Council Position – Board member

Dr Alison Duncan (MB BS BSc PhD FRCP) is Associate Specialist in Cardiology and Transcatheter Valve Therapies at The Royal Brompton Hospital. She graduated from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London in 1995 with honours in Cardiology, Pathology, and Clinical Pharmacology after completing an intercalated BSc degree in Anatomy in 1991. She has more than 25 years’ experience in clinical transthoracic, transoesophageal, stress, and 3D echocardiography and has held full BSE and European Accreditation in both TTE and TOE since 2014. She achieved her First Class PhD from Imperial College London in 2004 on “Physiological Stress Echo and Heart Failure”, was awarded Fellowship to the Royal College of Medicine London in 2019, and was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College London in 2021. 

As lead interventional echocardiologist for adult structural heart disease at The  Royal Brompton Hospital, Dr. Duncan and has imaged-guided >1500 TAVI procedures, >300 transcatheter mitral and >60 tricuspid edge-to-edge repairs, 45 transcatheter mitral valve implantations, and >40 transcatheter transventricular mitral neochordal procedures. She is chairperson for the weekly aortic valve multidisciplinary team meeting and provides imaging support for twice weekly mitral and tricuspid valve multidisciplinary team meetings.

Dr. Duncan is the UK Chief Investigator for the global Tendyne Early Feasibility Study and image-guided the first worldwide Tendyne procedure in 2014. She is also the UK Chief Investigator for the international RESOLVE-MR, CHOICE-MI, and Mitral Valve (TENDER) registries, UK Chief Investigator for the multicentre transcatheter mitral valve repair procedure using the first iteration Edwards Harpoon device and is Principal Investigator for the Apollo-EU trial (transcatheter transfemoral mitral valve implantation). She is also the UK Chief Investigator for the International VDyne Vista-EU clinical trial assessing the VDyne transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement system and is trainer for the International T-Heart transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement system. 

Dr. Duncan is Faculty member of London PCR Valve Therapies, CSI Frankfurt, Heart Valve Society, BISMICS, EACTS, ISMICS, the British Cardiovascular Society, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions (UK and Ireland), and is a member of the European PCR Tricuspid Focus Group. She has been an invited lecturer at over 100 national and international meetings, has published over 100 original articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has a Research Interest Score of 1231, Citations 2597, and a H Index of 30. 

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