Meet the Team

Mr Enoch Akowuah

Special interests
  • Off bypass surgery
  • Surgery of the thoracic aorta
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Total arterial revascularization

Dr David Austin

Telephone
01642 850850 ext 55909
Special interests
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Cardiovascular research

Dr Mark De Belder

Telephone
01642 854620
Special interests
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Interventional cardiology

Mr Joel Dunning

Telephone
01642 854612
Special interests
  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Adult thoracic surgery
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Chest wall corrective surgery

Mr Jonathan Ferguson

Telephone
01642 282885

Mr Andrew Goodwin

Telephone
01642 852899
Special interests
  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Surgery of the thoracic aorta

Dr Richard Graham

Telephone
01609 763931
Special interests
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging

Dr Jim Hall

Telephone
01642 854609
Special interests
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Angioplasty

Mr Simon Kendall

Telephone
01642 854892
Special interests
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery

Dr Nick Linker

Telephone
01642 282412
Special interests
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pacing
  • Arrhythmias

Dr Neil Maredia

Telephone
01642 854621
Special interests
  • Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Stress echo and transoesophageal echo
  • Heart failure

Jayne Mudd

Telephone
01642 282806
Special interests
All aspects of cardiac rhythm management/transient loss of consciousness with a particular interest in the management of atrial fibrillation. Education and training pertinent to the specialty of arrhythmia management. The development of nurse led services.

Dr Douglas Muir

Telephone
01642 854422
Special interests
  • Adult general cardiology
  • Coronary intervention, especially complex techniques such as chronic total occlusions, rotational atherectomy and laser atherectomy.
  • Aortic valve intervention including TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation) and balloon aortic valvuloplasty.
  • Clinical lead for TAVI programme
  • Clinical lead for cardiology, Northern Strategic Clinical Network
  • Council member, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Mr Andrew Owens

Telephone
01642 854728
Special interests
  • Aortic surgery
  • Minimal access thoracic surgery
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Research

Dr Renata Shurrock

Telephone
01642 835893
Special interests
  • Electrophysiology
  • Radiofrequency catheter ablations
  • Device therapy (pacemakers, defibrillators, resynchronisations)

Dr Michael Stewart

Telephone
01642 854623
Special interests
  • Echocardiography
  • Non-invasive assessment of IHD
  • Hypertension and valvular disease

Dr Andrew Sutton

Telephone
01642 850850 ext 52685
Special interests
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes
  • General adult cardiology
  • South Tees Hypertension Service (including renal denervation)
  • Combined cardio-renal disease
  • Clinicians in management (clinical director cardiology 2006-2012)
  • Medical education
  • Cardiac Network specialty advisor to The British Cardiovascular Society

Dr Neil Swanson

Telephone
01642 854609 ext 54609
Special interests
  • Angina, heart attacks and severe high blood pressure (acute coronary syndromes, coronary intervention including treatment of chronic total occlusions and resistant hypertension)
  • Undergraduate education, teaching medical students and nurses
  • Lead doctor for clinical audit in the cardiology department

Dr Jeetendra Thambyrajah

Telephone
01642 282539
Special interests
  • Clinical lead Heart Failure Service
  • Clinical lead Echocardiography
  • Imaging (Dobutamine Stress Echo and Transoesophageal Echo)
  • Optimisation of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
  • Management of Infective Endocarditis
  • Training of Cardiology Specialist Trainees

Dr Andy Thornley

Telephone
01642 835893
Special interests
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation¬†ablation
  • Pacemaker and ICD implantation
  • Medical education

Mrs Jackie Tough

Telephone
01642 282837
Special interests
  • Chest pain
  • Acute coronary syndromes / PCI services

Dr Andrew Turley

Telephone
01609 764804
Special interests
  • Implantable cardiac devices
  • Heart failure
  • Teaching

Mr Ralph White

Telephone
01642 854242
Special interests
  • Total arterial revascularisation
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Education and training
  • Clinical audit and service evaluation

Paul Williams

Telephone
01642 835909 ext 55909
Special interests
  • Interventional cardiology including¬†percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)

Dr Robert Wright

Telephone
01642 282491
Special interests
Interventional cardiology