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Dr Andrew Flett

Dr Flett is a cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in heart failure and pacing.



Training and education

  • BSc University of London
  • MBBS St George’s Hospital Medical School
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • MD (Res) University College London
  • Level 3 accreditation in cardiovascular magnetic resonance
  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners


Appointed at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust in 2013, Dr Andrew Flett is a consultant cardiologist with a specialist interest in heart failure and cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR). During his heart failure training and research at University College London Hospital, he also trained in advanced pacemaker therapy (acquiring the Certified Cardiac Device Specialist accreditation) and cardiomyopathy at the Heart Hospital. He has published widely in CMR and cardiomyopathy related research.

Key achievements

His MD thesis was undertaken at University College London in CMR where he developed and clinically validated the first technique for the quantification of scarring in heart muscle.

Awards and prizes

Winner of two Young Investigator Awards - one national and one international.


Dr Flett was awarded a British Heart Foundation clinical research training fellowship. He has a strong research record in cardiovascular magnetic resonance and cardiomyopathy, with a number of high impact publications, book chapters and prizes. Dr Flett has also been invited to give international talks in his area of research.