Position: Interventional Cardiologist & Associate Medical Director
Location: Coventry, UK
Dawn Adamson is an Interventional cardiologist and Associate Medical Director whom also specialises in obstetric cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Having completed general medical training, she went on to gain a PhD in cardiac physiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College. During this time she was the registrar for Professor Somerville and developed an interest in ACHD which has continued. She remained in London for her specialist registrar training and worked at the Royal Brompton, St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals. Whilst in her second year of training, under the mentorship of Prof Roger Hall, she became interested in the management of heart disease in pregnancy and extended her training in order to join Prof Cathy Nelson-Piercy in Queen Charlottes one day a week. She went on to be awarded an Interventional Fellowship at the Hammersmith hospital before taking up a joint consultant post with Queen Charlottes. Following this she has now moved to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire where she has a busy interventional, obstetric cardiology practice and ACHD practice. She has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subjects and has written the Oxford Handbook of Heart Disease in pregnancy.