
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Dr Shand please accept my sincere thanks for the care and compassion you have shown my mother and for all you have done to save her life. You have been amazing.

Mrs C.S

Since December you showed such personal care and understanding with my Dad and myself. I will be forever grateful that you were my Dad's private cardiologist.

Mrs G.C

A word of thanks for your expert care of my son. We really appreciate your thorough assessment and are thankful that all turned out well.

Mr J.S

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