Position: Consultant Cardiologist & Member of Arrhythmia Alliance Executive Committee
Location: Bristol UK
Dr Graham Stuart is Consultant Cardiologist at the Congenital Heart Unit in Bristol. He was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist working in children and adults with congenital and inherited cardiac disease in 1993 and after 6 years at the University Hospital of Wales moved to Bristol where he is Lead Cardiologist for the Inherited Cardiac Conditions Service and West of England Genomics Medical Centre. He is Director of the Arrhythmia Service for Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bristol and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Congenital Cardiology.
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 Scientific Advisor to Marfan Association UK and Principle Investigator/co-investigator in a variety of studies on studies on looking at exercise prescription, exercise physiology and dynamic imaging in the athlete and young people with congenital and inherited cardiac disease. 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 studying at the Universities of Bath and Exeter. He has recently completed 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.
Since 2005, Graham has been Medical Director of Sports Cardiology UK – a company specialising in the assessment and management of athletes with cardiac disease (www.sportscardiology.co.uk).