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Mr Alan Bryan


Mr Alan James Bryan

Alan Bryan
Current Post:   Consultant cardiac surgeon/clinical chair specialised services
Specialties:   Adult cardiac surgery
Medical qualifications:  



Date of registration:   1983
Membership of professional bodies:  

Royal College of Surgeons of England, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland






Special clinical interests:  

Coronary artery surgery, valve surgery, surgery of the thoracic aorta


Professional profile/background:  

Mr Bryan undertook his basic medical education at the University of Nottingham qualifying in 1982.

He trained in general surgery in Bristol and Cardiff. Subsequent training in cardiothoracic surgery was at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, Papworth Hospital Cambridge and Washington University, St Louis Missouri, USA.

Mr Bryan took up a Consultant Post at Bristol Royal Infirmary in 1993 and has worked in the institution ever since. He is currently the lead doctor for the Bristol Heart Institute, a Principal Investigator with a portfolio of studies on myocardial protection within the Biomedical Research Unit and an examiner in cardiac surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons. 

Mr Bryan has a broad interest in adult cardiac surgery with a particular focus on diseases of the thoracic aorta and has recently taken on the role of clinical chair in the division of Specialised Services 



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