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Expert sport cardiologist

Dr. Antoinette Kenny is a cardiology adviser to the Football Association and performs heart screenings for several premiership and championship football clubs including Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

Dr. Kenny is a consultant cardiologist and a specialist in echocardiography at the Regional Cardiothoracic Centre in the Freeman Hospital, with over 20 years experience in sports cardiology.

HeartScan is a preferred provider of cardiac screening services to the Football Association.

We are also proud to be the only private echo provider to be awarded the British Society of Echocardiography Advanced Departmental Accreditation.

HeartScan was awarded Advanced Accreditation status with the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) in 2015. This prestigious award reflects the excellence of HeartScan’s service and our strict quality control.

Your own personal cardiologist

All heart scans and screenings will be interpreted by Dr. Antoinette Kenny, her expertise in echo and sports cardiology means that she is able to spot heart abnormalities that many cardiologists might not see. By using HeartScan you will receive a personal service by one of the top cardiologists in the country.


Find out more about Dr. Kenny.

For sports clubs looking for group screenings we can come to you.
Individual sports screening

If you book an individual sports screening it will take place in a private room in our comfortable clinic in Jesmond.

Sports club mobile clinic

For sports clubs looking for group screenings we can come to you. A minimum number of screenings are required for this service.

Private echo service

I wholeheartedly recommend HeartScan. The players I refer undergo the most rigorous of cardiac testing in line with current guidelines. Dr Kenny is an expert in her field and provides a highly professional service.

Dr Paul Catterson, Club Doctor, Newcastle United FC

We receive excellent specialist cardiac support from Dr. Kenny and her dedicated team. HeartScan provides a very responsive and professional service which is first class.

Dr. Tom Holland, Academy Doctor, Newcastle United FC

I have worked with Dr Kenny for well over 10 years. She has always provided a professional and reliable service in line with current international guidelines. Her expertise in performing and interpreting cardiac screening in athletes offers reassurance to athletes and myself.

Dr. Glen Rae, Director of Medicine and Performance, Sunderland AFC

As a Runner I wanted to make sure that I was fit to compete. I found Heartscan and Dr Kenny online and arranged a heart screening. I would recommend the service that Heartscan offers, and will certainly be taking my son for a screening when he is old enough.

Xena Marshall, Age 41, Newcastle upon Tyne

I have used HeartScan for cardiac screening in both Academy and First Team athletes. Dr Kenny and the team consistently deliver an excellent standard of care. The service is flexible and efficient to meet the demands of healthcare provision in elite sport.

Dr. Rob Tatham, Senior Physician, Middlesbrough Football Club