(Maite Tome)


Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer SGUL

Inherited Cardiac condition service

Cardiac lead for Inherited Aortopathy service

Academic and Professional Degrees

  • MD, PhD
  • Master in Biostatistics for Health sciences

Professional Activities

  • Association of Inherited cardiac conditions. AICC, Elected Council Member.
  • GECIP member
  • European Society of Cardiology – Fellow FESC
  • Member of ESC Working group:
    • Developmental Anatomy and Pathology
    • Pericardial and Myocardial diseases – ESC
  • RCP member of YAASG cardiology representative
  • HCM Outcomes investigators researcher
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London
  • Editorial Board Rev Esp Cardiol
  • Cardiomyopathy UK , Medical advisor
  • NiHR cardiovascular lead ST George’s hospital
  • MsC Sports cardiology: faculty
  • Educational Supervisor

Professional statement

Dr Tome is a Consultant Cardiologist specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, management and counseling of inherited cardiovascular diseases.

She runs specialist clinics for cardiomyopathies like hypertrophic, dilated and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, and other heart muscle inherited disorders as well as sudden death causes and familiar evaluation.  She is the cardiac lead for inherited Aortic syndromes running specialist clinics for the diagnosis, management and long term follow up of conditions like Marfan, Loeys Dietz , familiar Thoracic dilatation  and other connective tissue disorders working closely with Vascular, Cardiac Surgery and Clinical genetics.

The scope of her practice cover a wide age of ages with special interest on adolescent and transition care .

She graduated from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain in 1996 and trained in Cardiology in Hospital de la Princesa (Madrid, Spain) completing specialist training in 2002. She undertook higher specialization training while completing her PhD as a clinical research fellow under Professor McKenna funded by Spanish Society of cardiology and British Heart Foundation fellowship at St George’s Hospital and at the Heart Hospital. In 2005 she became full time Consultant Cardiologist at the University College London working across the The Heart Hospital and Great Ormond street Hospital looking after families affected with cardiomyopathies.

She returned to St George’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s University of London as Consultant cardiologist at the Inherited Cardiac condition vibrant group where she leads specialized ICC clinics in May 2015. In September 2016 she became the Cardiac lead for the Inherited Aortopathy service.

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiomyopathies: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. Other cardiomyopathies
  • Early phenotype in inherited cardiovascular conditions
  • Management of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
  • Risk assessment in inherited cardiovascular conditions
  • Adolescent and Young adults inherited cardiovascular conditions
  • Inherited Aortopathy: Marfan syndrome, Loyes Dietz, familial Thoracic aortic aneurism, connective tissue disorders
  • Pregnancy and cardiomyopathy
  • Pregnancy and aortopathy
  • Epidemiology of cardiomyopathies
  • Outcomes research in inherited cardiovascular conditions