Clinical expertise

Dr Jonathan Hill has clinical expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular risk assessment and cardiac CT. He has a special interest in acute myocardial infarction and new biological therapy.


Dr Jonathan Hill qualified from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1992 following pre-clinical training at Cambridge University. He trained in cardiology at The London Chest and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals.

In 1999 he was awarded the first National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Bench to Bedside award and trained in basic science and interventional research within the cardiovascular branch of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. He completed his interventional cardiology training at the London Chest Hospital.

In 2005 he was appointed as Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Cardiologist at King’s College London.

Research interests

Dr Jonathan Hill continues his research programme relating to stem and progenitor cells in cardiovascular disease.


Dr Hill’s thesis work at the National Institutes of Health related to the development of novel assays for measuring endothelial progenitor cells and the use of magnetic resonance imaging for tracking the engraftment and trafficking of stem and progenitor cells in acute myocardial infarction.

He has published a number of manuscripts in this field in high-impact journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Circulator, Circulation Research and Blood.