L Dobson 2

Training in valve disease

12 Month Fellowship in advanced imaging at Monash Heart, Melbourne

Specialist valve activity

Consultant in charge of a large valve specialist clinic at Wythenshawe Hospital seeing 200 new and 1000 follow-up patients each year.  There are devolved physiologist and nurse-led components including a physiologist led ‘Complex Valve Assessment clinic’.  

Patients seen
Moderate and severe native valve disease, post-endocarditis and post intervention, Mitral prolapse and bicuspid aortic valves

Patients not seen
Mild valve disease 

Process
Weekly valve MDT and links to TAVI MDT.  Links with all cardiac services. One-
top echo usually available.  Patient information leaflets available.
Member of Endocarditis MDT, Member of TAVI MDT.
Active at national level as BHVS council member and chair of programme committee

CPD
Attendance at annual BHVS AGM and Core Knowledge day

Research
MD in CMR imaging in Aortic Stenosis, Author of numerous peer reviewed publications in heart valve disease

Valve Societies
Council member of the British Heart Valve Society

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