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Dr Nicola Edwards

Specialist

Profile

Nicky is a general cardiologist with a specialist interest in heart imaging, specifically MRI and echocardiography. She has an interest in heart valve disease and is actively involved in research particularly looking at the effects of other diseases such as kidney disease on the heart.

She is UK trained; qualified in 1999, completing general training until 2003 and then cardiology training until 2014. This time included a one-year Cardiac Imaging Fellowship here in Auckland, two years as a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham and three years of dedicated research with heart imaging techniques (leading to the award of British Cardiac Society Young Investigator of the Year in 2009) and a PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2011. She worked as a cardiologist for three years in one of the UK’s largest hospitals before emigrating to NZ with her family in July 2018

Interests

  • heart imaging
  • specifically MRI and echocardiography
  • heart valve disease

Qualifications

BM BS 1999 Nottm; MRCP (UK) 2003; CCT (UK) (Cardio) 2014

Title or Designation

Cardiologist

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Nicola Edwards is available at the following services:

Private Services

Waitematā Cardiology

This service is available at the following location:

181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland

Public Services

Auckland DHB Cardiology

This service is available at the following locations:

Auckland City Hospital

  • Patient enquiries

    (09) 375 4300

  • Known extension/pager

    (09) 307 4949

  • Admission & Planning Unit

    Ext 24210 / 23225 | Fax: (09) 375 7038

  • Acute Referrals Service

    (09) 375 7030, Ext: 24048 |Fax: (09) 307 2858

  • Emergency Department

    (09) 376 0000, open 24 hours / 7 days

  • Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries

    (09) 638 0400 / scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 

Mental Health Services

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line

    0800 800717

  • GP / External Specialist Help Desk

    (09) 307 2800

Greenlane Clinical Centre

General enquiries 

(09) 367 0000

Extension/pager number known

(09) 307 4949

Patient enquiries

(09) 375 4300

Outpatient appointments and surgical bookings 

(09) 638 0400 / scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 

GP/ External Specialist Help Desk 

(09) 307 2800

Mental Health Services 24 Hour Crisis helpline

0800 800 717