Position: Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Location: Bristol, UK
Graham Stuart is Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist (Congenital and Inherited Heart Disease) at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and the Bristol Heart Institute. He was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of Wales in 1993 and moved to Bristol in 1998 where he is Lead Cardiologist for the Bristol Inherited Cardiac Conditions Service (BRICCS). He is Honorary Associate Professor in Sports and Exercise Cardiology at the University of Bristol, and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Congenital Cardiology since 2017.
Graham has a clinical and research interest in the effect of exercise on the heart. He is Lead Cardiologist in the Healthy Heart UK research group which is introducing exercise training to children with congenital heart disease. He is on the Medical Advisory group of the Noonan Association and the Downs Heart group. He is Principle Investigator/co-investigator of a number of studies looking at exercise prescription, exercise physiology and various aspects of inherited cardiac conditions including studies on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Marfan syndrome (AIMS study). In 2008 he was recipient of the UK Arrhythmia Alliance “Outstanding Contribution to Electrophysiology” Award. In 2014, he completed an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine (University of Exeter) and in 2017 a Certificate in Genomic Medicine at Imperial College, London. Graham is former Chair of the NHS England Congenital Heart Services Clinical Reference Group and Former Honorary Secretary of the British Congenital Cardiac Association.