Dr. Damian Kelly

Consultant Cardiologist and Expert Witness

BSc. (Med Sci.) MBChB (Hons) MD FRCP


Royal Derby Hospital Derby DE22 3NE

Contact Details

Email : cardiologyexpert@pm.me

Website: www.cardiologyexpert.co.uk

PA: Amanda Devaney-Monks
 07557 143230


Area of Work

Derbyshire, Midlands and Nationwide

Clinical Background

Dr. Damian J. Kelly (http:// www.cardiologyexpert.co.uk) is a Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director of Specialist Medicine University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB)

Dr Kelly was appointed consultant cardiologist at Royal Derby Hospital in 2011.

Clinical Lead for cardiology UHDB 2015-2018

Clinical Director of Specialist Medicine UHDB 2018-

British Cardiovascular Society Guidelines and Practice committee 2020-

He specializes in Interventional Cardiology (coronary angioplasty and stenting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, PCI) and all aspects of general cardiology including heart attack and angina.

Dr Kelly provides expert reports across the range of adult cardiology. He writes around 25 medico-legal reports for civil medicolegal cases per year, with a split of c.50% claimant, 40% defendant and 10% as joint expert. Sub-specialist reports can be commissioned across cardiovascular medicine

Reports can be prepared on:

Breach of Duty


Condition and prognosis

Screening reports

Fitness for trial

Case conference

Attendance at court

Feedback has been excellent and he receives regular instruction from a number of solicitors. He understands the importance of availability and prompt communication and is happy to assist by providing initial free-of-charge discussion about cases by email or telephone. He is able to provide completed reports within 6 weeks of instruction.

Dr Kelly believes access to legal compensation is a right for all patients and a key driver for service improvement and patient safety. Solicitors and claimants also require prompt information regarding cases which are unlikely to progress.

Dr Kelly regularly attends appropriate courses to maintain professional expertise in medico-legal matters. He is widely published; authoring papers, abstracts and book chapters.


Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London.
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Medical Defence Union


Inspire Medilaw Expert Witness Training November 2018

Invited faculty member, AvMA annual conference 2018

Turnaround times
Reports returned within 6 weeks

Email:    cardiologyexpert@pm.me 
Website: www.cardiologyexpert.co.uk 

Dr Damian Kelly  MD FRCP
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
GMC 4630955
Mobile 07500 976621

PA   amanda.devaney-monks@hotmail.co.uk 
PA mobile 07557 143230