• HRC2022
  • 9 - 11 Oct 2022

Prof Orhan Uzun

Orhan Uzun

Position: Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
Location: Cardiff, UK

Professor Orhan Uzun has been working as a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at Cardiff and Vale UHB since July 2001. He qualified from Istanbul University Medical Faculty in 1986 and became Consultant Paediatrician in 1992 and chief resident in Neonatology, 1992 to 1993. He completed Paediatric Cardiology Subspecialist Training at Yorkshire Heart Centre, in Leeds during 1993-1999. He completed 2-year supra-specialist training in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Radiofrequency ablation at St Paul’s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in 1999-2001. He undertook Fetal Cardiology and additional Paediatric Electrophysiology training at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, in 2001. He has been at the forefront of teaching and training nationally and internationally in fields of electrophysiology, sport cardiology and sudden death syndromes, ECG, cardiac arrhythmias, echocardiography and fetal cardiology. He founded and led Welsh Paediatric and Fetal Cardiovascular Networks and Welsh Heart Families Support Group.

He has been at the forefront of teaching and training nationally and internationally on fetal and paediatric arrhythmias, fetal cardiology, echocardiography, sports cardiology and inherited channelopathies. He has been the, session advisor, faculty, chair and lecturer HRS USA, and scientific paediatric session organiser Heart Rhythm Congress, UK 2008-2022. He has been formally appointed to Heart Rhythm Congress as the paediatric representative in 2022.

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