- General cardiology
- Adult cardiology
- Risk stratification
- Cardiac chest pain
- Rhythm disorders
- Echocardiography (ultrasound)
- Cardiac MRI & CT scans
- Valvular heart disease
- Heart failure
Training & Background
|Qualifications:||MBChB MD MRCP DAvMed|
|Year first qualified:||1999|
|Clinic times:||Monday & Friday afternoonst|
Dr d’Arcy qualified from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1999. From her early years in medicine, cardiology was a strong interest and she undertook specialist training in Oxford, before being added to the specialist register in 2013.
As a consultant cardiologist and specialist in general (internal) medicine, Dr d’Arcy is well placed to support patients with a wide variety of heart related conditions. Including palpitations, breathlessness, dizziness, angina and heart valve conditions.
Her special interest in cardiovascular imaging (echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT) can be valuable during diagnosis. Helping to ensure that her patient’s condition is understood and the right treatment plan is put in place.
Aviation cardiology is also a significant part of Dr d’Arcy’s work. She is familiar with civilian, or military requirements for pilot, or ATCO licensing and able to assess, or investigate aircrew and controllers on behalf of licensing authorities.
The depth of knowledge and skill those tasks require serve all her patients, who benefit from accuracy, diligence and medical understanding.
Above all, they benefit from Dr d’Arcy’s wish to support them as an individual and those around them. She appreciates the concern heart conditions can bring and the effects they have on people’s lives.
Research & Teaching
Dr d’Arcy regularly teaches on aviation medicine, including the Diploma in Aviation Medicine. She has presented on this topic at meetings and conferences.
As part of her training, Dr d’Arcy undertook research involving the use of echocardiography and cardiac MRI. She has published papers in the fields of valvular heart disease, cardiac MRI, aviation cardiology and military medicine.
- Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
- British Society of Echocardiography
- British Heart Valve Society
- British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance